1. KANSAS CITY (7-0)
Last week: 2nd
Who could’ve believed that they would be in this spot?
2. SEATTLE (6-1)
Last week: 3rd
Offense is solid, but their defense is rocking along, too.
3. DENVER (6-1)
Last week: 1st
After crushing everyone, they showed they’re human.
4. INDIANAPOLIS (5-2)
Last week: 9th
Loss to Chargers was forgotten after taming Broncos.
5. NEW ORLEANS (5-1)
Last week: 5th
With a bye behind them, they’re ready to get back to it.
6. CINCINNATI (5-2)
Last week: 6th
They’re not all that impressive, but are getting it done.
7. SAN FRANCISCO (5-2)
Last week: 7th
A trip to London to go against the Jaguars? It’s a vacation.
8. NEW ENGLAND (5-2)
Last week: 4th
They’ve lost two of three, but may be ready to take off.
9. GREEN BAY (4-2)
Last week: 10th
Remember when they were 1-2? This is more like it.
10. DALLAS (4-3)
Last week: 15th
They’ve rebounded with two wins after Broncos loss.
11. SAN DIEGO (4-3)
Last week: 14th
Lost a tough one in their opener, but they’re 4-2 since.
12. CHICAGO (4-3)
Last week: 8th
They’re starting to go backward; now Cutler’s hurt.
13. N.Y. JETS (4-3)
Last week: 17th
Game with Bengals is a real test for improving team.
14. DETROIT (4-3)
Last week: 11th
They know they let one get away against the Bengals.
15. BALTIMORE (3-4)
Last week: 12th
Super Bowl hangover seems to get bigger each week.
16. MIAMI (3-3)
Last week: 13th
They’ve lost three in a row, starting with Saints loss.
The second half
17. Tennessee (3-4) Last week: 16th
18. Arizona (3-4) Last week: 18th
19. Carolina (4-3) Last week: 24th
20. Atlanta (2-4) Last week: 22nd
21. Philadelphia (3-4) Last week: 20th
22. Buffalo (3-4) Last week: 27th
23. Washington (2-4) Last week: 25th
24. St. Louis (3-4) Last week: 19th
25. Houston (2-5) Last week: 21st
26. Pittsburgh (2-4) Last week: 28th
27. Cleveland (3-4) Last week: 23rd
28. Oakland (2-4) Last week: 29th
29. N.Y. Giants (1-6) Last week: 30th
30. Minnesota (1-5) Last week: 26th
31. Tampa Bay (0-7) Last week: 31st
32. Jacksonville (0-7) Last week: 32nd
Game to watch
Buffalo (3-4) at New Orleans (5-1)
Noon Sunday, Mercedes-Benz Superdome (CBS)
After having a week away from the field to rest and heal up following their first loss of the season, the Saints hope to get back on track when they play the first of five games in 26 days. That’ll be a key stretch for the Saints as they try to get into position to win the NFC South, so that first game back will be vital to their chances.
Bills (+11) over Saints
49ers (-161/2) over Jaguars
Lions (-31/2) over Cowboys
Giants (+51/2) over Eagles
Chiefs (-71/2) over Browns
Patriots (-61/2) over Dolphins
Jets (+61/2) over Bengals
Steelers (-21/2) over Raiders
Broncos (-12) over Redskins
Falcons (+21/2) over Cardinals
Packers (-9) over Vikings
Seahawks (-11) over Rams
Last week: 6-8-0 (.429)
Season totals: 42-56-2 (.430)
Noon: Bills at Saints (CBS)
Noon: Cowboys at Lions (Fox)*
(*game not available in New Orleans)
3:25 p.m.: Redskins at Broncos (Fox)
7:30 p.m.: Packers at Vikings (NBC)
7:40 p.m.: Seahawks at Rams (ESPN)