NFL power rankings entering Week 10
In preparation for NFL Week 10, here are the updated PFF power rankings. This week, the rankings are presented alongside a player who is leading the league at their position in a statistic. Every number presented is the best in the league.
1. New England Patriots
Halfback Dion Lewis, now out for the season, has an elusive rating of 165.2. The next highest for a back is 81.8.
2. Carolina Panthers
Tight end Greg Olsen has 11 targets, four receptions, 132 yards, and two touchdowns on deep passes, which all lead NFL tight ends.
3. Cincinnati Bengals
Left tackle Andrew Whitworth has a pass blocking efficiency of 98.9. He has not allowed a sack or hit yet, and has allowed just four pressures.
4. Denver Broncos
Left guard Evan Mathis has a run block rating of 93.3.
5. Arizona Cardinals
3-4 defensive end Calais Campbell has 24 run stops and a run stop percentage of 17.6 percent.
6. Atlanta Falcons
4-3 defensive end O’Brien Schofield has a run stop percentage of 15.5 percent.
7. Minnesota Vikings
Cornerback Captain Munnerlyn has a perfect tackling efficiency. He has the most made tackles (26) without missing a tackle.
8. Green Bay Packers
Left guard Josh Sitton has a pass block rating of 89.3.
9. Oakland Raiders
3-4 outside linebacker Khalil Mack has 16 run stops and a run stop percentage of 11.6 percent.
10. Philadelphia Eagles
Wide receiver Jordan Matthews has 68 targets, 45 catches, and 515 yards when lining up in the slot.
11. Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide receiver Antonio Brown has 10 catches and 401 yards on deep passes.
12. New York Jets
When Eric Decker is targeted, his quarterbacks have an NFL passer rating of 138.7.
13. Buffalo Bills
4-3 outside linebacker Manny Lawson has a yards per coverage snap of 0.45.
14. Kansas City Chiefs
Cornerback Marcus Peters has 12 passes defended.
15. New Orleans Saints
Quarterback Drew Brees has an accuracy percentage of 55.6 on deep passes.
16. Seattle Seahawks
Wide receiver Doug Baldwin and tight end Jimmy Graham have perfect drop rates. They have the most catches for a wide receiver, at 31, and for a tight end, at 38, without a drop.
17. St. Louis Rams
Since moving to outside linebacker full time, Mark Barron has a run stop percentage of 15.7 percent, which is the best for 4-3 outside linebackers.
18. Baltimore Ravens
Injured wide receiver Steve Smith had 3.25 yards per route run from the slot this season.
19. Indianapolis Colts
Inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson has 28 run stops.
20. New York Giants
4-3 defensive end Kerry Wynn has 16 run stops.
21. Houston Texans
3-4 defensive end J.J. Watt has eight sacks and 18 hits, contributing to his 46 total pressures. He also has five batted passes.
22. Dallas Cowboys
Safety Barry Church has a run stop percentage of 9.1.
23. Chicago Bears
Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has 3.32 yards per route run.
24. Miami Dolphins
4-3 outside linebacker Jelani Jenkins has 23 run stops.
25. Tennessee Titans
Inside linebacker Wesley Woodyard has a run stop percentage of 18.7. He also has a pass rushing productivity of 28.1.
26. Cleveland Browns
Punt returner Travis Benjamin has 273 punt return yards.
27. Jacksonville Jaguars
Quarterback Blake Bortles has 62 passing attempts, 26 completions, 835 yards, and six touchdowns—all on deep passes.
In the run game, cornerback Bashaud Breeland has 12 made tackles and no missed tackles. That is the most made tackles by a cornerback against the run without missing one.
29. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Halfback Doug Martin has a perfect pass blocking efficiency. He has the most pass blocks (33) for all backs with a perfect pass blocking efficiency.
30. San Francisco 49ers
Tight end Garrett Celek has a perfect pass blocking efficiency. He has the most pass blocks by a tight end (43) who has remained perfect.
31. Detroit Lions
4-3 defensive end Ezekiel Ansah has a pass rushing productivity of 14.4.
32. San Diego Chargers
Quarterback Philip Rivers has an accuracy percentage of 77.2 when he’s under pressure.