SportsPulse: Tampa Bay and Seattle took brutal losses in Week 9. How far do they tumble in this weeks power rankings?
NFL power rankings, 2020 post-Week 9 edition (previous rank in parentheses):
1. Steelers (1): QB Ben Roethlisberger is in his 17th season and – like the previous 16 – he won’t endure a losing record. First time any player in league history can claim this.
2. Chiefs (2): Andy Reid’s 230th career win (including playoffs) moved him into fifth place all-time among head coaches. Next up? Tom Landry, who has 270 victories.
3. Saints (11): Things can change so quickly in the NFL. Their complete dismantling of Tampa Bay launched New Orleans from NFC’s wild-card mix up to the conference’s projected top seed.
4. Ravens (5): Sunday’s triumph at Indianapolis wasn’t pretty, but it was the first time QB Lamar Jackson brought Baltimore back from a halftime deficit.
5. Titans (8): Offense hasn’t been same in three weeks since perennial Pro Bowl LT Taylor Lewan went down for the year, scoring 10 points fewer per game during his absence.
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