Vito Stellino's power rankings

December 05, 1997

1. Green Bay: The Pack is back on top for the stretch run.

2. San Francisco: Still looking for first victory over a winning team.

3. Denver: Can the Broncos slow down Bettis?

4. Kansas City: Schottenheimer is better coach in regular season.

5. Pittsburgh: This is Steelers' only home game in the final month.

6. Jacksonville: Jaguars always find a way to beat the Ravens.

7. Tampa Bay: Battle of the Bays is big this time.

8. New England: Patriots ready for rematch of AFC title game.

9. New York Giants: Kanell is fading after a fast start.

10. New York Jets: Parcells plans to feast on Colts.

11. Miami: Johnson's rolling the dice on Phillips.

12. Detroit: Sanders right, Sanders left, Sanders up the middle.

13. Dallas: Like a bad penny, Cowboys keep popping up.

14. Minnesota: Not the same team without Johnson.

15. Philadelphia: Hoying is the toast of the town.

16. Buffalo: Levy's team is always dangerous.

17. Washington: Turner, the Teflon coach, never gets the blame.

18. Tennessee: Oilers are Thursday's team.

19. Carolina: Third year wasn't charm for the Panthers.

20. Seattle: Moon finally makes his Baltimore debut.

21. Arizona: Cardinals lose more close games than the Ravens.

22. Ravens: Who's going to cover Galloway?

23. Oakland: Maybe Davis should return to the sideline as a coach.

24. Cincinnati: Esiason just won't act his age.

25. Atlanta: Falcons are on -- believe it or not -- three-game win streak.

4 26. New Orleans: Ditka likes his job once again.

27. San Diego: Chargers miss Ross.

28. St. Louis: Even the Rams can beat the Redskins..

29. Chicago: Bears are still trying to tackle Sanders.

30. Indianapolis: Infante has three games left.

Pub Date: 12/05/97

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