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Vic Carucci's NFL Power Rankings: Week 15

1. Pittsburgh Steelers. Ready for the game of the year. (2)

2. New England Patriots. See above. (1)

3. Philadelphia Eagles. Losing Carson Wentz is a disaster from which they're unlikely to recover. (4)

4. L.A. Rams. Looking to avoid a two-game losing streak for the first time this season. (5)

5. Atlanta Falcons. By winning 4 of last 5, they have a division crown in their sights. (7)

6. Carolina Panthers. Jonathan Stewart and the running game are surging at the right time. (8)

7. Minnesota Vikings. Still looking for that division-clinching win. (3)

8. Jacksonville Jaguars. Can become the first team since 1970 to lead the NFL in scoring defense, sacks and takeaways. (11)

9. L.A. Chargers. Keep surging to a division crown. (12)

10. New Orleans Saints. Alvin Kamara's return should provide a big boost. (6)

11. Seattle Seahawks. Looking to sweep the Rams for the first time since 2015. (9)

12. Baltimore Ravens. Going to be tough not to look past hapless Browns. (10)

13. Buffalo Bills. Still thawing out. (18)

14. Tennessee Titans. Injuries have caused their running game to slip significantly. (13)

15. Dallas Cowboys. Looking like they'll make a strong finish. (14)

16. Detroit Lions. Win out or pack up for the offseason. (15)

17. Green Bay Packers. Aaron Rodgers is trying hard to manage expectations about return. (17)

18. Washington Redskins. Third-down struggles continue to be their undoing. (16)

19. Oakland Raiders. What's wrong with Derek Carr? (19)

20. Kansas City Chiefs. Are they finally pulling it together? (21)

21. Miami Dolphins. Beating the Pats was impressive, but it won't mean a thing if they lose Sunday. (23)

22. Arizona Cardinals. Adrian Peterson's revival tour is over. (24)

23. Denver Broncos. The QB wheel continues to turn. (26)

24. N.Y. Jets. Sad ending to Josh McCown's solid season. (20)

25. Chicago Bears. Showed plenty of pride in pounding the lowly Bengals. (28)

26. San Francisco 49ers. Jimmy Garoppolo looking to extend career starting win streak to 3-0. (27)

25. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter say there's no rift between them, but something isn't right. (25)

28. Cincinnati Bengals. Is Mike Brown's remarkable patience with Marvin Lewis about to finally run out? (22)

29. Houston Texans. From two-time AFC South champs to hoping to be spoilers. (29)

30. Indianapolis Colts. Another prime-time game, another scary injury. (30)

31. N.Y. Giants. Steve Spagnuolo is just keeping the coaching seat warm. (31)

32. Cleveland Browns. Hue Jackson's return as coach might not be the lock the owner said it was. (32)

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