NFL Power Rankings Week 7: Panthers Crash the Top Five

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Oct 18, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback

Cam Newton

(1) celebrates as he runs off the field to the locker room following a 27-23 victory against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings: 1-5

5. player. 87. At 4-0, the Panthers were the easy choice of all undefeated teams to be picked as “pretenders” but a come from behind win at Seattle is a sign the Panthers are for real.. 5-0. Last Week: 7. Carolina Panthers

6-0. Last Week: 3. Denver Broncos . 4. player. 45. The Broncos have continued to win but lose ground in the rankings to the more impressive Bengals.

Last Week: 4. Cincinnati Bengals . 3. player. 56. The 6-0 Bengals head into their bye week with a road game at the Steelers on the other side.. 6-0

49. If the Packers get through the next two weeks unscathed (at Denver, at Carolina), they could be looking to make a post-Christmas push for an undefeated regular season.. 6-0. Last Week: 2. Green Bay Packers . 2. player

1. player. 47. The Patriots started the season at the top of the power rankings and haven’t left that perch. Now they are jedi mind-tricking opponents into running the worst plays in NFL history. Watch out NFL!. 5-0. Last Week: 1. New England Patriots

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