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Power Rankings: No. 22 Miami Dolphins

A weekly examination of the Dolphins’ ESPN.com Power Ranking:

Preseason: 20 | Last week: 19 | ESPN.com Power Ranking since 2002

The Miami Dolphins (4-5) have fallen on hard times. They lost their fifth game in six tries Monday night, a 22-19 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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).