NINE games in, Andy Scott says the League Two table is starting to take shape.
In keeping with its reputation as an open division, just four points now separate Rotherham in second spot and AFC Wimbledon in 12th.
The tussle for a top-seven spot is set to be widely contested, as it always is, but Millers chief Scott has noted that many of the pre-season favourites are there or thereabouts.
He said: "I think it is beginning to pan out. You can see that the Shrewsburys, the Crawleys and your Port Vales, teams like that are going to be up there. Port Vale have a bit of money coming into the club now so they will probably strengthen.
"There will be a couple that come out of the pack as usual but the majority of the sides at the top will probably stay there now.
"To be honest though I'm just concerned about what we do. We'll end up where we deserve to end up but we won't approach it any differently against any side, whether they be at the top of the bottom, because if we do that then we will come unstuck."