NFL Power Rankings Week 6: Lions Fall to the Bottom

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Last year’s success, preseason expectations and a tough early schedule are no longer enough to keep the Detroit Lions out of the NFL Power Rankings basement.

Oct 11, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi (L), quarterback

Matthew Stafford

(9), and president Tom Lewand (R) look on from the sidelines during the fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at Ford Field. The Cardnials won 42-17. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Week 6 NFL Power Rankings: 26-32

50. The Detroit Lions were given a difficult schedule to start the season but their 0-5 start is a product of much more than that. The team was a mess on both sides of the ball in an embarassing home loss in week five and things could get much worse before they get better as they now have to deal with the aftermath of benching Matthew Stafford.. 0-5. Last Week: 23. Detroit Lions . 32. player

The offense is making strides but the wins just aren’t coming like they need to to keep Gus Bradley’s seat cool.. 1-4. Last Week: 29. Jacksonville Jaguars . 31. player. 52

35. Progress has been slow in Tennessee, but maybe <a href=. 1-3. Last Week: 31. Tennessee Titans . 30. player

29. player. 48. There is plenty for Bucs fans to be encouraged about but there will still be bumps along the road back to relevance.. 2-3. Last Week: 32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

10. The old saying goes that when you have two quarterabacks, you have no quarterbacks. That’s particularly true when your two quarterbacks are <a href=. 1-4. Last Week: 28. Houston Texans . 28. player

27. player. 59. The Dolphins are back in North America with a new coach, but will they look like a new team?. 1-3. Last Week: 26. Miami Dolphins

1-4. Last Week: 21. New Orleans Saints . 26. player. 15. With the Panthers and Falcons undefeated, the Saints can’t even rely on a bad division to keep hope alive.

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