A weekly examination of the Dolphins’ ESPN.com Power Ranking:
Preseason: 20 | Last week: 19 | ESPN.com Power Ranking since 2002
Miami’s ranking took a tumble after losing to a previously winless team. The Dolphins dropped three spots to No. 22. It’s the lowest ranking all season for Miami.
The Dolphins are in the midst of inner turmoil as the NFL investigates the team, Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin for allegations of bullying and harassment. Miami has a pair of tough home games coming up against the San Diego Chargers (4-5) and Carolina Panthers (6-3).