Originally posted on NBA Obsessed  |  Last updated 10/31/11
As we head into Week 9 of the 2011 NFL season, let’s take a look at the latest power rankings. These are the ten best football teams on the planet. While there is a lot of parity this year, there are definitely a handful of teams that make up the cream of the crop. 1. Green Bay Packers (7-0) There’s no doubt which team deserves to be ranked No. 1. The defending champs are undefeated … enough said. 2. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2) The Steelers, who lost to the Packers in the Super Bowl last year, are coming off of a very impressive win over the Patriots. 3. New England Patriots (5-2) Yeah, their defense sucks. Yeah, they just lost. But the Patriots are a team no other squad looks forward to playing. Tom Brady and the Patriots remain in the top 3 (Image: TSN.ca) 4. Baltimore Ravens (5-2) The offense woke up this week. The defense, like usual, continues to be great. 5. New Orleans Saints (5-3) The Saints just got beaten by the lowly Rams. However, when they’re clicking, the Saints are de...
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