NFL Power Rankings and Awards: Week 5

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Oct 11, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs fans show their support for the Royals during the second half against the Chicago Bears at Arrowhead Stadium. The Bears won 18-17. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

13. For San Diego, the same narrative seems to take place every year. The Chargers never seem to be able to take care of winnable games. Although they barely squeaked by last week, the Chargers couldn’t get the job done against the Steelers and fall to 2-3. Although they’re still playoff contenders as of now, the Chargers have a lot of work to do on offense and defense if they’re going to push for a Wild Card berth. <a href=. (2-3). Previous: 14th. San Diego Chargers. 15. team

team. 54. With a decisive Week 5 victory, the Eagles are right back in the picture and are still only a game behind the NFC East-leading Giants. <a href=. (2-3). Previous: 19th. Philadelphia Eagles. 16

51. Tough loss in Green Bay for the Rams, but matchups with four sub-.500 teams and one .500 team in the next five weeks could help this team turn the ship around. <a href=. (2-3). Previous: 16th. St. Louis Rams. 17. team

Previous: 17th. Dallas Cowboys. 18. team. 123. Another brutal loss for the Cowboys, who fall to 2-3 on the season. But with <a href=. (2-3)

Oakland Raiders. 19. team. 28. Man oh man, the Raiders had a great chance to beat Denver and emerge as contenders, but they just couldn’t get it done on Sunday. <a href=. (2-3). Previous: 18th

21. team. 124. The Chiefs looked like a decent team, but losing to the Bears is simply unacceptable. Kansas City had some leeway when it lost to three teams with a combined 12-0 record, but its loss to Chicago puts this team in a hole it likely won’t escape. <a href=. (1-4). Previous: 11th. Kansas City Chiefs

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