AFC South Power Ranking: Jaguars climb back in Week 5 after slight tumble

• The Jaguars beat the Falcons in Week 4

• All team in the AFC South are 2-2

• Who's the best in the division right now?

Oct 1, 2023; London, United Kingdom; Atlanta Falcons running back Tyler Allgeier (25).
Oct 1, 2023; London, United Kingdom; Atlanta Falcons running back Tyler Allgeier (25). / Peter van den Berg-USA TODAY Sports
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Most experts and analysts thought before the start of the season that the Jacksonville Jaguars were going to seize the AFC South with relative ease. So far, that hasn't been the case. In fact, the division has been quite competitive the past two weeks and all teams currently stand 2-2.

The Jags, for their part, ended a two-game losing streak when they beat the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4. But that doesn't mean they can now take it easy. Quite the contrary, all clubs in the AFC South seemed to have their own particular set of strengths and weaknesses. This means that unless Jacksonville fixes whatever is not working, they won't be able to keep up with their division foes.

With that in mind, here's an AFC South power ranking heading into Week 5:

4. AFC South power ranking Week 5: Tennessee Titans (2-2)

The Tennessee Titans' defense has been able to mask most of their counterpart's blunders. Coming off a 27-3 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, led by a hindered Joe Burrow, they rank 23rd in points scored heading into Week 5.

Against the Cleveland Browns in Week 4, Tennessee showed that when they go against more well-rounded teams, they're going to come crashing down. That said, their pass rush will keep them in most games. Also, they need to find a way to consistently get Derrick Henry and Tyjae Spears — two of their top offensive players — more involved if they want to have a shot at racking up wins.

It might be a kind of old-school formula but it worked against Cincy. Conversely, once the Titans abandoned the run and became universal, the Browns had no trouble putting points on the scoreboard the week before.