Week 9 Power Poll: Atlanta Falcons above the NFL field

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
7-0 9 - 409
2
Houston Texans
6-1 2 - 398
3
New York Giants
6-2 1 - 386
4
Chicago Bears
6-1 1 - 376
5
San Francisco 49ers
6-2 - - 370
6
Green Bay Packers
5-3 - - 343
7
New England Patriots
5-3 - - 341
8
Baltimore Ravens
5-2 - - 326
9
Denver Broncos
4-3 - - 321
10 2
Pittsburgh Steelers
4-3 - - 299
11
Seattle Seahawks
4-4 - - 273
12 2
Minnesota Vikings
5-3 - - 265
13 5
Miami Dolphins
4-3 - - 259
14
Dallas Cowboys
3-4 - - 242
15 2
Philadelphia Eagles
3-4 - - 213
16 7
Indianapolis Colts
4-3 - - 198
17 1
Arizona Cardinals
4-4 - - 197
18 6
Detroit Lions
3-4 - - 196
19 4
Washington Redskins
3-5 - - 193
20 1
Cincinnati Bengals
3-4 - - 183
21 4
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
3-4 - - 170
22 5
San Diego Chargers
3-4 - - 147
23 3
New York Jets
3-5 - - 121
24 3
New Orleans Saints
2-5 - - 119
25 3
St. Louis Rams
3-5 - - 111
26 2
Oakland Raiders
3-4 - - 97
27 1
Tennessee Titans
3-5 - - 90
28 1
Buffalo Bills
3-4 - - 81
29 1
Cleveland Browns
2-6 - 1 55
30 1
Carolina Panthers
1-6 - - 54
31
Jacksonville Jaguars
1-6 - 3 24
32
Kansas City Chiefs
1-6 - 9 17

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.