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Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Week 5 Power Rankings: NFC North

By Kevin Seifert

No surprises this week for NFC North teams in ESPN.com's Week 5 Power Rankings, unless you consider the Minnesota Vikings' two-spot rise after what must be considered the most successful bye week in recent history.

The breakdown:

3. Green Bay Packers
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Up one spot from last week after a 28-26 victory over the Detroit Lions.

11. Chicago Bears
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Down five spots from last week after a 17-3 loss to the New York Giants.

15. Minnesota Vikings
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Up two spots after an undefeated bye week.

31. Detroit Lions
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Unchanged from last week after losing to the Packers.