NFL Power Rankings – Week 4: Upsets create Chaos in Top 10

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 24: Quarterback Derek Carr
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NFL Power Rankings

The Houston Texans remain at number 18 in the NFL Power Rankings this week. They gave the New England Patriots all they wanted but were defeated on the road 36-33. Rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson played a great game. He passed for 301 yards and 2 TD’s and rushed for 42 yards. The Texans held a 33-28 lead on the Patriots late in the fourth quarter, but Tom Brady led them back on a late drive to win. In week 4 the Texans return hom to take on their AFC South rivals the Tennessee Titans.. Lost to Patriots 36-33. Previous: . Houston Texans. 18. team. 10

17. team. 87. The Carolina Panthers move down two spots from 15 to 17 in the NFL Power Rankings this week. In week 3 the Panthers were soundly defeated at home by the New Orleans Saints 34-13. The Panthers committed 3 turnovers, all three were interceptions by Cam Newton. The vaunted Panthers defense allowed 362 yards to the Saints offense. Losing at home to a division opponent is a big deal. Now, the Panthers need to try to bounce back as they go on the road to face the 2-1 New England Patriots.. Lost to Saints 34-13. Previous: . Carolina Panthers