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Week One NFL Top Ten

1.    New York Giants – The champs get the top spot.  Staying healthy at the skill positions is going to be the key for Big Blue.  The pass rush will dictate the game against the Cowboys in the opener on Wednesday night. 2.    Green Bay Packers – Cedric Benson will help on those rare occasions [...]

Our Symbolic Obsession

I can’t recall exactly when I started rooting for Penn State.  I was very young and it was too long ago.  Yet while I can’t remember when it started, I clearly remember why.  My dad and I were watching a game together.  It was the first game I can recall watching with him.  Penn State [...]

Round One Draft Notes

The Winners: The Colts didn't overthink this thing like some teams might have.   Sometimes it is as as easy as it looks.  Luck appears to be all he's hyped to be. The Redskins had to get into the top two no matter the price, and they did.  They have suffered for too long with QBs [...]

Final Regular Season NFL Top 10

Green Bay Packers - (1) – Aaron Rodgers didn’t play, and they still beat the Lions.  They are the favorites to win the Super Bowl at 9-5. New Orleans Saints – (2) Sunday’s destruction of the Panthers made it eight straight wins for the Saints.  The Saints are a good value at 9-2 to win [...]

NFL Power Rankings – Week 17

Green Bay Packers - (1) – There are health issues on the offensive line and areas to be exploited on defense, but it’s still hard to imagine anyone beating them at home in the playoffs. New Orleans Saints – (2) The Saints are playing very, very good football right now. New England Patriots (3) – [...]

NFL Power Rankings

Green Bay Packers - (1) – The undefeated dream is dead, but the NFC Championship will still run through Green Bay. New Orleans Saints – (2) The Saints win streak is now six.  They will be formidable in the post season. New England Patriots (5) – The Pats stopped the Broncos streak and have home-field [...]

NFL Top 10 (Power Rankings)

Green Bay Packers - (1) – The beat goes on for the Packers. New Orleans Saints – (2) The Saints throttled The Titan’s running game and came away with a road victory in Tennessee. Pittsburgh Steelers – (3) The Steelers will need a healthy Big Ben’s to win on the road against an angry 49ers [...]

NFL Power Ranking (Top 10)

By Nick Ferraro Green Bay Packers - (1) – The remaining schedule for Pack has to have the ’72 Dolphins worried. New Orleans Saints – (2) The Saints somehow lost to the Rams in October, but they haven’t lost since. Pittsburgh Steelers – (3) The Steelers put the Bengals squarely on the wildcard-only path. New [...]