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(Last week’s ranking in parentheses)

1. Houston Texans. Andre Johnson acts like a pro when he makes big plays. (1)

2. San Francisco 49ers. Aldon Smith has 15 sacks. (3)

3. Atlanta Falcons. More overrated than Nathan Bedford Forrest. (2)

4. Baltimore Ravens. Lost to SD, 34-14, last year. (5)

5. New England Patriots. Tom Brady greater than Kevlar. (7)

6. Green Bay Packers. K Mason Crosby in FG slump (11 of 18). (6)

7. Denver Broncos. McGahee down, Ronnie Hillman up. (9)

8. Chicago Bears. OL is the fatal flaw. (4)

9. New Orleans Saints. Will 49ers want revenge for Gregg’s “bounty” speech? (14)

10. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Picking up Dallas Clark was a great move. (13)

11. Pittsburgh Steelers. They’re running out of spare parts. (8)

12. Seattle Seahawks. Golden Tate finally gets it. (10)

13. Indianapolis Colts. Should play 8 in box today. (11)

14. N.Y. Giants. Ranked 25th vs. the pass. (12)

15. Washington Redskins. George Allen: “Winning is living and losing is dying.” (23)

16. Minnesota Vikings. If Ponder can protect ball, they have shot vs. CHI. (16)

17. Detroit Lions. Schwartz a victim of a dumb rule. (20)

18. Cincinnati Bengals. Palmer was 27-22 as Cincy starter. (19)

19. Tennessee Titans. I grudgingly admit Locker improving. (17)

20. Dallas Cowboys. Too much talent to be 5-6. (15)

21. Buffalo Bills. Touch football Thanksgiving morning: A great American tradition. (22)

22. San Diego Chargers. UCLA fight song better than USC fight song. (24)

23. Miami Dolphins. Could finish 5-11. (25)

24. Philadelphia Eagles. Even Howard Mudd can’t help this O-line. (21)

25. N.Y. Jets. Doink! Mark Sanchez impersonates Wile E. Coyote. (26)

26. St. Louis Rams. No. 3 in QB sacks. (18)

27: Arizona Cardinals. U of Phoenix has 380,000 students. (27)

28. Cleveland Browns. Offense plays six rookies a ton. (30)

29. Carolina Panthers. Rivera feeling heat. (28)

30. Oakland Raiders. I don’t blame Palmer for forcing way out of Cincy. (29)

31: Jacksonville Jaguars. Blaine Gabbert is convenient fall guy. (31)

32. Kansas City Chiefs. Six of 8 NFL.com analysts picked KC to win AFC West. (32)