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NFL Power Rankings: Has Falcons At No. 14 This Week

The Atlanta Falcons come in at No. 14 on's power rankings this week after their 31-7 dismantling of the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

The Falcons have now won three in a row after starting the season with a rocky 2-3 start. Wins against the Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions and Colts have brought the Falcons right back into the hunt for the playoffs.

The Falcons (5-3) trail the New Orleans Saints (6-3) by a half-game in the NFC south division. They meet this week in Atlanta in a game with huge playoff implications for both teams. Tampa Bay has dropped two in a row to fall to 4-4 on the season and give Atlanta a shot at the division lead with a win over the Saints this weekend.

The rest of the NFC South has the New Orleans Saints coming in at No. 6 this week, Tampa Bay at No. 18 and Carolina at No. 23.

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