Originally posted on Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Seattle...  |  Last updated 10/4/11
Share: There are overachievers (Tennessee, Washington, even Cincinnati) and underachievers (Cowboys, Jets, Steelers, Falcons, Cardinals). At least the Colts (0-4) have the most valid of excuses: no Peyton Manning, who is making a case for his fifth MVP award by not being available because of neck surgery. —With the countdown begun in Miami for when the Dolphins (0-4) fire coach Tony Sparano, there's already thought that the team could lose enough games to win the Andrew Luck Draft Derby. Instead of progressing behind Offensive Rookie of the Year QB Sam Bradford and a young defense, the Rams (0-4) have regressed so badly they already might be out of the race in the league's worst division. [...] they never give up: the Lions became the first team in NFL history to rally from 20-plus point deficits in consecutive victories and its 24-point comeback at Dallas matched the largest one on the road in league history, according to STATS, LLC. The franchise has a new coach,...
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