Following their loss Sunday in New England, the Minnesota Vikings (6-5-1) have fallen in this week's ESPN poll. See where the Vikes rank along with the rest of the league according to the ESPN experts.

ESPN's 2018 NFL Power Rankings: Week 14

  1. Los Angeles Rams (11-1)
  2. New Orleans Saints (11-1)
  3. Kansas City Chiefs (10-2)
  4. New England Patriots (9-3)
  5. San Diego Chargers (9-3)
  6. Houston Texans (9-3)
  7. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-4-1)
  8. Chicago Bears (8-4)  ↓2 (LW #6)
  9. Seattle Seahawks (7-5)
  10. Baltimore Ravens (7-5) 
  11. Dallas Cowboys (7-5)
  12. Minnesota Vikings (6-5-1)  ↓3 (LW #9)
  13. Indianapolis Colts (6-6)
  14. Carolina Panthers (6-6)
  15. Denver Broncos (6-6)
  16. Tennessee Titans (6-6)
  17. Philadelphia Eagles (6-6)
  18. Washington Redskins (6-6)
  19. Green Bay Packers (4-7-1)  ↓3 (LW #16)
  20. Miami Dolphins (6-6)
  21. Atlanta Falcons (4-8)
  22. Cleveland Browns (4-7-1)
  23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-7)
  24. Jacksonville Jaguars (4-8)
  25. Cincinnati Bengals (5-7)
  26. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-7)
  27. Detroit Lions (4-8)  ↓3 (LW #24)
  28. Buffalo Bills (4-8)
  29. New York Jets (3-9)
  30. Arizona Cardinals (3-9)
  31. San Francisco 49ers (2-10)
  32. Oakland Raiders (2-10)
ESPN comments:
 

The Vikings are #1 in third-down defense. For a second straight season, the Vikings are leading the league in third-down stops, allowing teams to convert on just less than 30 percent of their attempts. This is a critical facet for Minnesota's defense in forcing its will on opponents so the offense, which has gone through ebbs and flows all season, can get back on the field and attempt to score.

The biggest riser of the week are the Denver Broncos, jumping four spots from #19 to #15. The biggest falls of the week belongs to the Vikings, Packers, Lions, Redskins, and Bengals -- each dropping three spots.

The Vikings face the Seahawks Monday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington.

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