Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 11/26/12
This week in the NFL we were treated to some Thanksgiving drama and some good upsets. Going on my eyeball test, here are my Conference Top 5 power rankings this week. The Baltimore Ravens made the cut…but they still need to find a way to get Ray Rice the ball more. NFC Top 5 5. Green Bay Packers Two weeks ago I had my Seahawks here and how did they repay me? By laying an egg in Miami. So goodbye Seahawks. I almost put the Giants in this spot, and I went against my better judgment in not doing that. Now, I don’t always think the team that wins in a head-to-head matchup is the better team, but in this instance, they are. So I have the Packers at #5 this week, with the Giants a few spots higher. Aaron Rodgers is amazing, but that offensive line is awful. Injuries have decimated the team, and Rodgers had NO time to throw Sunday night. The Giants’ front 4 dominated the line of scrimmage, and the secondary played well in coverage, thus rendering Rodgers moot. Even an exceptional passer like
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