NFL Power Rankings Week 7: Panthers Crash the Top Five

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The Carolina Panthers break into the top five for the first time this season in the NFL Power Rankings for week 7.

Oct 18, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver

Calvin Johnson

(81) catches a touchdown pass while being pressured by Chicago Bears strong safety

Ryan Mundy

(21) during the fourth quarter at Ford Field. Lions won 37-34 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings: 26-32

52. After an overtime loss in Indianapolis in a game they had two chances to win, the Jaguars have trended in the wrong direction.. 1-5. Last Week: 31. Jacksonville Jaguars . 32. player

1-4. Last Week: 30. Tennessee Titans . 31. player. 35. The Titans “earned” the distinction of being the opponent the dysfunctional Dolphins needed to get right.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers . 30. player. 48. The Bucs could gain some upward traction if they can come out of the bye week and get a road win over Washington.. 2-3. Last Week: 29

50. It will take a lot more than an overtime win at home over the Bears to restore confidence, but the <a href=. 1-5. Last Week: 32. Detroit Lions . 29. player

player. 10. The Texans got one back in the win column but can anyone feel great about their long-term trajectory?. 2-4. Last Week: 28. Houston Texans . 27

57. Fixing <a href=. 2-4. Last Week: 22. Chicago Bears . 26. player

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