Published By Kevin Paul On Thursday, November 29th 2012. Under AFC, AFC East, AFC North, AFC South, AFC West, Features, Kevin Paul, NFC, NFC East, NFC North, NFC South, NFC West, NFL, Power Rankings, Writers Tags: Aldon Smith, Atlanta Falcons, Colin Kaepernick, Green Bay Packers, Jerod Mayo, New England Patriots, NFL, NFL Power Rankings, San Francisco 49ers
The Texans survived an overtime battle with the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving and remain in the top spot of KP’s latest edition of NFL Power Rankings. San Francisco holds onto the second slot after fending off the Saints on the road. Tom Brady and the Patriots gained some ground on the top two clubs after a blowout victory over Rex Ryan and the fading Jets. Elsewhere, the Green Bay Packers fell five spots to 12th place after a blowout loss at the hands of Eli Manning and the New York Giants. Here’s where each squad sits in the rankings after Week 12, featuring some stats, notes, thoughts and figures for every team in the NFL.