With the exception of the 16-10 win over the Bills, the Patriots haven't been tested this season. Another easy win — 33-0 over the Jets — and the Patriots improve to 7-0. The Patriots play the Browns this week — a game that, before the season, looked like it was going to be a battle between two AFC powers. Now? Not so much. After that, the Patriots play the Ravens, Eagles, Cowboys, Texans and Chiefs in a five-week span. That will be the most difficult stretch of the Patriots' season.
Last week's ranking: 1