I frequently hear from Houstonians about how the Texans don’t garner sufficient respect.
ESPN.com’s NFL Power Rankings aren’t the arbiter of respect, of course.
But you can’t look at these and say Houston’s NFL franchise is being dissed.
The Texans are tops.
The combination of their win in Denver and San Francisco’s loss at Minnesota moved them up from second to the top spot.
At the other end of the spectrum, the 30th-ranked Jaguars and the 31st-ranked Colts have only Cleveland behind them.
Here’s Mike Sando’s weekly breakdown of how the voters voted.