This is how the NFL's 32 teams stack up after Week 5:
In the hunt
|Teams that look good enough to be among the 12 playoff qualifiers, but not based on conference.
||New York Giants
||The resounding win over Seattle made a resounding statement: A repeat is realistic.
||After barely escaping Baltimore with a win, the Titans get a well-deserved rest.
||With back-to-back NFC East wins, the Redskins beg to be taken seriously as a contender. No team matches their efficiency or grit.
||You knew they'd find those lost running plays â¦ and they'd better be ready to use them again in Arizona.
||Being good means winning the games you're supposed to win, but the task gets tougher vs. the Bucs.
||Finding a way to overcome their injuries in Jacksonville was impressive.
||Finally, the Broncos showed they can play a little defense, too.
||Losing Trent Edwards to a concussion cost them dearly, but it doesn't explain the horrendous performance by the Bills' defense or offensive line vs. the Cards.
||New England Patriots
||Maybe this Matt Cassel guy isn't so bad after all?
||Matt Ryan is growing up in a hurry.
||Tampa Bay Buccaneers
||These guys had better figure out their quarterback situation -- and fast.
||These guys look to have finally figured out their quarterback situation.
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