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The Philadelphia Eagles’ undefeated season came to an end; This is our new number 1

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We have a change at the top of this week’s NFL power ratings. For the first time since late September, the Philadelphia Eagles are not No. 1.

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The Eagles saw their unbeaten season end Monday night against the Washington Chiefs, and it wasn’t without controversy.

The officials missed a clear-faced penalty on Washington’s Jamin Davis early in the fourth quarter in a game that resulted in an Eagles fumble. The leaders led 23-21 at the time, made an insurance field goal four games later and forced two more Eagles fumbles for their fourth win in five weeks.

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Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert (88) is tackled by Washington captain Jamyn Davis before fumbling the ball.

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert (88) is tackled by Washington captain Jamyn Davis before fumbling the ball.

The Chiefs turned their season around after a 1-4 start, and whatever help they got from the officials Monday night, they outlasted the Eagles.

Washington forced four resignations, dominated possession time with 49 rushing attempts and capitalized on a reckless Philadelphia penalty late on.

Yes, the officials should have picked up a facemask, and no, Brandon Graham’s late hit wasn’t the worst of the violations, but complaints about hiring tend to fall on deaf ears with me, especially when you commit more turnovers in one night than you. every season.

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Still the Eagles are NFC class. They beat the only other NFL team 8-1, the Minnesota Vikings, in Week 2. But I’m putting the Kansas City Chiefs back at the top of the power ratings this week.

The Chiefs have the perfect marriage of coach and quarterback, and this has allowed them not to miss a beat while retooling their skill spots this season. Patrick Mahomes is a mid-season favorite for MVP, and the Chiefs’ upcoming schedule is well set up for a run to their seventh straight division title and home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.

I don’t know how many people were calculating Kansas City’s exit from the season, but many predicted they would take a step back in what was supposed to be a tough AFC West.

This looks funny now. While perennial rivals like the Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Rams, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have fallen on hard times, Mahomes has kept the Chiefs running in impressive fashion.

The Bills, despite a two-game losing streak, and the Miami Dolphins, led by Mahomes’ old teammate, Tyreek Hill, are also dangerous, but Kansas City is now an NFL class.

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Strength ratings for week 11:

1. The Kansas City Chiefs

2. Philadelphia Eagles

3. Minnesota Vikings

4. Buffalo bills

5. Miami Dolphins

6. Baltimore Ravens

7. Tennessee Titans

8. Dallas Cowboys

Detroit Lions quarterback Malcolm Rodriguez tackles Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III during the second half at Ford Field, October 2, 2022.Detroit Lions quarterback Malcolm Rodriguez tackles Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III during the second half at Ford Field, October 2, 2022.

Detroit Lions quarterback Malcolm Rodriguez tackles Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III during the second half at Ford Field, October 2, 2022.

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9. Seattle Seahawks

10. San Francisco 49ers

11. New York Jets

12. New York Giants

13. Cincinnati Bengals

14. Los Angeles Chargers

15. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

16. New England Patriots

17. Washington leaders

18. Green Bay Packers

19. Cleveland Browns

20. Arizona Cardinals

21. Los Angeles Rams

22. Atlanta Falcons

23. Denver Broncos

24. Indianapolis Colts

25. Pittsburgh Steelers

26. Detroit Lions

27. New Orleans Saints

28. Chicago Bears

29. Las Vegas Raiders

30. Carolina Panthers

31. Jacksonville Jaguars

32. Houston Texans

Contact Dave Birkett at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter @tweet

This article originally appeared on the Detroit Free Press: NFL Power Ratings: New No. 1 after Eagles first loss

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