1. Denver Broncos - Peyton Manning set more records in Sunday's rout of the Raiders.
2. Seattle Seahawks - The Seahawks looked much better in their second matchup against the Rams.
3. Carolina Panthers - The Panthers must feel fortunate to escape Atlanta with a win and the No. 2 seed.
4. New England Patriots - Bill Belichick deserves Coach of the Year honors for guiding the Patriots to a first-round bye.
5. San Francisco 49ers - The 49ers and Packers are set for a rematch of last year's playoff rout.
6. New Orleans Saints - The Saints have a tough road ahead of them, beginning with a road trip to chilly Philly.
7. Philadelphia Eagles - Nick Foles and Co. managed to escape Dallas with the NFC East title.
8. Cincinnati Bengals - Between Andy Dalton's shaky play and questionable play-calling, the Bengals often win in spite of themselves.
9. Kansas City Chiefs - The Chiefs really faded in the second half of the season. Can they rebound in the playoffs?
10. Arizona Cardinals - The Cardinals came up just four points short of their 11th win of the season. Their reward: No trip to the playoffs.
11. Indianapolis Colts - The Colts are on a bit of a roll, but do they really scare anyone?
12. San Diego Chargers - It only made sense that the Chargers would claim the final AFC playoff spot with a very lucky win over a Chiefs team playing all their backups.
13. Dallas Cowboys - Kyle Orton did his best Tony Romo impression, keeping the Cowboys within striking distance and throwing an interception in the final moments.
14. Chicago Bears - The Bears came up just short against the Packers, and questions will surround Jay Cutler's future in Chicago all offseason.
15. Green Bay Packers - Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb return, and the Packers take the NFC North crown.
16. Baltimore Ravens - The Ravens were blown out in the final two weeks when just one win would have put them in the playoffs.
17. Pittsburgh Steelers - The Steelers were just inches away, or an uncalled penalty, from a miracle run to the postseason.
18. Miami Dolphins - The Dolphins had a tumultuous season that came to a fitting conclusion.
19. Detroit Lions - Jim Schwartz was fired after the Lions epic second-half collapse.
20. Tennessee Titans - Will Mike Munchak live to see another season?
21. New York Giants - Thanks to Matthew Stafford and Kirk Cousins, the Giants finished out the year with some momentum heading into 2014.
22. St. Louis Rams - The Rams just need some more offensive weapons to become a playoff contender.
23. New York Jets - Say what you want about Rex Ryan, but coaching that Jets team to a .500 season is a major feat.
24. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Despite a strong second half, Greg Schiano was fired by the Bucs.
25. Buffalo Bills - The Bills aren't that far away from being a playoff contender.
26. Cleveland Browns - Well, the Browns are making another coaching change. What else is new?
27. Oakland Raiders - This might be the most hopeless franchise in all of professional sports.
28. Jacksonville Jaguars - The Jaguars will have to steal Tim Tebow from ESPN if they want him on their roster.
29. Minnesota Vikings - Leslie Frazier went to the playoffs last year, but it wasn't enough to save his job.
30. Atlanta Falcons - The Falcons came up just short of pulling of an upset that would have really cost the Panthers in the playoffs.
31. Washington Redskins - Money is no object for Dan Snyder, who went ahead and fired head coach Mike Shanahan.
32. Houston Texans - Bill O' Brien appears to be the favorite to land the Texans head coaching job.