Dallas Cowboys: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#15)

Last week: 16 (+1)

Record: 8-7

Net points per drive: -0.07 (17th)

DVOA: 0.3% (14th)

Weighted DVOA: 1.1% (15th)

Studs

LT Tyron Smith: Did not allow a pressure on 45 pass block snaps

LG Nate Livings: Allowed 1 quarterback hit on 45 pass block snaps, run blocked for 5 yards on 1 attempt

QB Tony Romo: 26 of 43 for 416 yards and 4 touchdowns, 4 drops, 1 throw away, 1 spike, 1 hit as thrown, 1 batted pass, 108.8 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 8 of 45 drop backs (2 sacks, 3 of 6, 1 touchdown, 1 hit as thrown)

WR Dez Bryant: Caught 9 passes for 224 yards and 2 touchdowns on 12 attempts, 10.6 YAC per catch

SS Eric Frampton: Did not allow a pressure on 2 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 3 solo tackles

Duds

RB DeMarco Murray: Rushed for 40 yards (13 after contact) on 11 attempts, 1 fumble, caught 4 passes for 51 yards on 6 attempts, 2 drops

WR Miles Austin: Caught 4 passes for 45 yards and a touchdown on 8 attempts on 45 pass snaps, 3.8 YAC per catch, 2 drops

FS Charlie Peprah: Allowed 2 catches for 66 yards and a touchdown on 2 attempts, 4 solo tackles, 2 missed tackles

FS Gerald Sensabaugh: Allowed 1 catch for 8 yards on 2 attempts, 3 solo tackles, 1 missed tackle

MLB Alex Albright: Allowed 2 catches for 8 yards and 2 touchdowns on 3 attempts, 1 solo tackle, 1 assist, 1 stop

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Pittsburgh Steelers: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#16)

Last week: 12 (-4)

Record: 7-8

Net points per drive: 0.11 (14th)

DVOA: -3.2% (18th)

Weighted DVOA: -1.5% (17th)

Studs

WR Antonio Brown: Caught 5 passes for 97 yards and a touchdown on 6 attempts on 33 pass snaps, 5.4 YAC per catch

CB Cortez Allen: Allowed 7 catches for 79 yards on 14 attempts, 2 interceptions, 1 pass deflection, 6 solo tackles, 2 stops, 1 missed tackle, 1 penalty

MLB Lawrence Timmons: 5 solo tackles, 5 stops, 2 sacks on 13 blitzes, allowed 2 catches for 26 yards on 3 attempts

Duds

RB Jonathan Dwyer: Rushed for 39 yards (25 after contact) on 14 attempts

LT Max Starks: Allowed 1 quarterback hit and 3 quarterback hurries on 34 pass block snaps, run blocked for 1 yard on 1 attempt, 1 penalty

RG David DeCastro: Allowed 2 sacks and 3 quarterback hurries on 34 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 5 attempts

QB Ben Roethlisberger: 14 of 28 for 223 yards, 1 touchdown, and 2 interceptions, 1 throw away, 2 batted passes, 2 drops, 69.1 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 14 of 33 drop backs (4 sacks, 4 of 10, 1 throw away)

TE Heath Miller: Caught 3 passes for 45 yards on 7 attempts on 23 pass snaps, 5.7 YAC per catch, 1 penalty, 1 drop, 1 interception when thrown to, 1 penalty, allowed 1 quarterback hit on 6 pass block snaps

WR Mike Wallace: Caught 1 pass for 13 yards on 5 attempts on 31 pass snaps, 0.0 YAC per catch, 1 interception when thrown to

CB Keenan Lewis: Allowed 7 catches for 95 yards on 11 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 5 solo tackles, 1 missed tackle

K Shaun Suisham: 3 kickoffs, 3 touchbacks, 72.7 yards per kickoff, 20.0 opponent’s average starting distance, 1/3 FG (40, missed: 24, 52)

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New Orleans Saints: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#17)

Last week: 17 (+0)

Record: 7-8

Net points per drive: 0.15 (12th)

DVOA: -4.4% (20th)

Weighted DVOA: -2.5% (18th)

Studs

QB Drew Brees: 37 of 53 for 446 yards and 3 touchdowns, 3 drops, 3 throw aways, 1 batted pass, 98.1 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 8 of 53 drop backs (6 of 8, 2 throw aways)

RB Darren Sproles: Rushed for 48 yards (20 after contact) on 9 attempts, 2 broken tackles, caught 7 passes for 104 yards on 9 attempts

RB Pierre Thomas: Rushed for 16 yards (17 after contact) on 7 attempts, caught 7 passes for 61 yards and a touchdown on 8 attempts

RG Jahri Evans: Did not allow a pressure on 56 pass block snaps, run blocked for 20 yards and a touchdown on 4 attempts

C Brian La Puente: Did not allow a pressure on 56 pass block snaps, run blocked for 24 yards on 10 attempts

WR Marques Colston: Caught 10 passes for 153 yards on 13 attempts, 7.4 YAC per catch, 1 drop

MLB Curtis Lofton: 3 solo tackles, 2 assists, 1 stop, allowed 1 catch for 11 yards on 6 attempts

Duds

WR Devery Henderson: Did not catch a pass on 1 attempt on 38 pass snaps, 1 drop

CB Patrick Robinson: Allowed 9 catches for 210 yards and 2 touchdowns on 12 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 9 solo tackles, 3 stops, 1 missed tackle

CB Elbert Mack: Allowed 3 catches for 27 yards on 4 attempts, 1 assist, 2 missed tackles

RE Will Smith: 1 quarterback hurry on 44 pass rush snaps, no solo tackles

LE Cameron Jordan: Did not record a pressure on 39 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 1 batted pass, 2 solo tackles, 2 stops

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St. Louis Rams: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#18)

Last week: 18 (+0)

Record: 7-7-1

Net points per drive: -0.34 (24th)

DVOA: -4.2% (19th)

Weighted DVOA: -6.6% (20th)

Studs

TE Lance Kendricks: Caught 4 passes for 119 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 18.8 YAC per catch

CB Trumaine Johnson: Allowed 3 catches for 37 yards on 9 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 1 interception, 4 solo tackles, 2 stops

MLB James Laurinaitis: Allowed 1 catch for 7 yards on 3 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 1 interception, 9 solo tackles, 2 assists, 3 stops, 1 quarterback hit on 4 blitzes

Duds

WR Danny Amendola: Caught 2 passes for 11 yards on 7 attempts on 24 pass snaps, 1.0 YAC per catch, 1 interception when thrown to

ROLB Rocky McIntosh: 1 solo tackle, 1 assist, 1 stop, 1 penalty, allowed 2 catches for 23 yards on 3 attempts

RE Robert Quinn: 1 quarterback hit on 50 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 2 solo tackles, 1 stop

DT Kendall Langford: 1 sack on 33 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackles, 1 stop, 2 missed tackles

DT Michael Brockers: 1 quarterback hurry on 31 pass rush snaps, 1 batted pass, no tackles

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Miami Dolphins: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#19)

Last week: 22 (+3)

Record: 7-8

Net points per drive: 0.05 (15th)

DVOA: -4.2% (19th)

Weighted DVOA: -6.6% (20th)

Studs

LG Richie Incognito: Did not allow a pressure on 29 pass block snaps, run blocked for 45 yards on 4 attempts

RB Lamar Miller: Rushed for 71 yards (30 after contact) on 10 attempts

RB Reggie Bush: Rushed for 65 yards (34 after contact) and a touchdown on 19 attempts, 2 broken tackles, 1 fumble, caught 4 passes for 42 yards and 2 touchdowns on 4 attempts, allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 1 pass block snap

CB Dmitri Patterson: Allowed 2 catches for 17 yards and a touchdown on 8 attempts, 4 solo tackles, 1 stop

LE Cameron Wake: 1 sack and 3 quarterback hurries on 32 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, 3 stops, 1 missed tackle

MLB Karlos Dansby: 7 solo tackles, 1 assist, 4 stops, 1 missed tackle, allowed 2 catches for 24 yards on 3 attempts, 1 quarterback hit and 1 quarterback hurries on 11 blitzes

Duds

LT Jonathan Martin: Allowed 1 quarterback hit and 3 quarterback hurries on 29 pass block snaps, run blocked for 10 yards on 2 attempts

RT Nate Garner: Allowed 4 quarterback hurries on 29 pass block snaps, run blocked for 16 yards on 3 attempts

WR Brian Hartline: Caught 2 passes for 12 yards on 5 attempts on 28 pass snaps, 2.0 YAC per catch

WR Marlon Moore: Did not catch a pass on 2 attempts on 6 pass snaps, 2 drops

RE Jared Odrick: 1 quarterback hurry on 33 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, 2 stops, 2 penalties

DT Randy Starks: Did not record a pressure on 21 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle

CB Bryan McCann: Allowed 4 catches for 67 yards on 5 attempts, 4 solo tackles, 1 stop

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San Diego Chargers: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#20)

Last week: 24 (+4)

Record: 6-9

Net points per drive: -0.18 (21st)

DVOA: -8.9% (22nd)

Weighted DVOA: -6.8% (21st)

Studs

FS Eric Weddle: 8 solo tackles, 1 assist, 3 stops, 2 quarterback hurries on 2 blitzes, allowed 1 catch for 10 yards on 2 attempts

ROLB Jarret Johnson: 2 quarterback hurries on 13 pass rush snaps, 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 4 stops

LE Kendall Reyes: 3 sacks, 1 quarterback hit, and 2 quarterback hurries on 28 pass rush snaps, 3 stops

NT Antonio Garay: 1 quarterback hit and 2 quarterback hurries on 14 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle

WR Michael Spurlock: 4 punt returns for 107 yards and a touchdown, 4 kickoff returns for 66 yards, did not catch a pass on 15 pass snaps

Duds

RB Jackie Battle: Rushed for 49 yards (39 after contact) on 19 attempts, 1 broken tackle, caught 1 pass for 5 yards on 1 attempt

LT Michael Harris: Allowed 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 9 pass block snaps, 1 penalty

C Nick Hardwick: Allowed 2 quarterback hurries on 30 pass block snaps, run blocked for 28 yards on 7 attempts

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New York Jets: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#21)

Last week: 19 (-2)

Record: 6-9

Net points per drive: -0.09 (19th)

DVOA: -15.9% (25th)

Weighted DVOA: -15.6% (25th)

Studs

MLB David Harris: 7 solo tackles, 4 assists, 4 stops, allowed 1 catch for 5 yards on 2 attempts

MLB Bart Scott: 2 solo tackles, 2 assists, 2 stops, 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 7 blitzes, was not thrown on

RE Quinton Coples: 2 sacks and 1 quarterback hurry on 18 pass rush snaps, 1 assist, 2 stops, 1 penalty

ROLB Garrett McIntyre: 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 13 pass rush snaps, 3 solo tackles, 1 assist, 2 stops

RE Muhammad Wilkerson: 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 30 pass rush snaps, 1 batted pass, 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 5 stops

Duds

QB Greg McElroy: 14 of 24 for 185 yards and an interception, 1 drop, 1 throw away, 64.3 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 17 of 39 drop backs (11 sacks, 4 of 6, 1 throw away)

RT Austin Howard: Allowed 3 sacks and 2 quarterback hurries on 42 pass block snaps, run blocked for 9 yards and a touchdown on 3 attempts

LG Matt Slauson: Allowed 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 1 quarterback hurry on 24 pass block snaps, run blocked for 3 yards on 1 attempt

WR Jeremy Kerley: Did not catch a pass on 1 attempt on 41 pass snaps

TE Jeff Cumberland: Did not catch a pass on 1 attempt on 32 pass snaps

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Carolina Panthers: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#22)

Last week: 21 (-1)

Record: 6-9

Net points per drive: -0.09 (19th)

DVOA: 4.8% (12th)

Weighted DVOA: 9.6% (9th)

Studs

LT Jordan Gross: Did not allow a pressure on 37 pass block snaps, run blocked for 25 yards on 3 attempts

LOLB Thomas Davis: 9 solo tackles, 9 stops, allowed 6 catches for 9 yards on 8 attempts, 1 pass deflection

CB Captain Munnerlyn: Allowed 4 catches for 12 yards on 5 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 2 stops

MLB Luke Kuechly: 9 solo tackles, 2 assists, 6 stops, 1 missed tackle, 1 penalty, allowed 2 catches for 25 yards on 3 attempts, 1 interception

DT Dwan Edwards: 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 2 quarterback hurries on 34 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 3 stops

LE Charles Johnson: 1 quarterback hit and 4 quarterback hurries on 34 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop

Duds

C Jeff Byers: Allowed 1 sack and 1 quarterback hit on 37 pass block snaps, 2 penalties, run blocked for 4 yards on 4 attempts

RG Garry Williams: Allowed 2 quarterback hurries on 37 pass block snaps, 1 penalty, run blocked for 10 yards on 4 attempts

RT Byron Bell: Allowed 5 quarterback hurries on 37 pass block snaps

WR Steve Smith: Caught 4 passes for 45 yards and a touchdown on 8 attempts on 37 pass snaps, -0.3 YAC per catch, 2 drops, 1 interception when thrown to, 1 penalty

WR Louis Murphy: Caught 1 pass for 5 yards on 2 attempts on 23 pass snaps, 0.0 YAC per catch

WR Joe Adams: 1 punt return for 14 yards, 1 fumble, 1 carry for 5 yards (1 after contact)

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#23)

Last week: 20 (-3)

Record: 6-9

Net points per drive: -0.07 (18th)

DVOA: -8.3% (21st)

Weighted DVOA: -10.6% (23rd)

Studs

LT Donald Penn: Did not allow a pressure on 61 pass block snaps, run blocked for 5 yards on 2 attempts

RG Jamon Meredith: Allowed 1 sack on 61 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 1 attempt

LOLB Lavonte David: 12 solo tackles, 8 stops, 1 missed tackle, allowed 4 catches for 37 yards on 6 attempts, 1 pass deflection

CB Leonard Johnson: Allowed 2 catches for 14 yards on 5 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 2 stops

SS Mark Barron: Allowed 1 catch for 13 yards on 2 attempts, 7 solo tackles, 1 assist, 4 stops

Duds

QB Josh Freeman: 30 of 54 for 372 yards, 1 touchdown, and 4 interceptions, 4 drops, 2 throw aways, 1 batted pass, 66.8 adjusted QB rating

WR Tiquan Underwood: Caught 1 pass for 18 yards on 2 attempts on 33 pass snaps, 4.0 YAC per catch, 1 drop

FS Ahmad Black: Allowed 2 catches for 85 yards and 2 touchdowns, 1 solo tackle

RE Daniel Te’o-Nesheim: 1 quarterback hurry on 22 pass rush snaps, no tackles

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Buffalo Bills: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#24)

Last week: 24 (+0)

Record: 5-10

Net points per drive: -0.64 (28th)

DVOA: -14.4% (24th)

Weighted DVOA: -11.4% (24th)

Studs

RB CJ Spiller: Rushed for 138 yards (128 after contact) on 22 attempts, 6 broken tackles, caught 4 passes for 35 yards on 5 attempts, allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 9 pass block snaps

CB Aaron Williams: Did not allow a catch on 3 attempts, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop

RE Shawne Merriman: 2 quarterback hurries on 10 pass rush snaps, 1 batted pass, 2 solo tackles, 1 stop

DT Marcell Dareus: 2 sacks and 2 quarterback hurries on 22 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, 3 stops

LE Mario Williams: 6 quarterback hurries on 26 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop

Duds

WR Steve Johnson: Caught 4 passes for 44 yards on 9 attempts on 42 pass snaps, 3.5 YAC per catch, 3 drops, 1 interception when thrown to, 1 penalty

LOLB Nick Barnett: 4 solo tackles, 3 stops, 1 missed tackle, allowed 1 catch for 12 yards and a touchdown on 1 attempt

MLB Kelvin Sheppard: 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 stop, 1 quarterback hurry on 1 blitz, allowed 2 catches for 12 yards on 2 attempts

LOLB Bryan Scott: 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 stop, 1 quarterback hurry on 1 blitz, allowed 2 catches for 20 yards on 2 attempts

DT Kyle Williams: Did not record a pressure on 26 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle, 1 penalty

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