NFL Power Rankings: So consistent at No. 1

Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) and strong safety Eric Reid (25) chase Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette (27) during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) and strong safety Eric Reid (25) chase Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette (27) during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

JACKSONVILLE – Senior writer John Oehser’s Week 6 2019 NFL power rankings. And we all know how important these are:

Rank.Team (record) | Comment

1.New England Patriots (5-0) | 1 | So consistent, so good, so infuriating

2.New Orleans Saints (4-1) | 3 | No Brees, absolutely no problem

3.Seattle Seahawks (4-1) | 4 | Remarkable resurgence continues

4.Kansas City Chiefs (4-1) | 2 | Looking suddenly vulnerable

5.San Francisco 49ers (4-0) | 6 | Quietly unbeaten

6.Buffalo Bills (4-1) | 8 | Quietly really good

7.Green Bay Packers (4-1) | 10 | The ‘Pack is very back

8.Los Angeles Rams (3-2) | 5 | Inches from 4-1; no reason for panic

9.Dallas Cowboys (3-2) | 7 | Not the dominant team of early September

10.Chicago Bears (3-2) | 9 | Offensive woes may be tough to overcome

11.Detroit Lions (2-1-1) | 11 | Set themselves up with solid September

12.Philadelphia Eagles (3-2) | 13| Back in a tie for first in NFC East

13.Minnesota Vikings (3-2) | 14 | Got right in the Big Apple Sunday

14.Houston Texans (3-2) | 15 | Still the favorites in the AFC South

15.Indianapolis Colts (3-2) | 16 | Luck’s retirement seems like a long time ago

16.Baltimore Ravens (3-2) | 19 | Alone in first place, they’re AFC North favorites

17.Oakland Raiders (3-2) | 21 | Remember when everyone counted these guys out?

18.Carolina Panthers (3-2) | 22 | McCaffrey’s still running

19.Cleveland Browns (2-3) | 20 | Team of the offseason still struggling

20.Los Angeles Chargers (2-3) | 12 | Season’s biggest early-season mystery

21.Jacksonville Jaguars (2-3) | 17 | McCaffrey’s still running

22.Tennessee Titans (2-3) | 18 | Offensive line issues continue to hurt

23.Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3) | 23 | Better than their record; still dangerous

24.New York Giants (2-3) | 24 | Felt like a back-to-reality week for Big Blue

25.Denver Broncos (1-4) | 29 | Fangio’s first victory an impressive one

26.Atlanta Falcons (1-4) | 25 | Stunning start in the ATL

27.Pittsburgh Steelers (1-4) | 26 | Fall from elite a long one for Steeltown

28.Arizona Cardinals (1-3-1) | 31 | Victory No. 1 for No. 1 overall rookie

29.Cincinnati Bengals (0-5) | 27 | Everything that can go wrong going wrong

30.New York Jets (0-4) | 28 | Sam Darnold’s absence not all ailing Jets

31.Washington Redskins (0-5) | 30 | Jay Gruden era comes to an end

32.Miami Dolphins (0-4) | 32 | Future looks a long way away

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