Found December 24, 2012 on Football Extra Points:
Are the Giants are trying to miss the playoffs? Here are my Power Rankings and a quick note about each team. 1) San Francisco - Don't panic, Seattle doesn't lose at home. 2) Texans - They are solid on both sides of the ball. 3) Patriots - Suspect defense keep them from the top spot. 4) Denver - On the rise, are they a Super Bowl sleeper? 5) Falcons - They need to show me something in the postseason. 6) Seattle - They can't win on the road in the playoffs. 7) Packers - Need defensive players to get healthy and produce. 8) Dallas - They've won some games but they're not going anywhere in the postseason. 9) Bears - They cannot protect Cutler and therefore can't win in the playoffs. 10) Steelers - Injuries have slowed this team. 11) Ravens - They're old on defense and Flacco can't lead them to the Super Bowl. 12) Giants - Too many questions for them to make another run. 13) Colts - Luck has this team in the playoffs, an amazing story t...
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