Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 12/7/12
The Seattle Seahawks headed back to the Pacific Northwest following an impressive OT victory in Chicago in Week 14, and will welcome in the blazing hot Cardinals, fresh off their eigth straight loss.  With a Top 5 defense and one of the greatest home field advantages in the NFL, Seattle could dominant the offensively-challenged Cardinals and they top this week Cosby Sweaters’ Defense Rankings at No. 1.   QB               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 Aaron Rodgers GB DET 2 Peyton Manning DEN at OAK 3 Drew Brees NO at NYG 4 Robert Griffin III WAS BAL 5 Eli Manning NYG NO 6 Tom Brady NE HOU 7 Cam Newton CAR ATL 8 Josh Freeman TB PHI 9 Andrew Luck IND TEN 10 Matt Ryan ATL at CAR 11 Colin Kaepernick SF MIA 12 Russell Wilson SEA ARI 13 Tony Romo DAL at CIN 14 Matt Schaub HOU at NE 15 Matthew Stafford DET at GB 16 Ben Roethlisberger PIT SD 17 Philip Rivers SD at PIT 18 Ryan Fitzpatrick BUF STL 19 Joe Flacco BAL at WAS 20 Andy Dalton CIN DAL         RB               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 Adrian Peterson MIN CHI 2 Arian Foster HOU at NE 3 Doug Martin TB PHI 4 Ray Rice BAL at WAS 5 Marshawn Lynch SEA ARI 6 Trent Richardson CLE KC 7 Bryce Brown PHI at TB 8 Jamaal Charles KC at CLE 9 Alfred Morris WAS BAL 10 Chris Johnson TEN at IND 11 BenJarvus Green-Ellis CIN DAL 12 Steven Jackson STL at BUF 13 Mikel Leshoure DET at GB 14 Knowshon Moreno DEN at OAK 15 Matt Forte CHI at MIN 16 Ahmad Bradshaw NYG NO 17 DeMarco Murray DAL at CIN 18 Michael Turner ATL at CAR 19 Vick Ballard IND TEN 20 C.J. Spiller BUF STL 21 Frank Gore SF MIA 22 Stevan Ridley NE HOU 23 Reggie Bush MIA at SF 24 Darren Sproles NO at NYG 25 Alex Green GB DET 26 Ryan Mathews SD at PIT 27 Darren McFadden OAK DEN 28 Shonn Greene NYJ at JAC 29 DeAngelo Williams CAR ATL 30 Fred Jackson BUF STL 31 Michael Bush CHI at MIN 32 Jonathan Dwyer PIT SD 33 Joique Bell DET at GB 34 Jacquizz Rodgers ATL at CAR 35 Beanie Wells ARI at SEA 36 Bilal Powell NYJ at JAC 37 Felix Jones DAL at CIN 38 Pierre Thomas NO at NYG 39 Isaac Redman CAR ATL 40 Shane Vereen NE HOU 41 Jonathan Stewart CAR ATL 42 Mark Ingram NO at NYG 43 Daniel Thomas MIA at SF 44 Peyton Hillis KC at CLE 45 Montell Owens JAC NYJ 46 LaRod Stephens-Howling ARI at SEA 47 Danny Woodhead NE HOU 48 David Wilson NYG NO 49 William Powell ARI at SEA 50 Mike Goodson OAK DEN         WR               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 Calvin Johnson DET at GB 2 A.J. Green CIN DAL 3 Brandon Marshall CHI at MIN 4 Dez Bryant DAL at CIN 5 Victor Cruz NYG NO 6 Demaryius Thomas DEN at OAK 7 Andre Johnson HOU at NE 8 Vincent Jackson TB PHI 9 Wes Welker NE HOU 10 Julio Jones ATL at CAR 11 Hakeem Nicks NYG NO 12 Reggie Wayne IND TEN 13 Randall Cobb GB DET 14 Cecil Shorts JAC NYJ 15 Marques Colston NO at NYG 16 Roddy White ATL at CAR 17 Torrey Smith BAL at WAS 18 T.Y.Hilton IND TEN 19 Eric Decker DEN at OAK 20 Pierre Garcon WAS BAL 21 Danario Alexander SD at PIT 22 Greg Jennings GB DET 23 Chris Givens STL at BUF 24 Lance Moore NO at NYG 25 Steve Smith CAR ATL 26 Josh Gordon CLE KC 27 Malcom Floyd SD at PIT 28 Michael Crabtree SF MIA 29 Golden Tate SEA ARI 30 Jeremy Maclin PHI at TB 31 Justin Blackmon JAC NYJ 32 Sidney Rice SEA ARI 33 Mike Wallace PIT SD 34 Stevie Johnson BUF STL 35 Kenny Britt TEN at IND 36 Donnie Avery IND TEN 37 James Jones GB DET 38 Miles Austin DAL at CIN 39 Larry Fitzgerald ARI at SEA 40 Antonio Brown PIT SD 41 Dwayne Bowe KC at CLE 42 Brian Hartline MIA at SF 43 Davone Bess MIA at SF 44 Denarius Moore OAK DEN 45 Anquan Boldin BAL at WAS 46 Brandon LaFell CAR ATL 47 Riley Cooper PHI at TB 48 Michael Floyd ARI at SEA 49 Kendall Wright TEN at IND 50 Tiquan Underwood TB PHI         TE               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 Jimmy Graham NO at NYG 2 Tony Gonzalez ATL at CAR 3 Owen Daniels HOU at NE 4 Brandon Myers OAK DEN 5 Aaron Hernandez NE HOU 6 Jermaine Gresham CIN DAL 7 Greg Olsen CAR ATL 8 Kyle Rudolph MIN CHI 9 Martellus Bennett NYG NO 10 Jermichael Finley GB DET 11 Jason Witten DAL at CIN 12 Marcedes Lewis JAC NYJ 13 Dennis Pitta BAL at WAS 14 Jared Cook TEN at IND 15 Dallas Clark TB PHI 16 Vernon Davis SF MIA 17 Brent Celek PHI at TB 18 Scott Chandler BUF STL 19 Antonio Gates SD at PIT 20 Heath Miller PIT SD         K               Rank Player Team Opponent 1 David Akers SF MIA 2 Matt Bryant ATL at CAR 3 Stephen Gostkowski NE HOU 4 Justin Tucker BAL at WAS 5 Matt Prater DEN at OAK 6 Jason Hanson DET at GB 7 Lawrence Tynes NYG NO 8 Shayne Graham HOU at NE 9 Adam Vinatieri IND TEN 10 Sebastian Janikowski OAK DEN 11 Dan Bailey DAL at CIN 12 Robbie Gould CHI at MIND 13 Connor Barth TB PHI 14 Blair Walsh MIN CHI 15 Rob Bironas TEN at IND 16 Shaun Suisham PIT SD 17 Alex Henery PHI at TB 18 Greg Zuerlein STL at BUF 19 Garrett Hartley NO at NYG 20 Graham Gano CAR ATL         D               Rank Team Opponent 1 Seattle Seahawks ARI 2 Denver Broncos at OAK 3 San Francisco 49ers MIA 4 Chicago Bears at MIN 5 Pittsburgh Steelers SD 6 Cleveland Browns KC 7 New York Jets at JAC 8 New England Patriots HOU 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers PHI 10 Baltimore Ravens at WAS 11 Cincinnati Bengals DAL 12 Buffalo Bills STL 13 San Diego Chargers at PIT 14 Green Bay Packers DET 15 Atlanta Falcons at CAR 16 Indianapolis Colts TEN 17 Minnesota Vikings CHI 18 Houston Texans at NE 19 Carolina Panthers AT 20 Arizona Cardinals at SEA   Featured Image: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
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