Each week after Monday Night game(s) has concluded, I’ll publish my list of NFL power rankings. Here is the pecking order for Week 13.
1) Green Bay Packers – Packers win seesaw battle in New York.
2) New Orleans Saints – Brees has another big game.
3) Baltimore Ravens – Former Browns thumped current Browns in Cleveland.
4) San Francisco 49ers – Easy win over lowly Rams.
5) Pittsburgh Steelers – Buried supposed rival Bengals.
6) Houston Texans – Texans solid even with revolving quarterbacks.
7) New England Patriots – Even the Colts lit up the Pats’ secondary, eventually.
8) New York Jets – Sanchez buries Redskins late.
9) Detroit Lions – Lions couldn’t overcome loss of Suh in getting shredded by Lions.
10) Tennessee Titans – Titans starting to look like a playoff team.
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11) Atlanta Falcons – Falcons continue yo-yo season with loss to Texans.
12) Dallas Cowboys – Couldn’t gain on Giants thanks to OT loss.
13) New York Giants – Eli just can’t quite get back the elite QBs this season.
14) Cincinnati Bengals – Shine is dulling on the Bengals’ 2011 season.
15) Denver Broncos – Tebow may have the Broncos playoff-bound.
16) Chicago Bears – No Cutler, no Forte, no wins.
17) Oakland Raiders – No match for the (ugh) Dolphins.
18) San Diego Chargers – Made it look easy against the Jags.
19) Philadelphia Eagles – This Dream Team is a nightmare.
20) Buffalo Bills – The hot start is now just a distant memory.
21) Miami Dolphins – Dolphins a much different (better) team than the one that opened the season.
22) Kansas City Chiefs – Big defensive effort in Chicago.
23) Arizona Cardinals – Nice OT win against Cowboys.
24) Seattle Seahawks – Seahawks trounced the surprisingly bad Eagle.
25) Carolina Panthers – Nice win in Tampa.
26) Tampa Bay Buccaneers – It’s official: Bucs were pretenders.
27) Washington Redskins – Let Mark Sanchez slip through their fingers.
28) Minnesota Vikings – Big O little d.
29) Cleveland Browns – The Ravens came to Cleveland to snack on some Brownies.
30) Jacksonville Jaguars – Blown out at home against the struggling Chargers.
31) St. Louis Rams – Rams couldn’t touch the 49ers.
32) Indianapolis Colts – Dan Orlovsky looked good in loss to New England.