The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo 25.Tennessee Titans3-4lost to LA Chargers 20-19(▼4)Love the decision to go for two; hated the play call. 12.Cincinnati Bengals4-3lost to Kansas City 45-10(▼2)Smashed by Kansas City. At least they have company in that group. 23.New York Jets3-4lost to Minnesota 37-17(▼4)The perils of starting a rookie QB: Darnold was terrible against the Vikings. 26.Indianapolis Colts2-5beat Buffalo 37-5(▲3)Andrew Luck has 15 TD passes over his last four games. 7.Los Angeles Chargers5-2beat Tennessee 20-19(–)Winning streak temporarily halted by Week 8 bye. 31.Oakland Raiders1-5Bye Week(▲1)Trading Cooper for a first-rounder is the best thing they’ve done this season. 4.Kansas City Chiefs6-1beat Cincinnati 45-10(–)Four more touchdowns for Patrick Mahomes. 5.Minnesota Vikings4-2-1beat NY Jets 37-17(▲1)Can anyone slow down Adam Thielen? 6.Baltimore Ravens4-3lost to New Orleans 24-23(▼1)Nobody in Baltimore feels worse than Justin Tucker. 13.Chicago Bears3-3lost to New England 38-31(▼2)If only Trubisky could’ve put a little more oomph on that throw… 29.Buffalo Bills2-5lost to Indianapolis 37-5(▼1)It turns out Derek Anderson is still in the league. Good for him. 9.Green Bay Packers3-2-1Bye Week(–)Packers play Rams, Patriots, Seahawks and Vikings on the road in the next five weeks. 10.Carolina Panthers4-2beat Philadelphia 21-17(▲5)Tremendous fourth-quarter comeback in Philly. 11.Washington Redskins4-2beat Dallas 20-17(▲8)Washington fans the only ones who liked the penalty on the Dallas long snapper. 15.Seattle Seahawks3-3Bye week(▲2)Back from the bye to take on Detroit. RankTeamRecordResultMovementComment Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact 4 Comments Share 16.Philadelphia Eagles3-4lost to Carolina 21-17(▼2)Eagles look almost nothing like the team that won the Super Bowl. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Top Stories 32.Arizona Cardinals1-6lost to Denver 45-10(▼1)What a mess. Here’s a full look at this week’s pecking order.Arizona Sports NFL Power Rankings – Week 8 24.Denver Broncos3-4beat Arizona 45-10(▲1)Either Von Miller rallied his team, or he knew how bad the Cardinals are. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 19.Detroit Lions3-3Beat Miami 32-21(▲4)Offense, bolstered by Kerryon Johnson, has looked good the last two games. 17.Miami Dolphins4-3lost to Detroit 32-21(▼1)On the bright side, Brock Osweiler finally looks serviceable. 30.San Francisco 49ers1-6lost to LA Rams 39-10(–)C.J. Beathard continues to be the most turnover-plagued QB in football. 22.Tampa Bay Buccaneers3-3beat Cleveland 26-23 (OT)(▲2)Beat the Browns despite being -3 in turnovers. 27.Cleveland Browns2-4-1lost to Tampa Bay 26-23 (OT)(▼1)Browns have played four OT games in their first seven contests. 2.New Orleans Saints5-1beat Baltimore 24-23(–)More milestones for Drew Brees. 14.Houston Texans4-3beat Jacksonville 20-7(▲6)Suddenly, the Texans have won four in a row. 8.Pittsburgh Steelers3-2-1Bye Week(–)Will try to “avenge” Week 1 tie vs. Cleveland. 21.Dallas Cowboys3-4lost to Washington 20-17(▼3)Lost a game that rightly should have gone to overtime. 1.Los Angeles Rams7-0beat San Francisco 39-10(–)Todd Gurley is on pace for 32 touchdowns. We’re nearing the halfway point (for most teams) of the 2018 NFL season, and we’ve got four really good teams and about five that are just terrible.At the top of the pecking order, things look the same this week as the Rams, Saints, Patriots and Chiefs — last week’s top four teams — all won in Week 7 and still constitute the top eighth of the league.At the bottom, there was a little movement. It’s impossible not to return the Arizona Cardinals to the cellar after a nationally televised beatdown at the hands of the Denver Broncos that led to the firing of offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and a reported trade demand from Patrick Peterson — arguably the team’s best defensive player. 18.Jacksonville Jaguars3-4lost to Houston 20-7(▼6)Outscored by Texas teams 60-14 over the last two weeks. 3.New England Patriots5-2beat Chicago 38-31(–)Never hurts your chances of winning when you get two special teams touchdowns. 20.Atlanta Falcons3-4beat NY Giants 23-20(▲2)Ryan has completed almost 75% of his throws with 13 TDs and zero interceptions over last five games. Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller (58) hits Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen (3) as he throws during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) 28.New York Giants1-6lost to Atlanta 23-20(▼1)Back-to-back 1-6 starts for the G-Men. Somewhere, Ben McAdoo is laughing.