Power Rankings

Power Rankings: Week 17

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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 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<br>

ESPN
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 10, Packers 8, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Cowboys, Patriots, Chiefs, Raiders, Steelers


28<br>

[NFL.com](http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000764213/article/nfl-power-rankings-week-17-raiders-hawks-fall-packers-rise "NFL.com Power Rankings")
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 11, Packers 6, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Steelers, Chiefs, Falcons


29<br>

[CBS Sports](http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/powerrankings/ "CBS Sports Power Rankings")
Last week: 29
Division Rivals: Lions 11, Packers 8, Vikings 19
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Falcons, Steelers, Chiefs


27<br>

[Yahoo! Sports](http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl-power-rankings-the-patriots-are-going-to-be-really-tough-to-beat-in-the-afc-151907383.html "Yahoo! Sport Power Rankings")
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 12, Packers 6, Vikings 23
Top 5 overall: Cowboys, Patriots, Chiefs, Falcons, Steelers


28<br>

[USA Today](http://www.usatoday.com/sports/nfl/rankings/ "USA Today Sports Power Rankings")
Last week: 27
Division Rivals: Lions 9, Packers 6, Vikings 25
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Falcons, Steelers, Chiefs


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 11, Packers 9, Vikings 20
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Chiefs, Steelers, Giants


27<br>

[FOX Sports](http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/gallery/nfl-week-17-power-rankings-cowboys-steelers-patriots-falcons-122716 "Fox Sports Power Rankings")
Last week: 25
Division Rivals: Lions 12, Packers 7, Vikings 25
Top 5 overall: Patriots, Cowboys, Falcons, Steelers, Chiefs

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