NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The New Orleans Saints have improved to 2-3 after two wild finishes in the past two weeks.
Last-minute wins against the Chargers and the Panthers have the Saints moving up in the latest ESPN Power Rankings.
The Saints moved up five spots from No. 25 to No. 20, ahead of NFC South rivals Carolina (No. 23) and Tampa Bay (No. 28). The Falcons top the division at No. 6 after a tough loss to the Seahawks Sunday on a controversial call.
New England is ranked No. 1 again this week, followed by Minnesota, Seattle, Dallas and Denver.
The Saints travel to Kansas City to play the Chiefs on Sunday. Kansas City is ranked No. 11 after a big win over Oakland last weekend.