- Dallas Cowboys (8-1)
Dak and Zeke continue to amaze Dallas fans as they pull out a late 35-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ezekiel Elliott scored two rushing touchdowns in the final two minutes of the game to seal the deal. The Cowboys are home next week as they take on the Baltimore Ravens.
- Seattle Seahawks (6-2-1)
The Seahawks were able to hang on in a heavyweight fight against the New England Patriots, winning 31-24. It came down to a defensive stand as the Legion of Boom was able to keep Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski out of the end zone. Seattle is set to host the Philadelphia Eagles next week.
- New England Patriots (7-2)
Even with a 24-31 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Patriots don’t fall too far from the top. Tom Brady will gather the troops and go out West to take on the San Francisco 49ers next Sunday.
- Kansas City Chiefs (7-2)
The Chiefs’ defense stepped up against the Carolina Panthers on the way to a 20-17 victory. This win marks the fifth straight this season for K.C. They will look to keep the streak alive as Tampa Bay comes to town.
- Oakland Raiders (7-2)
The Oakland Raiders got a chance to relax with a bye last week. They will pack up and head south of the border to take on the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football in Mexico City.
- Denver Broncos (7-3)
The Broncos performed some late game heroics to pull off a 25-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints. After doing the virtually impossible in New Orleans, the Broncos get to take a break and enjoys a bye week.
- Philadelphia Eagles (5-4)
Philadelphia got the best of the Atlanta Falcons this past week in a 24-15 win. Ryan Matthews looks like he is back on track after running for two TDs. The Eagles hit the road to Seattle next week to face the Seahawks.
- Washington Redskins (5-3-1)
The Redskins were able to hand the Minnesota Vikings their fourth straight loss, after a 26-20 victory. Next week, they host a Green Bay Packers team that is desperate for a win.
- Atlanta Falcons (6-4)
The Dirty Birds were not allowed to fly too high in Philadelphia after losing 15-24. Atlanta will use the bye week to regroup and get back on track.
- New York Giants (6-3)
The Giants squeak out another one as they defeat the Cincinnati Bengals 21-20. Eli Manning tossed three touchdown passes in the game and they will need to bring more of that as they face the Chicago Bears next game.
By Gordon Robinson