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As Voted by Tony Dungy

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(###) Number of first place votes
RankTeamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Kansas City Chiefs (12)5-03841
2Green Bay Packers4-13702
3Carolina Panthers4-13379
4Atlanta Falcons3-13404
5Philadelphia Eagles4-13417
6Denver Broncos3-13295
7New England Patriots3-23208
8Detroit Lions3-22746
9Seattle Seahawks3-229114
10Buffalo Bills3-223011
11Washington Redskins2-220715
12Los Angeles Rams3-224510
13Jacksonville Jaguars3-223623
14Pittsburgh Steelers3-22613
15Baltimore Ravens3-219321
16Dallas Cowboys2-319913
17Oakland Raiders2-316116
18Minnesota Vikings3-224318
19New York Jets3-214624
20Tampa Bay Buccaneers2-217917
21Houston Texans2-319112
22Cincinnati Bengals2-313025
23New Orleans Saints2-214820
24Miami Dolphins2-210826
25Tennessee Titans2-312119
26Indianapolis Colts2-37230
27Arizona Cardinals2-38722
28Los Angeles Chargers1-46329
29Chicago Bears1-45227
30New York Giants0-53428
31San Francisco 49ers0-53131
32Cleveland Browns0-51332

Tony Dungy

The Super Bowl-winning head coach whose teams made the playoffs each of his last 10 seasons, unprecedented in his era, joined NBC's Emmy-nominated studio show Football Night as an analyst in 2009.

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Poll Methodology

The AP Pro32 is determined by a simple points system based on how each voter ranks the NFL's 32 teams. A team receives 32 points for each first place vote, 31 for second place and so on through to the 32nd team, which receives one point. The rankings are set by listing the teams' point totals from highest to lowest. The mathematical formula is the same as the one used for the AP Top 25 rankings for college football, men's basketball and women's basketball.

History of the Poll

The Associated Press began the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings in 2012. A national panel of 12 voters will participate in the selection process this year. Each voter is among the 50 sports writers and broadcasters who choose the NFL's individual awards at the end of the season. All of the voters have an extensive background in covering the NFL. Some of them — Tony Dungy and Herm Edwards — played and coached in the league. Others — Jim Miller — played in the league. Each week beginning on Sept. 3, AP Pro32 will be updated and comments from some of the voters will be included in a story that accompanies the latest team rankings. In addition, a link to the will be included at the bottom of AP stories throughout the preseason and regular season.