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“This surging defense is built in Ron Rivera’s image _ tough, physical and aggressive,” wrote Ira Kauffman of the Tampa Tribune.

The Bears started off the second 10, followed by the Jets, Packers, Eagles and Cardinals. The Cowboys were No. 16, followed by the Ravens, Chargers, Browns and Rams.

Despite winning its first game of the season, Jacksonville remained No. 32.

“My hat’s off to the Jaguars for never giving up and getting a win on the road this week,” Kirwan said. “They still may be the team with the first pick in the draft.”

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AP NFL website: http://www.pro32.ap.org/poll