Eagles, Chiefs make big leaps in Week 8 power rankings

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It's difficult to detect when you're in the middle of it, but we've made a circle of sorts so far in the NFL's 2011 season, winding up right back where we started from. That would be with Green Bay and Pittsburgh, last year's Super Bowl teams, atop their respective conferences, and the other 30 teams giving chase.

As we reach November, it's the Packers and Steelers setting a familiar pace, but with a bevy of intriguing turnaround-team stories to watch unfold over the course of the final two months. Here's a bit of a midseason reset as the NFL pennant races begin in earnest. Now onto this week's rankings...

NFL Week 8 Power Rankings