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Week 14 AP NFL power rankings: Chiefs fall out of the top tier

The Arrowhead Pride team ranks the league from top to bottom.

NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Green Bay Packers Dan Powers-USA TODAY Sports

Do you remember when football was fun? Even when the Kansas City Chiefs were bad — and I mean really bad — supporting the Chiefs was more fun than it currently is.

I think the presence of social media makes things a lot worse.

Before, the Chiefs would lose on a Sunday and I’d be mad for a few hours but would then soon get over it. These days you’re constantly reminded of what went wrong and when every time you look at your phone.

Now, obviously, I am massively overreacting here — but that’s what modern society has done to me. Still could be worse: we could be Patriots supporters.

This week’s voters were Stephen Serda, Rocky Magana, Jared Sapp, Nate Christensen, Dakota Watson, and myself

1. San Francisco 49ers (2nd)

They're unstoppable right now.

2. Baltimore Ravens (3rd)

They were the big winners of the week despite not playing a game.

3. Philadelphia Eagles (1st)

They went from cruising to the No. 1 seed to a dog fight for their division in a single week.

4. Dallas Cowboys (5th)

Dak's cadence is the best. “Heeeere we gooooooo.”

5. Miami Dolphins (6th)

Why does Tyreek always have to tweet an emoji or two during Chiefs games?

6. Kansas City Chiefs (4th)

I guess we’ll finally find out how Patrick Mahomes will play on the road in the playoffs.

7. Detroit Lions (8th)

They just love to scare their fans.

8. Jacksonville Jaguars (7th)

All eyes are on the injury report.

9. Houston Texans (9th)

Just one week after calling Tank Dell one of my new favorite players, he suffered a serious injury. Don't fall in love too quickly, kids.

10. Buffalo Bills (10th)

Sunday is a must-win for them in Kansas City.

11. Seattle Seahawks (13th)

DK Metcalf continues to give Chiefs fans PTSD about the 2019 draft.

12. Green Bay Packers (18th)

It took them 12 years... but they finally got their revenge for the Kyle Orton game.

13. Indianapolis Colts (16th)

All they do is win.

14. Denver Broncos (14th)

Funny how they can’t win when the other team isn’t giving the ball away.

15. Minnesota Vikings (15th)

They have plenty to do after the bye.

16. Pittsburgh Steelers (11th)

Kenny Pickett is injured and yet not a lot changes for them. They’ll still have to suffer terrible quarterback play.

17. Cleveland Browns (12th)

Harsh drop without playing a game.

18. Cincinnati Bengals (17th)

Win a classic against a contender so obviously that warrants a fall in the rankings. I never said this was a perfect formula.

19. Los Angeles Rams (21st)

Does anyone watch the Rams’ games?

20. Atlanta Falcons (19th)

The fifth seed in the NFC is basically getting a bye week.

21. Los Angeles Chargers (20th)

Only the Chargers could cover a 5.5-point spread by winning 6-0.

22. New Orleans Saints (22nd)

It’s Jameis time.

23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (24th)

Lose on Sunday, and they’re done.

24. Las Vegas Raiders (23rd)

Their next two games are very winnable: Giants and Jets.

25. Tennessee Titans (25th)

Fancy missing a go-ahead PAT.

26. Washington Commanders (26th)

Sam Howell has lost his magic touch.

27. New York Jets (27th)

Is Aaron Rodgers the world’s biggest narcissist?

28. Chicago Bears (28th)

They had the week off.

29. Arizona Cardinals (29th)

James Conner's revenge game.

30. New York Giants (30th)

Somehow, they aren’t the worst team in the NFL.

31. New England Patriots (31st)

If you think the contrast between the Chiefs offense and their defense is, imagine how it feels to be a Patriots defender.

32. Carolina Panthers (32nd)

They’re so bad the Patriots aren’t bottom.

It's Game Time.

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