Green Bay Packers: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#1)

Last week: 7 (+6)

Record: 11-4

Net points per drive: 0.50 (6th)

DVOA: 30.0% (5th)

Weighted DVOA: 27.0% (4th)

Studs

QB Aaron Rodgers: 27 of 38 for 342 yards and 3 touchdowns, 2 drops, 1 throw away, 108.2 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 11 of 42 drop backs (1 sack, 2 scramble, 2 of 8, 1 throw away, 1 drop)

WR James Jones: Caught 7 passes for 100 yards and a touchdown on 10 attempts on 44 pass snaps, 7.3 YAC per catch

TE Jermichael Finley: Caught 5 passes for 70 yards on 7 attempts on 30 pass snaps, 6.0 YAC per catch

MLB Brad Jones: Allowed 4 catches for 28 yards on 5 attempts, 8 solo tackles, 6 stops, 1 sack on 10 blitzes

CB Sam Shields: Did not allow a completion on 4 attempts, 1 interception, 1 sack on 1 blitz, 1 stop

MLB AJ Hawk: 5 solo tackles, 6 stops, 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 6 blitzes, was not thrown on

ROLB Clay Matthews: 1 sack and 2 quarterback hits on 17 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, 2 stops

RE BJ Raji: 3 quarterback hurries on 20 pass rush snaps, 1 batted pass, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle

Duds

RT Don Barclay: Allowed 2 quarterback hits and 3 quarterback hurries on 45 pass block snaps, run blocked for 5 yards on 2 attempts

LE Mike Daniels: Did not record a pressure on 21 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 2 stops, 1 missed tackle

K Mason Crosby: 10 kickoffs, 1 touchback, 60.2 yards per kickoff, 24.9 opponent’s average starting distance, 2/2 FG (26, 48)

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New England Patriots: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#2)

Last week: 2 (+0)

Record: 11-4

Net points per drive: 0.99 (1st)

DVOA: 33.7% (3rd)

Weighted DVOA: 35.9% (3rd)

Studs

SS Patrick Chung: Allowed 1 catch for 5 yards on 5 attempts, 2 interceptions, 1 pass deflection, 6 solo tackles, 2 stops, 1 penalty

ROLB Dont’a Hightower: 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 4 stops, 1 sack on 3 blitzes, allowed 3 catches for 31 yards on 4 attempts, 1 pass deflection

LE Rob Ninkovich: 7 quarterback hurries on 41 pass rush snaps, 3 solo tackles, 1 missed tackle

Duds

RG Dan Connolly: Allowed 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 2 quarterback hurries on 46 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 1 attempt

C Ryan Wendell: Allowed 3 quarterback hurries on 46 pass block snaps, run blocked for 17 yards on 5 attempts

WR Deion Branch: Caught 2 passes for 12 yards on 3 attempts on 23 pass snaps, 1.5 YAC per catch

TE Aaron Hernandez: Caught 1 pass for 13 yards on 4 attempts on 38 pass snaps, 12.0 YAC per catch, 1 drop, 1 penalty

DT Vince Wilfork: 2 quarterback hurries on 52 pass rush snaps, 2 penalties, 1 solo tackle, 1 penalty

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Atlanta Falcons: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#3)

Last week: 3 (+0)

Record: 13-2

Net points per drive: 0.77 (3rd)

DVOA: 11.6% (7th)

Weighted DVOA: 7.3% (11th)

Studs

QB Matt Ryan: 25 of 32 for 279 yards and 4 touchdowns, 105.6 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 13 of 35 drop backs (1 sack, 1 scramble, 6 of 11, 1 touchdown)

LG Justin Blalock: Did not allow a pressure on 36 pass block snaps, run blocked for 4 yards on 1 attempt

WR Roddy White: Caught 8 passes for 153 yards and 2 touchdowns on 10 attempts on 32 pass snaps, 7.3 YAC per catch

CB Robert McClain: Allowed 4 catches for 25 yards on 8 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 stop

LE Kroy Biermann: 3 quarterback hits and 4 quarterback hurries on 38 pass rush snaps, 1 assist, 1 missed tackle

Duds

RG Peter Konz: Allowed 1 sack, 2 quarterback hits, and 2 quarterback hurries on 36 pass block snaps, run blocked for 7 yards on 3 attempts

TE Tony Gonzalez: Caught 1 pass for 9 yards on 2 attempts on 30 pass snaps, 5.0 YAC per catch

WR Harry Douglas: Caught 2 passes for 6 yards on 2 attempts on 20 pass snaps, 1.5 YAC per catch

FS Thomas DeCoud: Allowed 6 catches for 101 yards on 8 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 penalty

ROLB Stephen Nicholas: 5 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle, allowed 5 catches for 31 yards on 5 attempts

SS Chris Hope: Allowed 2 catches for 23 yards on 2 attempts, 4 solo tackles, 2 assist, 1 missed tackle

LOLB Sean Weatherspoon: 8 solo tackles, 1 assist, 3 stops, 4 missed tackles, allowed 5 catches for 47 yards on 9 attempts

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Houston Texans: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#4)

Last week: 4 (+0)

Record: 12-3

Net points per drive: 0.43 (8th)

DVOA: 9.7% (10th)

Weighted DVOA: 2.5% (13th)

Studs

LG Wade Smith: Allowed 1 quarterback hit on 40 pass block snaps, run blocked for 29 yards on 5 attempts

WR Andre Johnson: Caught 7 passes for 97 yards on 9 attempts on 35 pass snaps, 3.6 YAC per catch

CB Kareem Jackson: Allowed 3 catches for 31 yards on 7 attempts, 2 pass deflections, 2 solo tackles

MLB Bradie James: 4 solo tackles, 4 stops, 1 missed tackle, 1 penalty, 1 quarterback hit and 1 quarterback hurry on 8 blitzes, 1 penalty, allowed 1 catch for 4 yards on 3 attempts, 1 pass deflection

MLB Tim Dobbins: 5 solo tackles, 2 assists, 4 stops, 1 quarterback hurry on 6 blitzes, allowed 2 catches for 10 yards on 3 attempts, 1 pass deflection

FS Glover Quin: 10 solo tackles, 6 stops, 1 quarterback hurry on 5 blitzes, was not thrown on

LOLB Brooks Reed: 1 quarterback hurry on 10 pass rush snaps, 4 solo tackles, 4 stops

LE JJ Watt: 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 2 quarterback hurries on 33 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, 3 stops

RE Antonio Smith: 1 quarterback hit and 1 quarterback hurry on 28 pass rush snaps, 5 solo tackles, 4 stops

P Donnie Jones: 7 punts for 353 yards, 2 inside 20, 6 returns for 50 yards, 43.3 net yards per punt

Duds

RB Arian Foster: Rushed for 15 yards (23 after contact) on 10 attempts, 2 broken tackles, 1 fumble, caught 2 passes for 14 yards on 2 attempts

RT Derek Newton: Allowed 5 quarterback hurries on 35 pass block snaps, run blocked for -4 yards on 1 attempt

RG Ben Jones: Allowed 1 sack and 1 quarterback hit on 23 pass block snaps, run blocked for -2 yards on 1 attempt

TE Owen Daniels: Caught 3 passes for 27 yards on 7 attempts on 36 pass snaps, 2.7 YAC per catch, 1 drop

TE Garrett Graham: Caught 2 passes for 14 yards on 2 attempts on 16 pass snaps, 3.5 YAC per catch, allowed 2 quarterback hurry on 16 pass block snaps

WR Kevin Walter: Caught 1 pass for 12 yards on 3 attempts on 32 pass snaps, 8.0 YAC per catch

WR DeVier Posey: Caught 1 pass for 6 yards on 5 attempts on 22 pass snaps, 8.0 YAC per catch, 1 drop

MLB Darryl Sharpton: 2 solo tackles, 2 stops, allowed 1 catch for 27 yards on 1 attempt

ROLB Whitney Mercilus: 1 quarterback hurry on 24 pass rush snaps, 1 assist, 1 penalty

NT Shaun Cody: Did not record a pressure on 11 pass rush snaps, no tackles

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Denver Broncos: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#5)

Last week: 5 (+0)

Record: 12-3

Net points per drive: 0.74 (4th)

DVOA: 35.3% (2nd)

Weighted DVOA: 37.5% (2nd)

Studs

QB Peyton Manning: 30 of 43 for 339 yards, 3 touchdowns, 1 interception, 2 drops, 1 hit as thrown, 1 throw away, 1 batted pass, 97.4 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 6 of 43 drop backs (3 of 6, 1 hit as thrown, 1 throw away)

RG Manuel Ramirez: Did not allow a pressure on 47 pass block snaps, 1 penalty, run blocked for 6 yards on 4 attempts

WR Demaryius Thomas: Caught 9 passes for 102 yards and a touchdowns on 13 attempts on 43 pass snaps, 3.2 YAC per catch

SS Mike Adams: Allowed 2 catches for 19 yards on 8 attempts, 4 solo tackles, 1 stop, 1 quarterback hit on 6 blitzes, 1 penalty

LOLB Wesley Woodyard: 3 sacks and 1 quarterback hit on 10 blitzes, 3 solo tackles, 4 stops, 1 missed tackle, allowed 2 catches for 9 yards on 3 attempts

CB Champ Bailey: Was not thrown on, 2 solo tackles, 2 assists, 1 penalty

ROLB Von Miller: 2 sacks and 1 quarterback hurry on 25 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 3 solo tackles, 2 stops

RE Elvis Dumervil: 3 sacks and 1 quarterback hurry on 41 pass rush snaps, 1 stop, 1 penalty

Duds

RE Robert Ayers: Did not record a pressure on 19 pass rush snaps, 1 missed tackle

LE Derek Wolfe: 1 sack on 39 pass rush snaps, 1 stop

DT Kevin Vickerson: Did not record a pressure on 18 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop

WR Trindon Holliday: 2 punt returns for 2 yards, 1 fumble

FS Jim Leonhard: 1 punt return for 0 yards, 1 fumble, allowed 2 catches for 40 yards on 2 attempts, 1 solo tackle

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San Francisco 49ers: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#6)

Last week: 1 (-5)

Record: 10-4-1

Net points per drive: 0.70 (5th)

DVOA: 30.8% (4th)

Weighted DVOA: 26.8 (5th)

Studs

LG Mike Iupati: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 43 pass block snaps, run blocked for 18 yards on 2 attempts

RG Alex Boone: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 43 pass block snaps, run blocked for 6 yards on 1 attempt

RT Anthony Davis: Did not allow a pressure on 43 pass block snaps, 1 penalty, run blocked for 3 yards on 1 attempt

FS Dashon Goldson: Allowed 1 catch for 0 yards on 2 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 3 solo tackles, 2 stops

MLB NaVorro Bowman: 13 solo tackles, 3 assists, 6 stops, allowed 2 catches for 19 yards and a touchdown on 2 attempts

Duds

WR Mario Manningham: Caught 1 pass for 0 yards on 4 attempts on 21 pass snaps, 0.0 YAC per catch

CB Carlos Rogers: Allowed 4 catches for 72 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 missed tackle

SS Donte Whitner: Allowed 4 catches for 48 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 5 solo tackles, 2 assists, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle

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Seattle Seahawks: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#7)

Last week: 6 (-1)

Record: 10-5

Net points per drive: 0.90 (2nd)

DVOA: 41.1% (1st)

Weighted DVOA: 51.5% (1st)

Studs

QB Russell Wilson: 15 of 21 for 171 yards, 4 touchdowns, 1 interception, 2 drops, 2 throw aways, 129.7 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 10 of 27 drop backs (4 scrambles, 1 sack, 3 of 5, 1 touchdown, 1 throw away), rushed for 29 yards (7 after contact) on 6 attempts, 1 broken tackle

RB Marshawn Lynch: Rushed for 111 yards (36 after contact) and a touchdown on 26 attempts, 3 broken tackles, caught 2 passes for 19 yards and a touchdown

LT Russell Okung: Did not allow a pressure on 29 pass block snaps, run blocked for 38 yards on 5 attempts

CB Richard Sherman: Allowed 3 catches for 73 yards on 8 attempts, 1 interception, 3 pass deflections, 4 solo tackles, 1 assist

Duds

LE Bruce Irvin: 1 quarterback hurry on 23 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 1 solo tackle, 2 assists, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle

LE Red Bryant: Did not record a pressure on 21 pass rush snaps, no tackles

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Baltimore Ravens: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#8)

Last week: 8 (+0)

Record: 10-5

Net points per drive: 0.31 (10th)

DVOA: 11.1% (8th)

Weighted DVOA: 9.5% (10th)

Studs

QB Joe Flacco: 25 of 36 for 318 yards and 2 touchdowns, 1 throw away, 1 hit as thrown, 1 drop, 100.9 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 14 of 36 drop backs (11 of 14, 2 touchdowns, 1 throw away, 1 hit as thrown)

RB Ray Rice: Rushed for 107 yards (63 after contact) on 24 attempts, 1 broken tackle, caught 6 passes for 51 yards and a touchdown on 7 attempts, allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 9 pass block snaps

RB Bernard Pierce: Rushed for 123 yards (64 after contact) on 14 attempts, 2 broken tackles

WR Anquan Boldin: Caught 7 passes for 93 yards on 7 attempts on 33 pass snaps, 4.6 YAC per catch, 1 penalty

TE Dennis Pitta: Caught 4 passes for 56 yards on 5 attempts on 25 pass snaps, 4.5 YAC per catch

CB Chykie Brown: Allowed 2 catches for 27 yards and a touchdown on 6 attempts, 3 pass deflections, 2 solo tackles, 1 stop

CB Corey Graham: Allowed 2 catches for 14 yards on 3 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 2 solo tackles, 1 stop

LOLB Paul Kruger: 1 quarterback hit and 4 quarterback hurries on 21 pass rush snaps

MLB Brendon Ayanbadejo: 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 1 quarterback hurry on 9 blitzes, allowed 1 catch for 3 yards on 1 attempt, 1 assist, 1 stop

RE Arthur Jones: 2 quarterback hits and 1 quarterback hurry on 10 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop

LE Haloti Ngata: 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 26 pass rush snaps, 2 solo tackles, 3 stops

Duds

LT Michael Oher: Allowed 3 quarterback hurries on 39 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 3 attempts, 3 penalties

WR Jacoby Jones: Caught 1 pass for 7 yards on 3 attempts on 25 pass snaps, 0.0 YAC per catch

ROLB Terrell Suggs: Did not record a pressure on 25 pass rush snaps, 1 penalty, 2 solo tackles, 2 stops

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Washington Redskins: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#9)

Last week: 9 (+0)

Record: 9-6

Net points per drive: 0.13 (13th)

DVOA: 7.5% (11th)

Weighted DVOA: 13.1% (8th)

Studs

QB Robert Griffin: 16 of 24 for 198 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 1 interception, 2 throw aways, 2 batted passes, 3 drops, 105.6 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 4 of 25 drop backs (1 sack, 1 of 3, 2 throw aways)

RB Alfred Morris: Rushed for 91 yards (52 after contact) and a touchdown on 22 attempts, 5 broken tackles, caught 1 pass for 17 yards on 1 attempt

LG Kory Lichtensteiger: Did not allow a pressure on 25 pass block snaps, run blocked for 32 yards on 6 attempt

RG Chris Chester: Did not allow a pressure on 25 pass block snaps, run blocked for 15 yards and a touchdown on 3 attempts

RT Maurice Hurt: Did not allow a pressure on 25 pass block snaps, run blocked for 7 yards on 1 attempt

WR Pierre Garcon: Caught 7 passes for 89 yards on 7 attempts on 25 pass snaps, 4.0 YAC per catch

MLB Perry Riley: 8 solo tackles, 6 stops, 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 1 quarterback hurry on 7 blitzes, allowed 3 catches for 17 yards on 4 attempts

LE Jarvis Jenkins: 1 quarterback hit and 3 quarterback hurries on 20 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 stop

LOLB Ryan Kerrigan: 2 sacks, 1 quarterback hit, and 6 quarterback hurries on 51 pass rush snaps, 3 solo tackles, 1 assist, 5 stops, 1 penalty

Duds

MLB London Fletcher: 8 solo tackles, 4 assists, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle, allowed 9 catches for 82 yards on 11 attempts, 1 interception

FS Madieu Williams: Allowed 4 catches for 46 yards on 5 attempts, 3 solo tackles, 1 stop, 2 missed tackle, 1 sack on 1 blitz

FS Jordan Pugh: Allowed 1 catch for 18 yards on 1 attempt, 1 solo tackle, 2 missed tackles

RE Stephen Bowen: 1 quarterback hit on 41 pass rush snaps, no tackles

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Chicago Bears: Week 17 NFL Power Rankings (#10)

Last week: 10 (+0)

Record: 9-6

Net points per drive: 0.34 (9th)

DVOA: 23.0% (6th)

Weighted DVOA: 21.4% (6th)

Studs

CB Kelvin Hayden: Allowed 2 catches for 13 yards on 6 attempts, 1 interception, 3 solo tackles

LOLB Lance Briggs: 5 solo tackles, 2 assists, 3 stops, allowed 4 catches for 27 yards on 5 attempts, 1 pass deflection

MLB Nick Roach: 9 solo tackles, 1 assist, 6 stops, 1 missed tackle, 2 quarterback hurries on 9 blitzes, allowed 3 catches for 34 yards on 7 attempts

RE Julius Peppers: 3 sacks, 1 quarterback hit, and 3 quarterback hurries on 39 pass rush snaps, 1 batted pass, 1 solo tackles, 4 stops

Duds

RB Kahlil Bell: Rushed for 32 yards (27 after contact) on 13 attempts, 2 broken tackles, 1 penalty

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