Monday, December 24, 2012
Power Rankings: Patriots drop to fifth
The Patriots dropped one spot to No. 5 in ESPN.com's NFL Power Rankings in the wake of their close call against Jacksonville on Sunday. The Broncos, meanwhile, are the new No. 1 team after their 10th consecutive victory. The top spot had been occupied by the Niners, who fell two spots to No. 3 after being blown out by the Seahawks on Sunday night.