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2015 NFL power rankings, Week 10: Patriots lead the way,Cardinals in the top 5

The NFL regular season is more than halfway over!

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Week 9 is in the books and that means that we are now more than halfway through the NFL regular season! It seems as though we wait so long for football, yet it flies by so quickly. Now that we are halfway through, the power rankings are easier to see, as teams tend not to jump 8 spots after one game as they did at the start of the season. With that, ROTB presents the Week 10 Power Rankings:

1) New England Patriots (8-0) - The Patriots retain their spot as number one in this week's rankings. Rightly so I might add, as they continue to slash the competition. Every week it seems they will need to shoot themselves in the foot in order to actually lose a football game because of how well they are performing.

2) Cincinnati Bengals (8-0) - Thursday night was a clinic led by tight end Tyler Eifert who currently leads the NFL with 9 touchdown receptions. With A.J. Green in their back pocket and Andy Dalton in their backfield, the Bengals are giving the Patriots are run for their money in regards to the best team in the NFL.

3) Carolina Panthers (8-0) - I still had my doubts about the Panthers - still kept thinking they are not the real deal. They've strung together some 4th quarter comebacks led by possible MVP candidate Cam Newton and with a victory over the Green Bay Packers, the Panthers now have more wins than they did all of last season. That's enough to convince me that the Panthers are here to play in 2015.

4) Denver Broncos (7-1) - Despite falling to a quick 17-point deficit, the Broncos know how to rally and proved they can play great football. A late interception by Peyton Manning does not define this team. Did they lose to a rough looking Colts team? Yes. But I still believe one of the teams you do not want on your schedule this year.

5) Arizona Cardinals (6-2) - The Cardinals have an interesting schedule left and by interesting I mean tough. They face the Seahawks twice, an undefeated Bengals, Aaron Rogers, and the Vikings who have proven to be better than "we thought they were." I still think they deserve a spot in the top for how they have performed thus far and believe at the top of their game, they can beat any team below #5, including the ...

6) Green Bay Packers (6-2) - Aaron Rogers threw a pick late to end the game for the Packers, but it's the injury to Eddie Lacy that could really change this Packers offense.

Here are the remaining rankings:

7) Minnesota Vikings (6-2)

8) Pittsburgh Steelers (5-4)

9) New York Jets (5-3)

10) Atlanta Falcons (6-3)

11) New York Giants (5-4)

12) Oakland Raiders (4-4)

13) Philadelphia Eagles (4-4)

14) St. Louis Rams (4-4)

15) Indianapolis Colts (4-5)

16) Seattle Seahawks (4-4)

17) Buffalo Bills (4-4)

18) New Orleans Saints (4-5)

19) Chicago Bears (3-5)

20) Kansas City Chiefs (3-5)

21) Miami Dolphins (3-5)

22) Washington Redskins (3-5)

23) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4)

24) Baltimore Ravens (2-6)

25) San Francisco 49ers (3-6)

26) Huston Texans (3-5)

27) Tennessee Titans (2-6)

28) Dallas Cowboys (2-6)

29) San Diego Chargers (2-7)

30) Cleveland Browns (2-7)

31) Jacksonville Jaguars (2-6)

32) Detroit Lions (1-7)