NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks Slip Despite Throttling Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 23: Quarterback Colt McCoy #12 of the Cleveland Browns tries to scramble in the pocket before being sacked during the first quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Cleveland Browns Stadium on October 23, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The East Coast Bias is a alive and well and despite Seattle's inspiring and explosive offensive effort last Sunday, they're actually slipping in the nationwide Power Rankings. 

In terms of statistical analysis, Football Outsiders has Seattle ranked 27th in their total DVOA; 30th in offense, 12th in defense, and 24th in special teams. Again, no huge changes, though Seattle's special teams have been gradually improving after the first week's massacre. 

Advanced Football Stats still has Seattle dead last in their team rankings. No surprise that this didn't change from last week. Football - 26 (24) Pete Prisco: Did you ever think they'd be craving Tarvaris Jackson coming back quickly? The offense scored three points last week.

ESPN - 26 (22): Mike Sando: Before Sunday, Seattle had been 42-0 when holding opponents to six or fewer points.

FOX Sports on MSN - 28 (23): Brian Billick: I'm not sure where Seattle goes from here, but it needs to start with getting a franchise quarterback. Good news for the Seahawks, it looks like a good year in the draft for college quarterbacks. - 28( 26): Joel Thorman: The Seahawks are the losers in the ugliest game of the year battle. 6-3?

NFL - Sporting News - 28 (25) Vinnie Iyer: Given its quarterback issues, Seattle's best path to success is Gallery and friends paving the way on the ground. That becomes more complicated when Marshawn Lynch is on the shelf.

National Football Post - 28 (24): Staff: Charlie Whitehurst (12-30)  threw for 97-yards and the Seattle offense managed to put up 3 points. That’s a problem. 

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