Stop us if you’ve heard this before. Those disturbances continued to occur around the league. And again, there’s a shift atop the NFL Power Rankings.
There were more than a few midfield shifts around the league on Sunday. And again, it was a trying Sunday for more than one divisional leader.
Meanwhile, having a second year of operations back in Indianapolis has really caught on fire a few weeks ago. And the team from Motor City is still looking for an elusive first win in 2021.
New York Jets 2-8
Last week: L, 24-17 vs MIA
Final ranking: Day 31
Robert Saleh’s club have faced foes AFC East for the fourth time this season and are hoping for a better result this time around in their first meeting of the season against the Dolphins. The jets outnumbered a total of 124-36 in the three aforementioned failures.
While this was a competitive match, Blue and White had to admit defeat for the eighth time in 10 outings. Joe Flacco threw 291 yards and two points but Jet Force allowed a total of 388 yards.
Atlanta Falcons 4-6
Last week: L, 25-0 vs NE
Final ranking: 29th
Losing 40 points in Dallas, the Falcons are home in Thursday night’s tilt against the hot Patriots. At the end of the game, Matt Ryan (2) – who was fired four times – and two other Atlanta quarterbacks combined for four interceptions.
Atlanta ran a mere 40 yards and finished with a disappointing 165 yards total. All told, Arthur Smith’s side are losing 0-4 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium this season and have been trailed 110-49 on aggregate in those four defeats.
Houston Texas 2-8
Last week: W, 22-13 at TEN
Final ranking: 32nd
The Texans have the league’s longest current losing streak and head to Nashville to take on the NFL’s current best win streak club. And a strong Houston team took its first win since Week 1 and ended the Titans’ winning streak with six in a row.
Desmond King had two of four interceptions of Tennessee’s Ryan Tannehill. The Houston attack won only 190 yards in total. Tyrod Taylor ran for both Houston TDs.
Detroit Lion 0-9-1
Last week: L, October 13 at CLE
Final ranking: 30th
The unlucky lions drew in Pittsburgh and got back on track against an AFC North club. And Dan Campbell’s is still looking for his first win of the season after another narrow loss.
The good news is rerun D’Andre Swift, who ran 136 yards and scored Detroit’s only goal of the afternoon. But the Lions’ defense had no answer for a Cleveland ground game that lasted 184 yards late in the game.
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