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As Voted by Tony Dungy

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(###) Number of first place votes
RankTeamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Los Angeles Rams (12)6-03841
2Kansas City Chiefs5-13592
3New England Patriots4-23694
4New Orleans Saints4-13523
5Minnesota Vikings3-2-13059
6Carolina Panthers3-22456
7Los Angeles Chargers4-231111
8Baltimore Ravens4-230810
9Cincinnati Bengals4-22925
10Chicago Bears3-22328
11Pittsburgh Steelers3-2-129012
12Philadelphia Eagles3-327415
13Green Bay Packers3-2-125314
14Tennessee Titans3-315213
15Jacksonville Jaguars3-32067
16Miami Dolphins4-223217
17Washington Redskins3-221318
18Houston Texans3-317621
19Seattle Seahawks3-321719
20Dallas Cowboys3-317423
21Tampa Bay Buccaneers2-310122
22Cleveland Browns2-3-112316
23Atlanta Falcons2-412827
24Detroit Lions2-314420
25New York Jets3-315024
26Buffalo Bills2-47826
27Denver Broncos2-48125
28Indianapolis Colts1-54229
29Arizona Cardinals1-53630
30San Francisco 49ers1-54932
31New York Giants1-54628
32Oakland Raiders1-51431

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.