NFL Power Rankings Week 15: Patriots, Falcons, Steelers Continue To Lead

SB Nation's NFL power rankings for Week 15 are complete. The Patriots and Falcons remain on top and the Steelers continue to trail them. The Ravens survived a scare on Monday Night Football while the Saints won once again. We have two new entries into the top 10 -- Jaguars and Chargers -- and both teams may need to win out to take their divisions.

The NFL playoff picture is getting clearer each week. Here's our top 10 teams right now. Here is No. 11-20 and No. 21-32.

1. New England Patriots (11-2): Well, they're in the playoffs. The Patriots are playing like the 2007 Patriots. This team is on another planet right now. LW: 1

2. Atlanta Falcons (11-2): This is one of the quietest 11-2 teams we remember. They just keep....winning. They have one more test against the Saints to win the division. LW: 2

3. Pittsburgh Steelers (10-3): Ho-hum. 23-7 over the Bengals. Wake me up when the Steelers clinch the No. 2 seed in the AFC. LW: 3

4. New Orleans Saints (10-3): I didn't expect anything other than a 31-13 victory over the Rams. The Saints are peaking at the right time because their toughest two-game stretch awaits them -- at Baltimore and at Atlanta. LW: 5

5. Baltimore Ravens (9-4): The Ravens survived a scare against the Texans on Monday night. They're now leading the wildcard race with three games to go. A Pittsburgh slipup down the stretch could open the door to the AFC North but, either way, they're likely to be in the playoffs. LW: 4

6. Philadelphia Eagles (9-4): The NFL flexed the Eagles Week 16 game into primetime. Everyone wants to see Michael Vick. I can't blame them. LW: 8

7. Chicago Bears (9-4): Didn't most of us figure that would happen to the Bears? Maybe not 36-7 but I'm not surprised they lost. They may have caught a break in the NFC North with Aaron Rodgers' concussion. LW: 6

8. New York Giants (9-4):Well, it's coming down to the Giants and Eagles. Sunday's game may decide the NFC East. LW: 10

9. San Diego Chargers (7-6): The Chargers annual midseason streak hit a bump two weeks ago against the Raiders but got back on track with a dominating victory over the Chiefs, 31-0. They probably need to win out to make the playoffs. LW: 16

10. Jacksonville Jaguars (8-5): Kind of like the Bears, I keep waiting for the Jaguars to go on a losing streak and knock themselves out of the playoff race but they keep on winning. Next week against Indy could provide clarity in the AFC South. LW: 12

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