STEVE CORKRAN'S NFL RANKINGS

1. Seahawks (10-1)

Russell Wilson 13-0, with 117.0 passer rating at home during two-year NFL career; Seahawks hosting Saints on Monday night in game between NFC's best teams

2. Broncos (9-2)

Playing Chiefs on Sunday for second time in two weeks; Broncos 9-0 vs. AFC West teams with Peyton Manning as their QB

3. Saints (9-2)

Drew Brees won nine straight Monday Night games, with 28 TDs, 5 ints.; Jimmy Graham tied for most ever 100-yard receiving games in a season with six so far

4. Panthers (8-3)

Hosting Buccaneers on Sunday with great opportunity for eighth straight victory; Cam Newton recorded 106.6 passer rating in five career games vs. Buccaneers

5. Patriots (8-3)

Won 15 of past 16 games played in December; hosting Texans team Sunday that has lost nine straight games

6. Chiefs (9-2)

Seeking to end two-game losing streak; Chiefs boast best turnover differential at plus-13 and tied for most sacks (37)

7. 49ers (7-4)

WR Anquan Boldin has six 100+ yard receiving games vs. Rams; CB Tramaine Brock recorded four interceptions past seven games

8. Cardinals (7-4)

Won four straight to enter NFC playoff picture and beat Eagles each of past two seasons; WR Larry Fitzgerald caught 35 passes for 570 yards, 9 TDs past five games vs. Eagles

9. Eagles (6-5)

Nick Foles named full-time starter, in large part because of 16 TDs, 0 ints. in relief of injured Mike Vick this season; Foles' 152.8 passer rating in Nov. highest by QB for any month in NFL history

10. Bengals (7-4)

Andy Dalton can reach 3,000+ yards passing for third straight season with 46 yards Sunday vs. Chargers; WR A.J. Green averaged 125 yards receiving in road games so far this season

11. Colts (7-4)

Beat Titans 9 of past 10 meetings, including 30-27 decision Nov. 14; Andrew Luck is 7-2 as starter vs. AFC South teams, including 3-0 mark vs. Titans

12. Cowboys (6-5)

Tony Romo 6-1 in starts on Thursday games, including 5-1 on Thanksgiving; hosting Raiders on Thanksgiving for second time in four seasons

13. Bears (6-5)

Beat Vikings 7 of past 8, though Vikings won last time teams played in Minnesota (Dec. 9, 2012); WR Brandon Marshall caught 43 passes for 550 yards, 3 TDs in five career games vs. Vikings

14. Lions (6-5)

Matthew Stafford passed for 411 yards, 2 TDs last Thanksgiving; hosting Packers in Lions' 74th Thanksgiving Day game

15. Dolphins (5-6)

Playing Jets on Sunday for first of two times this season; Ryan Tannehill 216 yards shy of hitting 3,000-yard mark for second time in his two NFL seasons

16. Packers (5-5-1)

Beat the Lions 15 of past 16 meetings, including earlier this season; rookie Eddie Lacy leads league with 755 yards rushing since Oct. 1

17. Steelers (5-6)

Going for season-sweep of division rival Ravens on Thanksgiving; WR Antonio Brown leads league with 80 receptions, and he surpassed 1,000 yards (1,044) for second time in career

18. Ravens (5-6)

Won 18 of past 21 at home; WR Torrey Smith already set career-high in receiving yards, needs three receptions Sunday to break career-high (50)

19. Titans (5-6)

Ryan Fitzpatrick posted 110.7 passer rating, completed 71.8 percent of his 103 passes without interception past three games; WR Kendall Wright tied career-high with 9 receptions last game vs. Colts

20. Rams (5-6)

Rookie WR Tavon Austin first player in NFL history with 95+ yard punt return for TD, 80+ yard TD reception, 65+ yard rush TD in same season; Rams 1-0-1 vs. 49ers last season

21. Chargers (5-6)

Philip Rivers has four games with 390+ yards passing this season, tied with Joe Montana and Dan Marino for most in one season; RB Danny Woodhead already posted career-highs in receptions (59), receiving yards (469) and receiving TDs (5)

22. N.Y. Jets (5-6)

Geno Smith 218 yards away from breaking Mark Sanchez' franchise record for most passing yards (2,444) in a season by rookie; Nick Folk converted 96 percent of field-goal attempts this season, tied for second in league

23. Buccaneers (3-8)

Gunning for fourth straight victory after going winless first half of season; Mike Glennon posted 142.0 passer rating, 0 ints. past two games

24. Bills (4-7)

Playing Falcons on Sunday in sixth game hosted by Bills in Toronto; Fred Jackson needs 178 yards to join Pro Football Hall of Famers O.J. Simpson, Thurman Thomas as only Bills RBs with 5,000+ career rushing yards

25. Browns (4-7)

WR Josh Gordon needs 12 receiving yards Sunday vs. Jaguars to become first Browns receiver with 1,000-yard season since 2007; De La Salle High School graduate T.J. Ward posted career-best two interceptions vs. Jaguars in 2010

26. N.Y. Giants (4-7)

DE Jason Pierre Paul recorded 6 sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries in six games vs. Redskins; DE Justin Tuck has 9 sacks, 4 forced fumbles in past 11 games between two teams

27. Raiders (4-7)

Matt McGloin passed for 3 TDs, 0 ints. in only other road start; Raiders 0-7 vs. NFC teams during coach Dennis Allen's two-year tenure

28. Redskins (3-8)

Alfred Morris averaged 122 yards rushing first two games vs. Giants; CB DeAngelo Hall has 5 career interceptions against Giants

29. Vikings (2-8-1)

Adrian Peterson rushed for 1,185 yards, 14 TDs in 11 games vs. Bears; rookie Cordarrelle Patterson leads league with 34.0-yard kick return average, and he returned one 105 yards for TD against Bears in first meeting this season

30. Jaguars (2-9)

Won two of past three after 0-8 start; RB Maurice Jones-Drew recorded rushing TD in each of past three games

31. Texans (2-9)

WR Andre Johnson eight receptions shy of becoming 15th player ever with 900 in career; DE J.J. Watt notched at least one sack in five straight games

32. Falcons (2-9)

Matt Ryan passed for 3 TDs, 0 ints., 103.3 passer rating in only game vs. Bills; rookie LB Paul Worrilow leads team with 80 tackles