I moved Seattle up from 28 to 24 in this week's The News Tribune NFL power rankings.
Here’s a quick spin around other national web sites to see where they have Seattle.
Pete Prisco of CBS Sports puts Seattle at No. 27 overall.
Don Banks of Sports Illustrated ranks the Seahawks at No. 23 overall.
Brian Billick of Fox Sports puts Seattle at No. 25.
1. Green Bay (1) (9-0): QB Aaron Rodgers leads the league with a ridiculous 130.7 passer rating.
2. San Francisco (2) (8-1): Niners host the Cardinals, playing just their second NFC West division game of the year.
3. Pittsburgh (4) (7-3): Steelers head into the bye week in a familiar position, leading the AFC North.
4. Houston (8) (7-3): Everyone knows the Texans can score, but defense holding teams to a league-leading 269.7 yards a contest.
5. N.Y. Giants (4) (6-3): Giants miss RB Ahmad Bradshaw, who will sit out his third straight game with a broken foot.
6. Baltimore (3) (6-3): OC Cam Cameron under siege in Baltimore for his pass-happy ways.
7. New Orleans (11) (7-3): Saints tied for the league lead with Dallas for number of catches of 25 yards or more with 26.
8. New England (11) (6-3): Rob Gronkowski is second among TEs in receptions with 52 for 709 yards and 8 TDs.
9. Chicago (14) (6-3): Bears riding a four-game winning streak.
11. Cincinnati (7) (6-3): Former Seahawk Kelly Jennings a starter at corner with Leon Hall (torn Achilles tendon) done for the year.
12. Atlanta (9) (5-4): Falcons need to get back on track after Mike Smith’s controversial overtime fourth down decision cost them the game against the Saints.
13. Dallas (16) (5-4): DeMarcus Ware has 10 sacks and four forced fumbles in 13 games against Washington, today’s opponent.
14. Buffalo (13) (5-4): Bills headed the wrong direction, losing their last two games. 15. Oakland (15) (5-4): Raiders averaging 145.5 yards a contest in two games without starting RB Darren McFadden (sprained foot).
16. Tennessee (18) (5-4): Second-year receiver Damian Williams has 4 TDs in his last six games.
17. Denver (23) (5-5): Hard-running Tebow has defensive backs shying away from contact, now 4-1 this season as a starter.
18. N.Y. Jets (12) (5-5): QB Sanchez has just two TDS, 5 turnovers and has been sacked nine times in the past three games, two of which have been losses. 19. Kansas City (19) (4-5): Chiefs face New England on Monday, followed by Pittsburgh, Chicago and Green Bay, with backup QB Tyler Palko leading them – Can you say 4-9?
20. San Diego (20) (4-5): Chargers have lost four straight.
21. Tampa Bay (17) (4-5): Head coach Raheem Morris rightly responds to leadership skills being questioned.
22. Cleveland (22) (3-6): Browns DT Phil Taylor leads all rookie defensive lineman with four sacks.
23. Jacksonville (25) (3-6): Rookie QB Blaine Gabbert only completing 48 percent of his passes. 24. Seattle (28) (3-6): The Seahawks next four opponents have a combined 8-19 record.
25. Arizona (29) (3-6): Cardinals got their first road win at Philadelphia last week.
26. Philadelphia (21) (3-6): This pretty much says it all about the “Dream Team” – Eagles have lost five games they’ve led in the fourth quarter.
27. Washington (24) (3-6): OC Kyle Shanahan calling pass plays 75 percent of the time in past five weeks. And oh yeah, Rex Grossman is back at QB. 28. Miami (30) (2-7): Don’t look now, but Dolphins on a two-game winning streak.
29. St. Louis (31) (2-7): Sam Bradford threw 17 TDs in his first 11 career starts, but has just 5 TDs in his past 12.
30. Carolina (27) (2-7): The Panthers have lost a franchise-worst 11 straight road games, and travel to Detroit today.
31. Minnesota (26) (2-7): Vikings’ defense is giving up 27.1 points a game, second-most in the league.
32. Indianapolis (32) (0-10): Colts giving up a league-worst 30 points a game.