LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – The ESPN Power Rankings NFL Football 2014 for Week 8 Results were released today 10/21/14. And sure enough, the Cowboys are now in the number two position. But the Colts took one of the notable leaps this week, moving up four spots as well. So what happened to the Broncos, and where were the biggest loser today?
The ESPN Power Rankings NFL Football 2014 for October 21, 2014 had seven point moves striking several teams, and some six spot jumps and falls. One of the biggest jumpers this week were the Steelers. They got a seven point leap on the Power Rankings, moving from #22 to number fifteen. The team is now 4-3. But just above them, the Seahawks took one of the worse falls for Week 8. They dropped six spots to land at eleven. ESPN told news their decision. “The Seahawks pressured opposing quarterbacks on an NFL-high 33 percent of dropbacks in 2013. They rank last at 17 percent in 2014.”
The Saints were among the big causalities as well. Falling to a 2-4 losing record this season, the team slid five spots to land at #22 this week. And ESPN is predicting trouble for this weekend. “The Saints are 10-0 at home and 3-9 on the road since the start of 2013. They will have their hands full at home against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers Sunday night.”
For Week 8, the 2014 Power Rankings now feature the top five as the Broncos, Cowboys, Eagles, Colts and Cardinals. Of those teams, only the Colts have two losses. The Cowboys, moreover, are the only team with six wins currently, sporting a 6-1 star. Tithe Packers, Chargers, Patriots, Ravens, and Lions fill the next five spots through the Top Ten. The Patriots rose two spots today but the Chargers fell five. For the current ranking, click HERE.