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Packers power rankings, Week 15: Green Bay retains No. 1 spot

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Despite the ugly win, the power rankings curators still believe in Aaron Rodgers and co.

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The Green Bay Packers' 43-37 victory over the woeful Atlanta Falcons wasn't as comfortable as many expected, but it did push them to 10-3, tying them with the Arizona Cardinals, New England Patriots and Denver Broncos for best record in the league. The win also allowed them to retain their place atop the SB Nation NFL power rankings for Week 15.

As for the rest of the NFC North, the Packers have some company in the top 10. The Detroit Lions moved up from No. 11 to No. 9 via a convincing 34-17 dismantling of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Minnesota Vikings come in at No. 21, their same spot from a week ago. Finally, the Chicago Bears moved down a slot from No. 24 to No. 25.

Green Bay fared similarly well on the other power rankings of note around the internet. CBS Sports kept them in the top spot, as did Fox Sports and Yahoo! Sports ranked the Packers at No. 2, though that's the same spot they had them in a week ago.

Jason B. Hirschhorn covers the Green Bay Packers for Acme Packing Company. He also serves as an SB Nation Newsdesk Contributor and writes for Sports on Earth.