NFL Power Rankings Week 16: Four Teams Are Legit Contenders for Top Spot

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Dec 14, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) is brought down by Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Brandon Thompson (98) during the third quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Bengals beat the Browns 30-0. Mandatory Credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

24. team. 10. The Texans could be seen as one of the bigger surprises in the NFL at 7-7. The QB situation for the Texans was already pretty weak but with rookie QB Tom Savage out for next week, it’s gotten even worse.. (7-7). Previous: 25th. Houston Texans

Previous: 17th. New York Giants. 23. team. 31. There is one huge bright sport for the Giants. That would be rookie WR Odell Beckham, who has 973 receiving yards and 9 TD’s. 363 yards and 4 of the touchdowns have come in the last three weeks.  . (5-9)

22. team. 44. Atlanta’s win over the Seahawks in the 2012 playoffs was the beginning of their two-season long hangover. At 5-9, they could still make the playoffs in the NFL’s weakest division.. (5-9). Previous: 26th. Atlanta Falcons

It appears that the Browns are going to let Johnny Manziel finish the season as their starting quarterback. Brian Hoyer played well but his struggles the past few weeks make this a good opportunity to see exactly what Manziel can do.. (7-7). Previous: 15th. Cleveland Browns. 21. team. 53

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