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2019 NFL Power Rankings: Week 11
Here at the ICT Zone, our power rankings are based on a very simple philosophy. "To be the man you gotta beat the man", if a lower ranked team beats a higher ranked team, then the two teams automatically swap spots regardless of results from prior weeks. Here are the changes for Week 10 of the NFL season.
Last week, the Pittsburgh Steelers were number 1 and after an impressive victory over the Los Angeles Rams, they retain their spot. However, the second placed Chargers are now replaced by the Raiders after a close game in Oakland. The Falcons are definitely the most surprising addition to the top 5 after their shocking upset of previous #4 New Orleans Saints. At the bottom of the rankings we have a new worst team in the NFL after the Jets ended their brief stay by defeating the Giants. The Giants are now the worst team going into week 11 of the season.
The Packers, Giants, Titans and Seahawks enjoy a bye week. While we get to look forward to a rematch of the 2017 Super Bowl and a matchup of two of the league's most dynamic quarterbacks when the Texans take on the surging Ravens. For now, here is our NFL power ranking for the week.
1. Pittsburgh Steelers
Alright this is a pretty good team it turns out.
2. Oakland Raiders +8
Jon Gruden is slowly turning into the most underrated coach in the league.
3. Baltimore Ravens
Lamar Jackson is already much better than Michael Vick ever was.
4. Atlanta Falcons +25
The league calls it an upset but on paper this is an extremely talented team.
5. Tennessee Titans +11
Right on schedule, the Titans are back to a .500 record.
6. Seattle Seahawks +12
The Seahawks are not at all an elite team and will get exposed soon.
7. New England Patriots
The Patriots need to figure things out offensively.
8. Green Bay Packers
The Packers are doing this despite an average season from Aaron Rodgers, by his standards.
9. Houston Texans
Deshaun Watson should be a MVP Candidate and can prove it against the Ravens.
10. Los Angeles Chargers -8
This team desperately needs Derwin James.
11. Philadelphia Eagles
Eagles are on a super-bowl hangover like no other considering that was 2 seasons ago.
12. Carolina Panthers
Christian McCaffrey is very good at football.
13. Chicago Bears +12
The Bears passed on Deshaun Watson and Patrick Mahomes.
14. Minnesota Vikings
The Vikings are still on route to an early playoff exist.
15. Denver Broncos
Colin Kaepernick is an option.
16. Kansas City Chiefs -11
The Chiefs defense takes one step forward and a thousand steps backwards.
17. Cleveland Browns
Hey, at least the Browns won a game.
18. San Francisco 49ers -12
Jimmy Garoppolo may be the only weakness this team has.
19. Miami Dolphins +9
Ooooh TWO GAME WINNING STREAK.
20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mike Evans is an absolute force.
21. Dallas Cowboys
Dak Prescott has turned into an elite quarterback and there's no denying it.
22. Arizona Cardinals
Kyler Murray is impressive and may save this draft class.
23. Jacksonville Jaguars
The Jaguars are slowly slipping back to irrelevancy.
24. Buffalo Bills
The Bills are slowly getting exposed.
25. Detroit Lions -12
Matthew Stafford has been underrated for far too long.
26. New York Jets +6
The Jets won the battle for recognition as New York's second best team.
27. Los Angeles Rams
This offense is just not very good.
28. Indianapolis Colts -9
This team needs Jacoby Brissett back and fast.
29. New Orleans Saints -25
Time to start Teddy Bridgewater again . . . kidding.
30. Cincinnati Bengals
Trade A.J. Green, please.
At least Dwayne Haskins is the starter for the rest of the season.
32. New York Giants -6
Life comes at you fast.
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