The Jacksonville Jaguars are in first place in the AFC South, and have the biggest scoring margin in the league behind one of the NFL’s fiercest defenses.

The New York Jets and Buffalo Bills are tied with the New England Patriots atop the AFC East. Yes, the same Jets team I picked to go 0-16 has ripped off three consecutive victories.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is the leader in the MVP race.

The New York Giants season is over. The Oakland Raiders are reeling.

Odell Beckham Jr. and J.J. Watt are done for the year with major injuries.

Quarterback play for a lot of teams has been putrid, and formerly elite passer Ben Roethlisberger has even questioned his own abilities after a five-interception game against the Jaguars Sunday.

What the hell is going on in the NFL?

Some will say this madness is what makes the league great. But don’t we want the elite teams to be the villains? The Chiefs are the only undefeated team — and top my Power Rankings again this week — but does anybody see them as the big, bad villain? They just don’t play that role.

Read more at CBS Sports



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