Undefeated teams like the Falcons and Panthers fall behind the Cardinals and Jets, who have faced tougher schedules. But with dominant division leaders, the middle-of-the-pack is most intriguing.
If we've learned anything so far this NFL season, it is that the wild-card race will be heated in both conferences. The division races? Well, maybe not so much. The Bengals, Colts, Broncos, Packers and Cardinals all hold at least two-game leads within their respective divisions, and the other three first-place teams (New England, Green Bay and Atlanta) all are undefeated.
So keep an eye on the middle of the pack in our latest Power Rankings. That's where the real battles could be over the next 12 weeks.
Here's how the teams fall this week: