Week 6 Power Poll: Texans, Falcons hold on to top spots


  • NFL.com
  • Published: Oct. 9, 2012 at 03:56 a.m.
  • Updated: Oct. 9, 2012 at 05:13 a.m.


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 Houston Texans 5-0 12 - 415
2 Atlanta Falcons 5-0 - - 398
3 San Francisco 49ers 4-1 1 - 391
4 Baltimore Ravens 4-1 - - 374
5 1 New England Patriots 3-2 - - 359
6 3 New York Giants 3-2 - - 343
7 3 Chicago Bears 4-1 - - 342
8 6 Pittsburgh Steelers 2-2 - - 304
9 2 Philadelphia Eagles 3-2 - - 297
10 2 Green Bay Packers 2-3 - - 281
11 6 Arizona Cardinals 4-1 - - 278
12 4 Minnesota Vikings 4-1 - - 271
13 2 Denver Broncos 2-3 - - 262
14 1 Dallas Cowboys 2-2 - - 248
15 2 Seattle Seahawks 3-2 - - 247
16 3 San Diego Chargers 3-2 - - 236
17 5 Cincinnati Bengals 3-2 - - 229
18 1 St. Louis Rams 3-2 - - 202
19 6 Miami Dolphins 2-3 - - 167
20 2 Washington Redskins 2-3 - - 157
21 9 Indianapolis Colts 2-2 - - 154
22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1-3 - - 136
23 Detroit Lions 1-3 - - 131
24 2 New Orleans Saints 1-4 - - 128
25 4 New York Jets 2-3 - - 123
26 6 Buffalo Bills 2-3 - - 93
27 3 Carolina Panthers 1-4 - - 87
28 1 Oakland Raiders 1-3 - 1 64
29 2 Tennessee Titans 1-4 - - 54
30 2 Kansas City Chiefs 1-4 - - 39
31 Jacksonville Jaguars 1-4 - 4 33
32 Cleveland Browns 0-5 - 8 21


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.