Found November 15, 2011 on
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Power rankings. You hate them. They’re so arbitrary and pointless, especially when they include all 32 NFL teams. All you want to know after a good week of NFL action is who the bestest team in the NFL right now, and which one is the absolute barrel-scraping worst. The one so terrible, Bob Costas is grilling it on TV tonight. That’s why we have TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE NFL, where we go to great lengths to tell you who’s the top dog in football right now, this very minute. LET’S GO!
THE TOP: Green Bay Packers
Oh, great. Now they can play defense. WE'RE ALL DOOMED.
I'm a Vikings fan, so I spent most of last night mortified. I wasn't even angry at the Vikings. It was more like, "Oh Mr. Rodgers, I'm so sorry my boys couldn't give you a more spirited challenge as you make your inevitable run to consecutive Super Bowl titles. My apologies."
It's humiliating to see your losing team go up against a squad that has its act together. About the ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Indianapolis Colts fans are well on their way to accomplishing their goal for the 2011 season. The goal itself may have changed rapidly over the course of the offseason, but Indy has done a great job of conquering it. With only six games remaining in the season, the Colts have a stranglehold on last place [...]
Aaron Rodgers is clearly keeping Peyton Manning's thrown warm this year. He told ESPN that Andrew Luck should sit and watch Manning if drafted:
“Peyton is obviously one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, and for Andrew coming in who everybody is saying is going to be one of the most NFL-ready players ever, if he’s able to be fine with sitting behind Peyton for a...
The Colts now have a two-game lead in the Suck For Luck race, all but ensuring themselves a shot at drafting Peyton Manning’s eventual replacement. The only thing standing in their way could be Manning’s objection.
Apparently that won’t be an issue.
According to an AP report, Bill Polian stated “Peyton and I have spoken about [drafting his successor], and he’s OK with that...
Adam Schefter mentioned in an ESPN chat that the Colts could be interested in trading Peyton Manning and that the Redskins could be interested in acquiring him. This made it into a video on Yahoo! Sports, which made it to the Washington Post. [Bog]
And now the Redskins’ Kedric Golston is out for the year. Yay. [The Insider]
The Skins have released backup-ish safety Kareem Moore...
Here’s a fun game of Internet telephone, in which Adam Schefter not reporting anything led to a report of reports about a report.
1. In his weekly Monday mailbag, the ESPN.com reporter and longtime Shanahan confidante received a question about the Redskins’ endless search for a franchise quarterback.
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The Indianapolis Colts won't hold back on drafting Peyton Manning's replacement this year if the right player is available.
Colts vice chairman Bill Polian said he’s already discussed that possibility with his All-Pro quarterback, and Manning is on board.
“The bottom line is that if the right person is there, and it has to be the right person, then now is the time to...
Bill Polian says the Indianapolis Colts may look for Peyton Manning's successor in the next NFL draft.
Without discussing specific names, Polian, the Colts' vice chairman, told radio listeners he had already spoken with Manning about using Indy's first-round draft pick on a quarterback and that Manning is ''fine'' with that.
Speculation, of course, has...
This housewife reveals why things went so horribly wrong for Peyton Manning, Tiger Woods and the Red Sox pitching staff.