AFC Power Rankings Week 9: Raiders skyrocket, Pats hold at No. 1

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The eighth Sunday of the NFL season has come and gone, which means it’s time for another onslaught of power rankings. Because Musket Fire is a New England Patriots site, we like to focus on just one conference every Monday morning. Here are your Week 9 AFC power rankings:

35. <p>The Titans displace the Houston Texans on account of yesterday’s outcome between the middling AFC South teams. Surrendering seven sacks of Zach Mettenberger and a trio of turnovers doomed the Titans this week. There isn’t a worse team in the AFC right now than Ken Whisenhunt’s squad.</p> <p>Sticking out like a sore thumb on the stat sheet <a href=. AFC South. 1-6. Tennessee Titans. 16. player

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