NFL power rankings: List of true contenders is dwindling

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We are now six weeks into the NFL season and it's pretty clear what the overall theme has become: the league is straight-up bizarre.

Consider that there are eight legitimate Super Bowl contenders -- and even that number might be generous because there's really only two (maybe three) squads in particular that we think have enough talent to reach San Francisco on Feb. 7, 2016.

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NFL power rankings: List of true contenders is dwindling

32. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5)

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(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

31. Chicago Bears (2-4)

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 (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

30. Detroit Lions (1-5)

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(AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

29. San Francisco 49ers (2-4)

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(AP Photo/Ben Margot)

28. Kansas City Chiefs (1-5)

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(AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

27. Tennessee Titans (1-4)

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(AP Photo/James Kenney)

26. New Orleans Saints (2-4)

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AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

25. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3)

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(AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

24. Houston Texans (2-4)

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(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

23. Baltimore Ravens (1-5)

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(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

22. Washington Redskins

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 (AP Photo/Gary Hershorn)

21. Oakland Raiders (2-3)

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(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

20. Dallas Cowboys (2-3)

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(AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

19. Cleveland Browns (2-4)

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(AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)

18. St. Louis Rams

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(AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

17. Miami Dolphins (2-3)

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(AP Photo/Weston Kenney)

16. San Diego Chargers (2-4)

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(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

15. Indianapolis Colts (3-3)

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(AP Photo/John Minchillo)

14. Seattle Seahawks (2-4)

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

13. New York Giants (3-3)

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

12. Buffalo Bills (3-3)

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(AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

11. Philadelphia Eagles (3-3)

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(AP Photo/Michael Perez)

10. Minnesota Vikings (3-2)

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(AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

9. Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2)

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(AP Photo/Don Wright)

8. Arizona Cardinals (4-2)

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AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

7. New York Jets (4-1)

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AP Photo/Gary Hershorn)

6. Carolina Panthers (5-0)

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(AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

5. Denver Broncos (6-0)

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(AP Photo/David Richard)

4. Atlanta Falcons (5-1)

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)

3. Cincinnati Bengals (6-0)

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(AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

2. Green Bay Packers (6-0)

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(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

1. New England Patriots (6-0)

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(AP Photo/John Minchillo)


After those eight solid clubs, there's another seven who could go either way. We're not sure if they'll make a playoff push or continue to disappoint and eventually play for an OK draft pick.

Then, well, there's the cellar -- and it's kind of packed. Exactly half the league is already struggling to stay in the race or has zero shot.

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