Texans, 49ers, Falcons 1-2-3 in AP Pro32 rankings

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The Houston Texans are No. 1 for the third straight week in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings, with the New England Patriots making a big move after another dominating win.

The Texans received seven of the 12 first-place votes and 370 points Tuesday from The Associated Press' panel of media members who regularly cover the league. San Francisco and Atlanta remained second and third, and the Patriots jumped three spots to fourth following their rout of the New York Jets.

The 49ers had three first-place votes and 365 points, the Falcons received 354 points and the Patriots had two first-place votes and 352 points.

Cincinnati was the biggest gainer -- up six spots to 11th. Green Bay was down four spots to ninth.

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