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Power Ten: 1. New England Patriots: 7-0 Another week, another outstanding game from the Patriots. They are clearly the best team in the NFL. I feel like I say it every week, but the Patriots have so much versatility on offense they are almost impossible to prepare for. Tom Brady is playing the best football of his career. He is making the quarterback position look easy each and every week. Brady is on pace for 46 touchdowns and over 5,500 yards. 2. Cincinnati Bengals: 7-0 Despite Andy Dalton playing his worst game of the season, the Bengals got it done Sunday, beating the Steelers 16-10. This win showed me a lot about the Bengals. They traveled into Pittsburgh and got the job done. In the past, this is a game the Bengals would have laid…show more content…
Since becoming a staple of the offense, the Vikings has averaged more points, yards, and plays per game than they did prior to him being active. In addition to that, with Diggs in the lineup Teddy Bridgewater has looked much more like the guy we saw at the end of last season, than the guy we saw through the first three…show more content…
With a very favorable remaining schedule the Vikings find themselves in a nice situation as we head toward the second half of the season. 8. St. Louis Rams: 4-3 Yes, you read that correctly, the St. Louis Rams are in my Power Ten. They have an elite defense, ranking in the top six of each statistical category for team defense. They have the best defensive line with Chris Long, Aaron Donald, and Robert Quinn. Their secondary is one of the best in the game, routinely shutting down opposing teams passing games. The team has always had a great defense during the Jeff Fisher Era, but for the first time the team finally has a legitimate playmaker on offense, and that guy is Todd Gurley. Gurley leads the NFL in rushing yards per carry with 6.7. Despite only playing in five games, Gurley is fifth in the entire league in rushing yards. The Rams are a serious threat to qualify for a wild car spot and are clearly the second best team in the NFC West. 9. Seattle Seahawks:
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