NFL power rankings: Stacking up all 32 teams heading into Week 15

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 10: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers meets Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens at mid field after the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Steelers 39-38 win over the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field on December 10, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 10: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers meets Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens at mid field after the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Steelers 39-38 win over the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field on December 10, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images) /
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LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 10: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles is escorted off the field after injuring his knee at the end of the third quarter during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 10: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles is escorted off the field after injuring his knee at the end of the third quarter during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) /

54. . W, 43-35 at Rams. Previous: . Philadelphia Eagles. 8. team

The Eagles might have pulled off a victory over the NFC West first-place Rams in Week 14, but it was about as costly a win could be.

Quarterback Carson Wentz, perhaps one of the most exciting QBs to watch this season, suffered a season-ending ACL tear. It’s absolutely devastating news.

Philadelphia’s victory almost seems meaningless after the injury. And while the Eagles still boast a potent offense, the entire makeup is going to be different down the stretch and into the playoffs.

Relieving Wentz, Philly will count on the veteran, Nick Foles. It’s important to remember Foles has experienced plenty of success at the NFL level, so this isn’t his “first rodeo,” so the saying goes. But the drop off is pretty significant, which mandates a hefty fall in our NFL power rankings.

We’ll see how well Foles performs in coming weeks, which will ultimately determine how far the Eagles get into the postseason.

Biggest Question

Foles had a Pro Bowl-caliber year back in 2013, leading the NFL with a 119.2 passer rating. But he hasn’t enjoyed anywhere near the same kind of success since, eventually being relegated to backup duties with the Eagles, Rams, Chiefs and back with the Eagles again.

Can he realistically carry the Eagles deep into the playoffs?