Under the leadership of quarterback Josh Allen the Buffalo Bills have been on the rise.

Through the five first weeks of the season Allen was a MVP candidate and led Buffalo to an impressive 38-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Arrowhead Stadium. Allen completed 15 of 26 passes to gain 315 yards, three touchdowns, and added 59 yards ground with one extra score.


Bills are the whole package, so they made it to the top 3.

There was one new team in the top 10 and some moving around as teams try to be true Super Bowl competitors.

Here are the NFL’s top 10 teams heading into Week 6.

10. New Orleans Saints

Record: 2-3-2

Week 5 results: Washington beat by 33-22

Outlook After a difficult overtime loss to Giants in Week 4, the Saints rebounded. Jameis Winston completed fifteen of his 30 passes, completing 279 yards. He also scored four points in Washington’s road win. Winston was able to complete a Deonte Hariams 72-yard touchdown pass, and Marquez Callaway’s 49-yard Hail Mary pass. They will be going on vacation next week.

9.  Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns players celebrate after a fumble recovery on a kickoff during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Inglewood, California. 

Record: 2-3-2

Week 5 results: Chargers suffer a 47-42 defeat

Outlook After a difficult road defeat to the Chargers, Week 6 will see the Browns look for a rebound. Baker Mayfield was the quarterback and completed 23 out of 32 passes, gaining 305 yards. He also scored two touchdowns. Nick Chubb ran 21 carries and gained 161 yards. The undefeated Cardinals will be next up.

8. Dallas Cowboys

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (26) runs with the ball against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.

Record: 4-1

Week 5 results: Giants beat 44-20

Outlook Quarterback Dak Prescott completed 22 out of 32 passes, for 302 yards with three scores. Running back Ezekiel Elliott had 21 carries and 110 yards. CeeDee Lamb was wide receiver and he had four receptions, totaling 84 yards. Dallas will bring its four-game win streak to New England and face the Patriots.

7. Baltimore Ravens

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throws the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Baltimore.

Record: 4-1

Week 5 results: 31-25 win over Colts

Outlook Lamar Jackson continues to prove himself to be a worthy MVP candidate. In the overtime win over Indianapolis, he completed 37 out of 43 passes and threw four touchdowns. Jackson was responsible for 499 net yards in Baltimore on that night. The Chargers and Justin Herbert will be next up.

6. Los Angeles Chargers

Justin Herbert of the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium on Oct. 10, 2021, in Inglewood, California.

Record: 4-1

Week 5 results: Browns win by 47 to 42

Outlook Justin Herbert officially has entered the elite stratosphere. He completed 26 out of 43 passes, gaining 398 yards with four touchdowns during a match against Baker Mayfield and Browns. Herbert is the only quarterback to have recorded 300 yard games in his first two seasons in the league. The next matchup against Lamar Jackson, the Ravens and Herbert will be a battle for momentum.

5. Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) kicks a field goal from he hold of Corey Bojorquez in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.

Record: 4-1

Week 5 results: 25-22 win over Bengals

Outlook Kicker Mason Crosby failed three consecutive potential winning field goal attempts, but eventually scored the 49-yard winner in overtime to help the Packers beat Cincinnati. Aaron Rodgers was the Packers’ quarterback and completed 27 of 39 passes, gaining 344 yards and two touchdowns. Davante Adam, wideout, had 11 receptions totalling 206 yards with one touchdown. Green Bay will next face the Chicago Bears in an NFC North matchup.

4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers directs the offense against the Miami Dolphins during the fourth quarter at Raymond James Stadium on Oct. 10, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.

Record: 4-1

Week 5 results: Over the Dolphins, 45-17

Outlook Tom Brady is still a fighter against all odds. This future Hall of Fame quarterback completed thirty of 41 passes, gaining 411 yards and five touchdowns. Brady was the 22nd year old quarterback to throw for over 400 yards and five touchdowns in one game. The Bucs next opponent will be the Eagles, Philadelphia.

3. Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen drops back to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Kansas City, Missouri. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Record: 4-1

Week 5 results: Overtaken by the Chiefs 38-20

Outlook After a big win over the Chiefs in Kansas City, the Bills moved into the top three for the first season. Josh Allen had 4 touchdowns, and connected with Dawson Knox 3 times for 117 yards. On Monday Night Football, Buffalo will face Tennessee’s Titans.

2. Los Angeles Rams

Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams takes the field before the start of the Rams and Seattle Seahawks game at Lumen Field on Oct. 7, 2021 in Seattle, Washington.

Record: 4-1

Week 5 results: 26-17 victory over Seahawks

Outlook Matt Stafford completed 25 out of 37 passes for 366 yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Robert Woods had 12 receptions for 150 yard in victory over NFC West rivals. Los Angeles will next travel to New York in order to meet the Giants.


1. Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (6) scores a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Glendale, Arizona. 

Record: 5-0

Week 5 results: Over 49ers, 17-10

Outlook While it was not pretty, Arizona won the NFC West matchup at home. They are the NFL’s last undefeated squad, having improved to 5-0 in their first season since 1974. But they’ll be put to the test again when they head to Cleveland for Week 6.