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NFL Power Rankings through Week 13

Week 13 in the NFL saw a plethora of teams outside the top-five take a tumble. The Cowboys, Falcons, Bengals, Raiders, and Lions all lost, and the teams lined up behind them reaped the benefits. In other words, a lot of teams took massive jumps in my power rankings essentially by default. I’m talking to […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 11

Coming up on Thanksgiving, the Lions will actually have a meaningful game. Both conferences are still in heated races for seeding, with the AFC turning upside down week by week. The Packers and 49ers are still the best of the best, but other teams are on the rise, too. Much has been made lately of […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 10

With just seven weeks to go, and several divisions are still very much up for grabs. For that matter, the whole AFC is on the line, with going from #1 to #6 in a week becoming rather likely lately. The Packers are still the team to beat, but with San Francisco, Pittsburgh and even Houston […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 9

The NFL season is entering its latter half, and the race is just as exciting as ever. Two divisions have a three-way tie for the lead, and another has the third team half a game back. Both conferences have a division with three teams currently in the playoff bracket; a division has only finished that […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 8

The season’s about half-way over, and we’ve got a few serious contenders, a few who are losing for Luck, and a good portion still fighting within their division for position. This past week has given us a new AFC leader, confirmed enthusiasm for San Francisco and given us a reason to be bearish about New […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 7

Seven weeks into the season, some of the ties are just starting to break up. Others remain, but every division has a definitive leader, if only half a game. Cincinnati has come roaring back, while Detroit is on a losing streak all of a sudden. New Orleans is back on top of the NFC South, […]

Video: Jim Schwartz, Jim Harbaugh Fight After Lions-49ers Game

Two of the top teams in the NFL, the Lions and 49ers, locked horns on Sunday, with San Francisco prevailing 25-19. As the final horn sounded, Niners coach Jim Harbaugh ran on the field pumping his fist and flailing his arms in celebration. As Harbaugh ran out to shake hands with Lions coach Jim Schwartz, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 5

With another week done in the NFL, and teams starting to have byes, many teams are still fighting to take control of their divisions and conferences. The Lions and Packers remain unbeaten, while the Rams, Colts and Dolphins remain winless. At this stage, only San Francisco has a multiple-game lead in their division; three other […]

NFL Power Rankings through Week 4

Welcome to my NFL Power Rankings, where I rank all 32 teams from worst to first based on their performance through the first four weeks. Where do the resurgent Detroit Lions rank? How do the New England Patriots measure up against the rest of the competition? Be not afraid, SoB readers, I have all the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 4

We’re already through a quarter of the NFL season, and we’ve already seen a lot of surprises. Some people though Detroit would be good, but I don’t think anyone thought they’d be 4-0 good. Buffalo finally knocked off New England. Philadelphia has been quite lackluster. Tampa’s holding their own in the ultra competitive NFC South. […]

Nate Burleson Wants to be the “Black Wes Welker”

“This year I’m going to try to be the black Wes Welker,” Nate Burleson told the NFL Network earlier this week. “I’m going to get as many catches in that slot or on the outside opposite Calvin because he’s going to attract a lot of attention all year.” Well, at least he’s not actually gonna […]

Week 2 NFL Preview: Lions, Bills Continue to Roll

Week 1 is in the books and we finally have games to analyze after an offseason of uncertainty. The first week featured some record-breaking performances, shocking upsets, teams making statements, and dramatic comebacks. As always the first week tends to get over analyzed by fans that expect their team to perform as they did that week, […]

Patriots Torched in 34-10 Loss to Detroit Lions

After opening the preseason with a pair of dominating efforts, the New England Patriots were humbled on Saturday night, falling 34-10 to the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. Quarterbacks Struggle Quarterback Tom Brady struggled after being pressured and rushed by the Lions defensive line throughout, causing him to miss throws and receivers that […]

Live Blog! Patriots vs Lions

We’re live from Ford Field in the Motor City! Wrentham, MA! Its Patriots! Its Lions! Its Saturday night pre-season football! Count your buddy from SoB, Ryan, in. He is joined by his buddy Drew, who thinks they’re going out for the game. Unbeknownst to Drew, this is not the case. After all, why wouldn’t he want […]

Pats Look to Continue Impressive Preseason in Detroit

The New England Patriots will travel to Detroit on Saturday, battling the Lions in the third preseason game at 8 p.m. at Ford Field. The team is coming off a pair of blowout victories to open the exhibition season, dismantling the Jacksonville Jaguars in the opener 47-21 before topping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-14 last week. […]