Here are the new ESPN.com NFL Power Rankings, with the AFC South still ranking first overall with a 12.5 average placement. The Texans dipped six spots off their loss to Dallas with Indianapolis up a spot to third off of a win at Denver.
Yes, the Texans beat the Colts recently. The four panelists, however, are looking at the big picture. A road loss at Houston is better than a home loss to Dallas, by my thinking, and we’re looking at three games now, not only the head-to-head.
Please keep in mind I'm just one-fourth of the Power Rankings. You can see the four ballots here in Mike Sando’s comprehensive post.
Recapping the division: