NFL Power Rankings: Breaking Down Sunday’s Action Ahead of Week 15

December 14, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

December football never disappoints. 
It was a wild week in the NFL, with multiple upsets of teams likely headed toward the playoffs.
This week's power rankings feature the usual suspects at the top due to the enormous lead the elite teams had built, but the gap has definitely closed for a few teams this week. 
Injuries are starting to take their toll on the top teams, which may actually create a more competitive playoff season than expected.
Notable Teams
5. Cincinnati Bengals
Just when it looked like Andy Dalton was finally in position to answer his doubters in the playoffs, a broken thumb puts that in doubt. 
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Dalton's status for the playoffs is up in the air:
For all of his success this season, there's a real chance we're not going to see whether Bengals' QB Andy Dalton can win in the postseason.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 13, 2015 A.J. McCarron took over f...

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