We break down week 8 of the NFL season through our NFL Power Rankings. The 49ers climb a spot in spite of being on a bye, while the Raiders drop after a tough loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
The newest NFL Power Rankings have the Dallas Cowboys in the top spot in terms of best backup quarterback in Jon Kitna, followed by the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Detroit Lions.
We provide a look at the state of the NFL in our week five power rankings. The 49ers build on their Bengals win with a huge comeback against the Eagles, while the Raiders lose some momentum with a tough home loss to the Patriots.