1) New England Patriots (10-2)
Last Week: 2nd, Defeated Indianapolis 38-34
Patriots eight game winning streak has included wins over Tennessee, Miami, Denver, Dallas, and Indianapolis.
2) Kansas City Chiefs (11-1)
Last Week: 1st, Defeated San Diego 28-24
Chiefs still have trouble closing teams out.
3) Philadelphia Eagles (9-3)
Last Week: 4th, Defeated Carolina 25-16
Eagles defense bends but doesn't break.
4) Tennessee Titans (9-3)
Last Week: 3rd, Lost to NY Jets 24-17
Titans can't do it on the ground against league's worst run defense.
5) St. Louis Rams (9-3)
Last Week: 7th, Defeated Minnesota 48-17
The Rams have the look of champions once again, at least on offense they do...
6) Indianapolis Colts (9-3)
Last Week: 5th, Lost to New England 38-34
The Comeback Colts come up just short.
7) Miami Dolphins (8-4)
Last Week: 11th, Defeated Dallas 40-21
Jay Fielder rightfully making Brian Griese a spectator.
8) Dallas Cowboys (8-4)
Last Week: 6th, Lost to Miami 40-21
Cowboys need to "cowboy up" for game in Philly.
9) Carolina Panthers (8-4)
Last Week: 8th, Lost to Philadelphia 25-16
10) Cincinnati Bengals (7-5)
Last Week: 10th, Defeated Pittsburgh 24-20
Bengals playing with great confidence, and well they should be.
11) Baltimore Ravens (7-5)
Last Week: 14th, Defeated San Francisco 44-6
Two games, 88 points. Why wasn't Anthony Wright in there earlier?
12) Seattle Seahawks (8-4)
Last Week: 13th, Defeated Cleveland 34-7
Seahawks rack up a season-high 463 yards of offense.
13) Minnesota Vikings (7-5)
Last Week: 12th, Lost to St. Louis 48-17
Vikings get 25 1st downs and 465 yards of offense, yet only 17 points.
14) Green Bay Packers (6-6)
Last Week: 9th, Lost to Detroit 22-14
Brett Favre says not to blame his thumb, but that's got to be it, right?
15) Denver Broncos (7-5)
Last Week: 16th, Defeated Oakland 22-8
Clinton Portis' season-high 170 yards and two touchdowns keep Broncos alive in postseason race.
16) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-7)
Last Week: 15th, Lost to Jacksonville 17-10
Looks like it's a one and done title defense for the Bucs.
17) New Orleans Saints (6-6)
Last Week: 18th, Defeated Washington 24-20
That's 9 straight 100-yd rushing games for Deuce McAllister.
18) New York Jets (5-7)
Last Week: 25th, Defeated Tennessee 24-17
Herm Edwards tells his team that they will be 5-7 at end of night and there they are.
19) San Francisco 49ers (5-7)
Last Week: 17th, Lost to Baltimore 44-6
Jeff Garcia may have played his last game for the 49ers.
20) Buffalo Bills (5-7)
Last Week: 22nd, Defeated NY Giants 24-7
Drew Bledsoe plays through a concussion and a hard hit to the head to throw his first 2 TD passes in 16 quarters.
21) Houston Texans (5-7)
Last Week: 20th, Defeated Atlanta 17-13
A game here and a game there could have put the Texans in the playoff hunt right now.
22) Chicago Bears (5-7)
Last Week: 26th, Defeated Arizona 28-3
Looks like Dick Jauron's not going to give up his job quite so easily.
23) Detroit Lions (4-8)
Last Week: 30th, Defeated Green Bay 22-14
Dre Bly makes his large (too large) contract pay off for the Lions.
24) Pittsburgh Steelers (4-8)
Last Week: 21st, Lost to Cincinnati 24-20
Steelers are 1-6 in games outside their division.
25) Washington Redskins (4-8)
Last Week: 19th, Lost to New Orleans 24-20
Redskins have lost seven of eight. Coaches blaming players, players blaming coaches, even though no one is saying anything.
26) New York Giants (4-8)
Last Week: 23rd, Lost to Buffalo 24-7
Say goodbye to good guy head coach Jim Fassel.
27) Cleveland Browns (4-8)
Last Week: 21st, Lost to Seattle 34-7
Biggest loss in Butch Davis' coaching career with Browns.
28) Jacksonville Jaguars (3-9)
Last Week: 29th, Defeated Tampa Bay 17-10
Jags defense only giving up an average of 14 points in last 4 games.
29) Atlanta Falcons (2-10)
Last Week: 31st, Lost to Houston 17-13
At last some good news, Michael Vick behind center in Atlanta. Too bad it's way too late for the Falcons.
30) Arizona Cardinals (3-9)
Last Week: 27th, Lost to Chicago 28-3
Cards drop passes, interceptions, and missed blocks in most embarrassing loss of season.
31) San Diego Chargers (2-10)
Last Week: 32nd, Lost to Kansas City 28-24
Chargers are game against the team with best record in football.
32) Oakland Raiders (3-9)
Last Week: 28th, Lost to Denver 22-8
Bill Callahan calls his team, "the dumbest team in America." A league high 112 penalties seems to support his claim.
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