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The regular season is over and the NFL Power Rankings closes with its final one of the year.
It only makes sense that a team making the postseason is ranked inside the Top 10 -- at least the average among the power rankings that we follow. Brian Billick gave Cincinnati a No. 7 score, whereas ESPN and the Associate Press, angry corporate America throwing lightning strikes at our little party, pushed the Bengals outside the top-ten. Then we realized, we don't really care.
|CBS Sports (Pete Prisco)||8||8|
|Fox Sports (Brian Billick)||7||11|
|Pro Football Talk||9||10|
|Pro Football Weekly||9||10|