Week 16 Power Poll: 49ers, Patriots trade spots

  • Published: Dec. 18, 2012 at 02:56 a.m.


Teams ranked Nos. 1 through 32, as voted on by a panel of 13 NFL.com and NFL Network experts. Total points based on 32 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 32nd-place vote. Don't agree with the experts? Create your own rankings.

Rank Team W-L 1st Votes Last Votes Points
1 3 San Francisco 49ers 10-3-1 9 - 405
2 Houston Texans 12-2 2 - 388
3 Denver Broncos 11-3 1 - 385
4 3 New England Patriots 10-4 1 - 383
5 2 Atlanta Falcons 12-2 - - 378
6 Green Bay Packers 10-4 - - 358
7 2 Seattle Seahawks 9-5 - - 336
8 3 Washington Redskins 8-6 - - 312
9 1 Baltimore Ravens 9-5 - - 291
10 5 New York Giants 8-6 - - 287
11 3 Dallas Cowboys 8-6 - - 283
12 2 Indianapolis Colts 9-5 - - 277
13 2 Cincinnati Bengals 8-6 - - 267
14 2 Minnesota Vikings 8-6 - - 255
15 3 Pittsburgh Steelers 7-7 - - 245
16 3 Chicago Bears 8-6 - - 243
17 2 New Orleans Saints 6-8 - - 199
18 2 Miami Dolphins 6-8 - - 187
19 2 St. Louis Rams 6-7-1 - - 176
20 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6-8 - - 165
21 1 Carolina Panthers 5-9 - - 164
22 2 New York Jets 6-8 - - 137
23 5 Tennessee Titans 5-9 - - 104
24 2 Buffalo Bills 5-9 - - 103
25 4 San Diego Chargers 5-9 - - 102
26 1 Cleveland Browns 5-9 - - 101
27 4 Detroit Lions 4-10 - - 86
28 1 Philadelphia Eagles 4-10 - - 81
29 1 Arizona Cardinals 5-9 - - 76
30 1 Oakland Raiders 4-10 - - 50
31 Jacksonville Jaguars 2-12 - 1 27
32 Kansas City Chiefs 2-12 - 12 14


Voters in the NFL.com Power Poll: Gil Brandt, Bucky Brooks, Charley Casserly, Heath Evans, Daniel Jeremiah, Michael Lombardi, Willie McGinest, Shaun O'Hara, Gregg Rosenthal, Darren Sharper, Kurt Warner, Brian Webber, Steve Wyche