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Here are the also-rans:
32. Carolina Panthers: Steve Smith hobbled and Clausen trying to find his way... they might win three games. At least the defense showed up a little this week: almost the same number of interceptions (four) as points by the O (six).
31. Buffalo Bills: This was the game they had pencilled in as a win. And they lost by 10. Fitzy is trying, though. You've got to give them that.
30. San Francisco 49ers: The team just seems unfocused. Both Frank Gore fumbles and the Alex Smith turnovers just looked bad. They could have as many as three wins right now.
29. Cleveland Browns: One of two things has to happen. Colt McCoy has to step in and be the guy from Texas who grabs the job and keeps it. Or move Peyton Hillis to quarterback.
28. Detroit Lions: If there was any way one win should count for two, this is it. What happens if this prolific offense stalls when Shaun Hill has to give it back to Matthew Stafford?
27. St. Louis Rams: It's tough to rank the Rams ahead of the Lions after that beat down that Detroit put on them, but St. Louis was hit with some injuries in the game and they have played well in most games this season.
26. Oakland Raiders: This has got to be the most confusing team to watch on a week-to-week basis. They have a potential quarterback controversy and probably a lead running back one brewing soon as well.
25. Seattle Seahawks: Not sure how Marshawn Lynch is going to fit in, but they had a bye week to figure that out. Seattle can win that division. But so can any other team there not named 49ers.
24. Denver Broncos: I don't know how this team keeps losing games. Kyle Orton has proven that he can pass the ball against any defense at any time. So it has to be the Denver D that's the problem, right?
23. Cincinnati Bengals: Ochocinco isn't producing, and no team makes more mistakes at crunch time than this team (okay, possibly San Francisco). Something is wrong.
22. Minnesota Vikings: The back-breaking Favre interceptions. The scandal. The lack of chemistry. The killer remaining schedule. No. 4 should've stayed home.
21. Dallas Cowboys: Heads will roll soon. And probably not just Wade Phillips's. How can a Super Bowl favorite play this inconsistently on both sides of the ball? Penalties and lack of discipline.