The Colts didn’t exactly beat the Falcons on Sunday. But their come-from-behind win over the Titans in overtime in Nashville still boosted them eight spots, to 15th.
It was the biggest leap in this week’s edition of the ESPN.com NFL Power Rankings, ahead of Tampa Bay (plus-five), Miami (plus-four) and Oakland (plus-four).
The Texans, coming off their bye, held steady at third in an unchanged top five. The Titans and Jaguars are in the bottom six.
You’re invited to calmly reflect on these developments in the comments section below.
Here’s our weekly look at how our four stand.
Here’s Mike Sando’s weekly breakdown of how the voters voted.