NFL Power Rankings Week 16

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Dec 14, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson (95) and middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) and cornerback Josh Norman (24) and defensive tackle Colin Cole (91) react in the third quarter at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

SLR’s Week 16 NFL Power Rankings: 16-20

The second half of the season was looking promising for the improving Rams until a Thursday night snooze-fest against the Cardinals.. 6-8. Last Week: 20. St. Louis Rams. 20. player. 51

Carolina Panthers. 19. player. 87. A win in week 16 keeps the Panthers’ division hopes alive heading into the regular season finale.. 5-8-1. Last Week: 22

Last Week: 18. Houston Texans. 18. player. 10. The Texans have options at quarterback heading into year two for Bill O’Brien, but are any of them good options?. 7-7

Last Week: 17. San Francisco 49ers. 17. player. 42. With the 49ers officially out of the playoff chase, Jim Harbaugh can start considering his options for 2015.. 7-7

player. 59. Squeaking by the Jets followed by two losses is setting up for another disappointing December by the perennially fading Dolphins.. 7-7. Last Week: 15. Miami Dolphins. 16

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