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Posted 10:56 pm, 10/08/2018
At one point, it looked as if the Chiefs were going to roll through the AFC West. While they still have a two-game lead in the division, they're 6-4 and havelost four offive since a 5-0 start. Kansas Citys first two wins of the year were over the Patriots and Eagles, who might be the two best teams in the NFL. Sundays 12-9 overtime lo s to the lowly Giants defies logic.Meanwhile, the Patriots (8-2) and Steelers (8-2) appear to be pulling away in the AFC, with a Dec. 17 meeting between the two looming large for home-field advantage in the playoffs.The NFC starts to looklike a three-team race after the Vikings (8-2) dispatched the Rams (7-3) with a convincing 24-7 victory.The Eagles (9-1) have the NFLs best record, but the Vikings and Saints, also 8-2,are just a game back for the NFCs top seed.Omnisports Week 12 NFL power rankings1. Philadelphia Eagles (9-1): Shaking off a slow start in Dallas, the Eagles crushed the Cowboys and have ahealthy four-game lead in the NFC East with onlysix games remaining.2. New England Patriots (8-2): The Patriots are well on their Michael Thomas Jersey way to a ninth straight AFC East title. 3. New Orleans Saints (8-2): The first team in NFL history to win eight straight after an 0-2 start, the Saints will try to extend that record Sunday against the Rams. 4. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-2): The Steelers'fourth-ranked defense has to be licking its chops after watching the Packers'inept offense Sunday against the Ravens.5. Minnesota Vikings (8-2):A win Thursday in Detroit not only would avenge an earlier lo s to the Lionsbut alsoall but wrapup a division title for the Vikings. However, a lo s would give the Lions a season sweep and open Marshon Lattimore Jersey the door for Detroit. 6. Carolina Panthers (7-3):Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen should be back for Sundays game against the Jets, a boost for the Panthers offense.7. Los Angeles Rams (7-3): The surprising Rams have hit the most difficult stretch of their schedule. After losing in Minnesota, they play host to the Saints on Sunday.8. Jacksonville Jaguars (7-3): The Jaguars took over the AFC South lead, but three of their final six games are against division opponents. 9. Atlanta Falcons (6-4): They held on to beat an injury-depleted Seahawks team Monday, but we still don't know how good these Falcons are.10. Seattle Seahawks (6-4): About that 12th man the Seahawks' air of invincibility at CenturyLink Field is gone.11. Detroit Lions (6-4): As they did all last season, the Lions are skating by with close victories. Theyll have to put together a complete game Thursday to beat the Vikings.12. Tenne see Titans (6-4): Hammered by the Steelers last Thursday in one of their worst games of the season, the Titans havehad a couple extra days to stew while getting ready for Sundays game in Indianapolis.13. Baltimore Ravens (5-5): The Ravens have three shutouts this season and three of the previous four teams to accomplish the feat during that span won the Super Bowl in that season.14. Kansas City Chiefs (6-4): The 2017 Chiefs are looking like the 2016 Vikings, who started 5-0 Steve Gleason Jersey only to mi s the playoffs. Kansas City looks to snap its skid Sunday against the Bills.15. Dallas Cowboys (5-5): Dallas just isnt the same team without Tyron Smith and Ezekiel Elliott. 16. Washington Redskins (4-6):After letting one slip away in New Orleans, the Redskins try to regroup Thursday against the Giants. 17. Los Angeles Chargers (4-6): It sure does help when the opposing team throws five interceptions in the first half. The Chargers probably need more turnoversto beat the Cowboys on Thursday.18. Green Bay Packers (5-5): Like it or not, the Packers are stuck with Brett Hundley at quarterback. 19. Oakland Raiders (4-6): Because of the Chiefs slump, the Raiders playoff hopes arent yet dashed but they might have to win out to reach the postseason.20. New York Jets (4-6): The Jets host the Panthers on Sunday in a rare late-season matchup of teams coming off byes.21. Arizona Cardinals (4-6): Larry Fitzgerald moved into fifth place in career receiving yards,another milestonein another lo s in what is becoming a lost season for the future Hall of Famer. 22. Buffalo Bills (5-5): If the Bills lose this week in Kansas City, you might Brandon Coleman Jersey as well stick a fork in their playoff hopes. 23. Cincinnati Bengals (4-6): After winning in Denver for the first time in more than 40 years, the Bengals play host to the winle s Browns as they try to keep alive their playoff aspirations.24. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-6): The Bucs beat the struggling Dolphins, but they wont haveJameis Winston for a third straight game when they play the Falcons in a key NFC South matchup. 25. Houston Texans (4-6): The Texans rallied to beat the Cardinalsbut lost running back DOnta Foreman in the proce s. Now they have to face a red-hot Ravens defense. 26. Chicago Bears (3-7): After nearly pulling off an upset of the Lions, the Bears seethings get even more difficult this week: atrip to Philadelphia. 27. Miami Dolphins (4-6): When will Adam Gase realize Matt Moore is a betteroption than Jay Cutler at quarterback?28. Indianapolis Colts (3-7): The best the Colts can do at this point is play spoilers in the AFC South.29. Denver Broncos (3-7): Inner turmoil has begun in Denver, which is never a good sign. 30. New York Giants (2-8): No one is quite sure how, but the Giants knocked off the Chiefs ahead of Thursdays game against the reeling Redskins. 31. San Francisco 49ers (1-9): Following the Niners' bye, the question everyone wants answered: Will QBJimmy Garoppolo make his debut Sunday against the Seahawks?32. Cleveland Browns (0-10): Another week, another lo s for Saints Men's Custom Game Jersey the Browns in their quest for perfection.