FINAL NFL POWER RANKINGS and Post Season Predictions

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My final 2012 rankings and they are exactly the same top 12 teams as were listed here last week. The Vikings beat the Packers to secure the 6th NFC playoff spot and the Redskins defeated the Cowboys Sunday night to win the NFC East.

Eight of the top twelve teams are the same as I had in week 1 of the season. I keep the Falcons ahead of the Broncos because the Falcons beat the Broncos earlier in the season. That gives them a slight edge even with the Broncos playing better now.

AFC championship:
I have the Broncos and Patriots meeting for the AFC championship as they are my top 2 ranked AFC teams. It’s easy to picture a showdown between the sheriff Manning and Brady. A game not to be missed. The Texans appear to be losing momentum now.

NFC Championship:
I think the NFC is more up for grabs for several teams but in my rankings I have the Falcons hosting the 49ers in the NFC championship. The Packers are certainly capable of making it to the NFC championship and the Seahawks along with the surging Redskins could be the surprise team that make it too.

Super Bowl:
I expect it to be the Falcons and the Broncos playing for the NFL championship.

FINAL Ranking 2012 (0 = no change)

1. Falcons (13-3) 0
2. Broncos (13-3) 0
3. Patriots (12-4) ↑1
4. 49ers (11-4-1) ↓1
5. Packers (11-5) 0
6. Seahawks (11-5) 0
7. Texans (12-4) 0
8. Ravens (10-6) ↑1
9. Redskins (10-6) ↓1
10. Colts (11-5) 0
11. Vikings (10-6) ↑1
12. Bengals (10-6) ↓1
13. Bears (10-6) 0
14. Giants (9-7) ↑2
15. Cowboys (8-8) 0
16. Steelers (8-8) ↑2
17. Panthers (7-9) ↑3
18. Rams (7-8-1) ↓1
19. Saints (7-9) ↓5
20. Chargers (7-9) ↑1
21. Dolphins (7-9) ↓2
22. Bucs (7-9) 0
23. Titans (6-10) ↑1
24. Bills (6-10) ↑2
25. Browns (5-11) ↓2
26. Jets (6-10) ↓1
27. Cardinals (5-11) 0
28. Lions (4-12) 0
29. Raiders (4-12) 0
30. Eagles (4-12) 0
31. Jaguars (2-14) 0
32. Chiefs (2-14) 0

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