2015 NFL Power Rankings: Week 15

Updated: December 21, 2015, 4:51 PM ET

The Steelers are coming off a big victory over the rival Bengals and have a chance to make another statement in Week 15 against the Broncos.

The bad news? The postseason is hardly a lock. In fact, Ben Roethlisberger & Co. are the only 8-5 team not currently in a playoff spot. But the situation is much different here in our Power Rankings, as Pittsburgh now sits at No. 6 -- ahead of every other 8-5 team, as well as 9-4 Green Bay.

Among the other 8-5 teams, the Seahawks, despite a four-game winning streak, have slipped to No. 8, followed by the Chiefs and Jets. The Vikings (No. 11) are the only 8-5 team not in our top 10.

At the top, the unbeaten Panthers are No. 1 for the third straight week, while the Patriots gained two spots to take No. 3. The week's biggest mover was Jacksonville (No. 21), which jumped eight spots.

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