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Week 14 of the NFL power rankings: San Francisco 49ers are the best team after their victory over the Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles' reign as the best team in these NFL power rankings is over.

The reigning NFC champions have been No. 1 in our NFL rankings since Week 9, but have fallen down to No. 2 after a five-week span on the top even though they still have the best record in the NFL at 10-2.


One of the teams with the second-best record in the league beat them by 23 points in Philadelphia.

The San Francisco 49ers blew out the Eagles on the road in NFL Week 13, 42-19, once again staking their claim as the best team in the league, and returning to the top of our power rankings for the first time since Week 6.

San Francisco has now won four straight games to improve to 9-3. The 49ers have the Seattle Seahawks up next, followed by the Arizona Cardinals and Baltimore Ravens.

How long will they stay No. 1?

We're not sure, but San Francisco right now looks like the team to beat in the NFL.

Check out our NFL power rankings heading into NFL Week 14 games, with previous ranking in parenthesis.

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Are the San Francisco 49ersthe best team in the NFL? They sure looked like it in a dominating Week 13 win at the Philadelphia Eagles.

32. Carolina Panthers (32)

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Lost to Buccaneers, 21-18, to fall to 1-11. It's really too bad this team traded their 2024 first-round NFL draft pick to the Bears.

31. New England Patriots (30)

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Lost to Chargers, 6-0, to fall to 2-10. The Patriots could really use a quarterback, but this team has other issues as well.

30. Arizona Cardinals (31)

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Beat Steelers, 24-10, to improve to 3-10. Where did that win against the Steelers come from? This time is 2-2 with Kyler Murray.

29. Washington Commanders (28)

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Lost to Dolphins, 45-15, to fall to 4-9. The Commanders have given up an NFL-worst 395 points. No other team has given up more than 313.

28. New York Jets (25)

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Lost to Falcons, 13-8, to fall to 4-8. The Aaron Rodgers injury is going to always make this season a "what could have been" season for the Jets.

27. Tennessee Titans (27)

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Lost to Colts, 31-28, to fall to 4-8. Only one team in the AFC has yet to win a game on the road: The Titans, who are 0-6 away from Nissan Stadium.

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26. Chicago Bears (29)

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Entered bye in NFL Week 13 with 4-8 record. This team is 2-1 over its last three games, with a 5-point loss to the Lions, their Week 14 foe.

25. New York Giants (26)

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Entered bye week in NFL Week 13 with 4-8 record. This team is on a two-game win streak, even though those wins were against the Commanders and Patriots.

24. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (24)

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Beat Panthers, 21-18, to improve to 5-7. Tampa Bay is just a game behind the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC South standings.

23. Los Angeles Chargers (23)

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Beat Patriots, 6-0, to improve to 5-7. The Chargers have underachieved all season, but have some favorable games down the stretch.

22. Las Vegas Raiders (22)

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Entered bye week in NFL Week 13 with 5-7 record. The bye week came at the perfect time for Las Vegas, who has lost two straight games.

21. New Orleans Saints (20)

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Lost to Lions, 33-28, to fall to 5-7. The Saints were 5-4, but have lost three straight games to lose their lead in the NFC South.

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20. Cincinnati Bengals (21)

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Beat Jaguars in overtime, 34-31, to improve to 6-6. Jake Browning had himself a game in Cincinnati's big win in Jacksonville.

19. Los Angeles Rams (19)

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Beat Browns, 36-19, to improve to 6-6. Three straight wins has vaulted this team back into the NFC playoff picture.

18. Atlanta Falcons (17)

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Beat Jets, 13-8, to improve to 6-6. It hasn't been pretty, but the Falcons have won two straight after dropping three in a row.

17. Buffalo Bills (16)

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Entered bye in NFL Week 13 with 6-6 record. The Bills are going to have to win some road games to make the playoffs. They are 1-4 away from home so far.

16. Minnesota Vikings (14)

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Entered bye in NFL Week 13 with 6-6 record. Two straight losses have put a damper on Josh Dobbs' great start in Minnesota.

15. Denver Broncos (13)

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Lost to Texans, 22-17, to fall to 6-6. Denver faces the Los Angeles Chargers twice in its next four games in key AFC West showdowns.

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14. Seattle Seahawks (12)

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Lost to Cowboys, 41-35, to fall to 6-6. The Seahawks have lost three straight and play the 49ers and Eagles the next two weeks.

13. Green Bay Packers (18)

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Beat Chiefs, 27-19 to improve to 6-6. Three straight wins have vaulted the Packers into the NFC playoff picture with some very winnable games ahead.

12. Cleveland Browns (10)

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Lost to Rams, 36-19, to fall to 7-5. The Browns are 2-4 on the road and 5-1 at home. They are at home against the Jaguars this week.

11. Pittsburgh Steelers (9)

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Lost to Cardinals, 24-10, to fall to 7-5. Pittsburgh's defense has given up 229 points this season. The Steelers' offense has scored 192. They are still somehow 7-5.

10. Indianapolis Colts (15)

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Beat Titans, 31-28, to improve to 7-5. The Colts have won four straight and are remarkably 2-4 at home, but 5-1 on the road.

9. Houston Texans (11)

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Beat Broncos, 22-17, to improve to 7-5. The Tank Dell injury hurts, but this team has other weapons on offense.

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8. Jacksonville Jaguars (7)

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Lost in overtime to Bengals, 34-31, to fall to 8-4. The Trevor Lawrence injury looms large over this team.

7. Kansas City Chiefs (3)

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Lost to Packers, 27-19, to fall to 8-4. Kansas City still has a 2-game lead in the AFC West after the loss to the Packers.

6. Detroit Lions (8)

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Beat Saints, 33-28, to improve to 9-3. Detroit has a better record on the road (5-1) than at home (4-2).

5. Dallas Cowboys (6)

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Beat Seahawks, 41-35, to improve to 9-3. The Cowboys are 6-0 at home, but they won't host a playoff game unless they pass the Eagles in the NFC East.

4. Baltimore Ravens (5)

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Entered bye in NFL Week 13 with 9-3 record. Baltimore has allowed an NFL-best 187 points through its first 12 games of the season.

3. Miami Dolphins (4)

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Beat Commanders, 45-15, to improve to 9-3. The Dolphins' offense has scored an AFC-best 384 points. This team is 5-0 at home.

2. Philadelphia Eagles (1)


Lost to 49ers, 42-19, to fall to 10-2. Philadelphia's gauntlet of a schedule continues at the Cowboys this week and at the Seahawks next week.

1. San Francisco 49ers (2)


Beat Eagles, 42-19, to improve to 9-3. This team's defense has only allowed 189 points this season, the best in the NFC. The 49ers' offense has 352 points, second best in the conference.

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Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts after an incomplete pass during the fourth quarter in the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Lincoln Financial Field on December 03, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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