New England Patriots: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#1)

Last week: 3 (+2)

Record: 8-3

Net points per drive: 1.07 (2nd)

DVOA: 40.0% (2nd)

Weighted DVOA: 41.7% (1st)

Tier 1: Contenders

Studs

RB Stevan Ridley: Rushed for 97 yards (41 after contact) and a touchdown on 21 attempts, 1 penalty

QB Tom Brady: 18 of 28 for 323 yards and 3 touchdowns, 1 throw away, 97.7 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 10 of 28 drop backs (6 of 10, 1 throw away)

LG Donald Thomas: Allowed 1 quarterback hit on 29 pass block snaps, run blocked for 10 yards on 2 attempts

LT Nate Solder: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 29 pass block snaps, run blocked for 20 yards on 10 attempts

RG Dan Connolly: Did not allow a pressure on 26 pass block snaps, run blocked for 6 yards on 3 attempts

RB Shane Vereen: Caught 2 passes for 91 yards and a touchdown on 2 attempts, rushed for 42 yards (22 after contact) on 10 attempts

CB Kyle Arrington: Allowed 1 catch for 9 yards on 4 attempts, 2 pass deflections, 3 solo tackles, 1 stop

LOLB Jerod Mayo: 10 solo tackles, 1 assist, 6 stops, 1 sack on 3 blitzes, allowed 3 catches for 26 yards on 3 attempts

SS Steve Gregory: Allowed 1 catch for 21 yards on 2 attempts, 1 interception, 2 solo tackles, 2 missed tackles

Duds

DT Brandon Deaderick: Did not record a pressure on 20 pass rush snaps, no tackles

RE Rob Ninkovich: 1 quarterback hurry on 34 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackles, 1 missed tackle

LE Jermaine Cunningham: 1 quarterback hurry on 37 pass rush snaps, 5 solo tackles, 4 stops, 1 penalty

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San Francisco 49ers: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#2)

Last week: 2 (+0)

Record: 8-2-1

Net points per drive: 0.96 (2nd)

DVOA: 40.1% (1st)

Weighted DVOA: 40.1% (2nd)

Tier 1: Contenders

Studs

LT Joe Staley: Did not allow a pressure on 30 pass block snaps, run blocked for 11 yards on 3 attempts

WR Mario Manningham: Caught 5 passes for 69 yards on 5 attempts on 16 pass snaps, 9.2 YAC per catch

MLB Patrick Willis: 10 solo tackles, 4 stops, 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 7 blitzes, allowed 5 catches for 41 yards on 5 attempts

FS Dashon Goldson: Allowed 1 catch for 8 yards on 4 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 4 solo tackles, 3 assists

ROLB Aldon Smith: 2 sacks and 4 quarterback hurries on 40 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 3 solo tackles, 4 stops

LE Ray McDonald: 8 quarterback hurries on 48 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 2 assists, 1 stop

LOLB Ahmad Brooks: 2 sacks and 1 quarterback hurry on 31 pass rush snaps, 3 solo tackles, 2 stops, 1 missed tackle

Duds

RT Anthony Davis: Allowed 4 quarterback hurries on 30 pass block snaps, 2 penalties, run blocked for 24 yards on 3 attempts

TE Vernon Davis: Did not catch a pass on 1 attempt on 28 pass snaps, 1 drop

NT Isaac Sopoaga: 1 quarterback hurry on 11 pass rush snaps, 1 assist, 1 missed tackle

WR Ted Ginn: 2 punt returns for 13 yards, 1 fumble

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Houston Texans: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#3)

Last week: 1 (-2)

Record: 10-1

Net points per drive: 0.76 (3rd)

DVOA: 14.9% (8th)

Weighted DVOA: 12.8% (8th)

Tier 1: Contenders

Studs

RB Arian Foster: Rushed for 102 yards (35 after contact) and 2 touchdowns on 20 attempts, 1 broken tackle, caught 5 passes for 15 yards on 5 attempts

LT Duane Brown: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 51 pass block snaps, run blocked for 35 yards and a touchdown on 4 attempts

WR Andre Johnson: Caught 9 passes for 188 yards on 15 attempts on 48 pass snaps, 7.3 YAC per catch, 1 interception when thrown to

CB Kareem Jackson: Allowed 2 catches for 19 yards on 9 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 2 solo tackles

SS Danieal Manning: Allowed 1 catch for 5 yards on 2 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 8 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 stop

LE JJ Watt: 3 sacks, 1 quarterback hit, and 5 quarterback hurries on 59 pass rush snaps, 2 batted passes, 1 penalty, 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, 5 stops

NT Earl Mitchell: 4 quarterback hurries on 26 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop

RE Antonio Smith: 7 quarterback hurries on 55 pass rush snaps, 1 batted pass, 1 penalty, 2 solo tackles, 2 stops

Duds

RG Ben Jones: Allowed 1 quarterback hit and 5 quarterback hurries on 42 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 1 attempt

WR Kevin Walter: Caught 2 passes for 20 yards on 6 attempts on 43 pass snaps, 1.0 YAC per catch, 1 drop, 1 penalty

CB Brice McCain: Allowed 6 catches for 76 yards on 10 attempts, 2 solo tackles, 1 stop, 2 missed tackle

LOLB Whitney Mercilus: 1 quarterback hurry on 51 pass rush snaps, 4 solo tackles, 3 stops

FS Quintin Demps: Allowed 2 catches for 42 yards and a touchdown on 3 attempts, 1 solo tackle

MLB Daryl Sharpton: 6 solo tackles, 1 stop, allowed 3 catches for 43 yards on 3 attempts, 1 quarterback hurry on 12 blitzes

MLB Bradie James: Allowed 5 catches for 47 yards on 5 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 1 assist, 2 stops

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Denver Broncos: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#4)

Last week: 6 (+2)

Record: 8-3

Net points per drive: 0.66 (4th)

DVOA: 35.0% (3rd)

Weighted DVOA: 36.1% (3rd)

Tier 1: Contenders

Studs

LG Zane Beadles: Did not allow a pressure on 40 pass block snaps, run blocked for 21 yards on 4 attempts, 1 penalty

CB Champ Bailey: Allowed 4 catches for 33 yards on 9 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 4 stops

SS Mike Adams: 7 solo tackles, 1 assist, 4 stops, 1 quarterback hit on 1 blitzes, did not allow a catch on 1 attempt, 1 pass deflection

Duds

MLB Keith Brooking: 1 solo tackle, 1 assist, did not allow a catch on 1 attempt

K Matt Prater: 4 kickoffs, 1 touchback, 63.0 yards per kickoff, 23.3 opponent’s average starting distance, 1/3 FG (34, missed 33, 47)

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Chicago Bears: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#5)

Last week: 4 (-1)

Record: 8-3

Net points per drive: 0.53 (7th)

DVOA: 24.9% (5th)

Weighted DVOA: 25.1% (5th)

Tier 1: Contenders

Chicago

Studs

QB Jay Cutler: 23 of 31 for 188 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception, 2 batted passes, 4 drops, 106.7 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 15 of 34 drop backs (1 sack, 2 scrambles, 9 of 12, 1 touchdown, 1 drop)

CB Kelvin Hayden: Allowed 2 catches for 15 yards on 7 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 3 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 stop

SS Major Wright: Allowed 1 catch for 13 yards on 4 attempts, 3 solo tackles, 2 assists, 1 stop, 1 quarterback hurry on 5 blitzes

LE Israel Idonije: 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 5 quarterback hurries on 28 pass rush snaps, 1 stop

DT Henry Melton: 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 2 quarterback hurries on 30 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackles, 2 stops, 1 penalty

Duds

RB Matt Forte: Rushed for 42 yards (20 after contact) on 14 attempts, 1 fumble, caught 2 passes for 4 yards on 2 attempts, allowed 1 quarterback hit on 9 pass block snaps

TE Kellen Davis: Caught 1 pass for 15 yards on 4 attempts on 27 pass snaps, 2.0 YAC per catch, 2 drops, allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 7 pass block snaps

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Atlanta Falcons: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#6)

Last week: 5 (-1)

Record: 10-1

Net points per drive: 0.62 (5th)

DVOA: 2.9% (12th)

Weighted DVOA: -0.4% (17th)

Tier 2: Quasi-Contenders

Studs

QB Matt Ryan: 26 of 32 for 353 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception, 1 throw away, 1 drop, 100.9 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 6 of 34 drop backs (1 sack, 1 scramble, 2 of 4, 1 interception, 1 throw away)

RB Jacquizz Rodgers: Rushed for 49 yards (30 after contact) and a touchdown on 10 attempts, 4 broken tackles, caught 2 passes for 30 yards on 2 attempts, 2 kickoff returns for 73 yards

C Todd McClure: Did not allow a pressure on 36 pass block snaps, run blocked for 20 yards on 6 attempts

RG Peter Konz: Did not allow a pressure on 36 pass block snaps, run blocked for 0 yards on 1 attempt

RT Tyson Clabo: Did not allow a pressure on 36 pass block snaps, run blocked for 3 yards on 1 attempt

WR Julio Jones: Caught 6 passes for 147 yards and a touchdown on 8 attempts on 34 pass snaps, 11.0 YAC per catch, 1 drop, 1 penalty

CB Dunta Robinson: Allowed 1 catch for 10 yards on 3 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 3 stops, 1 sack on 2 blitzes

RE John Abraham: 3 quarterback hurries on 21 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop

P Matt Bosher: 5 kickoffs, 2 touchbacks, 70.8 yards per kickoff, 18.6 opponent’s starting distance, 1 punt for 45 yards, 1 inside 20, 45.0 net yards per punt

Duds

RB Michael Turner: Rushed for 17 yards (10 after contact) and a touchdown on 13 attempts, 2 broken tackles, caught 3 passes for 13 yards on 3 attempts

LT Sam Baker: Allowed 1 quarterback hit and 2 quarterback hurries on 36 pass block snaps, 1 penalty, run blocked for 9 yards on 1 attempt

WR Harry Douglas: Caught 2 passes for 11 yards on 3 attempts on 27 pass snaps, 0.3 YAC per catch

LOLB Sean Weatherspoon: Allowed 5 catches for 73 yards on 5 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle

FS Thomas DeCoud: 2 solo tackles, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle, allowed 1 catch for 31 yards on 2 attempts

DT Vance Walker: Did not record a pressure on 27 pass rush snaps, no tackles

K Matt Bryant: 1/3 FG (33, missed 22, 48)

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Baltimore Ravens: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#7)

Last week: 7 (+0)

Record: 9-2

Net points per drive: 0.39 (9th)

DVOA: 13.7% (9th)

Weighted DVOA: 12.6% (9th)

Tier 2: Quasi-Contenders

Studs

RB Ray Rice: Rushed for 97 yards (65 after contact) on 22 attempts, 5 broken tackles, caught 8 passes for 67 yards on 9 attempts, 1 drop, allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 10 pass block snaps

WR Torrey Smith: Caught 7 passes for 144 yards on 11 attempts on 57 pass snaps, 12.6 YAC per catch

MLB Brendon Ayanbadejo: 5 solo tackles, 4 stops, 1 quarterback hurry on 3 blitzes, allowed 3 catches for 11 yards on 5 attempts, 1 pass deflection

CB Corey Graham: Allowed 3 catches for 37 yards on 5 attempts, 2 pass deflections, 3 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 stop, 1 quarterback hurry on 4 blitzes

FS Edward Reed: 2 solo tackles, was not thrown on

RE Arthur Jones: 2 sacks and 2 quarterback hurries on 21 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, 4 stops

K Justin Tucker: 4 kickoffs, 3 touchbacks, 72.5 yards per kickoff, 19.0 opponent’s starting distance, 3/3 FG (38, 38, 43)

Duds

LG Jah Reid: Allowed 1 quarterback hit and 4 quarterback hurries on 58 pass block snaps, 1 penalty, run blocked for 28 yards on 5 attempts

C Matt Birk: Allowed 1 sack and 3 quarterback hurries on 58 pass block snaps, run blocked for 58 yards on 13 attempts

LE Haloti Ngata: 1 quarterback hurry on 33 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 3 solo tackles, 2 stops, 3 missed tackles

ROLB Albert McClellan: Allowed 1 catch for 3 yards on 1 attempt, 1 solo tackle, 1 assist, 3 missed tackles

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New York Giants: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#8)

Last week: 14 (+6)

Record: 7-4

Net points per drive: 0.59 (6th)

DVOA: 18.2% (7th)

Weighted DVOA: 18.1% (7th)

Tier 3: Former Super Bowl champs who could be scary if they get hot

Studs

RB Ahmad Bradshaw: Rushed for 58 yards (19 after contact) and a touchdown on 10 attempts, caught 2 passes for 61 yards on 2 attempts

FS Kenny Phillips: 4 solo tackles, 2 stops, was not thrown on

RE Osi Umenyiora: 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 3 quarterback hurries on 30 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 2 stops

ROLB Mathias Kiwanuka: 1 sack, 2 quarterback hits, and 4 quarterback hurries on 20 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackle, 1 assist, 2 stops

RE Jason Pierre-Paul: 5 quarterback hurries on 30 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 2 solo tackles, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle

Duds

LG Kevin Boothe: Allowed 3 quarterback hurries on 34 pass block snaps, run blocked for 17 yards on 5 attempts

LT William Beatty: Allowed 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 34 pass block snaps, 2 penalties, run blocked for 25 yards on 4 attempts

WR Rueben Randle: 2 kickoff returns for 0 yards, 2 fumbles, caught 2 passes for 26 yards and a touchdown on 2 attempts on 14 pass snaps, 2.0 YAC per catch

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Green Bay Packers: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#9)

Last week: 13 (+4)

Record: 7-4

Net points per drive: 0.1 (15th)

DVOA: 23.7% (6th)

Weighted DVOA: 21.6% (6th)

Tier 3: Former Super Bowl champs who could be scary if they get hot

Studs

LE BJ Raji: 5 quarterback hurries on 30 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, 2 stops

Duds

LT Marshall Newhouse: Allowed 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 4 quarterback hurries on 36 pass block snaps, 1 penalty

RT TJ Lang: Allowed 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 3 quarterback hurries on 36 pass block snaps, 1 penalty, run blocked for 23 yards on 6 attempts

LOLB Erik Walden: Did not record a pressure on 17 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle

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Pittsburgh Steelers: Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#10)

Last week: 10 (+0)

Record: 6-5

Net points per drive: 0.18 (12th)

DVOA: -1.3% (18th)

Weighted DVOA: 0.2% (16th)

Tier 3: Former Super Bowl champs who could be scary if they get hot

Studs

RG Ramon Foster: Did not allow a pressure on 41 pass block snaps, run blocked for 1 yard on 1 attempt

MLB Lawrence Timmons: 8 solo tackles, 2 assists, 6 stops, 1 missed tackle, allowed 4 catches for 44 yards on 5 attempts, 1 interception

CB Ike Taylor: Did not allow a completion on 3 attempts, 2 pass deflections, 1 solo tackle

ROLB James Harrison: 1 sack on 20 pass rush snaps, 7 solo tackles, 2 assists, 6 stops

RE Brett Keisel: 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 1 quarterback hurry on 33 pass rush snaps, 1 batted pass, 2 solo tackles, 3 stops

Duds

QB Charlie Batch: 20 of 34 for 199 yards and 3 interceptions, 1 throw away, 1 batted pass, 1 drop, 50.9 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 5 of 35 drop backs (1 sack, 2 of 4, 1 throw away)

RB Jonathan Dwyer: Rushed for 19 yards (15 after contact) on 9 attempts, 1 broken tackle, 1 fumble, caught 2 passes for 9 yards on 2 attempts

RB Rashard Mendenhall: Rushed for 7 yards (4 after contact) on 4 attempts, 2 fumbles

RB Chris Rainey: Rushed for 17 yards (15 after contact) and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 2 broken tackles, 1 fumble, caught 4 passes for 15 yards on 4 attempts, 4 kickoff returns for 75 yards

RB Isaac Redman: Rushed for 7 yards (6 after contact) on 2 attempts, 1 fumble, caught 1 pass for 15 yards on 1 attempt

WR Mike Wallace: Caught 1 pass for 11 yards on 7 attempts on 40 pass snaps, 9.0 YAC per catch, 1 drop, 2 interceptions when thrown to

MLB Larry Foote: Allowed 3 catches for 34 yards and a touchdown on 3 attempts, 6 solo tackles, 2 assists, 4 stops, 2 missed tackles

SS Will Allen: Allowed 3 catches for 23 yards on 3 attempts, 1 solo tackle, 2 assists, 2 missed tackles

LE Ziggy Hood: 1 quarterback hurry on 28 pass rush snaps, no tackles

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