Seahawks No. 1 in AP Pro32 power rankings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Seattle Seahawks have jumped ahead of the Denver Broncos to take over the top spot in the AP Pro32 power rankings, just ahead of the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs.

The Broncos, who lost 39-33 to Indianapolis on Sunday night, dropped from a unanimous No. 1 a week ago to third in balloting by 12 media members who regularly cover the NFL.

The Saints and Colts round out the top five.

Seattle received seven first-place votes after improving to 6-1 with a 34-22 rout of the Cardinals last Thursday. The Chiefs earned four first-place votes after a 17-16 victory over the Texans left them as the NFL’s lone unbeaten team. Indianapolis also earned a first-place vote.

The Jaguars were ranked last for the seventh straight week.

AP Pro32-Power Rankings

The Associated Press Pro32 NFL Power Rankings, as voted by a 12-member panel, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 22, total points based on 32 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 32nd-place vote, and previous ranking:

1. Seattle Seahawks (7) 6 1 0 378 2

2. Kansas City Chiefs (4) 7 0 0 367 3

3. Denver Broncos 6 1 0 354 1

4. New Orleans Saints 5 1 0 343 5

5. Indianapolis Colts (1) 5 2 0 342 7

6. San Francisco 49ers 5 2 0 337 6

7. Green Bay Packers 4 2 0 304 8

8. Cincinnati Bengals 5 2 0 302 9

9. New England Patriots 5 2 0 295 4

10. Dallas Cowboys 4 3 0 272 13

11. San Diego Chargers 4 3 0 258 15

12. Detroit Lions 4 3 0 246 10

13. New York Jets 4 3 0 233 19

14. Chicago Bears 4 3 0 222 11

15. Baltimore Ravens 3 4 0 216 12

16. Carolina Panthers 3 3 0 205 22

17. Miami Dolphins 3 3 0 172 14

18. Buffalo Bills 3 4 0 169 23

19. Philadelphia Eagles 3 4 0 158 16

19. Pittsburgh Steelers 2 4 0 158 26

21. Atlanta Falcons 2 4 0 147 24

22. Tennessee Titans 3 4 0 139 17

23. Washington Redskins 2 4 0 135 28

24. Arizona Cardinals 3 4 0 116 18

25. Cleveland Browns 3 4 0 107 21

26. St. Louis Rams 3 4 0 82 19

27. Houston Texans 2 5 0 79 25

28. Oakland Raiders 2 4 0 72 27

29. New York Giants 1 6 0 55 30

30. Minnesota Vikings 1 5 0 36 29

31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 6 0 24 31

32. Jacksonville Jaguars 0 7 0 13 32

Voting Panel

John Czarnecki, Fox Sports

Tony Dungy, NBC Sports

Herm Edwards, ESPN

Bob Glauber, Newsday

Rick Gosselin, Dallas Morning News

Ira Kaufman, Tampa Tribune

Pat Kirwan, SiriusXM NFL Radio/CBSSports.com

Jeff Legwold, ESPN/ESPN.com

John Lynch, Fox Sports

Alex Marvez, Foxsports.com

Jim Miller, SiriusXM NFL Radio

Charean Williams, Fort Worth Star Telegram

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