NFL Power Rankings 2021: Top 10 Teams ahead of Week 5.

The new No. 1 is Kyler Murray and his Cardinals team. 1

NFL Power Rankings 2021: Top 10 Teams ahead of Week 5.


One team is undefeated after four weeks.

The undefeated Arizona Cardinals won a stunning 37-20 victory over the Rams in Los Angeles, led by Kyler Murray, MVP frontrunner, who completed 24 out of 32 passes for 268 yards, two touchdowns and two touchdowns. Chase Edmonds was the running back who ran 12 times for 120 yards.

Since 2015, the Cardinals have not won the NFC West nor had a winning record. With Murray at the center, Arizona appears to be a serious contender for Super Bowl. The Cardinals will host the San Francisco 49ers Sunday.

A few teams did well in Week 4. While some teams remain at the top of the leaderboards, there are a few newcomers to this week's top 10.

These are the top 10 NFL teams heading into Week 5.

10. Dallas Cowboys

Record: 3-1

Week 4: Panthers win 36-28

Outlook: The Cowboys won three consecutive games after a season-opening defeat, including the latest against No. The NFL's No. 1 defense. Quarterback Dak Prescott threw for 188 yards with four touchdowns. Running back Ezekiel Elliott ran for 143 yards on 23 carries. Next up, the Cowboys host the Giants.

9. Cleveland Browns

Record: 3-1

Week 4: Vikings win 14-7

Outlook: Myles Garrett and Browns' defense held Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins to seven points in a win of 14-7. The Browns' running back Nick Chubb rushed for 100 yards on 21 carries. Cleveland finished with 184 yards and one touchdown. Next up, the Browns will take on the Chargers.

8. Kansas City Chiefs

Record: 2

Week 4 result: 42-30 win over Eagles

Outlook: The Chiefs won in Week 4, beating the Eagles after suffering back-toback losses. Patrick Mahomes completed 24 out of 30 passes for 278 yard and five touchdowns in this big win. Tyreek Hill, wide receiver, threw 11 passes for 186 yards and three touchdowns. Next up, Sunday's showdown against the Bills.

7. Baltimore Ravens

Record: 3-1

Week 4: Win over Broncos 23-7

Outlook: The Ravens have now won three consecutive games after losing their first game. They beat Denver 23-7. Lamar Jackson threw for 361 yards and one touchdown, while wideout Marquise brown had four receptions for 91 yard and one touchdown. Baltimore will host the Colts Monday Night Football in Week 5.

6. Los Angeles Chargers

Record: 3-1

Week 4: Raiders win 28-14

Outlook: Quarterback Justin Herbert completed 26 of 38 passes for 229 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Austin Ekeler ran for 117 yards in Monday Night Football's 28-14 victory over the Raiders. Next, the Chargers will face off against Browns in Los Angeles.

5. Buffalo Bills

Record: 3-1

Week 4: 40-0 victory over the Texans

Outlook: Josh Allen completed 20 out of 30 passes for 248 yard and two scores in Buffalo’s shutout win. The Bills ran 40 plays for 199 yards and 2 TDs as a team. Sunday Night Football will see the Bills face off against Kansas City's Chiefs.

4. Green Bay Packers

Record: 3-1

Week 4: Steelers win 27-17

Outlook: Green Bay's win over the Steelers saw Aaron Rodgers complete 20 of 36 passes for 248 yard and two touchdowns. Randall Cobb, a wide receiver, was responsible for five receptions totalling 69 yards and two touchdowns for the Packers. Green Bay will next travel to Cincinnati to face the Bengals.

3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Record: 3-1

Week 4: Patriots win 19-17

Outlook: Tom Brady returned to New England to face his old club. He came out victorious. Although Brady was not at his best, he only threw for 269 yards with no touchdowns. However, kicker Ryan Succop kicked a 48-yard field goal to win the game for Tampa Bay. Next, the Bucs will host the Dolphins.

2. Los Angeles Rams

Record: 3-1

Week 4: Cardinals lose 37-20

Outlook: Although the Rams were on a roll, their three-game winning streak in the first week of the season ended in Week 4. Matt Stafford, the Rams' quarterback, completed 26 of 41 passes to gain 280 yards and two touchdowns. Los Angeles will try to regroup against Seattle's Seahawks on Thursday night.

1. Arizona Cardinals

Record: 4-0

Week 4: Rams win 37-20

Outlook: Kyler Murray led the Cardinals to a convincing road win with 268 yards passing and two touchdowns. Since 2015, Arizona has not won the NFC West nor had a winning record. The Cardinals have proven that they are one the most talented teams in football.

You need to login to comment.

Please register or login.

RELATED NEWS