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Packers Power Rankings, Week 5: Green Bay lands firmly in top 5

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The Packers' latest win has thrust them into the top 5 of everyone's power rankings.

Chicago Bears v Green Bay Packers Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

The Green Bay Packers have dealt with myriad injuries and faced one of the hardest schedules thus far in the 2017 regular season. Yet, the team has emerged with a 3-1 record and has locked down a top-5 spot in the power rankings at all the major news outlets entering Week 5.

At the outset of the week, the Packers still don't know the status their cavalcade of wounded players. However, even without that knowledge, the 35 points the offense put up on a capable Chicago Bears defense has made a convincing case for Green Bay as one of the NFL's elite teams. Furthermore, the extra time to rest could allow injured starters David Bakhtiari, Bryan Bulaga, Davante Adams and others to recover in time for Sunday's rematch of last year's captivating divisional-round tilt with the Dallas Cowboys.

Below, we have tracked where the Packers ranked at all the major outlets this week:

CBS Sports: 2nd (4th last week, change of +2)
ESPN: 2nd (4th, +2)
NFL.com: 5th (10th, +5)
Yahoo! Sports: 4th (3rd, -1)