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The Week 17 Power Rankings

Tue Jan 03 07:03:10 EST 2017 | Fox Sports
THE FINE FIFTEEN 1. New England (14-2). LW: 1. Tom Brady’s 28:2 TD:INT ratio is the best in NFL history. At age 39, he’s had as good a season as he’s ever had—and the upside of the four-game suspension he served to open the season is that he’s had four less games of a beating than his fellow QBs. 2. Dallas (13-3). LW: 2. The Cowboys had a successful strategy for the last two weeks of the regular season after wrapping up the No. 1 seed in the NFC. They didn’t totally rest their starters and escap..

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The Week 17 Awards
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OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Aaron Rodgers, quarterback, Green Bay. In the 31-24 division-clinching win at Detroit on Sunday night, Rodgers was his great self: 27 of 39, 300 yards..
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The Seahawks continued their downward spiral of play but also pulled out a win over the 49ers and clinched the No. 3 playoff seed on Sunday in San Francisco. Seattle entered the da..
The Seahawks continued their downward spiral of play but also pulled out a win over the 49ers and clinched the No. 3 playoff seed on Sunday in Santa Clara. Seattle entered the day ..
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The New York Giants have had a weird season. They’ve been consistently good with flashes of greatness, including two wins over the otherwise dominant Dallas Cowboys. Howe..
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 The 2016-17 NFL Playoffs are here, and it’s time to size up the resumes of all the playoff quarterbacks. This year’s playoff class includes five quarterbacks who have combine..