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Brad Biggs' Week 14 NFL power rankings

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20. Packers 6-6 (22). Aaron Rodgers is back on the practice field, and the Packers are holding out hope he can make a difference before the season ends.

21. Jets 5-7 (23). Josh McCown passed for 331 yards as the Jets hung on to beat the Chiefs. The 38-year-old keeps playing well.

22. Redskins 5-7 (14). After a crushing defeat in Dallas, questions about coach Jay Gruden are looming, but injuries have really hit them hard.

23. Cardinals 5-7 (20). Larry Fitzgerald, 34, keeps putting up big numbers with 82 catches for 878 yards and five touchdowns.

24. Dolphins 5-7 (24). Five-game losing streak ended as they pounded the Broncos behind Jay Cutler and running back Kenyan Drake.

25. Buccaneers 4-8 (25). Jameis Winston played well in his return from a right shoulder injury but was sacked seven times in an overtime loss in Green Bay.

26. Texans 4-8 (26). They had six players leave with injuries and not return in Sunday's loss to the Titans. It has been that kind of year for coach Bill O'Brien.

27. 49ers 2-10 (31). Jimmy Garoppolo was so smooth in his first start against the Bears, it's a wonder the coaches waited so long to turn to him.

28. Broncos 3-9 (28). It's worth wondering if coach Vance Joseph will be one and done. They've lost eight straight.

 

29. Bears 3-9 (27). They have 16 first downs in the last two games. To put that in perspective, the Patriots are averaging 24.8 per game.

30. Colts 3-9 (29). Andrew Luck is reportedly seeking treatment for his injured right shoulder in Europe. Good thing it's a long way off until training camp.

31. Giants 2-10 (30). GM Jerry Reese and coach Ben McAdoo have been fired, so, yes, Big Blue is on to 2018.

32. Browns 0-12 (32). They didn't waste any time getting Josh Gordon involved as he was targeted 13 times and produced four catches for 85 yards in the loss to the Chargers.

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