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Power Rankings: Week 16

Posted Dec 20, 2016

ChicagoBears.com takes a look at what national media outlets are saying about the Monsters of the Midway and how the team compares to the other 31 clubs in the NFL in Week 16 of Power Rankings.

Bears quarterback Matt Barkley

ChicagoBears.com takes a look at what national media outlets are saying about the Monsters of the Midway and how the team compares to the other 31 clubs in the NFL in Week 16 of Power Rankings.


OVERALL BREAKDOWN
Average Bears ranking: 27.29
Average ranking last week: 27.86
Average change from last week: Improved by .57
Best ranking: 25 by FOX Sports
Worst ranking: 29 by CBS Sports and Pro Football Talk
Best average ranking this season: 27.13 (Week 1)



27

ESPN
Last week: 28
Division Rivals: Lions 11, Packers 9, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Cowboys, Patriots, Seahawks, Raiders, Falcons



27

NFL.com
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 9, Packers 10, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Raiders, Seahawks, Steelers



29

CBS Sports
Last week: 29
Division Rivals: Lions 9, Packers 16, Vikings 19
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Raiders, Seahawks, Falcons



27

Yahoo! Sports
Last week: 28
Division Rivals: Lions 12, Packers 9, Vikings 21
Top 5 overall: Cowboys, Patriots, Raiders, Seahawks, Chiefs



27

USA Today
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 10, Packers 12, Vikings 22
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Raiders, Seahawks, Steelers



29

Pro Football Talk
Last week: 29
Division Rivals: Lions 7, Packers 14, Vikings 19
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Giants, Raiders, Chiefs



25

FOX Sports
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 11, Packers 9, Vikings 22
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Falcons, Raiders, Steelers