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Nick’s ClanRam 2012 NFL Power Rankings: Week 8


  • Nick’s ClanRam 2012 NFL Power Rankings: Week 8

    Another week in the books, so another set of Power Rankings. Let's get to it!!


    Rank -- Team -- Last Week's Ranking

    1. Atlanta Falcons (1)
    -Win vs Eagles was rarely in question.

    2. New York Giants (2)
    -Close, but they held off Dallas.

    3. Houston Texans (3)
    -Bye week.

    4. Green Bay Packers (4)
    -A bit more trouble w/ Jacksonville than you'd like to see.

    5. San Francisco ***** (5)
    -Arizona presented little trouble.

    6. Baltimore Ravens (6)
    -Bye week.

    7. New England Patriots (8)
    -A top notch performance across the pond.

    8. Chicago Bears (7)
    -I hate dropping teams that win, but this one was almost a loss.

    9. Pittsburgh Steelers (9)
    -RG3? Not a problem.

    10. Denver Broncos (16)
    -Little trouble with the Saints; watch out for the Broncos.

    11. Detroit Lions (14)
    -Record of this team doesn't reflect their talent.

    12. Dallas Cowboys (12)
    -Nearly knocked off my #2 team.

    13. Minnesota Vikings (10)
    -Hey, at least Peterson looked good.

    14. Seattle Seahawks (11)
    -Led at one point in the fourth quarter.

    15. Miami Dolphins (21)
    -Big AFC East win for the Fish.

    16. Oakland Raiders (24)
    -Big jump for beating up on KC, but a lot of teams ahead of them lost.

    17. Arizona Cardinals (13)
    -Awful showing, but it was against one of the best.

    18. New Orleans Saints (15)
    -This defense... ugh.

    19. Indianapolis Colts (25)
    -Colts are 4-3 and finding ways to win.

    20. Buffalo Bills (20)
    -Bye week.

    21. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (27)
    -Did everyone get their invitation to the Doug Martin coming out party?

    22. Philadelphia Eagles (18)
    -Matt Ryan looked unstoppable against this Eagles D.

    23. St. Louis Rams (17)
    -Worst performance of the year for the Rams.

    24. Tennessee Titans (22)
    -Rough overtime loss to a division rival.

    25. Cleveland Browns (30)
    -Hey, a 7-6 win is still a win, isn't it?

    26. Cincinnati Bengals (26)
    -Bye week.

    27. San Diego Chargers (19)
    -Losing to Cleveland? Hide your head in shame, Chargers.

    28. Washington Redskins (23)
    -Eight yards and zero touchdowns rushing for RG3.

    29. Carolina Panthers (29)
    -Nearly pulled out the win against Chicago.

    30. New York Jets (28)
    -The Sanchize is coming unglued.

    31. Jacksonville Jaguars (31)
    -A better showing, but not enough to rise up the rankings.

    32. Kansas City Chiefs (32)
    -Just awful right now. Quinn threw four passes, and one was picked.
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