NFL power rankings: preseason Week 4

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player. 42. <p>NaVorro Bowman impressed in his first live action since destroying his knee against the Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game a year and a half game, and he played well again this weekend. The veteran led the way with seven tackles and two sacks. He’s back.</p> <p>As a whole, the 49ers’ defense looked really good against the Broncos. They held Peyton Manning without a touchdown in seven possessions. If they keep that up, the 49ers will be in a position to contend in the NFC West after a very tumultuous offseason.</p>. NFC West. Last week: 21. San Francisco 49ers. 21

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