How do the NFL power rankings shape up entering Week 16?
Playoff seedings are beginning to be determined in the NFL entering the final two weeks of the regular season. There is no more margin for error for a number of teams. Where does each team stand in the power rankings entering Week 16?
Week 15 featured a blockbuster contest between the Broncos and Steelers, with the Steelers staging a dramatic comeback to take down the best defense in football and boost their playoff hopes. Meanwhile, the Jets and Chiefs continued to win to ensure a wild-card photo finish.
Quietly, the Patriots dispatched of the Titans, the Vikings took care of the Bears and the Texans took a giant leap towards the playoffs, potentially dethroning the Colts. Russell Wilson and the Seahawks ensured their return to the playoffs, the Bengals won sans Andy Dalton and David Johnson had a day against the Eagles to wrap up the NFC West title.
There are a number of huge games in Week 16 we can look forward to, including the Packers’ visit to the Cardinals, but first we must break down what happened in Week 15. Here’s where each team stands in the power rankings entering the regular season’s final two weeks.