Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 10/27/11
The absurdly premature playoff picture presents one man's projection for the NFL playoffs, at each given week in the season -- even if that week is unreasonably early. • The Jets are one of two new teams this week, making their appearance at the expense of the Buffalo Bills. I don't feel strongly about it, and it wouldn't surprise me at all if it switched back in a week or two, but it's kind of looking like Kyle Williams will miss the season, and if that's the case, that's a big ouchie for the Bills. At the same time, their lead over the Jets has shrunk to half a game, and the Jets showed signs against the Chargers of getting back to a halfway-competent level of offense. • Pittsburgh jumps up to the number-two spot, because Baltimore set football back 70 years on Monday night. I even considered moving the Bengals in and the Ravens out of the picture all together. That's how ugly it was. The Absurdly Premature Playoff Picture is a day late this week because I couldn't bring myself ...
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