The Bourbon Road version of the facility rankings encompasses a surging shock within the NFC South, a Buffalo rising and a workforce with a horrible quarterback that retains on profitable.
Week eight Energy Rankings:
1. Eagles (7-1); Final week: 1
This is how you recognize you are good: You’ll be able to sleepwalk by way of a recreation and nonetheless win by greater than three touchdowns.
Enjoying with out left deal with Jason Peters and linebacker Jordan Hicks – arguably two of Philly’s prime three indispensable gamers — did not matter towards the lowly 49ers. The Broncos move rush will present a a lot greater problem for Carson Wentz’s offensive line this week.
2. Steelers (6-2); Final Week: 2
Hop on the JuJu Practice. Massive Ben has a brand new toy. The most effective a part of Pittsburgh’s three-recreation profitable streak? The artistic landing celebrations.
three. Patriots (6-2); Final Week three
Keep in mind once we mocked Invoice Belichick’s protection? I do not both. The Hoodie has course corrected on that aspect of the ball to assist his squad win 4 in a row getting into their bye.
four. Chiefs (6-2); Final Week four
Andy Reid’s membership snapped a two-recreation funk by forcing a ship load of turnovers and kicking a ship load of area objectives. A showdown in Dallas awaits.
5. Cowboys (four-three); Final Week: 6
The excellent news: Zeke Elliott seems to be like his unstoppable self once more.
The (very) dangerous information: It appears just like the Cowboys’ greatest participant can be suspended for the subsequent six video games in any case.
Can Jerrah’s boys survive with out the dynamic playmaker?
6. Seahawks (5-2); Final Week: 7
Pete Carroll’s group has gained 4 in a row to maneuver into a primary-place tie with the Rams within the NFC West. Russell Wilson is on tempo to aim 10,000 passes. Or one thing like that. Seattle’s invisible run recreation may come again to chew them on the derriere.
7. Saints (5-2); Final Week: eight
Wasn’t Sean Payton’s protection purported to be some type of joke? Speak about an about-face. New Orleans is on a 5-recreation excessive with sputtering Tampa Bay coming to the dome. The 2-headed monster of Ingram and Kamara have been mighty spectacular.
eight. Rams (5-2); Final Week 5
Sean McVay and the Rams fall out of the highest 5 after taking…