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Let's catch up on the NFC North's mildly changing position in ESPN.com's Week 11 Power Rankings.
3. Chicago Bears
Trending: No change after a 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans, who are now power ranked at No. 1.
Comment: Everyone is on edge as they await word on the status of quarterback Jay Cutler, whose quick recovery from a concussion seems a necessary ingredient to stay atop the NFC North.
6. Green Bay Packers
Trending: No change after a successful bye week.
Comment: The Packers begin a stretch of five division games in seven weeks Sunday at Ford Field. The world is their oyster, at least based on the schedule.
14. Minnesota Vikings
Trending: Up two after a 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions.
Comment: The Vikings head into their bye at 6-4 and in much better playoff shape than anyone imagined before the season. Their schedule remains difficult, but they will be in the conversation at Thanksgiving.
17. Detroit Lions
Trending: Down three after a 34-24 loss to the Vikings.
Comment: The Lions have the most difficult remaining schedule in the NFL, with an opposing winning percentage of .714, as they try to dig back into contention.
Let's catch up on the NFC North's mildly changing position in ESPN.com's Week 11 Power Rankings.3. Chicago BearsTrending: No change after a 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans, who are now power ranked at No.