Domo's updated NFL rankings

Paul Domowitch's NFL rankings for Nov. 17 (previous week's rank in parentheses):

1. Patriots 9-0 (1)

Whoever thought we’d be asking whether Julian Edelman is irreplaceable?

2. Panthers 9-0 (3)

Poll

Who is most to blame for 4-5 Eagles?

Have scored 27 or more points in seven straight games.

3. Bengals 8-1 (2)

You didn’t really think they were going to go undefeated, did you?

4. Cardinals 7-2 (5)

Carson Palmer has a plus-16 touchdowns-to-interceptions differential.

5. Vikings 7-2 (8)

That year off may turn out to be the best thing that ever happened to Adrian Peterson.

6. Broncos 7-2 (4)

Did Peyton Manning just become Wally Pipp?

7. Steelers 6-4 (7)

Ben “Willis Reed’’ Roethlisberger came off the bench and threw for 379 yards and 3 TDs.

8. Packers 6-3 (6)

So much for the notion that the Packers are unbeatable at Lambeau.

9. Seahawks 4-5 (9)

Seahawks are tied for 20th in scoring.

10. Colts 4-5 (10)

Andrew Luck comes out of the bye week with a 74.9 passer rating. Yuck!

11. Falcons 6-3 (14)

They are 1-3 in last 4 games with losses to Bucs, Saints and 49ers.

12. Bills 5-4 (17)

LeSean McCoy has had back-to-back 100-yard rushing performances.

13. Jets 5-4 (12)

Have lost 3 of their last 4 after a 4-1 start.

14. Chiefs 4-5 (20)

Andy Reid continued his post-bye week magic with win over Broncos.

15. Rams 4-5 (11)

After throwing 1 TD pass in the last 4 games, Nick Foles has been benched.

16. Giants 5-5 (16)

Last in pass defense, 26th in rushing. . . and leading the NFC Least.

17. Raiders 4-5 (13)

Back-to-back games v. 2-7 Lions and Titans is chicken soup for the 4-5 soul.

18. Redskins 4-5 (21)

If nothing else, they’ll be remembered as the team that got Rob Ryan fired.

19. Dolphins 4-5 (22)

No unwinnable games on their schedule until Week 17 rematch with the Patriots.

20. Eagles 4-5 (15)

How in God’s name did they average just 2.3 yards per carry against the Dolphins?

21. Bucs 4-5 (24)

Bucs are winning just often enough to save Lovie Smith’s job.

22. Bears 4-5 (25)

Jay Cutler had back-to-back 100-plus passer ratings for just second time since 2010.

23. Texans 4-5 (27)

Defense held Andy Dalton to 5.2 yards per attempt.

24. Cowboys 2-7 (18)

Romo’s back, but is it too late to matter?

25. Saints 4-6 (19)

They fired Rob Ryan, but how about the guy who assembled that poor excuse for a defense?

26. Jaguars 3-6 (31)

Believe it or not, .500 is not an unrealistic possibility for the Gus Bradley Gang.

27. 49ers 3-6 (26)

Last time they played Seattle, they scored 3 points and had 8 first downs.

28. Ravens 2-7 (23)

John Harbaugh’s defense has a league-low five takeaways.

29. Lions 2-7 (32)

The widow Ford won’t be firing anyone this week.

30. Chargers 2-7 (28)

Only the Saints are giving up more yards per pass attempt than the Chargers (8.3).

31. Titans 2-7 (29)

Titans have scored 14 points or less in 6 of their last 8 games.

32. Browns 2-8 (30)

They’ve lost 5 in a row, the last 4 by an average of 18.5 points per game.