If you want to narrate an NFL Weekend that was full of storylines, then look no further than Week 13. We saw two playoff contenders and division-leading teams in the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens pick up wins with their backup quarterbacks. AJ Brown got his revenge against the Titans with both a big game and the GM who traded him getting fired. DeShaun Watson made his season debut against his former team and despite playing poorly, picked up the win. We got our second tie of the NFL season between the New York Giants and Washington Commanders. We also saw the Las Vegas Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers keep their playoff hopes alive. And lastly, Joe Burrow improved to 3-0 against the Kansas City Chiefs. That and so much more happened this past weekend and we have some shifting inside our top ten of our NFL Power Rankings. Check it out for yourself!
1. Philadelphia Eagles (11-1)
AJ Brown gets his revenge against the Titans as the Eagles shut down King Henry and move back atop our NFL Power Rankings.
2. Buffalo Bills (9-3)
Josh Allen and the Bills took care of business Thursday night and extended their lead in the AFC East as the other three teams in the division lost this weekend.
3. Cincinnati Bengals (8-4)
The Cincinnati Bengals stumbled out of the gates to start their AFC Title defense but since have been one of the hottest teams in the NFL.
4. Kansas City Chiefs (9-3)
The Chiefs can pretty much petty every team in the NFL, except the Bengals, as Kansas City loses to Cincy for the third time in less than a year.
5. Dallas Cowboys (9-3)
33 points in one game is a good outcome for a winning team. 33 points in the fourth quarter to add to their already 21 points is quite amazing actually.
6. San Francisco 49ers (8-4)
The 49ers look to stay relevant as Mr. Irrelevant of the 2022 NFL Draft takes over the keys to the San Fran offense with Jimmy G out for at least eight weeks.
7. Minnesota Vikings (10-2)
The Vikings, on both offense and defense, keep finding ways to win football games late and that is a positive trait to carry with you late into the season and the postseason.
8. Miami Dolphins (8-4)
The Dolphins scored on their first play of the game on Sunday but then fell flat on their faces against one of the NFL's best defenses.
9. Baltimore Ravens (8-4)
Lamar Jackson went down but luckily Tyler Huntley is a solid backup quarterback and they were also playing the dysfunctional Broncos.
10. Tennessee Titans (7-5)
The Titans were dominated on both sides of the ball as they were given a good old fashion ass kickin' on Sunday. Oh, and they fired their GM after a certain receiver went off. I wonder why? (Sarcasm)
11. Washington Commanders (7-5-1)
The Commanders defense held strong late in their game and Jahan Dotson provided the game-tying touchdown but once again, their problem is the play of QB1.
12. New York Giants (7-4-1)
The Giants let a huge game slip away from them but even though they did not win, they still did not lose as we got our second tie of the NFL season.
13. Los Angeles Chargers (6-6)
With the way this Chargers team plays I expect them to finish at 9-8 or 8-9 but can we also point out that this team resembles Philip Rivers' Chargers teams?
14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-6)
It is safe to say the Buccaneers are not a top team in the NFL despite the talent, but their experience has them performing late in crunch time.t
15. Seattle Seahawks (7-5)
The Seahawks might win the division now that the 49ers QB1 has gone down but how far can this team really go if they make the playoffs?
16. New York Jets (7-5)
Mike White is a slight upgrade from Zach Wilson, at the moment, but the Jets still need a strong QB1 to be their franchise quarterback.
17. New England Patriots (6-6)
Mac Jones wanted the run game to stop and have the offense lean more on him but as the record shows, things would not have been any different in their Thursday night loss.
18. Las Vegas Raiders (5-7)
The Raiders have jumped back into playoff contention, and this is a Wild Card team I would not want to face because of their offense.
19. Pittsburgh Steelers (5-7)
The Steelers have also jumped back into playoff contention, and this is a Wild Card team I would not want to face because of their defense.
20. Green Bay Packers (5-8)
It was not pretty but Aaron Rodgers still owns the Bears as the Packers keep a sub .500 season out of discussion...for now.
21. Detroit Lions (5-7)
The Detroit Lions are having a good year and honestly, I think Jared Goff could be their guy going forward.
22. Cleveland Browns (5-7)
DeShaun Watson looked like crap on Sunday as the Browns defense and special team provided everything they needed to beat the Texans.
23. Atlanta Falcons (5-8)
The Falcons are still in contention for the playoffs because of their division but let's be honest, when are we going to see Desmond Ridder play?
24. Arizona Cardinals (4-8)
The playoffs are a longshot, but the Cardinals can still finish strong with something to build on heading into next season.
25. New Orleans Saints (4-9)
The Saints have had Tom Brady's number up until this season as the Saints get swept against their division rival.
26. Jacksonville Jaguars (4-8)
Really thought the Jags were building on something at this point of the season but their youth and inexperience still shows up to prevent that growth.
27. Indianapolis Colts (4-8-1)
The Colts are bad and it's very disappointing, But the biggest headline in Indy is that of Andrew Luck talking about his retirement.
28. Los Angeles Rams (3-9)
The Rams might have one of the worst title defense seasons in NFL history but hey, now they have Baker Mayfield who could prove to be more than just a short-term fix.
29. Carolina Panthers (4-8)
Matt Corral needs to play if he is healthy, it is that simple.
30. Denver Broncos (3-9)
The defense is great, but that offense is so freaking bad that I never see them on NFL Redzone during seven hours of commercial free football
31. Chicago Bears (3-10)
The Bears are 3-10 but they play more like a team battling to stay around .500. This is a huge offseason for a team that could make a huge jump next year.
32. Houston Texans (1-10-1)
So obviously a quarterback is going to be No. 1 to the Texans but who will they take with their second pick that they have from the Browns.
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