Power Rankings

Power Rankings: Week 16

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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<br>

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


27<br>

[NFL.com](http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000760194/article/nfl-power-rankings-week-16-raiders-rise-broncos-plummet "NFL.com Power Rankings")
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 9, Packers 10, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Raiders, Seahawks, Steelers


29<br>

[CBS Sports](http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/nfl-power-rankings-hate-the-patriots-all-you-want-but-theyre-still-no-1/ "CBS Sports Power Rankings")
Last week: 29
Division Rivals: Lions 9, Packers 16, Vikings 19
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Raiders, Seahawks, Falcons


27<br>

[Yahoo! Sports](http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl-power-rankings-the-amazing-rise-of-miami-dolphins-behind-rookie-coach-adam-gase-061505637.html "Yahoo! Sport Power Rankings")
Last week: 28
Division Rivals: Lions 12, Packers 9, Vikings 21
Top 5 overall: Cowboys, Patriots, Raiders, Seahawks, Chiefs


27<br>

[USA Today](http://www.usatoday.com/sports/nfl/rankings/ "USA Today Sports Power Rankings")
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 10, Packers 12, Vikings 22
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Raiders, Seahawks, Steelers


29<br>

[Pro Football Talk](http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2016/12/20/week-16-power-rankings-6/ "Pro Football Talk Power Rankings")
Last week: 29
Division Rivals: Lions 7, Packers 14, Vikings 19
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Giants, Raiders, Chiefs


25<br>

[FOX Sports](http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/gallery/nfl-week-16-power-rankings-cowboys-patriots-falcons-steelers-122016 "Fox Sports Power Rankings")
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 11, Packers 9, Vikings 22
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Falcons, Raiders, Steelers

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