2013 NFL Power Rankings: Week 17

Ranking all 32 NFL teams from first to worst.

Ranking all 32 NFL teams, from the NFC and AFC No. 1 seeds, Seattle and Denver, to the No. 1 overall pick, Houston.

1. Seahawks (13-3) Clinch NFC’s top seed, NFL’s toughest division.

2. Broncos (13-3) Peyton Manning ends year with 5,477 yards, 55 TDs.

3. Patriots (12-4) Gaining ground on the ground as playoffs approach.

4. Panthers (12-4) Carolina headed to playoffs for first time since 2008.

5. 49ers (12-4) Phil Dawson matches career long with 56-yard FG.

6. Saints (11-5) Drew Brees tops 5,000 yards for record fourth time.

7. Bengals (11-5) Have not won a game in postseason since 1990.

8. Colts (11-5) Andrew Luck first with 8,000 yards in first two years.

9. Chiefs (11-5) Rest starters, lose five of last seven after 9–0 start.

10. Eagles (10-6) Soar from 1–3 to hosting a Wild Card playoff game.

11. Chargers (9-7) Seven men on one side of center penalty uncalled.

12. Packers (8-7-1) Aaron Rodgers returns to lead Pack to postseason.

13. Cardinals (10-6) “Ten wins and you’re in,” not the case for Arizona.

14. Bears (8-8) Was Jay Cutler’s final INT his final pass in Chicago?

15. Cowboys (8-8) No Romo, no problem; Orton tosses late INT in loss.

16. Ravens (8-8) 15th reigning champ to miss playoffs following year.

17. Jets (8-8) Rally around Rex Ryan, save coach’s job with win.

18. Dolphins (8-8) Fate sealed by INT from Ed Reed in loss to Jets.

19. Steelers (8-8) Blown K.C. call has Pittsburgh on outside looking in.

20. Rams (7-9) Sitting pretty with Nos. 2 and 13 picks in first round.

21. Giants (7-9) Bounce back to go 7–3 after 0–6 start to season.

22. Titans (7-9) CJ surpasses 1K-yard mark for sixth straight year.

23. Lions (7-9) Matthew Stafford would like input in next coach hire.

24. Bills (6-10) Miss playoffs for league-worst 14th straight year.

25. Vikings (5-10-1) Metrodome goes out with victory after 32 seasons.

26. Buccaneers (4-12) Greg Schiano shown the door after two ugly years.

27. Falcons (4-12) Tony Gonzalez career over after 111 TD catches.

28. Raiders (4-12) Terrelle Pryor sets new team QB rushing record.

29. Browns (4-12) Rob Chudzinski “shocked,” “disappointed” by firing.

30. Jaguars (4-12) Maurice Jones-Drew contract talks in spotlight.

31. Redskins (3-13) First-round pick goes to Rams as part of RG3 trade.

32. Texans (2-14) End season on unbelievable 14-game losing streak.
 

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