Outside of the postseason starting, November and December are the best two months of the NFL regular season. Which teams will get hot down the stretch? And which pretenders will fold? We're about to find out – and this is going to be fun to watch because if this year has been anything, it's unpredictable.
NFL POWER RANKINGS
There were some changes near the top of this week's Wildly Important NFL Power Rankings, as the Chiefs lost yet another close one – their third straight – and drop from No. 3 to seventh. While the top two teams – the Eagles and Steelers – remain in place, the Saints continue to surge. New Orleans jumps from No. 7 to the top five after winning its sixth straight game.
The Falcons, who just wrapped up a three-game road swing, dropped to 4-4 on the year and fall to No. 14 this week. They'll host the ninth-ranked Cowboys on Sunday, but no one knows if Ezekiel Elliott is going to play yet. Here's how things shake out heading into Week 10: