NFL Power Rankings: Week 13; Eagles and Vikings approach the postseason

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 NFL Power Rankings: Week 13;  Eagles and Vikings approach the postseason

As temperatures in the United States drop with the approach of winter, the season of National Football League Heat the mold to prepare the postseason scenarios.

With two thirds of the calendar forming part of the history booksthe NFL enters its last six weeks where divisional games will capture the spotlight to structure the playoff bracket.

With some combinations of results the Eagles and Vikings could be the first to grab a berth to the postseason.

Washington, which is 7-5 this seasona, is the fifth team since 2010 to have at least seven wins in its first 12 games of a season after starting the year with a 1-4 record, joining the 2019 Steelers, 2016 Dolphins, 2015 Chiefs and 2011 Broncos.

The resurgence of Washington keeps it with the best record (6-1) if we consider Week 6 as the start.

Each of the four teams in the NFC East: Philadelphia (10-1), Dallas (8-3), the NY Giants (7-4) and Washington (7-5): he has winning records through week 12 of this season. The NFC East is the second division in which all four teams have at least seven wins through Week 12 since 2002, joining the AFC North in 2014.

Since 1990, at least four teams each season have made the playoffs after failing to qualify the previous year.. For now Baltimore Ravens, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, New York Giants, Minnesota Vikings, and Washington Commanders they would be contesting the postseason after missing it last year.

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Philadelphia has all but clinched a spot in the 2023 NFL playoffs with its 10-1 start. Although they need to win and wait for four combinations of results, Philadelphia’s postseason options start as early as this week.

The Thanksgiving tripleheader marked the most watched Turkey Day in NFL history. According to Nielsen, the audience total was 138 million.

Week 13 of the NFL will bring with it the presentation of Deshaun Watson with the Cleveland Browns.

1.- Philadelphia Eagles (10-1)

The week before: 1

Jalen Hurts rushed for 157 yards to set an Eagles record for a quarterback, he also threw for 153 yards and two touchdowns and Packers quarterback

2.- Minnesota Vikings (9-2)

The week before: 2

The Vikings rebounded from a beating Dallas gave them by beating the Patriots on Thanksgiving Day. Kirk Cousins ​​passed for 299 yards and three touchdowns, the last one a go-ahead score to Adam Thielen.

3.- Kansas City Chiefs (9-2)

The week before: 3

the Chiefs (9-2) have won six of the past seven against the Rams. They have five straight wins and are the hottest team in the AFC.

4.- Miami Dolphins (8-3)

The week before: 4

Tua Tagovailoa passed for 299 yards and the Miami Dolphins held on to a 30-point lead to earn their fifth straight victory.

5.- Buffalo Bills (8-3)

The week before: 5

Tyler Bass converted a tiebreaking 45-yard field goal with Detroit with two seconds left in the fourth quarter after missing an extra point late. The Bills string victories.

6.- New York Jets (7-4)

The week before: 6

Mike White threw three touchdown passes, including two to Garrett Wilson, in his first start since last season in place of Zach Wilson who was benched.

7.- San Francisco 49ers (7-4)

The week before: 11

The 49ers are averaging just 10 points against on their four-game winning streak. They beat the Saints for the fourth time in a row.

8.- Dallas Cowboys (8-3)

The week before: 12

The win over the Giants snapped a three-game Thanksgiving losing streak for the Cowboys (8-3), who moved one game ahead of the Giants in the NFC East.

9.-Cincinnati Bengals (7-4)

The week before: 13

The defending AFC champion Bengals won a rematch of their divisional playoff victory over Tennessee despite being without running back Joe Mixon.

10.- New York Giants (7-4)

Last week: 7

For the tenth time in a row, the Giants fall to Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys.

11.- Washington Commanders (7-5)

The week before: 16

Since Week 6, the Commanders are 6-1, the best record for any team since that date.

12.– New England Patriots (6-5)

The week before: 10

Mac Jones passed for a career-high 382 yards and two scores to spice up a lagging offense against the Vikings, but they ran out of steam down the stretch.

13.– Baltimore Ravens (7-4)

The week before: 8

Unbelievably the Ravens miss another game when they entered the fourth quarter with a lead.

14.-Tennessee Titans (7-4)

The week before: 9

The Titans matched their most points allowed since a Week 2 loss at Buffalo when they allowed 41.

15.- Los Angeles Chargers (6-5)

Last week: 17

Justin Herbert completed 35 of 47 passes for 274 yards and three touchdowns for the Chargers, who snapped a two-game skid to stay in the playoff race.

16.-Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-6)

The week before: 14

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes, but was helpless in 10-minute overtime as the Bucs couldn’t keep up their momentum after one rest. They are leaders of the NFC South but with a losing record.

17.- Seattle Seahawks (6-5)

The week before: 11

The 576 yards against the Raiders were the third-most ever allowed by the Seahawks, who fell a game behind San Francisco in the NFC West.

18.- Arizona Cardinals (4-8)

The week before: 18

Arizona has lost four of its last five games, leaving it almost without a chance to make the NFC playoffs.

19.- Jacksonville Jaguars (4-7)

Last week: 23

It was the franchise’s first victory when trailing by seven points or more in the final minute of regulation. The Jaguars (were 0-183 in those situations before Sunday.

20.- Cleveland Browns (4-7)

Last week: 24

Before giving up the seat to Deshaun Watson, Jacoby Brissett had a standout performance in the win over the Bucs.

21.- Atlanta Falcons (5-7)

The last week. twenty

The Falcons have now lost three of four despite topping 100 rushing yards for the 10th straight game.

22.- Green Bay Packers (4-8)

The week before: 19

The Packers not only lost the game on their visit to Philadelphia, but also Aaron Rodgers.

23.-Carolina Panthers (4-8)

The week before: 25

Carolina sits in last place in the woeful NFC South, but with the win over Denver they are just 1 1/2 games behind division-leading Tampa Bay.

24.- Indianapolis Colts (4-7-1)

Last week: 21

The Indianapolis Colts still can’t find their way. The Jeff Saturday Effect was finished after his introduction.

25.- Pittsburgh Steelers (4-7)

Last week: 28

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a win that only helps as a pain reliever to a painful season.

26.- Los Angeles Rams (3-8)

Last week: 22

The Rams’ losing streak (5) and record at 11 games tie the 1987 Giants for worst among the defending Super Bowl champions.

27.- Detroit Lions (4-7)

Last week: 27

Detroit missed a chance to win four straight games for the first time since 2016 and lost for the sixth straight time on Thanksgiving.

28.- Las Vegas Raiders (4-7)

The previous one: 31

Josh Jacobs finished with a franchise-record 229 rushing yards and two touchdowns. He also had six receptions for 74 yards, and his 303 yards from scrimmage were the most in team history and the seventh-most in a game in the Super Bowl era.

29.- New Orleans Saints (4-8)

Last week: 28

The Saints hadn’t been shutout since 2001. They didn’t score two points against the 49ers.

30.- Denver Broncos (3-8)

Last week: 29

Carolina’s defense limited Russell Wilson to 19 of 35 passes for 142 yards and sacked him three times, sending the Broncos to their seventh loss in eight games.

31.– Chicago Bears (3-9)

The week before: 30

The Bears (3-9) started with Trevor Siemian at quarterback in place of an injured Justin Fields and couldn’t do much after their first two drives.

32.- Houston Texans (1-9-1)

Last week: 32

Houston had just 32 yards in its first 25 plays with Kyle Allen starting at quarterback in place of Davis Mills. The Texans finished with 210 yards of total offense, most of which came in the second half when they scored 15 straight points.

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