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Seahawks still on top of AP Pro32 rankings

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talks to his players during the first quarter an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Houston. Photo: KPUG/AP Photo/David J. Phillip

Seahawks still on top of AP Pro32 rankings

The Seattle Seahawks have remained in front of the Associated Press power rankings, despite their loss to division rival San Francisco.

After two straight weeks as a unanimous first choice by the 12-member panel of media regularly covering the NFL, the Seahawks (11-2) received 10 first-place votes this time. The Denver Broncos (11-2) got the other two and came in second in results released Tuesday.

The New Orleans Saints (10-3) moved back up two spots to third after a decisive victory over division foe Carolina. The New England Patriots (10-3) were fourth. The 49ers (9-4) and Panthers (9-4) were next, at fifth and sixth ahead of Kansas City (10-3). The Chiefs broke a three-game losing streak with a blowout win at Washington.

AP NFL website: http://www.pro32.ap.org

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