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Week 9 Power Rankings: NFC North

Sizing up the NFC North’s position in the Week 9 ESPN.com Power Rankings, where only three spots separate the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions:

8. Green Bay Packers

Trending: Up two after last week's 9-0 victory over the New York Jets.

17. Chicago Bears

Trending: Down two after a rough bye week.

23. Minnesota Vikings

Trending: Down four after a 28-18 loss to the New England Patriots.

27. Detroit Lions

Trending: Up three after a 37-25 victory over the Washington Redskins.