By Jordan Raanan, XFINITY NFL Columnist
We've reached the quarter pole. At this pace, the Texans and Falcons will have clinched their divisions by mid-November and the Saints will be eliminated from playoff contention by the end of the month.
The NFL season hasn't unfolded as expected. It never does. Nobody, not even the few diehard Arizona fans, expected the Cardinals to be this high in the rankings. Nobody expected the Lions or Saints to be this low. (AP Photos)
(Note: Ties were broken based on number of wins, then quarterback ranking.) Jordan Raanan has covered the NFL since 2005. Follow him on Twitter @JordanRaanan, Facebook or email him at email@example.com.The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.