Metro’s NFL Power Rankings, Week 6

1. Green Bay Packers (5-0): Add comeback kids to their already impressive scouting report after escaping a 14-0 hole last week.

2. New Orleans Saints (4-1): Drew Brees pushing Aaron Rodgers for MVP. His final drive — 8-of-9 for 80 yards and a TD — was Joe Montana-esque.

3. San Diego (4-1): Shook off some rust — and a Tim Tebow resurrection (pun intended) — and got another October win.

4. New England Patriots (4-1): It was only a matter of time before The Hoodie figured out The Footie, right?

5. Baltimore Ravens (3-1): We’re not bumping a team because they had a bye. Ravens are well-balanced and now well-rested.

6. Detroit Lions (5-0): We knew the offense was explosive, but the defense is coming around. (Note to Eagles: That’s how you play a Wide 9).

7. Buffalo Bills (4-1): Resilient Bills showed they can also retain a lead when pushed to the brink. Break out the Thurman Thomas throwbacks.

8. Oakland Raiders (3-2): They were playing well before, now they have a reason to believe: This season’s for Big Al.

9. Houston Texans (3-2): Bad spot last week against heavy-hearted Raiders. Still playoff-worthy and a threat in AFC.

10. Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2): Big Ben, bad left foot and all, showed why he’s been to three Super Bowl, after a five-TD performance in must-win game.

11. Washington Redskins (3-1): Good team flying under the radar, just like those Brian Orakpo Geico commercials.

12. New York Jets (2-3): Tick, tock. Tick, tock. Get ready for a bomb to drop, if the losses keep piling up and Mark Sanchez continues his horrendous play.

13. San Francisco 49ers (4-1): Made Josh Freeman look like Donovan McNabb (the current version). Maybe the Niners AREN’T who we thought they were.

14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-2): Short week probably got the best of them. Still wouldn’t want to see them in the playoffs.

15. Tennessee Titans (3-2): Due for huge letdown, but Matt Hasselbeck still leader for Comeback Player of the Year honors.

16. Dallas Cowboys (2-2): Bye week should help injury woes … but which Tony Romo shows up this week?

17. New York Giants (3-2): Giants could have — and should have — beaten the Seahawks. That’s on Eli Manning.

18. Carolina Panthers (1-4): How is a 1-4 team this high? Umm, Cam Newton. The wins are going to start coming.

19. Atlanta Falcons (2-3): The NFC South might be the NFL’s toughest division — and the Dirty Birds might be its worst team right now.

20. Cincinnati Bengals (3-2): Carson who? That Andy Dalton to AJ Green connection is way underrated.

21. Chicago Bears (2-3): Maybe Jay Cutler needs to splurge and buy his O-line some Rolexes. Or just ask to be traded.

22. Philadelphia Eagles (1-4): Andy Reid says he hasn’t lost the team. We’ll see if five straight losses changes that.

23. Cleveland Browns (2-2): Peyton Hillis is unhappy about his contract. This team is too young to handle a mid-season crisis.

24. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-4): Bye, bye Jack Del Rio. That’s four straight losses and eight of nine going back to 2010.

25. Denver Broncos (1-4): It’s Tebow time! (Make some popcorn and go around the house yelling that for the next two weeks).

26. Kansas City Chiefs (2-3): A date with Indianapolis was just what the struggling Chiefs ordered.

27. Seattle Seahawks (2-3): Quarterback controversy between Charlie Whitehurst and Tarvaris Jackson. No, seriously.

28. Minnesota Vikings (1-4): McNabb predicted they’d blow out the Cards pregame, and he backed it up for once.

29. Arizona Cardinals (1-4): How long will the Cards stick with Kevin Kolb? He’s a turnover machine.

30. St. Louis Rams (0-4): Did we really pick this team to win the NFC West? You have no proof!

31. Miami Dolphins (0-4): Welcome to the Matt Moore (Andrew Luck?) Era.

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