“The Reality Check” Week 5 NFL Power Rankings

October 02, 2013 | Glenn Clark

Ryan Chell’s Rankings…

32. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-4; LW-32)

It’s Black Friday in Jacksonville! Every player is on sale!

31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-4; LW-31)

Greg Schiano better start thinking about what college program he wants to coach next…

30. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-4; LW-29)

If I’m Todd Haley, I’m checking my mailbox every day for a pink slip…

29. Oakland Raiders (1-3; LW-28)

Darren McFadden gets hurt. Nothing new here.

28. Minnesota Vikings (1-3; LW-30)

Christian Ponder’s rib injury will suddenly continue…

27. Washington Redskins (1-3; LW-27)

As soon as they win a game, Alfred Morris gets hurt.

26. St. Louis Rams (1-3; LW-21)

Don’t know what the problem is here…

25. New York Giants (0-4, LW-20)

Giants still think this is preseason…

24. Arizona Cardinals (2-2; LW-22)

Any team that ALMOST loses to Tampa Bay should be removed from the league…

23. Carolina Panthers (1-2; LW-24)

We’ll see how Ron Rivera used the bye week…

22. Philadelphia Eagles (1-3; LW-18)

LeSean McCoy is on pace for 2,400 all-purpose yards…Michael Vick is on pace for 2,400 hits.

21. Buffalo Bills (2-2; LW-25)

REALLY wanted to give the Ravens the win Sunday, but even they failed at that.

20. New York Jets (2-2; LW-23)

In the mix…

19. Cincinnati Bengals (2-2; LW-7)

Andy Dalton’s play as of late is concerning. Could be fatal for Bengals…

18. San Diego Chargers (2-2; LW-19)

Could easily be 4-0…

17. Cleveland Browns (2-2; LW-26)

Browns fans might want to wait to add “Hoyer” onto the back of that famous jersey of theirs with all the QBs…

16. Atlanta Falcons (1-3; LW-13)

I’ll give them credit for the difficult stretch to start the season, but it’s time to pick it up…

15. Dallas Cowboys (2-2; LW-15)

Arrowhead is a tough place to win games. Cowboys simply stubbed their toe against a rising Chiefs team.

14. Tennessee Titans (3-1; LW-16)

Say this three times fast. The Titans will miss Jake Locker. The Titans will miss Jake Locker. The Titans will miss Jake Locker.

13. Baltimore Ravens (2-2; LW-6)

(This thought about the Ravens just got intercepted by Bills CB Aaron Williams.)

12. Detroit Lions (3-1; LW-17)

Completely different team at home.

11. San Francisco 49ers (2-2; LW-14)

They always have the bottom two teams in the NFC West to rough up on…

10. Green Bay Packers (1-2; LW-6)

May be getting Eddie Lacy back healthy from a concussion…

9. Miami Dolphins (3-1; LW-11)

Can they hang with the big boys?

8. Indianapolis Colts (3-1; LW-12)

Faces another big test in Seattle this week. Handled 49ers easily.

7. Houston Texans (2-2; LW-5)

I might be Matt Schaub for Halloween at the end of the month. He’s that scary.

6. Chicago Bears (3-1; LW-4)

Nearly came back to beat the Lions.

5. Kansas City Chiefs (4-0; LW-9)

Jim Harbaugh asking for a mulligan for the Alex Smith trade…

4. New England Patriots (4-0, LW-8)

Ask Tom Brady if they’ve played like a 4-0 team.

3. New Orleans Saints (4-0; LW-3)

Played three of their four games at home…

2. Seattle Seahawks (4-0; LW-2)

And Russell Wilson had an off-day Sunday vs. Houston…

1. Denver Broncos (4-0; LW-1)

They’re playing Madden football on easy.

Flexing my mic muscles since 1983…