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NFL Power Rankings, Week 11: Patriots No. 2 In ESPN Rankings, Behind Falcons

Well, not everyone things the New England Patriots are the best team in the league. The Pats come in at No. 2 in Week 11's NFL Power Rankings at ESPN, where the Atlanta Falcons takeover the No. 1 spot. 

The Patriots were No. 1 in Week 9, dropped down to No. 6 after the loss to the Browns and now, after an impressive showing in Pittsburgh Sunday night, find themselves just behind the 7-2 Falcons. 

The Atlanta Falcons lead the poll of our experts, a fitting vault from No. 3 after defeating the Week 10-leading Baltimore Ravens on Thursday. According to our archives dating to 2002, the Falcons are atop our rankings for the first time in franchise history. They'll have their mettle tested in Week 11 with a visit to the No. 23 St. Louis Rams, who have a four-game home winning streak.

The Patriots are followed in the top-five by the Jets, Ravens and Steelers.