AFC Power Rankings Week 7: New England Patriots hop up to No. 1

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Jay Ajayi Dolphins
Jay Ajayi (23) of the Dolphins. Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports /

team. 59. 204 yards and two touchdowns out of Jay Ajayi boosted the Dolphins to an upset win over the Steelers in Week 6, a result which yanks the Dolphins up these AFC power rankings a few pegs. Ajayi possesses a scary blend of power and speed, both of which were on full display when the Boise State product broke free for a 62-yard score. Expect a hotly contested, defense-dominated AFC East showdown next week when the Dolphins host the streaking Bills.<br />. (2-4). Previous: . Miami Dolphins. 10

San Diego Chargers. 9. team. 13. Those were some awesome color rush uniforms the Chargers were wearing on Thursday Night Football. They certainly elevated the play of Josh Lambo, whose four field goals were instrumental in the Chargers’ unseating of the Broncos. However, the going only gets tougher next week against a hot Falcons team that is riding the Julio Jones train to NFC domination. A second consecutive upset win would launch the Chargers up these AFC power rankings.. (2-4). Previous:

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