Dr. J's NFL Power Rankings Week 15

Happy Holidays to you and yours!<br><br> As we creep closer and closer to the playoffs, the question edition…

1) Pittsburgh (13-1)
Last Week: 1st, Defeated NY Giants 33-30
Can Ben Roethlisberger do what no rookie quarterback has ever done?

2) New England (12-2)
Last week: 2nd, Lost to Miami 29-28
What the heck was Tom Brady doing with the ball that late?

3) Indianapolis (11-3)
Last Week: 4th, Defeated Baltimore 20-10
Why did the fans boo when Tony Dungy did the right thing at the end of the game?

4) San Diego (11-3)
Last Week: 5th, Defeated Cleveland 21-0
Have the stars aligned at just the right time this year for this team?

5) Atlanta (11-3)
Last Week: 6th, Defeated Carolina 34-31 in OT
Did the Falcons just see their window of opportunity open as Terrell Owens limped off the field?

6) Philadelphia (13-1)
Last Week: 3rd, Defeated Dallas 12-7
Has a curse struck the Eagles once again?

7) NY Jets (10-4)
Last Week: 7th, Defeated Seattle 37-14
Did Chad Pennington prove the New York media wrong?

8) Jacksonville (8-6)
Last Week: 10th, Defeated Green Bay 28-25
Does anyone who has seen the hit that Donovin Darius gave to Robert Ferguson believe him when he said it was unintentional?

9) Buffalo (8-6)
Last Week: 12th, Defeated Cincinnati 33-17
Does any team want to play this team come playoff time?

10) Baltimore (8-6)
Last Week: 9th, Lost to Indianapolis 20-10
How did Chris McAllister let Marvin Harrison run right past him like that?

11) Green Bay (8-6)
Last Week: 8th, Lost to Jacksonville 28-25
Is the Packers seemingly invincible image in the cold now gone with the freezing wind?

12) Minnesota (8-6)
Last Week: 15th, Defeated Detroit 28-27
Can the Vikings put it together for a critical Christmas Eve match-up with the Packers?

13) Carolina (6-8)
Last week: 13th, Lost to Atlanta 34-31 in OT
Is there a better defensive lineman in the league than Julius Peppers?

14) Denver (8-6)
Last week: 11th, Lost to Kansas City 45-17
How did this team go from 5-1 to this so quickly?

15) Kansas City (6-8)
Last week: 17th, Defeated Denver 45-17
Will the Chiefs finally fix their defensive problems this offseason?

16) Cincinnati (6-8)
Last Week: 16th, Lost to Buffalo 33-17
How close (or far) is this team from being really good?

17) St. Louis (6-8)
Last Week: 14th, Lost to Arizona 31-7
The Rams say that Mike Martz will be back next season, but why?

18) Houston (6-8)
Last Week: 20th, Defeated Chicago 24-5
Can Houston wait just a bit longer for this team to arrive?

19) New Orleans (6-8)
Last Week: 23rd, Defeated Tampa Bay 21-17
Would you believe that the playoffs are still in the Saints sights?

20) Washington (5-9)
Last Week: 26th, Defeated San Francisco 26-16
What will Joe Gibbs do for offense next season?

21) Tampa Bay (5-9)
Last Week: 18th, Lost to New Orleans 21-17
What is it about the Saints that the Buccaneers can't figure out?

22) Seattle (7-7)
Last Week: 19th, Lost to NY Jets 37-14
This a first place team?

23) Oakland (5-9)
Last Week: 27th, Defeated Tennessee 40-35
Charles Woodson, what the hell were you thinking?

24) Dallas (5-9)
Last week: 21st, Lost to Philadelphia 12-7
Why does Bill Parcells still believe that Vinny Testaverde gives the Cowboys the best chance to win?

25) Tennessee (4-10)
Last Week: 25th, Lost to Oakland 40-35
How does this team have this record?

26) Arizona (5-9)
Last Week: 28th, Defeated St. Louis 31-7
Is Josh McCown for real?

27) Chicago (5-9)
Last Week: 22nd, Lost to Houston 22-5
How many changes are in store in Chicago?

28) Detroit (5-9)
Last Week: 24th, Lost to Minnesota 28-27
How do you lose a game on a PAT?

29) NY Giants (5-9)
Last Week: 29th, Lost to Pittsburgh 33-30
Will the national media give Eli Manning time to mature?

30) Miami (3-11)
Last Week: 31st, Defeated New England 29-28
Does this win mean that we'll see those orange uniforms for the rest of the year?

31) Cleveland (3-11)
Last Week: 30th, Lost to San Diego 21-0
Can the Browns steal Ozzie Newsome away from the Ravens like everyone in Cleveland seems to want?

32) San Francisco (2-12)
Last Week: 32nd, Lost to Washington 26-16
Does anyone know who is running the ship in San Francisco?

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