Week 8 Power Poll: Atlanta Falcons hold off Houston Texans

Teams ranked Nos. 1 through 32, as voted on by a panel of 13 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. Don't agree with the experts? Create your own rankings.

Rank Team W-L 1st Votes Last Votes Points
1
Atlanta Falcons
6-0 7 - 410
2 2
Houston Texans
6-1 4 - 400
3 1
New York Giants
5-2 1 - 387
4 1
Chicago Bears
5-1 1 - 377
5 1
San Francisco 49ers
5-2 - - 373
6 1
Green Bay Packers
4-3 - - 339
7
New England Patriots
4-3 - - 328
8 5
Baltimore Ravens
5-2 - - 327
9 1
Denver Broncos
3-3 - - 305
10 1
Minnesota Vikings
5-2 - - 297
11 2
Seattle Seahawks
4-3 - - 296
12 3
Pittsburgh Steelers
3-3 - - 279
13 2
Philadelphia Eagles
3-3 - - 255
14 3
Dallas Cowboys
3-3 - - 230
15 1
Washington Redskins
3-4 - - 223
16 3
Arizona Cardinals
4-3 - - 215
17 2
San Diego Chargers
3-3 - - 207
18 2
Miami Dolphins
3-3 - - 190
19 1
Cincinnati Bengals
3-4 - - 181
20 1
New York Jets
3-4 - - 170
21 3
New Orleans Saints
2-4 - - 154
22 1
St. Louis Rams
3-4 - - 146
23 3
Indianapolis Colts
3-3 - - 135
24 2
Detroit Lions
2-4 - - 129
25
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2-4 - - 119
26 1
Tennessee Titans
3-4 - - 114
27 4
Buffalo Bills
3-4 - - 79
28 1
Oakland Raiders
2-4 - - 65
29 1
Carolina Panthers
1-5 - - 58
30
Cleveland Browns
1-6 - 2 34
31
Jacksonville Jaguars
1-5 - 6 25
32
Kansas City Chiefs
1-5 - 5 22

Voters in the NFL.com Power Poll: Gil Brandt, Bucky Brooks, Charley Casserly, Heath Evans, Daniel Jeremiah, Michael Lombardi, Willie McGinest, Shaun O'Hara, Gregg Rosenthal, Darren Sharper, Kurt Warner, Brian Webber, Steve Wyche.