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We’re officially at the midpoint of the 2020 season, so the NFL Power Rankings are reevaluating things. Along with our weekly rankings, we’ve asked every NFL Nation reporter to recalibrate expectations for the team they cover. Some are lofty (we see you, K.C.), some are modest (sorry, Jets) and others are a bit outside the box. But it’s always important to have goals.
How we rank in our Power Rankings: Our power panel — a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities — evaluates how teams stack up throughout the season.
Week 9 ranking: 1
Recalibrated expectation: AFC Championship Game berth
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