NFL Week 5 Power Rankings: Cardinals Continue to Climb

October 3, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As wild and crazy as Week 3 was, Week 4 brought something I’m not sure the sports world has ever seen: standing ovations for officials at nearly every stadium. On behalf of NFL fans everywhere, welcome back.
Week 4 did not disappoint as eight games were decided by a touchdown or less with a few games coming down to last second kicks. In Green Bay, the Saints made a 43-yard field goal with three minutes to go, only to be called for holding. They then attempted a 53-yard field goal, but never kicked it as the Packers were called for a penalty. Finally they attempted a 48-yarder that barely missed, wide left.
The Giants missed a game winning field goal from over 50 yards, but the Eagles had called timeout, so the G-men got another crack at it. This time, Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes kicked it as straight as could be, but it fell about five feet short.
All was not lost for kickers this week though, as Billy Cundiff of the Redskins and Matt Bryant of the Falcon...

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