Idle only in the sense they did not play a game in Week 5 (for they were certainly anything but idle off the field), the Patriots dropped from No. 1 to No. 3 in the latest SB Nation NFL Power Rankings.
The Patriots needed this bye week. Here's their next three: Baltimore, at San Diego and Minnesota.
The Jets dominated the Vikings until the second half on Monday night. With a healthy Darrelle Revis on one side and Antonio Cromartie on the other side, Rex Ryan's blitzing ability is lethal.