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Power Rankings: Week 17

Posted Dec 27, 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 17 of Power Rankings.

Bears running back Jordan Howard

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 17 of Power Rankings.


OVERALL BREAKDOWN
Average Bears ranking: 27.86
Average ranking last week: 27.29
Average change from last week: Fell by .57
Best ranking: 27 by ESPN, Yahoo! Sports and 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: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 10, Packers 8, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Cowboys, Patriots, Chiefs, Raiders, Steelers



28

NFL.com
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 11, Packers 6, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Steelers, Chiefs, Falcons



29

CBS Sports
Last week: 29
Division Rivals: Lions 11, Packers 8, Vikings 19
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Falcons, Steelers, Chiefs



27

Yahoo! Sports
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 12, Packers 6, Vikings 23
Top 5 overall: Cowboys, Patriots, Chiefs, Falcons, Steelers



28

USA Today
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 9, Packers 6, Vikings 25
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Falcons, Steelers, Chiefs



29

Pro Football Talk
Last week: 29
Division Rivals: Lions 11, Packers 9, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Chiefs, Steelers, Giants



27

FOX Sports
Last week: 25
Division Rivals: Lions 12, Packers 7, Vikings 25
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Falcons, Steelers, Chiefs