The Sun's Week 13 power rankings

The Jets and Falcons continue to lead their respective conferences, but for the first time, the Chargers have broken into The Sun's Top 10. The Ravens move into fourth place behind the Patriots off their deceptive victory over the Bucs.

1. Jets (1), 9-2: There will be no ring-kissing on Monday night in Foxboro.


2. Falcons (2), 9-2: They've got the best home-field advantage in the NFL.

3. Patriots (5), 9-2: The burden is on the offense; Tom Brady appears up to the task.


4. Ravens (6), 8-3: Baltimore's version of Armageddon arrives Sunday evening with the Steelers.

5. Saints (7), 8-3: Drew Brees may have to play the wild card this season.

6. Steelers (4), 8-3: Living on the edge in Buffalo, the Steelers have just two road games left.

7. Bears (9), 8-3: Lovie Smith is quietly working miracles.

8. Chargers (NR), 6-5: It's now or never for Norv Turner.

9. Eagles (3), 7-4: They've still got control of the NFC East.

10. Packers (8), 7-4: The NFC playoffs don't run through Lambeau, after all.