1. Chiefs (9-2; last week No. 1): They sometimes make it look so much easier than it is.
2. Eagles (10-1; No. 2): They sometimes made it look harder than it needs to be.
3. Cowboys (8-3; No. 3): Although they got a win, the 40-3 version of the Cowboys won’t be showing up every week.
4. Dolphins (8-3; No. 4): TuAnon has become Tua-Second-to-None.
5. Bills (8-3; No. 5): Their games are far closer than they should be.
6. 49ers (7-4; No. 7): The defense is so good, it doesn’t matter what they do on offense.
7. Vikings (9-2; No. 8): They’re not giving up yet on the possibility of being the No. 1 seed.
8. Bengals (7-4; No. 14): They’ve managed to stay under radar despite going to the Super Bowl. That likely won’t last much longer.
9. Ravens (7-4; No. 6): Good teams that blow two-score leads to bad teams have a hard time remaining good teams.
10. Giants (7-4; No. 9): It feels like it’s starting to come apart at the seams, a little bit.
11. Patriots (6-5; No. 10): Thursday night’s game against the Bills becomes the biggest of the year for this team, so far.
12. Seahawks (6-5; No. 11): Introducing the Legion of Room (to Run).
13. Titans (7-4; No. 12): They need someone to step up on the rare days when Derrick Henry gets bottled up.
14. Jets (7-4; No. 16): Mike White is playing the way Zach Wilson should have been.
15. Commanders (7-5; No. 15): The schedule takes a very sharp turn, starting now.
16. Chargers (6-5; No. 18): They make not make it to the postseason. Without Sunday’s walkoff win, they likely would have had no chance.
17. Buccaneers (5-6; No. 13): The division remains in their control, but they’ll have a hell of a time against the No. 5 seed, when the time comes.
18. Falcons (5-7; No. 17): They just keep hanging around.
19. Lions (4-7; No. 19): These truly aren’t the same old Lions. And the next two games will be critical to proving it.
20. Browns (4-7; No. 23): Things suddenly have gotten very interesting in Cleveland.
21. Steelers (4-7; No. 27): Never, ever write off Mike Tomlin and company.
22. Panthers (4-8; No. 28): Steve Wilks has done enough to earn the full-time job. Will he get a fair shot at it?
23. Raiders (4-7; No. 29): Yes, they should have picked up the Josh Jacobs fifth-year option. But would he be doing this if he wasn’t in a contract year?
24. Jaguars (4-7; No. 30): They’re the kid who brings home straight A’s once per year, while otherwise struggling to pass all his classes.
25. Packers (4-8; No. 20): It’s time to see what Jordan Love can do.
26. Cardinals (4-8; No. 21): I’d pay a lot of money to see the outtakes and deleted scenes from Hard Knocks.
27. Colts (4-7-1; No. 22): It’s almost as if the person responsible for managing the clock late in the game has hardly any experience doing so.
28. Saints (4-8; No. 24): Is it crazy to think they should offer Sean Payton $30 million a year to come back?
29. Rams (3-8; No. 25): They have four more nationally-televised standalone games this year.
30. Bears (3-9; No. 26): If they can’t win with their best player in the lineup, they’ve got little chance without him.
31. Broncos (3-8; No. 31): They were No. 19 back in Week One, and plenty of Broncos fans were pissed about that.
32. Texans (1-9-1; No. 32): Absent new ownership, does anyone see this changing any time soon?