NFL Power Rankings Week 9

Just eight weeks remain in the NFL regular season and a lot can change in the next few weeks. It seems like a long time ago when the Cowboys dropped their season opener to the Giants. Since then, Dallas has reeled off seven straight wins thanks to a rookie duo of Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott. A few weeks ago, we were singing the praises of the Vikings as the best team in the league, but Minnesota now looks like a much different team after losing three straight games. Several of the NFL's higher level teams had byes this week including the Patriots and Texans. The AFC West and NFC East continue to look like the two strongest divisions. Both divisions have several teams in this week's power rankings. The Falcons have bounced out of their funk to return to their status as one of the better teams in the league. These are just some of the storylines we explore this week. Click the arrow on the right side of the above image to see Heavy's Week 9 NFL power rankings. (Getty)

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