Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Chris Berman of ESPN:

Week 14


1. New England Patriots - Hard to keep out of the top spot when all

you do is win.

2. Houston Texans - If this were BCS, Monday Night would be the title


3. Atlanta Falcons - Ending Drew Brees' streak a major feather in cap

on way to division title.

4. San Francisco 49ers - Kaepernick was bound to be human.

5. Denver Broncos - Peyton Manning wins another division title, just a

different division.

6. Baltimore Ravens - Had chance for knockout punch, instead lost

15-round decision.

7. Pittsburgh Steelers - As usual, when back is to the wall is when

Steelers are at their best.

8. Green Bay Packers - Important division win.

9. New York Giants - East won't be a cakewalk after all.

10. Seattle Seahawks - Russell Wilson TD passes essentially won game

twice on the road.

11. Chicago Bears - Three of four remaining games on road; be careful.

12. Indianapolis Colts - Now that they can win in clutch on the road,

watch out.

13. Cincinnati Bengals - Steady Eddie behind dandy Andy.

14. New Orleans Saints - You can set your watch to when Drew Brees

does not throw a touchdown pass; once every four years.

15. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Honoring 10-year anniversary of Super Bowl

team on Sunday.

16. Washington Redskins - RG3, welcome to Monday Night madness.

17. Minnesota Vikings - AP is superhuman.

18. Dallas Cowboys - Somehow back in the hunt.

19. St. Louis Rams - 1-0-1 versus San Francisco, 4-0-1 versus



20. Detroit Lions - Mastering art of snatching defeat from the jaws of


21. San Diego Chargers - Should sign Trevor Hoffman to close games.

22. Buffalo Bills - Three of last four at home.

23. Cleveland Browns - Formidable down the stretch.

24. Miami Dolphins - Played Patriots tough.

25. New York Jets - Should start Richard Todd.

26. Carolina Panthers - Too young to follow up Monday Night Football

success with another win.

27. Arizona Cardinals - Should start Randy Johnson

28. Philadelphia Eagles - How did this happen?

29. Jacksonville Jaguars - Two in a row too much to ask.

30. Kansas City Chiefs - Romeo Crennel's class and Brady Quinn's words

win the week.

31. Tennessee Titans - Still need Music City Miracle.

32. Oakland Raiders - Surprised that it's this bad.