After another week of National Football League action, NFL analyst Elliot Harrison released the week eight power rankings. This list is from the first down to the third spot of the week eight power rankings.

The Philadelphia Eagles are number one after their Monday night win against the Washington Redskins, the Eagles are now 6 - 1 and have the best record in the National Football League. The Eagles should have been number one on last week's power rankings. Philadelphia was considered to be the biggest threat to the Dallas Cowboys in NFC East, and they have proven it so far.

Quarterback Carson Wentz is also on top of the Most Valuable Player conversation. Wentz has been phenomenal despite playing a lot of tough opponents while lacking a running game. Carson Wentz has made a huge jump from his rookie season to this year. The Philadelphia Eagles have now scored 20+ points in eleven consecutive games.

1. Philadelphia Eagles (6-1)

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Washington Redskins 34-24. Quarterback Carson Wentz threw four touchdowns and one interception while completing 17 out of 25 passing attempts for 268 yards. Kicker Jake Elliot also scored ten points after making two out of three field goal attempts and converting all four extra point attempts.

2. Los Angeles Rams (5-2)

The Los Angeles Rams shutout the Arizona Cardinals 33-0. Quarterback Jared Goff completed 22 out of 37 passing attempts for 235 yards while throwing one touchdown and one interception. Goff and running back Todd Gurley also rushed for one touchdown apiece, Gurley rushed for 106 yards on 22 carries.

Kicker Greg Zuerlein also contributed 15 points after making all of his four field goal attempts and converting all of his three extra point attempts.

3. Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2)

The Pittsburgh Steelers are the highest-ranked AFC team in this week's power rankings. Steelers' defensive coordinator Keith Butler's defense has been playing fantastic. They have also relied heavily on running back Le'Veon Bell to lead their defense and have not given the entire offensive burden to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 29-14. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdowns while completing 14 out of 24 pass attempts for 224 yards. Le'Veon Bell was among the rushing leaders during week seven of the 2017 NFL regular season, Bell rushed for 134 yards on 35 carries.

Kicker Chris Boswell also tallied 17 points after making all five of his field goal attempts and converting two of his extra point attempts.