Falcons up, Jets, Rams reach top 10 in AP power rankings

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NEW YORK (AP) The Atlanta Falcons are moving up on the top 3 teams in this week's AP Pro32 power rankings, while the New York Jets and St. Louis Rams find themselves among the NFL's top 10.

New England, Green Bay and Denver are 1-2-3 for the fourth week straight week in voting by the 12 media members who regularly cover the league. The Patriots have seven first-place votes and 379 points; the Packers five first-place votes and 377 points; and the Broncos 352 points.

The Falcons improved two places to fourth with Sunday's win over Houston, ahead of Cincinnati and Carolina. The top six teams are unbeaten.

The Jets (3-1) moved five spots to No. 9 after a win over Miami in London, while the Rams (2-2) made the biggest move of the week - 19th to 10th - by handing Arizona its first loss of the season.

Tampa Bay took over at No. 32, with Chicago rising from last to 26th with its first win.


AP NFL websites: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL