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NFL Power Rankings After Week 10

Steelers: 9-0, baby. The Stillers just keep winning dahn’ner in Pittsburgh. They easily handled the Bengals 36-10 and now head to Jacksonville for what should be a 10th straight win. Then it’s a quick turnaround for them to a Thanksgiving game against the Ravens in Pittsburgh. I’m starting to lose faith in the Ravens (more […]

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Is Michigan Football Dead?

September 1, 2007 may well go down in history as the day Michigan football died. Before we get into what happened on that day (and I’m sure college football diehards can guess), let’s provide a little background. The prior season, 2006, Michigan football was in the national title hunt. They entered that season ranked #14, […]

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Most NFL Fans Don’t Understand Consistency

To a large extent, football fans have a mistaken idea of what a football team’s realistic expectations regarding consistency should be from week to week. They think a team that won last week should win this week, and team that lost last week will get beaten again this week. And a lot of times, this […]

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Who is the Best Team in the NFL?

The Saints absolutely pulverized the Buccaneers 38-3 on Sunday Night Football. It was a complete and total domination in all facets of the game. The Saints picked Tom Brady off 3 times, held Tampa to 1-9 on third down, possessed the ball for 40 minutes to Tampa’s 20, outgained Tampa in total yards 420 to […]

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Just How Bad Are the Patriots At Drafting Offensive Skill Players?

After an impressive start in their first three games in which the Patriots beat the Dolphins 21-11, narrowly lost at Seattle 35-30, then beat the Raiders 36-20, in their last three games, the New England Patriots have scored 10, 12 and 6 points against the Chiefs, Broncos and 49ers respectively. The Patriots offense is completely […]

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Best Team In the NFC

After a somewhat rocky start (remember Brady forgetting what down it was at the end of the game in Chicago?), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are now 5-2 and boast back-to-back blowout wins over the previously undefeated Green Bay Packers, and the Las Vegas Raiders—a team that people might dismiss, but which nevertheless was good enough […]

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