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NFL power rankings, Week 14: The door was open for the Jaguars

Who is the best team in the AFC?

Early in the year, the Miami Dolphins staked their claim before double-digit losses to the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles dispelled that notion. The Kansas City Chiefs’ 21-14 win against the Dolphins ended the conversation for a while, but the defending Super Bowl champs have now lost three of their last five.

The Jacksonville Jaguars had an opportunity Monday to climb to No. 1 in the AFC standings. They fell on their face.

It seems for now, it’s the Baltimore Ravens’ conference until a team proves otherwise. Baltimore blew the doors off the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks not too long ago and still has games against the Dolphins and Jaguars on the docket.

Here’s how all 32 teams stack up with five more weekends of regular season action left before the playoffs:

San Francisco 49ers (9-3)

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Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 2

Week 13 result: 42-19 win vs. Eagles

Baltimore Ravens (9-3)

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Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 3

Week 13 result: BYE

Philadelphia Eagles (10-2)

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Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 1

Week 13 result: 42-19 loss vs. 49ers

Dallas Cowboys (9-3)

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Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 5

Week 13 result: 41-35 win vs. Seahawks

Miami Dolphins (9-3)

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Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 7

Week 13 result: 45-15 win vs. Commanders

Kansas City Chiefs (8-4)

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Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 4

Week 13 result: 27-19 loss vs. Packers

Detroit Lions (9-3)

Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 8

Week 13 result: 33-28 win vs. Saints

Green Bay Packers (6-6)

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Dan Powers-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 13

Week 13 result: 27-19 win vs. Chiefs

Jacksonville Jaguars (8-4)

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Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 6

Week 13 result: 34-31 (OT) loss vs. Bengals

Houston Texans (7-5)

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Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 11

Week 13 result: 22-17 win vs. Broncos

Buffalo Bills (6-6)

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Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 10

Week 13 result: BYE

Denver Broncos (6-6)

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Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 9

Week 13 result: 22-17 loss vs. Texans

Indianapolis Colts (7-5)

Indianapolis Colts linebacker <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/33646" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:Grant Stuard;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">Grant Stuard</a> (41) is helped up by his teammates after running in a touchdown against the <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/tennessee/" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:Tennessee Titans;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">Tennessee Titans</a> in the fourth quarter after recovering a blocked Titans punt during their game at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023.

Last week: No. 17

Week 13 result: 31-28 (OT) win vs. Titans

Los Angeles Rams (6-6)

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 18

Week 13 result: 36-19 win vs. Rams

Seattle Seahawks (6-6)

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 14

Week 13 result: 41-35 loss vs. Cowboys

Cincinnati Bengals (6-6)

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Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 22

Week 13 result: 34-31 (OT) win vs. Jaguars

Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5)

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Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 12

Week 13 result: 24-10 loss vs. Cardinals

Los Angeles Chargers (5-7)

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Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 16

Week 13 result: 6-0 win vs. Patriots

Minnesota Vikings (6-6)

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Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 15

Week 13 result: BYE

Atlanta Falcons (6-6)

East Rutherford, NJ — December 3, 2023 — <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/40055" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:Bijan Robinson;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">Bijan Robinson</a> of the Falcons is tackled by <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/33542" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:Michael Carter II;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">Michael Carter II</a> of the Jets in the first half. The Atlanta Falcons topped the <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/ny-jets/" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:NY Jets;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">NY Jets</a> 13-8 at MetLife Stadium on December 3, 2023 in East Rutherford, NJ.

Last week: No. 20

Week 13 result: 13-8 win vs. Jets

Cleveland Browns (7-5)

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 19

Week 13 result: 36-19 loss vs. Rams

Las Vegas Raiders (5-7)

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Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 21

Week 13 result: BYE

New Orleans Saints (5-7)

Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 23

Week 13 result: 33-28 loss vs. Lions

Arizona Cardinals (3-10)

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 29

Week 13 result: 24-10 win vs. Steelers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-7)

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Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 27

Week 13 result: 21-18 win vs. Panthers

Tennessee Titans (4-8)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/26650" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:DeAndre Hopkins;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">DeAndre Hopkins</a> (10) celebrates a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth quarter during their game at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023.

Last week: No. 24

Week 13 result: 31-28 (OT) loss vs. Colts

Chicago Bears (4-8)

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Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 25

Week 13 result: BYE

New York Giants (4-8)

New York Giants quarterback Tommy DeVito (15) is shown as his teammates play the New England Patriots, Sunday, November 26, 2023.
New York Giants quarterback Tommy DeVito (15) is shown as his teammates play the New England Patriots, Sunday, November 26, 2023.

Last week: No. 26

Week 13 result: BYE

New York Jets (4-8)

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Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 28

Week 13 result: 13-8 loss vs. Falcons

Washington Commanders (4-9)

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Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 30

Week 13 result: 45-15 loss vs. Dolphins

Carolina Panthers (1-11)

Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports
Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 32

Week 13 result: 31-28 loss vs. Buccaneers

New England Patriots (2-10)

Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports
Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Last week: No. 31

Week 13 result: 6-0 loss vs. Chargers

Story originally appeared on Jaguars Wire