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Panthers-Saints and the Power Rankings

Do you remember how people kept complaining about the Thursday night games last year?  Or was that this year?  Or is it every year?  Anyway, tomorrow night we get a rare bird:  two sub-.500 teams playing for first place in … Continue reading

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Broncos-Chargers Features the Best Team in Football

The storylines from early in the season are starting to fall apart a bit.  The Patriots started poorly, but now sit at 5-2 (even though they still haven’t been inspiring their old confidence).  The Bengals have failed to win three … Continue reading

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Jets-Pats and Week 7 Power Rankings

Tonight’s game should be relatively straightforward.  The Patriots are the better team, especially given their last few outings.  They’re at home.  They started favored by a touchdown and the line has moved closer to 10.  All three models have them … Continue reading

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Giants-Washington and the First Power Ranking

Just a quick note on tonight’s game, and a table for all you guys who enjoy power rankings.

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NFL Week 3 Round-Up and Rankings

Having already covered the real life losers from the weekend, let’s move on to the pretend winners and losers: me, Bill Simmons, and the models.  I’ll start with the Hilton SuperContest.  For the most part, it’s been a rough start.  … Continue reading

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NFL Power Rankings and the Thursday Night Pick

UPDATE about tonight’s game.  Everyone enjoys power rankings, which is to say everyone enjoys complaining about power rankings.  How can My Favorite Team be 5th?  It’s obvious that Team #25 would beat Team #20, come on.  Team #3 already beat … Continue reading

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NFL Playoff Races and Power Rankings

Things are looking pretty tight in the playoff races for the rest of the season.  Looking at the NFC standings today, the Eagles are one game ahead of the Giants and two ahead of Washington; Chicago and Green Bay are … Continue reading

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