2018 NFL Power Rankings Week 6: Eagles lose tough battle of NFC Championship rematch

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 07: Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings looks to pass against defensive end Brandon Graham #55 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the first quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on October 7, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 07: Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings looks to pass against defensive end Brandon Graham #55 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the first quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on October 7, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) /
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24. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Isn’t it amazing how quickly things can change in a short period of time for a team like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? After two weeks, the Buccaneers were viewed as one of the best surprises in the NFC following a 2-0 start that consisted of two major wins over strong contenders in the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles.

From there, things have gone down for the most part with Tampa Bay losing back-to-back games to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears, meaning this team may not be as great as originally advertised. And while the Buccaneers managed to keep it close during their Week 3 loss to the Steelers, what took place during their meeting with the Bears the following week was absolutely embarrassing, and made the team look more like a pretender instead of a contender.

Also, it will be interesting to see if going back to Jameis Winston after all of this will end up paying off for Tampa Bay since Ryan Fitzpatrick originally seemed to provide the spark this offense had been searching for. To top all of this off, the Buccaneers will return from the bye against a high-powered offense in the Atlanta Falcons, meaning this game is going to be far from easy to compete in.