Week 5 NFL Power Rankings: Eagles Take Dip

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Sep 28, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) scores a touchdown as New York Jets defensive tackle Leger Douzable (78) defends in the second half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

While I’m loudly laughing at Alex Henery now that he is struggling on a team that isn’t the Eagles, the Lions not only have one of the best passing attacks in the league, but have a top five defense thus far. That defense may keep the Lions from not falling into the category of NFC dome teams with high-powered offenses that can’t travel (Saints, Falcons).. (3-1). Previous: . Detroit Lions. 8. team. 50