NFL Power Rankings Going Into Divisional Round of Playoffs

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Peyton Manning has the Denver Broncos riding an 11-game winning streak into the playoffs.

<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Divisional Round of Playoffs, including the Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons head into the playoffs as the No. 1 seeds in the AFC and NFC, respectively. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs have locked up the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following the NFL Playoffs' Wild Card Weekend:



1. Broncos (13-3) Peyton Manning 2–0 vs. Ravens in postseason.

2. Falcons (13-3) Haven’t won playoff game since Mike Vick was QB.

3. Patriots (12-4) Tom Brady puts 16–6 postseason record on the line.

4. 49ers (11-4-1) Colin Kaepernick to make first career playoff start.

5. Packers (12-5) Chico’s own Aaron Rodgers going back to California.

6. Texans (13-4) Arian Foster Twitter avatar now critical column pic.

7. Ravens (11-6) Ray Lewis victorious in final Baltimore home game.

8. Seahawks (12-5) Russell Wilson fifth rookie QB to earn playoff victory.

9. Redskins (10-7) Shanahan, Andrews dispute handling of RG3 injury.

10. Bengals (10-7) Marvin Lewis’ career postseason record falls to 0–4.

11. Colts (11-6) Bruce Arians hospitalized, misses loss at Baltimore.

12. Vikings (10-7) Joe Webb replaces Christian Ponder, struggles in loss.

13. Bears (10-6) Getting crazy eyes for interviewing Mike Singletary.

14. Giants (9-7) Jason Pierre-Paul to seek help from Michael Strahan.



15. Cowboys (8-8) Tony Romo taunted by NHL’s Dallas Stars on Twitter.

16. Steelers (8-8) OC Todd Haley debating interview for Cardinals’ job.

17. Rams (7-8-1) Williams boys, Gregg and Blake, let go in St. Louis.

18. Panthers (7-9) X-rays on Cam Newton’s ribs, left ankle negative.

19. Saints (7-9) Sean Payton reportedly signs richest deal in NFL.

20. Dolphins (7-9) Owner Stephen Ross backs Philbin-Tannehill duo.

21. Chargers (7-9) To settle on GM before making next coaching hire.

22. Buccaneers (7-9) Josh Freeman contract not extended by Tampa Bay.

23. Titans (6-10) Chris Johnson guaranteed $9 million bonus Feb. 9.

24. Bills (6-10) Hire Doug Marrone as franchise’s 16th head coach.

25. Jets (6-10) Rex Ryan has tattoo of wife in Mark Sanchez jersey.

26. Cardinals (5-11) Darnell Dockett types tweet nothings during BCS title.

27. Browns (5-11) Chip Kelly backs off NFL, headed back to Oregon.

28. Lions (4-12) Calvin Johnson career year defies “Madden Curse.”

29. Eagles (4-12) Set to interview Bengals’ Jay Gruden. Is Jon next?

30. Raiders (4-12) Dennis Allen to coach North team in Senior Bowl.

31. Jaguars (2-14) Mike Mularkey status uncertain until new GM hired.

32. Chiefs (2-14) Andy Reid to coach, make personnel moves in K.C.
 

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