2009 NFL Power Rankings: Week 15
The Week 15 ESPN.com NFL Power Rankings marquee is flickering with one powerhouse matchup.
The No. 4 San Diego Chargers will try to extend their winning streak to nine games against the invading Cincinnati Bengals. The Philadelphia Eagles replace the Bengals at No. 5 in the latest poll of our experts. The Eagles vaulted three places after surviving a wild shootout with the host New York Giants.
The undefeated New Orleans Saints remain No. 1, edging fellow unbeatens the Indianapolis Colts. The Vikings hold steady at No. 3. The Saints and Colts play intriguing Week 15 games against the Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars, respectively. Read more about the voting here.
The streaking No. 6 Green Bay Packers, once ranked as low as No. 16, visit the Pittsburgh Steelers. The defending champs, who enjoyed the No. 1 ranking earlier, are mired in a five-game losing streak and rate No. 19.
Editor's note: LW indicates each team's ranking in the Week 14 edition of the Power Rankings.