LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – The ESPN Power Rankings NFL Football 2014 for Week 9 Results for October 28, 2014 were just announced today moments ago. NFL Football rankings from ESPN today 10/28/14 had some big surges and even bigger falls. Several teams rose five spots and several squads fell just as far.
The week 9 ESPN Power Rankings NFL Football 2014 for 10-28-14 featured the Patriots and the Saints as the big gainers. Everyone has been talking about the Pats’ turnover in recent games. And today, the efforts of Gronk and Brady were rewarded with a five point jump, moving the 6-2 Patriots into the number three position. Meantime, while the Saints are still only 3-4, they were the other big winner this week. ESPN moved them up also five points to #17. Also notable this week were the Lions and the Cardinals. The Cardinals at now 6-1, leaping three spots to land at number two. And the Lions at 6-2 rose four spots to land at sixth. ESPN credited the second half of Sunday’s game as the determining factor, telling news today that “After starting 0-for-5 on throws at least 15 yards downfield in the first half, Matthew Stafford was 3-for-5 during the second-half comeback. All three completions were to Golden Tate.”
For week nine, the top five teams are now the Broncos, Cardinals, Pats, Cowboys, and Eagles. The big looser today included the Colts, dropping five spots to number nine. The Panthers and Rams both fell three spots today. The Bears and Ravens both fell four spots. And the Seahawks are now at number ten, moving up one spot, followed by the 49ers at eleven. ESPN noted inconsistency at quarterback this season for San Francisco, telling news today “Go big or go home for Colin Kaepernick. His QBR in every game this year has either been below 50 (four) or above 80 (three).” For the latest Power Rankings click HERE.