Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Chris Berman of ESPN:
CHRIS BERMAN (ESPN)
1. Atlanta Falcons - Last of the Mohicans.
NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Houston Texans by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
HOUSTON TEXANS (3)
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans rebounded from their only loss of the season with perhaps their most complete game of the year.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos made it through their treacherous front-loaded schedule undeterred if not unscathed.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) As the Baltimore Ravens began their bye week, the focus was on the future instead of the immediate past.
For good reason.