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(Last week’s ranking in parentheses)

1. New England Patriots. Tom Brady greater than the Chunnel. (3)

2. Green Bay Packers. Have allowed 2nd most sacks. (4)

3. Denver Broncos. Peyton has 7 300-yard games. (5)

4. Houston Texans. Better beat Luck this year; won’t be beating him down the road. (1)

5. San Francisco 49ers. Matching points with Brady like trying to drink with Colin Farrell. (6)

6. Atlanta Falcons. Not a lock for No. 1 seed. (2)

7. NY Giants. Still could miss playoffs. (7)

8. Indianapolis Colts. Have beaten Texans 8 of last 10. (11)

9. Seattle Seahawks. Bruce Irvin everything Aaron Maybin was supposed to be. (12)

10. Washington Redskins. Good playoff shot if they win out. (13)

11. Baltimore Ravens. Bold move to fire Cameron. (8)

12. Dallas Cowboys. Dez Bryant 7 TDs in last 5 games. (18)

13. Cincinnati Bengals. Green-Ellis was a good pickup. (14)

14. Minnesota Vikings. AP has 43 runs of 10-plus yards. (16)

15. Chicago Bears. Lost 7 of last 9 to GB. (9)

16. Pittsburgh Steelers. DBs all banged up. (10)

17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. WR Jackson paying off. (15)

18. New Orleans Saints. Liked Tagliabue’s ruling. (17)

19. St Louis Rams. Fisher managed game well vs. Bills. (19)

20. Detroit Lions. No. 1 in passing. (20)

21. San Diego Chargers. The only coach who could be running Lakers further into the ground is Norv Turner. (21)

22. Carolina Panthers. Newton 27th in completion percentage. (27)

23. NY Jets. What happened to run defense? (26)

24. Tennessee Titans. Locker Pick-Six in Indy was Losmanesque. (22)

25. Buffalo Bills. Will banged-up DBs be inviting targets for Chan? (23)

26. Miami Dolphins. Manti Te’o deserved Heisman. (24)

27. Cleveland Browns. $22 admission to rock hall too steep. (25)

28. Philadelphia Eagles. Nick Foles isn’t the answer. (28)

29: Jacksonville Jaguars. Rooting for Henne to get last laugh on Miami. (29)

30. Kansas City Chiefs. Have lost to Oakland in 7 of last 10 meetings. (32)

31. Oakland Raiders. Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly disappoints. (30)

32: Arizona Cardinals. Season up in flames faster than tree Uncle Lewis ignited in Christmas Vacation. (31)