NFL Power Rankings: Falcons, Packers drop in Week 9

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Nov 1, 2015; London, United Kingdom; Kansas City Chiefs running back Charcandrick West (35) carries the ball against the Detroit Lions during game 14 of the NFL International Series at Wembley Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports


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The Lions just go from bad to worse, and all of a sudden the first overall pick looks like a realistic expectation. There are so many glaring holes on this roster, and the fall from an 11-5 team last year to his has been unbelievable.

The loss of Ndamukong Suh was always going to be tough, but the center of the Lions defense is struggling now. Haloti Ngata has been dealing with injuries, DeAndre Levy remains out, and they are getting no help from the offense.

Matthew Stafford spends more time on the turf than he does under center and the ground game is non-existent, even after spending a second round pick on Ameer Abdullah. The future of Jim Caldwell is in question, and the Lions are a mess.

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