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1. Patriots

Proved to be the best with late comeback in Indy.

2. Colts

Lost home-field advantage for possible AFC title rematch with Patriots.

3. Cowboys

League's second-ranked offense will face stiff test vs. Giants.

4. Packers

Brett Favre has Comeback Player of the Year locked up.

5. Giants

Bye week could cool off team going for its seventh straight win.

6. Steelers

Are Steelers that good or the Ravens that bad?

7. Titans

Much-improved defense is more responsible than Vince Young for 6-2 start.

8. Lions

Jon Kitna's more consistent play has sparked league's biggest surprise.

9. Jaguars

David Garrard could be back at quarterback.

10. Browns

Can gain a share of first place in AFC North with road win over Steelers.

11. Buccaneers

Second in league in pass defense.

12. Saints

Should win fifth straight after 0-4 start with Rams coming to Big Easy.

13. Redskins

Clinton Portis finally got on track.

14. Chargers

Will Norv Turner misjudge Peyton Manning's arm?

15. Seahawks

Shaun Alexander is a shell of his former self.

16. Bills

J.P. Losman reclaims the starting quarterback job from rookie Trent Edwards.

17. Ravens

Beat-up secondary could be in trouble against Bengals.

18. Panthers

Undrafted rookie Matt Moore could be fourth quarterback to start this season.

19. Chiefs

Larry Johnson might be out for the season.

20. Eagles

Andy Reid's off-the-field problems continue to be a distraction.

21. Texans

Bye week could give Matt Schaub and Ahman Green a chance to heal.

22. Cardinals

Edgerrin James rushed for a season-low 15 yards last week vs. Tampa Bay.

23. Vikings

Rookie Adrian Peterson is the toast of the league after breaking single-game rushing record vs. Chargers.

24. Bears

Pro Bowl guard Ruben Brown is out for the season with a shoulder injury.

25. Broncos

Team is in a freefall after 44-7 loss to the Lions.

26. Bengals

Chris Henry adds depth to an already dangerous group of receivers.

27. Raiders

Fans are still waiting for JaMarcus Russell to play.

28. Falcons

Rushed for a season-high 155 yards vs. the 49ers.

29. 49ers

Alex Smith threw three interceptions vs. the Falcons.

30. Jets

Nobody is calling their second-year coach "Mangenius" this season.

31. Dolphins

Will the bye week help jump-start their season?

32. Rams

Injuries piling up, with Leonard Little latest to be put on IR.

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