Predominantly Orange Week 14 NFL Power Rankings
9. Detroit Lions (12)
The Lions are playing like they want to win the division. They need to be careful and continue to win, as the Packers have appeared to woken up from their mid-fall slumber.
10. New York Giants (6)
The formula is simple for the Giants—keep the game close. That is far easier said than done when battling Big Ben and Company. The Giants currently hold the five seed, but have some tough games coming up. They will likely have to win at least two of their remaining games, possibly three, to keep hold of that wildcard spot.
11. Miami Dolphins (7)
The Dolphins stumbles seem very familiar. Anybody else get the feeling that their annual tumble to finish at .500 is on the horizon? A pummeling at the hands of the offensively challenged Ravens is the first stop. You heard it here first—the Dolphins will finish at 8-8.
12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13)
The Bucs rise to the top of the division is very real. With the Falcons loss, Tampa is now tied with the Falcons. The return of Doug Martin, coupled with Famous Jameis playing fantastic football have the Buccaneers looking like a legitimate playoff contender.