Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Chris Berman of ESPN:

Week 14


1. New England Patriots — Hard to keep out of the top spot when all you do is win.

2. Houston Texans — If this were BCS, Monday Night would be the title game.

3. Atlanta Falcons — Ending Drew Brees' streak a major feather in cap on way to division title.

4. San Francisco 49ers — Kaepernick was bound to be human.

5. Denver Broncos — Peyton Manning wins another division title, just a different division.

6. Baltimore Ravens — Had chance for knockout punch, instead lost 15-round decision.

7. Pittsburgh Steelers — As usual, when back is to the wall is when Steelers are at their best.

8. Green Bay Packers — Important division win.

9. New York Giants — East won't be a cakewalk after all.

10. Seattle Seahawks — Russell Wilson TD passes essentially won game twice on the road.

11. Chicago Bears — Three of four remaining games on road; be careful.

12. Indianapolis Colts — Now that they can win in clutch on the road, watch out.

13. Cincinnati Bengals — Steady Eddie behind dandy Andy.

14. New Orleans Saints — You can set your watch to when Drew Brees does not throw a touchdown pass; once every four years.

15. Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Honoring 10-year anniversary of Super Bowl team on Sunday.

16. Washington Redskins — RG3, welcome to Monday Night madness.

17. Minnesota Vikings — AP is superhuman.

18. Dallas Cowboys — Somehow back in the hunt.

19. St. Louis Rams — 1-0-1 versus San Francisco, 4-0-1 versus division.

20. Detroit Lions — Mastering art of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

21. San Diego Chargers — Should sign Trevor Hoffman to close games.

22. Buffalo Bills — Three of last four at home.

23. Cleveland Browns — Formidable down the stretch.

24. Miami Dolphins — Played Patriots tough.

25. New York Jets — Should start Richard Todd.

26. Carolina Panthers — Too young to follow up Monday Night Football success with another win.

27. Arizona Cardinals — Should start Randy Johnson

28. Philadelphia Eagles — How did this happen?

29. Jacksonville Jaguars — Two in a row too much to ask.

30. Kansas City Chiefs — Romeo Crennel's class and Brady Quinn's words win the week.

31. Tennessee Titans — Still need Music City Miracle.

32. Oakland Raiders — Surprised that it's this bad.


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