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Week 17 power rankings: NFC North

12/29/2009

Minnesota didn’t take as big of a hit as you might have expected in ESPN.com’s Week 17 power rankings.

Despite losing for the third time in four games Monday night, the Vikings dropped only one spot to No. 5. Jeffri Chadiha’s decision to rank them No. 3 balanced out two No. 7 votes, from Mike Sando and Paul Kuharsky.

A look at the division’s standings:

5. Minnesota Vikings

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Down one spot from last week

8. Green Bay Packers

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Unchanged from last week

23. Chicago Bears

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Up two spots from last week

31. Detroit Lions

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Unchanged from last week