Falcons soar to top of AP Pro32 NFL power rankings

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The Redskins and Seahawks each moved up six spots after big wins. Washington was 13th after its win over Minnesota and the Seattle was ninth after its win over New England.

“This is a dangerous team with a nasty defense and a smooth rookie QB,” Pat Kirwan of CBSSports.com/Sirius XM said of the Seahawks. “Big, big game Thursday night against the 49ers.

As for Robert Griffin III and the Redskins, Judge said: “I don’t know how much the Redskins win, but I know RG3 makes them must-see TV.”

The Broncos were up five sports to 10th after a comeback 35-24 win over San Diego on Monday night.

“No matter how many times Peyton Manning makes this kind of magic, it never gets old watching it,” Bob Glauber of Newsday said. “His second-half rally in San Diego ranks near the top of pages-long list of career highlights.”

There are 11 teams with 3-3 records. The highest ranked is Green Bay at seventh; the lowest is Buffalo at 24th.

“I laugh at people who question and criticize reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers … Really?” asked Rich Gannon of CBS Sports/Sirius XM after listing the Packers at sixth.

As for the Bills, one voter had them 27th, even after their 19-16 overtime win at Arizona.

“With the season they’ve had, they’re tied for first in AFC East. Wacky,” said Sporting News’ Brown.

Jacksonville fell to 32nd and last, replacing Cleveland after the Browns won for the first time and moved up to 30th.

“Last in offense, 29th in defense and first in line for the top pick in the 2013 draft,” Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Tribune said.

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