The RCS NFL Power Ranking Averages combine eight* other sites' power rankings to make the most balanced and unbiased grade possible, and to offer the most accurate look at the state of the NFL on a weekly basis.
The NY Giants remain the No. 1 team in the RCS NFL Power Ranking Averages after five weeks of play. The rest of the undefeated teams round out the top five, with the Giants next opponent, the Saints, stuck in a tie for second with the Colts.
Moving up the rankings this week are the Bengals, who shot up from 14th to 7th after knocking off the Ravens. With that loss, their second-straight, the Ravens dropped the most spots in the rankings this week, slipping from 7th to 13th.
At the bottom of the rankings, the Rams are a near unanimous selection at 32nd, with only SI ranking the Rams above dead last, putting them at 30th and the Raiders at 32nd.
Division Overall average rankings: *Pro Football Talk joins the other rankees this week, replacing Covers.com
1. NFC East - 12.19
2. NFC North - 13.85
3. AFC North - 14.32
4. NFC South - 15.85
5. AFC East - 16.66
6. AFC South - 17.79
7. AFC West - 20.13
8. NFC West - 21.25
*Pro Football Talk joins the other rankees this week, replacing Covers.com