On Tuesday, we saw the hype around the Detroit Lions continue to build. Several publications ranked the Lions as the second-best team in the entire NFL in their Week 5 power rankings. While some were a little more cautious with the team—for example, ESPN has them at No. 9—Detroit is still a unanimous top 10 team according to experts.
Where they rank among the NFC is another question entirely. If we’re talking mathematically, the Lions are currently ranked No. 2 in the conference, when taking into account playoff seeding tiebreakers.
But let’s throw seeding aside and use our own brains and opinions. Today’s Question of the Day is:
Where do you think the Lions rank in the NFC right now?
My answer: Let’s look at what appears to be the top teams in the NFC right now:
You could also potentially throw teams like the Cowboys (2-2) and Washington (2-2) in there, but, for now, I’m going to stick with the one-loss teams.
Among those seven teams, here’s how I would rank them:
I know I’ll probably catch a lot of flak for putting the Packers above the Lions, but until someone in the NFC North actually takes down the Green Bay Aaron Rodgerses, I have to give them the benefit of the doubt.
Where do you think the Lions rank in the NFC?
This poll is closed
8th or worse