FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The 2017 NFL regular season is over and it's time for the final set of Wildly Important NFL Power Rankings.
This season had its fair share of surprises. Who saw the Jaguars winning 10 games behind a historically great defense? Or how about the Rams unlikely turnaround with a second-year quarterback and a rookie head coach?
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- Previous weeks: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 And, like every year, there were plenty of teams that didn't live up to the preseason hype or regressed from a year ago. The Cowboys went from 13 wins and the NFC's top seed to missing the postseason altogether. The Raiders were another team heading in the wrong direction for most of the year – going from 12 wins to six and costing Jack Del Rio his job.
The Falcons, who closed out the regular season with an important win over the Panthers to clinch the No. 6 seed, are the only team in the NFC to return to the playoffs this season.
So, without further ado, here is how things shake out in my final power rankings: