5 NFL teams who cannot afford a loss in Week 7

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Through the first six weeks of the 2020-21 NFL season, fans have been taken on a wild ride.

Teams who weren’t supposed to be in the thick of things, suddenly find themselves at or near the top of their divisions. Then you have teams who were supposed to be cranking out wins, struggling just to get the first or second win.

Week 6 was full of tight games, unexpected results, and just great play all around. But what Week 7 has to offer could be the defining moment as teams began to make their push to the top of the standing and look to add some distance.

What will teams like the Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills, and Dallas Cowboys do after suffering Week 6 defeats? Can either of these teams afford another loss in Week 7?

With the standing close in most NFL divisions, the time is now for teams looking to put some distance between them or makeup ground.

Here are five teams who cannot afford a loss in Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season.