The Reality Check Week 15 NFL Power Rankings

December 14, 2011 | Glenn Clark

16. Oakland Raiders (LW:  15)

They need more boar hunters.

15. San Diego Chargers (LW:  20)

I’m REALLY concerned.

14. Tennessee Titans (LW:  10)

The issue for the Titans moving forward is that the expectations will be high for Jake Locker without having much experience.

13. Detroit Lions (LW:  12)

There would be no excuse to lose in Tampa Saturday night.

12. Dallas Cowboys (LW:  11)

I don’t really believe they’re this good.

11. New York Giants (LW:  14)

I’m just not REALLY buying into the whole “dark horse” thing.

10. Atlanta Falcons (LW:  13)

I’m really buying into the whole “dark horse” thing.

9. New York Jets (LW:  9)

Going on the road hasn’t bothered them in the past.

8. Denver Broncos (LW:  8)

If they beat the Pats all bets are off.

7. San Francisco 49ers (LW:  6)

Is anyone going to pick them to win their first playoff game?

6. Houston Texans (LW:  7)

I was wrong. Still dangerous.

5. Pittsburgh Steelers (LW:  5)

This week Ben Roethlisberger is just going to play in a cast.

4. New England Patriots (LW:  3)

Getting “Gronk’d” hurts.

3. Baltimore Ravens (LW:  4)

I wish I could grow a mustache.

2. New Orleans Saints (LW:  2)

That was a nice win for them in Nashville.

1. Green Bay Packers (LW:  1)

Just for the record, Charm City’s Shaky Smithson gets a ring if they win the Super Bowl.

Ryan Chell’s Rankings…

32.  Indianapolis Colts (0-13); (Last Week:  32)

31.  St. Louis Rams (2-11); (LW:  31)

30.  Minnesota Vikings (2-11); (LW:  30)

29.  Washington Redskins (4-9); (LW:  28)

28.  Cleveland Browns (4-9); (LW:  27)

27.  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-8); (LW:  25)

26.  Jacksonville Jaguars (4-9); (LW:  29)

25.  Carolina Panthers (4-9); (LW:  24)

24.  Miami Dolphins (4-9); (LW:  21)

23.  Philadelphia Eagles (5-8); (LW:  23)

22.  Kansas City Chiefs (5-8); (LW:  20)

21.  Buffalo Bills (5-8); (LW:  19)

20.  Arizona Cardinals (6-7); (LW:  23)

19.  Seattle Seahawks (6-7); (LW:  22)

18.  San Diego Chargers (6-7); (LW:  18)

17.  Chicago Bears (7-6); (LW:  16)

16.  Oakland Raiders (7-6); (LW:  13)

15.  Tennessee Titans (7-6); (LW:  12)

14.  Cincinnati Bengals (7-6); (LW:  14)

13.  New York Giants (7-6); (LW:  17)

12.  New York Jets (8-5); (LW:  15)

11.  Detroit Lions (8-5); (LW:  10)

10.  Dallas Cowboys (7-6); (LW:  9)

9.  Denver Broncos (8-5); (LW:  11)

8.  Atlanta Falcons (8-5); (LW:  8)

7.  Houston Texans (10-3); (LW:  7)

6.  New England Patriots (10-3); (LW:  6)

5.  San Francisco 49ers (10-3); (LW:  4)

4.  Pittsburgh Steelers (10-3); (LW:  5)

3.  Baltimore Ravens (10-3); (LW:  3)

2.  New Orleans Saints (10-3); (LW:  2)

1.  Green Bay Packers (13-0); (LW:  1)

Flexing my mic muscles since 1983…

-G