NFL Power Rankings Week 12: Every Team as a Famous Landmark

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NFL Power Rankings Week 12: Every Team as a Famous Landmark
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Oftentimes, the buildings we humans erect convey just as much personality as the people who built them.

Some of them are awe-inspiring.

The Sphinx.

The Taj Mahal.

Others are infamous.


The Texas School Book Depository.

Could it be the same with football teams?

Granted, rosters do change from year to year, and often within the same season, in fact, but many NFL franchises have still managed to maintain a consistent personality across generations, and, just like the varied edifices that also occupy our planet, every single one of them has been gradually built from the ground up, too.

Both take careful planning, hard work and precise execution in order to be successful, and both by definition exist with the inherent danger of completely collapsing at any given time if the conditions are just right.

In this edition of NFL Power Rankings, we’ll pay tribute to the reputation each team has carved by comparing them to the landmark structures they most closely resemble, considering equally in every case, both their current state and their historical franchise image.

Whether your favorite team’s a skyscraper or just some crumbling, abandoned warehouse makes no difference.

There’s still only one way to find out.

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