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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Power Rankings: Broncos top Texans again

By Paul Kuharsky

Teams change over time and the Broncos may be playing better football than the Texans right now.

Still, I’m uncomfortable with a poll where the Broncos (second) outrank the Texans (third), since Houston won 31-25 in Denver in Week 3.

Here's the newest edition of ESPN.com's NFL Power Rankings.

I used to vote and know it’s tough to measure current level of play against early-season results. But when teams that played each other were right next to each other on the ballot, I typically put the team that won the head-to-head ahead.

Here’s our weekly look at how the AFC South stands.


And here is Mike Sando’s weekly breakdown of how the voters voted.