ESPN.com’s NFL Power Rankings heading into Week 6 were released Tuesday. Here are my thoughts on how the AFC West teams fared in the rankings:
Kansas City Chiefs
Power Ranking: 13
My Power Ranking range: 11-13.
Why: The Chiefs have lost two games in a row, but they showed they are not pushovers.
Power Ranking: 22
My Power Ranking range: 21-23
Why: Denver competes. The next step is learning how to finish games.
San Diego Chargers
Power Ranking: 24
My Power Ranking range: 19-21
Why: San Diego is dominating the yardage game, but not the scoreboard game. Guess which one counts the most?
Power Ranking: 28
My Power Ranking range: 26-28
Why: We’re nearly halfway through the season and all those preseason expectations clearly were off the mark. Oakland continues to struggle in key areas.