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After another exciting week of football, it time to take a look at five mores teams on upset alert heading into NFL Week 5.

From the Chicago Bears picking up their first win of the season against the Detroit Lions to the Buffalo Bills shocking the NFL world by recording a shutout The Latest New Orleans Saints Jerseys for Discount Price on the road against the New England Patriots, it going to be difficult to top what went down in Week 4, but it certainly possible. Not to mention nobody could have predicted the Atlanta Falcons to manhandle the Carolina Panthers the way they did while moving up to the top of the NFC South standings.

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So what in store for the fifth week of the young NFL season? Well, for starters, there are two teams in the Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos that are at risk for receiving their first loss of 2016 with tough matchups on Sunday. It may seem crazy, but the best part about the NFL is anything seems possible on any given Sunday.

Along with the Eagles and Broncos, here a look at the rest of the team on upset alert for NFL Week 5 thatall fans should keep an eye on once Sunday rolls around.

Next: Los Angeles Rams

If Los Angeles can march into the desert and walk away with a victory over the Arizona Cardinals, a home matchup against Buffalo would seem like the perfect opportunity to improve to 4 1. However, with the Bills coming off of back to back wins against the Arizona Cardinals and New England Patriots, this matchup is going to be a lot tougher than originally expected for the Rams.

The defense will obviously be a key factor in Sunday game for the Rams, but if Jeff Fisher squad is going to pull of the win cheap colts jerseys in this one, the offense is going to need to shine like it has over the last two weeks. Philadelphia Eagles

Will the Philadelphia Eagles be rusty coming out of the bye week? Or will Carson Wentz and company pick up right where they left off against the Detroit Lions?

What the Eagles have accomplished this year has been nothing short of amazing as Wentz has exceed all expectations over his first three games on top of the defense playing at an extremely high level. Nobody could have predicted Philadelphia defense wouldn have allowed a passing touchdown heading into Week 5, but Jim Schwartz hasbeen phenomenal in his first colts shop year as defensive coordinator for the team.

In Week 5, Schwartz defense will face another tough challenge with the Lions offense led by Matthew Stafford. Don be fooled by Detroit 1 3 record as this team could easily be sitting above .500 when considering each of their three losses have come by single digits.

Next: Oakland Raiders

3. Oakland Raiders

The argument can be made the Oakland Raiders are one of the hottest teams in football heading into Week 5, which makes them the perfect victims for being on upset alert against the San Diego Chargers.

At the beginning of the season, the Raiders were considered one of the top teams to keep an eye on when it comes to sleepers in the AFC, and so far, they lived up to the hype after jumping out to a 3 1 start. What even more impressive for Oakland is all three of their wins have come on the road, with their only loss coming at home against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 2.

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As long as the Raiders continue this success, there every reason to believe this team is finally ready to compete in the AFC West. With that being said, Oakland authentic steelers jersey first big test in the division will take place on Sunday against San Diego, a team feeling plenty of frustration over how many losses could easily be wins.

In each of their three losses, the Chargers were holding on to a lead at one point in the fourth quarter. For a team that lost nine games in 2015 by single digits, expect San Diego to come out firing in this one to make a statement about being contenders in the AFC West.

Next: Green Bay Packers

2. Green Bay Packers

As soon as critics jumped all over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers following a tough loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2, the quarterback came back strong by throwing four touchdowns in the first half against the Lions. While the Packers have to be thrilled over playing at home following a bye week, it certainly won be easy squaring off against Eli Manning and the New York Giants.
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