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Week 3 Power Poll: Ravens stumble; Lions, Bills make noise

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The Baltimore Ravens' surprisingly one-sided loss to the Tennessee Titans dropped John Harbaugh's squad from the rarified air of No. 2 into a tie for No. 6 in this week's NFL.com Power Poll. That allowed the New England Patriots to reclaim the runner-up spot behind the Super Bowl-champion Green Bay Packers.

How they voted ...
While the Packers remained in first place
for the third consecutive week in the NFL.com Power Poll, it was the first time they didn't garner all nine first-place votes. Which two voters ranked Bill Belichick's New England squad ahead of Green Bay? Find out here ...

» Fan Rankings: Prove the experts wrong

Other notable developments from Week 2:

» The New York Jets' dominating performance over the Jaguars at home vaulted them into the No. 3 perch, their highest ranking so far.

» The Detroit Lions continued their meteoric rise, jumping another five spots into a tie for 6th.

» The Buffalo Bills, who started the season near the bottom of our poll at No. 28, are now at the No. 13 spot thanks to their impressive 2-0 start.

Check back every Tuesday to see how our panel voted and where your favorite team ranks. Disagree with our panel's votes? Let your voice be heard in NFL.com's Fan Rankings.


 

NFL.com Power Poll

Teams ranked Nos. 1 through 32, as voted on by a panel of nine NFL.com and NFL Network experts. Total points based on 32 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 32nd-place vote.
Rank
Previous
Team
W-L
First-place votes
Last-place votes
Points
1
1
Green Bay Packers
2-0
7
-
286
2
3
New England Patriots
2-0
2
-
281
3
5
New York Jets
2-0
-
-
267
4
6
New Orleans Saints
1-1
-
-
253
5
8
Houston Texans
2-0
-
-
238
6t
2
Baltimore Ravens
1-1
-
-
233
6t
11
Detroit Lions
2-0
-
-
233
8
4
Philadelphia Eagles
1-1
-
-
231
9
10
Pittsburgh Steelers
1-1
-
-
218
10
12
Atlanta Falcons
1-1
-
-
209
11
7
San Diego Chargers
1-1
-
-
207
12
9
Chicago Bears
1-1
-
-
186
13
17
Buffalo Bills
2-0
-
-
185
14
13
Washington Redskins
2-0
-
-
174
15
14
Dallas Cowboys
1-1
-
-
163
16
15
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1-1
-
-
160
17
19
New York Giants
1-1
-
-
131
18
16
Oakland Raiders
1-1
-
-
130
19
25
Tennessee Titans
1-1
-
-
124
20
18
Arizona Cardinals
1-1
-
-
110
21
21
St. Louis Rams
0-2
-
-
91
22
22t
San Francisco 49ers
1-1
-
-
87
23
29
Cleveland Browns
1-1
-
-
81
24
24
Cincinnati Bengals
1-1
-
-
77
25
31
Denver Broncos
1-1
-
-
72
26t
20
Jacksonville Jaguars
1-1
-
-
70
26t
27t
Carolina Panthers
0-2
-
-
70
28
25t
Minnesota Vikings
0-2
-
1
57
29
22
Miami Dolphins
0-2
-
-
52
30
30
Indianapolis Colts
0-2
-
1
30
31
27t
Kansas City Chiefs
0-2
-
4
25
32
32
Seattle Seahawks
0-2
-
3
17


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