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Week 8 NFL Power Rankings: Finally Time to Look Ahead to MNF Edition

Well it's been a long hard fought battle but we are finally a unanimous #1 in the Power Rankings.  I'm assuming that Fish and Adrian Hasenmeyer must have buried the hatchet? If you will be at the game on Monday night please leave a message in the comments and we'll hook up for a pregame beverage! 

[Note from Jimmy] Thanks as always to BigW.

If you don't love this comment from Vic Carucci you don't love Titans football.

"In every way, the Titans are playing like the best team in the league."

ESPN keeps us at #1 and PK is impressed with our KC win

"A resounding win in Kansas City sets the table for the Titans to show off on "Monday Night Football," when a win over the Colts would make it nearly impossible for Indy to win a sixth straight division title."

Finally Hasenmeyer hops on the Titans bandwagon and bumps us up to #1!

"Still no wins against teams with winning records, but still no losses ... period. This week's Monday nighter will raise some eyebrows for the curiosity factor to see if the Titans can beat a "legitimate" team. But the way the Colts have played this season, maybe this is not the true test after all. Looking ahead, the Titans only face two more tough running defenses the rest of the way. Translation: Pencil this team in for the AFC South title."

Pete Prisco keeps us at #1 and writes a nice piece on our boys in the forward as well.

"They can take a firm grip of the division title with a victory over the Colts next Monday night. The way they are running it might make for a long night for the Colts."

Vegas finally moves us up to the #1 slot. Not exactly a compliment in the notes though......

"Early dominance over inferior squads. Combined records of teams the Titans have beaten is 12-26."

Sports Illustrated

Dr. Z keeps us at #1 and defends our boys against the talking heads.....

"Maintaining their status as Queen of the Nile, the lordly Titans cruise along and wait for their first loss. On the squawk shows, I hear complaints that an unbeaten team should present better credentials, particularly at the QB position. "They'll get theirs".... "they'll be tested," and the rest of the blah blah. By whom? On the horizon is Indy, with that soft defense, at home in a Monday nighter, and then...ah, this might be a pair to circle. Unpredictable Packers at home, roughneck Bears on the road. But one never knows what's going to happen in the course of a season, does one?"

Still sitting on top! Love the taco bar comment! HAH!

Last week: The Titans invaded once-intimidating Arrowhead Stadium and stomped on Kansas City, 34-10.   

Cold, Hard Football Facts: The previous franchise record for rushing yards in a game was 296, set in 1977 when the team was still the Houston Oilers. Their opponent? The Chiefs.  

Week 8 matchup: vs. Indianapolis on Monday night. LenDale White looked like he was racing to the all-you-can-eat taco bar during his 80-yard TD run against Kansas City. He and backfield-mate Chris Johnson must be licking their chops again as they prepare to face a Colts run defense that surrenders 153.5 YPG (28th).