Bears jump 5 spots to third as Broncos, Seahawks remain atop AP Pro32 rankings

The Chicago Bears have jumped five spots to third while Denver and Seattle remain atop the AP Pro32 power rankings.

The Bears climbed from No. 8 in the rankings released Tuesday after a 40-23 victory that dropped Pittsburgh to 0-3.

Denver remained atop the poll with eight first-place votes after the Broncos beat Oakland 37-21 on Monday night. Peyton Manning has set an NFL record with 12 touchdown passes through three games.

San Francisco and Green Bay each dropped nine spots. The 49ers fell to 12th after a 27-7 loss to Indianapolis, and the Packers are at No. 14 following a 34-30 loss to Cincinnati.

Houston dropped seven spots to No. 11 after a 30-9 loss at defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore.



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