The Washington Redskins jumped six places to the 14th spot on the Bloguin Week Five NFL Power Poll. Washington's rise comes after their eye-opening win over the Green Bay Packers.
The Redskins face another test when Peyton Manning and the sixth-ranked Indianapolis Colts visit FedEx Field for a Sunday Night Football contest this, um, Sunday night.
Bloguin is a network of citizen journalists running over 100 sports sites. Twenty sites, including Redskins Hog Heaven, cover the NFL. The Bloguin NFL Power Poll is a compilation of rankings by the writers.
The New York Giants are the highest ranked NFC East team at eighth place. The Philadelphia Eagles are ranked 15th and the Dallas Cowboys fell to 19th.
The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are ranked one and two. AFC teams hold five of the top six spots.No NFC West team ranks in the top 23. The Arizona Cardinals rank 24th.