By Bill Simmons
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Bill Simmons took a break from polishing up his NBA preview to give a quick take on the state of the NFL. So here is the Sports Guy's Power Poll for Week 8:

THE FAVORITE
1. Eagles (7-0)

THE CONTENDERS
2. Steelers (6-1)
3. Patriots (6-1)

THE X-FACTORS
5. Vikings (5-2)
6. Colts (4-3)

LURKING
7. Jets (6-1)
8. Chargers (5-3)
9. Texans (4-3)

THE SLEEPER
10. Chiefs (3-4)

THE PARIS HILTON TEAM
11. Jaguars (5-3)

LINGERING
12. Falcons (6-2)
13. Giants (5-2)
14. Rams (4-3)

THE ENIGMAS
15. Packers (4-4)
16. Seahawks (4-3)

REELING
17. Ravens (4-3)
18. Lions (4-3)
19. Broncos (5-3)

THE LONGSHOT
20. Buccaneers (2-5)

YOU NEVER KNOW
21. Cowboys (3-4)
22. Saints (3-4)

THE GAMBLING STAY-AWAY
23. Titans (3-5)

FRISKY HOME TEAMS
24. Bills (2-5)
25. Browns (3-4)
26. Cardinals (2-5)

JUST NOT HAPPENING
27. Bengals (2-5)
28. Redskins (2-6)

THE J-BUG MEMORIAL "ALL BANGED UP" DIVISION
32. Bears (2-5)
29. Panthers (1-6)
30. Niners (1-6)

THE BRUCE COSLET DIVISION
31. Dolphins (1-6)
32. Raiders (2-6)

Bill Simmons is a columnist for Page 2 and ESPN The Magazine. His Sports Guy's World site is updated every day Monday through Friday.




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