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NFL power rankings for Dec. 17

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The Seattle Seahawks regain the top spot in this week’s NFL power rankings. Other NFC teams in the top ten include the San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals.

The top team in the AFC resides in Denver as the Broncos come in at No. 2. Joining them from the AFC in the top ten are the New England Patriots, Cincinnati Bengals and Indianapolis Colts.

After a heartbreaking loss last night to the Baltimore Ravens, our Detroit Lions come in at No. 16, five spots lower than a week ago.

The Dallas Cowboys fell the furthest, falling six pots while the Minnesota Vikings jumped up five spots.

  1. Seattle 12-2
  2. Denver 11-3
  3. Kansas City 11-3
  4. San Francisco 10-4
  5. New Orleans 10-4
  6. Carolina 10-4
  7. New England 10-4
  8. Cincinnati 9-5
  9. Arizona 9-5
  10. Indianapolis 9-5
  11. Baltimore 8-6
  12. Philadelphia 8-6
  13. San Diego 7-7
  14. Chicago 8-6
  15. Miami 8-6
  16. Detroit 7-7
  17. Green Bay 7-6-1
  18. Dallas 7-7
  19. St. Louis 6-8
  20. Pittsburgh 6-8
  21. Tennessee 5-9
  22. Buffalo 5-9
  23. Minnesota 4-9-1
  24. Tampa Bay 4-10
  25. Cleveland 4-10
  26. Atlanta 4-10
  27. NY Giants 5-9
  28. NY Jets 6-8
  29. Oakland 4-10
  30. Jacksonville 4-10
  31. Washington 3-11
  32. Houston 2-12

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