NFL: Texans Back On Top of AP Pro32 Power Rankings 11/13/12
NEW YORK (AP)
Houston's win over Chicago coupled with Atlanta's first loss of the season sends the Texans back on top of the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings.
Houston receives all 12 first-place votes and 384 points from The Associated Press' panel of media members who regularly cover the league. The Texans improved to 8-1 with their 13-6 win over the Bears on Sunday night.
The Falcons are the NFL's only other 8-1 team after their 31-27 loss to New Orleans, and are second with 362 points. Chicago remains third with 341 points, followed by San Francisco with 339 points, and Denver with 334 points.
The Texans were first in the power rankings for three weeks earlier in the season.
Jacksonville is No. 32 and last.
2012 OVERALL NFL RANKINGS:
Passing Yards: 217.6 (23rd Overall)
Rushing Yards: 136.8 (8th Overall)
Opp. Passing Yards: 196.0 (3rd Overall)
Opp. Rushing Yards: 85.6 (3rd Overall)
2012 TEAM LEADERS:
Matt Schaub: 173-275, 2013 YDS., 13 TDs
T.J. Yates: 2-5, 23 YDS.
Arian Foster: 221 ATT., 872 YDS., 10 TD
Ben Tate: 43 ATT., 178 YDS., 2 TD
Andre Johnson: 46 REC., 597 YDS., 2 TD
Owen Daniels: 37 REC., 478 YDS., 5 TD
2012 AFC SOUTH STANDINGS: