It's here. With five weeks of football remaining, we've finally made it to the homestretch of the 2017 regular season. And, boy oh boy, this is shaping up to be quite a finish.
In this week's Wildly Important NFL Power Rankings, one team – the Chiefs – dropped out of the top 10, while another – the Seahawks – is back in it. The other notable changes up top include the Steelers, Vikings, Rams and Falcons moving up and the Saints and Panthers sliding back (but not too far).
NFL POWER RANKINGS
Atlanta, winners of three straight and a 4-1 mark in its last five games, jumped from No. 10 to eighth following a home win over the Buccaneers. The Falcons (7-4), who have an impressive 6-1 record vs. NFC opponents, square off against the Vikings (9-2) on Sunday in a key NFC tilt that will have implications down the road. Be sure to also check out where the Falcons currently stand in the NFC playoff picture (and bookmark it!).
Here's how things shake out heading into Week 13: