NFL Power Rankings: Denver Broncos tumble after Week 15

One week closer to the finish line in the NFL, and the playoff picture is looking as clear as ever.

Carolina continues to lead the way in the NFC, but quickly on their tails come the defending conference champion Seattle Seahawks -- winners in seven of their last eight -- and the Green Bay Packers.

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In the AFC, the Patriots are trailed by a myriad of interesting and talented clubs who have caught fire at the right time.

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