22.Jacksonville Jaguars3-5lost to Philadelphia 24-18(▼4)The freefall continues. New Orleans was impressive in a different way in beating Minnesota, and the Saints hold on to No. 2, followed by New England, Kansas City and the Carolina Panthers, who crashed into the top five for the first time all year.The Arizona Cardinals, thanks to their win over San Francisco and the utter ineptitude at the bottom of the league, reached a season-high mark of 28th in this week’s rankings. Arizona Sports NFL Power Rankings – Week 9 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 18.Detroit Lions3-4lost to Seattle 28-14(▲1)This is a hard team to figure out from week-to-week. 23.Tampa Bay Buccaneers3-4lost to Cincinnati 37-34(▼1)This has got to be the end for Winston, doesn’t it? The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo 3 Comments Share 4.Kansas City Chiefs7-1beat Denver 30-23(–)Four more touchdowns for Patrick Mahomes…and yes, that’s the same comment as last week. 11.Chicago Bears4-3beat NY Jets 24-10(▲2)Trubisky has 13 TD passes and 232 rushing yards over his last four games. 29.New York Giants1-7lost to Washington 20-13(▼1)Will Eli be benched? Will Eli be traded? 7.Los Angeles Chargers5-2Bye week(–)Out of the bye, they get an improving Seattle team on the road. 2.New Orleans Saints6-1beat Minnesota 30-20(–)Beat Vikings handily without putting up huge offensive numbers. RankTeamRecordResultMovementComment Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 32.San Francisco 49ers1-7lost to Arizona 18-15(▼2)Proved they can lose games without a rash of turnovers. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact 20.Dallas Cowboys3-4Bye week(▲1)How much will Amari Cooper help the passing game? 14.Seattle Seahawks4-3beat Detroit 28-14(▲1)Good road win; better TD celebration. 13.Houston Texans5-3beat Miami 42-23(▲1)Deshaun Watson looks just fine. 30.Buffalo Bills2-6lost to New England 25-6(▼1)Stuck with Patriots longer than they should have. 28.Arizona Cardinals2-6beat San Francisco 18-15(▲4)A nice fourth-quarter comeback by Josh Rosen has some optimistic. Week 8 in the NFL went pretty much according to plan, and as such, the top four teams in this week’s Arizona Sports Power Rankings stayed the same.The Los Angeles Rams became the first team to start 8-0 since 2015 as they held on to beat Green Bay 29-27 in a thriller at the Coliseum. Since the AFL merger, L.A. is the 24th team to start with eight consecutive wins. Of the previous 23, all of them made the playoffs, 13 of them earned a Super Bowl spot and eight of them hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. 8.Washington Redskins5-2beat NY Giants 20-13(▲3)I guess Adrian Peterson isn’t quite done. 10.Minnesota Vikings4-3-1lost to New Orleans(▼5)Is Kirk Cousins regret starting to sink in? 5.Carolina Panthers5-2beat Baltimore 36-21(▲5)Panthers have quietly won four of last five. 1.Los Angeles Rams8-0beat Green Bay 29-27(–)A ‘thank you’ note to Ty Montgomery is in order. 24.New York Jets3-5lost to Chicago 24-10(▼1)Jets couldn’t get anything going against Mack-less Bears defense. 21.Indianapolis Colts3-5beat Oakland 42-28(▲5)Colts averaging 34.2 points and 436.4 yards over their last five games. 25.Denver Broncos3-5lost to Kansas City 30-23(▼1)Notice how Von Miller didn’t say anything about kicking butts this week… Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk (13) celebrates his touchdown catch against the San Francisco 49ers with teammate D.J. Humphries (74) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso) 27.Cleveland Browns2-5-1lost to Pittsburgh 33-18(–)Head coach Gregg Williams…that’s a phrase that makes me cringe. Top Stories 17.Miami Dolphins4-4lost to Houston 42-23(–)After a hot start, the Dolphins have lost four of five. 3.New England Patriots6-2beat Buffalo 25-6(–)Two special teams TDs last week and a defensive TD this week (first since 2015). 6.Pittsburgh Steelers4-2-1beat Cleveland 33-18(▲2)James Conner continues to produce for Pittsburgh. 16.Philadelphia Eagles4-4beat Jacksonville 24-18(–)Carson Wentz has at least two TD passes in his last five games. 9.Cincinnati Bengals5-3beat Tampa Bay 37-34(▲3)Withstood a furious Fitzmagic comeback for another win. 15.Baltimore Ravens4-4lost to Carolina 36-21(▼9)Ravens have lost three of their last four and have a date with Pittsburgh looming before the bye. 31.Oakland Raiders1-6lost to Indianapolis 42-28(–)Carr threw three picks and didn’t cry, so that’s a plus, right? 26.Tennessee Titans3-4Bye week(▼1)Lost three straight heading into bye…Monday night in Dallas looms. 19.Atlanta Falcons3-4Bye week(▲1)Fresh off the bye with an important road game in Washington. 12.Green Bay Packers3-3-1lost to LA Rams 29-27(▼3)Despite a home game in Southern California, the Pack couldn’t get over the hump.