After winning what may well have been the Game of the Year, the Denver Broncos retain top spot in the TSN.ca NFL Power Rankings, ahead of the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks.
While the Seahawks lost, they maintain a one-spot lead over the Indianapolis Colts, who climb from eight to four and have jumped a dozen spots over the last three weeks.
An ultimately comfortable win over Carolina helped lift the Arizona Cardinals from 22 to 14, the surprising New York Jets have moved from 23 to 16, and the Raiders jumped from 27 to 18, after getting Terrelle Pryor back in the lineup and winning against San Diego.
The Detroit Lions, coming off a loss to Green Bay in which they were missing their top two wide receivers, resulted in the Lions sinking from five to nine.
A stumbling offence left the Miami Dolphins falling from 13 to 20, while the mystifying Panthers dropped from 17 to 23.
The injury-ravaged Atlanta Falcons drop from 15 to 24 and the Buffalo Bills, with a practice-squad quarterback, collapsed from 24 to 30.
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