The Kansas City Chiefs remained atop the AP Pro 32 power rankings after their week off, while the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos were close behind.
The Chiefs play the Broncos in a pivotal AFC West showdown on Sunday night.
Kansas City earned 374 points and five first-place votes Tuesday from the 12-member poll of media that regularly covers the league. The Seahawks earned 373 points and also received five No. 1 nods, while the Broncos had 369 points and two first-place votes.
The Seahawks play the Vikings on Sunday.
The Patriots were fourth with 341 points, followed by the Saints with 340. The Panthers, Lions, Colts, 49ers and Bengals rounded out the top 10.
Despite winning its first game of the season, Jacksonville remained No. 32.