Dolphins Acquire Robert Quinn From Rams

It was reported earlier today that the Dolphins are trading a mid-round pick and swapping late round draft picks to acquire DE Robert Quinn from the Los Angeles Rams.

Just when I began to lose faith in my Dolphins, they reel me back in. After Tannehill got injured in the preseason last year, it was a pretty wild ride in Miami. We automatically signed Jay Cutler to be a $10 million joke. He was a funny joke, we had some good times, but he was still a joke…and an expensive one. Then, they traded Jay Ajayi for a fourth-round draft pick. I was LIVID.


BREAKING: Jay Ajayi To The Eagles

So that happened and we missed the playoffs. Always next year, right? Hard maybe.

My hope started to come back around the time the Dolphins Franchise-Tagged Jarvis Landry a couple of weeks ago, because no matter what happens with that, at least they aren’t letting him walk. And then, this. We not only have Cameron Wake,  we not only have Ndamukong Suh, but not we also have ROBERT QUINN!

Obviously, Adam Gase’s philosophy (besides hiring all of his boys from previous teams) is that if the opposing quarterback dies every week, they can’t beat us. I LOVE IT.

Two important items to note:

This D-Line trio might actually end Tom Brady’s career. You heard it here first!!

Secondly, getting Robert Quinn for what seems like a 4th-rounder essentially means that they turned Jay Ajayi into Robert Quinn. I can get behind that. I realize that we took on a pretty good sized contract in the process, but we are also not having to pay Landry now. (Hopefully we get good compensation.)

All we need now is to draft the next great QB and let ol’ TanneTHRILL mold them and we will be set.

P.S. I have NO idea which QB we should draft…pretty much anyone besides Darold.

P.S.S. While we are at it, let’s sign Johnny Football to the practice squad. Why? Because it’s #COMEBACKSZN



NFL Coaching Changes *Updated*

NFL Coaching Changes

With Josh McDaniels changing his mind on the Colts job, there is still one head coaching vacancy left. As for the rest of the NFL coaching changes this offseason. Check them out here.

List of Fired Coaches

  • New York Giants: Ben McAdoo (Two Seasons: 13-15)
  • Detroit Lions: Jim Caldwell (Four Seasons: 36-28)
  • Indianapolis Colts: Chuck Pagano (Six Seasons: 53-43)
  • Chicago Bears: John Fox (Three Seasons: 14-34)
  • Oakland Raiders: Jack Del Rio (Three Seasons: 25-23)
  • Tennessee Titans: Mike Mularkey (Three Seasons: 20-21)

List of Head Coaches who Retired

  • Arizona Cardinals: Bruce Arians (Five Seasons: 49-30-1)

List of Fired General Managers

  • Carolina Panthers: Dave Gettleman (Interim GM: Marty Hurney)
  • New York Giants: Jerry Reese 
  • Cleveland Browns: Sashi Brown
  • Green Bay Packers: Ted Thompson 

Open Coaching Jobs

  • New York Giants (Pat Shurmur)
  • Oakland Raiders (Jon Gruden)
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • Arizona Cardinals (Steve Wilks)
  • Chicago Bears  (Matt Nagy)
  • Detriot Lions (Matt Patricia)
  • Tennessee Titans (Mike Vrabel) 

Open GM Jobs

  • Carolina Panthers
  • New York Giants (Dave Gettleman)
  • Cleveland Browns (John Dorsey)
  • Green Bay Packers (Brian Gutekunst)
  • Houston Texans (Brian Gaine)

List of NFL GM’s, Head Coaches, and Coordinators

AFC East

New England Patriots

  • GM/HC: Bill Belichick 
    • OC: Josh McDaniels
    • DC: Vacant

Buffalo Bills

  • GM: Brandon Beane
  • HC: Sean McDermott
    • OC: Brian Daboll
    • DC: Leslie Frazier

Miami Dolphins

  • GM: Chris Grier
  • HC: Adam Gase
    • OC: Dowell Loggains
    • DC: Matt Burke

New York Jets

  • GM: Mike Maccagnan (Signed Extention)
  • HC: Todd Bowles (Signed Extention)
    • OC: Jeremy Bates
    • DC: Kacy Rodgers

AFC North

Pittsburgh Steelers

  • GM: Kevin Colbert
  • HC: Mike Tomlin
    • OC: Randy Fichtner
    • DC: Keith Butler

Baltimore Ravens

  • GM: Ozzie Newson 
  • HC: John Harbaugh 
    • OC: Marty Mornhinweg
    • DC: Don Martindale

Cleveland Browns

  • HC: Hue Jackson 
    • OC: Todd Haley
    • DC: Gregg Williams

Cincinnati Bengals

  • Owner/GM: Mike Brown
  • HC: Marvin Lewis (Signed Two Year Extention)
    • OC: Bill Lazor
    • DC: Teryl Austin

AFC South

Houston Texans

  • GM: Brian Gaine
  • HC: Bill O’Brien
    • OC: O’Brien
    • DC: Romeo Crennel

Indianapolis Colts

  • GM: Chris Ballard
  • HC: Vacant

Jacksonville Jaguars

  • GM: David Caldwell
  • HC: Doug Marrone
    • OC: Nathaniel Hackett
    • DC: Todd Wash

Tennessee Titans

  • GM: Jon Robinson
  • HC: Mike Vrabel
    • OC: Matt LaFleur
    • DC: Dean Pees

AFC West

Denver Broncos

  • GM: John Elway
  • HC: Vance Joesph 
    • OC: Bill Musgrave
    • DC: Joe Woods

Kansas City Chiefs

  • GM: Brett Veach
  • HC: Andy Reid
    • OC: Eric Bieniemy
    • DC: Bob Sutton

Los Angeles Chargers

  • GM: Tom Telesco
  • HC: Anthony Lynn
    • OC: Ken Whisenhunt
    • DC: Gus Bradley

Oakland Raiders

  • GM: Reggie McKenzie
  • HC: Jon Gruden
    • OC: Greg Olson
    • DC: Paul Guenther

NFC South

Atlanta Falcons

  • GM: Thomas Dimitroff
  • HC: Dan Quinn
    • OC: Steve Sarkisian
    • DC: Marquand Manuel

Carolina Panthers

  • GM: Marty Hurney (Interm)
  • HC: Ron Rivera
    • OC: Norv Turner
    • DC: Eric Washington

New Orleans Saints

  • GM: Mickey Loomis
  • HC: Sean Payton
    • OC: Pete Carmichael
    • DC: Dennis Allen

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • GM: Jason Licht
  • HC: Dirk Koetter
    • OC: Todd Monken
    • DC: Mike Smith

NFC East

Dallas Cowboys

  • Owner/GM: Jerry Jones
  • HC: Jason Garrett
    • OC: Scott Linehan
    • DC: Rod Marinelli

New York Giants

  • GM: Dave Gettleman
  • HC: Pat Shurmur
    • OC: Vacant
    • DC: James Bettcher

Philadelphia Eagles

  • VP/GM: Howie Roseman
  • HC: Doug Pederson
    • OC: Frank Reich
    • DC: Jim Schwartz

Washington Redskins

  • Pres/GM: Bruce Allen
  • HC: Jay Gruden
    • OC: Matt Cavanaugh
    • DC: Greg Manusky

NFC North

Chicago Bears

  • GM: Ryan Pace
  • HC: Matt Nagy
    • OC: Mark Helfrich
    • DC: Vic Fangio

Detroit Lions

  • GM: Bob Quinn
  • HC: Matt Patricia
    • OC: Jim Bob Cooter
    • DC: Paul Pasqualoni

Green Bay Packers

  • GM: Brian Gutekunst
  • HC: Mike McCarthy
    • OC: Joe Philbin
    • DC: Mike Pettine

Minnesota Vikings 

  • GM: Rick Spielman
  • HC: Mike Zimmer
    • OC: Vacant
    • DC: George Edwards

NFC West

Arizona Cardinals

  • GM: Steve Keim
  • HC: Steve Wilks
    • OC: Mike McCoy
    • DC: Al Holcomb

Los Angeles Rams

  • GM: Les Snead
  • HC: Sean McVay
    • OC: Vacant
    • DC: Wade Phillips

Seattle Seahawks

  • GM: John Schneider 
  • HC: Pete Carroll (Says he’s coming back)
    • OC: Brian Schottenheimer
    • DC: Ken Norton Jr.

San Francisco 49ers

  • GM: John Lynch
  • HC: Kyle Shanahan
    • OC: Shanahan
    • DC: Robert Saleh

NFL Divisional Round Preview

NFL Divisional Round Preview

After a great Wild Card weekend, it’s already time to eliminate more teams from Super Bowl contention. First, the Falcons travel to Philly to take on the top-seeded Eagles. Of course, the Eagles will be riding the talents of backup QB Nick Foles while Atlanta comes in as one of the hottest teams in the league. Later in the day, the Tennessee Titans will go into Foxboro to face the goliath Patriots. No one is giving Mariota and the Titans a chance. We’ll see if they can pull off a David-type upset. On Sunday, Sacksonville travels to the Steel City for a rematch of a Week 5 Jags 30-9 victory. Big Ben threw for five picks in the first affair and will surely look for revenge on a tough Jags secondary. Sunday’s second matchup features Drew Brees and the Saints against Case Keenum and the Vikings. The Saints have already been to Minneapolis once this season where they lost 29-19 in Week 1. However, the Saints have since found an identity on both sides of the ball. The NFL Divisional Round Preview here:

Saturday 4:35 PM – NBC

Atlanta Falcons @ Philadelphia Eagles

Passing Edge: Atlanta

Rushing Edge: Philadelphia

QB Edge: Matt Ryan (Playoff Experience + Talent)

X-Factor: Julio Jones

Rongy’s Take: The Eagles’ season has been phenomenal, but without Carson Wentz do they have a shot against the defending NFC Champion Falcons? Philly’s defense is certainly capable of shutting down anyone, but will the offense stay on the field long enough to give them any rest? With Foles, my bet is no.

Rongy’s Prediction: ATL 31-24

Saturday 8:15 PM – CBS

Tennessee Titans @ New England Patriots

Passing Edge: New England (TB & Co.)

Rushing Edge: Tennessee (O-Line)

QB Edge: Tom Brady (Do I really need to explain?)

X-Factor: Dick LeBeau

Rongy’s Take: In all honesty, either Tom Brady wipes the floor with the Titans or is this one of those wild upsets that tend to happen to Brady from time to time? Thanks to ESPN and the fire they just lit under Kraft, Belichick, and Brady’s asses, an upset is not likely. Thanks to ESPN, we should probably just pencil in the Pats as Super Bowl champs.  

Rongy’s Prediction: NE 28-17

Sunday 1:05 PM – CBS

Jacksonville Jaguars @ Pittsburgh Steelers

Passing Edge: Pittsburgh (Weapons)

Rushing Edge: Pittsburgh (Le’Veon)

QB Edge: Roethlisberger (Playoff Experience)

X-Factor: Le’Veon Bell

Rongy’s Take: The Jags may have picked off Big Ben five times in Week 5, but that will not happen this time around. With or without Antonio Brown, the Steelers playoff experience speaks for itself. Despite Jacksonville’s great season, if Pittsburgh doesn’t win this game, it will go down as one of the biggest upsets in playoff history.

Rongy’s PredictionPIT 17-14

Sunday 4:40 PM – FOX

New Orleans Saints @ Minnesota Vikings

Passing Edge: Minnesota

Rushing Edge: Minnesota

QB Edge: Drew Brees

X-Factor: Alvin Kamara

Rongy’s Take: On paper, the Vikings are better but come on, the Saints are the Saints. Better yet, Drew Bress is Drew Brees. If anything, this should be the best game of the weekend. The Vikings D is tough, let’s see if Brees and the boys can figures it out.

Rongy’s Prediction: MIN 35-34


NFL Wild Card Round Preview

NFL Wild Card Round Preview

It’s NFL Wild Card Weekend. Is your team playing, waiting, or sitting at home? Either way, let us know your thoughts at

Saturday, January 6th 4:20 PM – ESPN

Tennessee Titans (9-7) @ Kansas City Chiefs (10-6)

To kick off NFL Wild Card weekend, the Kansas City Chiefs host the Tennessee Titans Saturday afternoon. Marcus Mariota makes his playoff debut for the Titans who barely squeaked into the playoffs. Andy Reid’s Chiefs enter the playoffs riding a four-game win streak. 

TyGuy’s Verdict

KC Pass Offense 7th TEN Pass Offense 23rd
TEN Pass Defense 25th KC Pass Defense 29th

TyGuy’s Passing Edge: Kansas City

KC Run Offense 9th TEN Run Offense 15th
TEN Run Defense 4th KC Run Defense 25th

TyGuy’s Rushing Edge: Tennessee

TyGuy’s Quarterback Edge: Push

Rongy’s Take: Though DeMarco Murray has already been ruled out, the Titan’s run game shouldn’t suffer without him. Derrick Henry is more than capable of filling Murray’s absence. Regardless, the Chiefs are solid all around and have more explosive weapons on the offensive side of the ball. 

Rongy’s Prediction: Kansas City 31-20

Rongy’s X-Factor: Tyrek Hill

Saturday, January 6th 8:15 – NBC

Atlanta Falcons (10-6) @ Los Angeles Rams (11-5)

In Saturday’s second game, the defending NFC champion Falcons travel to LA to take on Todd Gurley and the worst-to-first Rams. The Rams haven’t been in the playoffs since 2004, but Sean McVay and Wade Phillips have the Rams as competitive as anyone in the wide-open NFC. Matty Ice and the Dirty Bird had to claw their way into the playoffs by defeating Carolina in Week 17. 

TyGuy’s Verdict

LAR Pass Offense 10th ATL Pass Offense 8th
ATL Pass Defense 12th LAR Pass Defense 13th

TyGuy’s Passing Edge: Atlanta

LAR Run Offense 8th ATL Run Offense 13th
ATL Run Defense 9th LAR Run Defense 28th

TyGuy’s Rushing Edge: Los Angeles (Todd Gurley’s recent play)

TyGuy’s Quarterback Edge: Matt Ryan (Playoff Experience)

Rongy’s Take: The defending NFC Champs versus the upstart feel-good story Rams. 95 out of 100 times, I’d be rolling with the team with playoff experience in Atlanta. On the other hand, Todd Gurley’s dominance over the last quarter of the season is too impressive to ignore. Also, the Falcons are the same team that blew a 28-3 lead. Nothing is safe around those guys.

Rongy’s Prediction: Los Angeles 34-31

Rongy’s X-Factor: Todd Gurley

Sunday, January 7th 1:05 – CBS

Buffalo Bills (9-7) @ Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6)

For the first time in 18 seasons, Bills Mafia is back in the playoffs. Thanks to Andy Dalton and Tyler Boyd, of course. Unfortunately, Buffalo is facing the best defense in football this season, the Sacksonville Jaguars. Further damning the Bills chances is the health of LeSean McCoy, who is currently listed as Questionable. The Jags ended a playoff drought as well. 2007 was the last time they’ve been in the playoffs.

TyGuy’s Verdict

JAX Pass Offense 17th BUF Pass Offense 31st
BUF Pass Defense 20th JAX Pass Defense 1st

TyGuy’s Passing Edge: Jacksonville

JAX Run Offense 1st BUF Run Offense 6th
BUF Run Defense 29th JAX Run Defense 21st

TyGuy’s Rushing Edge: Jacksonville

TyGuy’s Quarterback Edge: Blake Bortles

Rongy’s Take: I want more of Bills Mafia, but Jacksonville’s defense is loaded. Tyrod doesn’t stand a chance, especially if Shady can’t go. Only Blake Bortles can ruin this for the Jags.

Rongy’s Prediction: Jacksonville 28-17

Rongy’s X-Factor: Calais Campbell

Sunday, January 7th 4:40 – FOX

Carolina Panthers (11-5) @ New Orleans Saints (11-5)

In the Big Easy, Cam Newton and Drew Brees meet up in the highest-profile QB matchup of the Wild Card round. The two NFC South foes have already met twice this season with the Saints prevailing in both games. Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram have been the best backfield tandem in the league this season and Carolina features one of the best run defenses creating an intriguing matchup.

TyGuy’s Verdict

NO Pass Offense 5th CAR Pass Offense 28th
CAR Pass Defense 18th NO Pass Defense 15th

TyGuy’s Passing Edge: New Orleans

NO Run Offense 5th CAR Run Offense 4th
CAR Run Defense 3rd NO Run Defense 16th

TyGuy’s Rushing Edge: Carolina (Cam Newton & Co.)

TyGuy’s Quarterback Edge: Drew Brees (In the Dome)

Rongy’s Take: As a Panthers fan, I’m obviously biased towards Carolina in this one. However, out of the QBs in the NFC playoffs Drew Brees in the Super Dome is the only one that scares me. Cam is capable of anything, we’ve seen it before, maybe we’ll see it again.

Rongy’s Prediction: Carolina 24-21

Rongy’s X-Factor: Cam Newton

NFL Week 17 Pick’em Results *Updated*

NFL Week 17 Picks

The conclusion of the NFL regular season is finally here. Week 17 is usually wacky, so anything can happen. For a rare change, the guys agreed across the board on several games. Take it to the bank: the Lions, Colts, Vikings, Pats, Skins, and Seahawks are all locks. Furthermore, there are five games that four out of the five contributors agree on. TyGuy clearly doesn’t want to see the Browns go 0-16. For a guy that has profusely cussed out the city of Cleveland on several occasions, he somehow has sympathy for Hue Jackson and the Dawg Pound. In the other four one-against-four games, Johnny Gorgonzola is attempting a hail mary with no time on the clock. Rongy has the Titans, Raiders, Bucs, and Bengals all in upsets. Who wants to make some bets? NFL Week 17 Picks here:  


In an attempt to redeem his disappointing 6-8 effort, Panda was given an opportunity get his record above five hundred so he could be eligible for the guest contributor playoffs.

1:00 PM Games

Green Bay Packers 11 @ Detroit Lions 35

  • Packers
    • None
  • Lions
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Cannon
    • Panda

Houston Texans 13 @ Indianapolis Colts 22

  • Texans
    • None
  • Colts
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Cannon
    • Panda

Chicago Bears 10 @ Minnesota Vikings 23

  • Bears
    • None
  • Vikings
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Cannon
    • Panda

New York Jets 6 @ New England Patriots 26

  • Jets
    • None
  • Patriots
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Cannon
    • Panda

Washington Redskins 10 @ New York Giants 18

  • Redskins
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Cannon
  • Giants
    • Panda

Dallas Cowboys 6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 0

  • Cowboys
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
  • Eagles
    • TyGuy
    • Cannon
    • Panda

Cleveland Browns 24 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 28

  • Browns
    • TyGuy
  • Steelers
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Cannon
    • Panda

4:30 PM Games

Carolina Panthers (11-4) @ Atlanta Falcons (9-6)

  • Panthers
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Panda
  • Falcons
    • TyGuy
    • Cannon

Kansas City Chiefs 27 @ Denver Broncos 24

  • Chiefs
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Panda
  • Broncos
    • TyGuy
    • Cannon

Jacksonville Jaguars 10 @ Tennessee Titans 15

  • Jaguars
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Cannon
    • Panda
  • Titans
    • Rongy

San Francisco 49ers 34 @ Los Angeles Rams 13

  • 49ers
    • TyGuy
    • Rongy
  • Rams
    • TreBabs
    • Cannon
    • Panda

Buffalo Bills 22 @ Miami Dolphins 16

  • Bills
    • TyGuy
    • Rongy
    • Panda
  • Dolphins
    • TreBabs
    • Cannon

Oakland Raiders 10 @ Los Angeles Chargers 30

  • Raiders
    • Rongy
  • Chargers
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Cannon
    • Panda

Arizona Cardinals 26 @ Seattle Seahawks 24

  • Cardinals
    • None
  • Seahawks
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Rongy
    • Cannon
    • Panda

New Orleans Saints 24 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31

  • Saints
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Cannon
    • Panda
  • Buccaneers
    • Rongy

Cincinnati Bengals 31 @ Baltimore Ravens 27

  • Bengals
    • Rongy
  • Ravens
    • TyGuy
    • TreBabs
    • Cannon
    • Panda

Week 17 Staff Results

1. Rongy (12-4)

2. Panda (9-7)

T3. TyGuy (8-8)

T3. TreBabs (8-8)

5. Cannon (7-9)

Regular Season Results

TyGuy (157-72) (69%)

TreBabs (170-86) (66%)

Rongy (169-87) (66%)

Cannon (164-92) (64%)

Guest Contributor Rankings:

  1. Drew Peacock 12-1 (92%)
  2. Conny: 11-4 (73%)
  3. Greggles: 10-4 (71%)
  4. Robs: 9-7 (56%)
  5. Nicky M: 9-7 (56%)
  6. Panda: 15-15 (50%)

NFL Week 16 Pick’em Results *Updated*

Sunday Side Bets: NFL Week 17 *Updated*

Sunday Side Bets: NFL Week 17

Sunday Side Bets: NFL Week 17. For each NFL game on Sunday, we’ll present 2-4 players at a single position group. In addition, we’ll provide a single focus statistic. Then rank the players in the order you think they will finish in that statistical category for the game. You can only rank the players presented. Furthermore, if there is a tie within the statistical category, all tied positions will be considered.

For example, let’s look at Week 14’s Ravens versus Steelers game.

Week 14 Pittsburgh vs Baltimore

Position Group: Wide Receivers

Focus Statistic: Targets

Player Pool: Mike Wallace (BAL), Jeremy Maclin (BAL), Antonio Brown (PIT), Martavius Bryant (PIT)

The Correct Rankings would have been:

  1. Brown – 18
  2. Maclin -11
  3. Bryant- 10
  4. Wallace- 5

To win, you must have the rankings 100% correct for every game on the slate. Email your rankings to before Sunday’s contest begin. The winner each week will be eligible for QuarterMaster prizes

Week 17

Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions

  • Position Group: Wide Receivers
  • Focus Stat: Targets
  • Player Pool
    • GB- Randall Cobb
    • GB- Michael Clark
    • DET- Marvin Jones
    • DET- Kenny Golladay
  • Correct Rankings

1. Randall Cobb – 6

T2/3. Marvin Jones – 5

T2/3. Michael Grant – 5

4. Kenny Golladay – 3

Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts

  • Position Group: Quarterbacks
  • Focus Stat: Passing Attempts
  • Player Pool
    • HOU- TJ Yates
    • HOU- Taylor Heinicke
    • IND- Jacoby Brissett
  • Correct Rankings

1. Jacoby Brissett -25

2. TJ Yates – 24

3. Taylor Heinicke – 0

Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

  • Position Group: Linebackers
  • Focus Stat: Total Tackles
  • Player Pool
    • CHI- Danny Trevathan
    • CHI- Nick Kwiatkoski
    • MIN- Eric Kendricks
    • MIN- Anthony Barr
  • Correct Rankings

1. Nick Kwiatkoski – 10

2. Danny Trevathan – 7

3. Anthony Barr – 5

4. Eric Kendricks – 4

New York Jets at New England Patriots

  • Position Group: D-Line
  • Focus Stat: Tackles for Loss
  • Player Pool
    • NYJ- Steve McLendon
    • NYJ- Mike Pennel
    • NE- Trey Flowers
    • NE- Malcolm Brown
  • Correct Rankings

1. Malcolm Brown – 0.5

T2/3/4. Trey Flowers – 0

T2/3/4. Mike Pennel – 0

T2/3/4. Steve McLendon – 0

Washington Redskins at New York Giants

  • Position Group: Runningbacks
  • Focus Stat: Rushing Yards
  • Player Pool
    • WAS- Samaje Perine
    • NYG- Wayne Gallman
    • NYG- Paul Perkins
    • NY- Orleans Darkwa
  • Correct Rankings

1. Orleans Darkwa – 154

2. Wayne Gallaman – 89

3. Paul Perkins – 7

4. Samaje Perine – 3

Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles

  • Position Group: Kickers
  • Focus Stat: Made Field Goals
  • Player Pool
    • DAL – Dan Bailey
    • PHI – Jake Elliott
  • Correct Rankings

T1/2. Dan Bailey – 0

T1/2. Jake Elliott – 0 

Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Position Group: Receivers
  • Focus Stat: Totals Yards
  • Player Pool
    • CLE- Josh Gordon
    • PIT- Martavis Bryant
    • PIT- Juju Smith-Schuster
  • Correct Rankings

1. Juju Smith-Schuster – 143

2. Josh Gordon – 115

3. Martavis Bryant – 65

Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons

  • Position Group: Linebackers
  • Focus Stat: Total Tackles
  • Player Pool
    • CAR- Luke Kuechly
    • CAR- Thomas Davis
    • ATL- Deion Jones
    • ATL- Vic Beasley Jr.
  • Correct Rankings

T1/2/3. Luke Kuechly – 10

T1/2/3. Thomas Davis – 10

T1/2/3. Deion Jones – 10

4. Vic Beasley Jr. – 1

Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos

  • Position Group: Receivers/Tight Ends
  • Focus Stat: Longest Play
  • Player Pool
    • KC- Travis Kelce
    • DEN- Demaryius Thomas
  • Correct Rankings

1. DeMarius Thomas – 19

2. Travis Kelce – 0

Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans

  • Position Group: Quarterbacks
  • Focus Stat: Interceptions
  • Player Pool
    • JAX – Blake Bortles
    • TEN – Marcus Mariota
  • Correct Rankings

1. Blake Bortles – 2

2. Marcus Mariota – 0

San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams

  • Position Group: Quarterbacks
  • Focus Stat: Touchdowns
  • Player Pool
    • LAR – Jared Goff
    • LAR- Sean Mannion
    • SF- Jimmy Garoppolo
  • Correct Rankings

1. Jimmy Garoppolo – 2

T2/3. Jared Goff – 0

T2/3. Sean Mannion – 0

Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins

  • Position Group: Punter
  • Focus Stat: Average Yards
  • Player Pool 
    • BUF- Colton Schmidt
    • MIA- Matt Haack
  • Correct Rankings

T1/2. Matt Haack – 46.5

T1/2. Colton Schmidt – 46.5

Oakland Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers

  • Position Group: Defensive Backs
  • Focus Stat: Total Tackles
  • Player Pool
    • OAK- Reggie Nelson
    • OAK- Dexter McDonald
    • LAC- Jahleel Addae
    • LAC- Tre Boston
  • Correct Rankings

T1/2. Reggie Nelson – 7

T1/2. Tre Boston – 7

3. Jahleel Addae – 4

4. Dexter McDonald – 1

Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks

  • Position Group: O-Line
  • Focus Stat: Sacks Allowed
  • Player Pool
    • ARI- Cardinals O-Line
    • SEA- Seahawks O-Line
  • Correct Rankings

1. Seahawks OL – 3

2. Cardinals OL – 1

New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • Position Group: Runningbacks
  • Focus Stat: Total Yards
  • Player Pool
    • TB- Peyton Barber
    • TB- Doug Martin
    • NO- Alvin Kamara
    • NO- Mark Ingram
  • Correct Rankings

1. Alvin Kamara – 128

2. Peyton Barber – 89

3. Mark Ingram -45

4. Doug Martin – -3

Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens

  • Position Group: Kickers
  • Focus Stat: Field Goals Made
  • Player Pool
    • CIN- Randy Bullock
    • BAL- Justin Tucker
  • Correct Rankings

1. Justin Tucker – 2

2. Randy Bullock – 1

Sunday Side Bets: NFL Week 16 *Updated

NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

There’s just one week left in the regular season and the three playoff spots are still up for grabs. In the NFC the Falcons and Seahawks are battling for the final playoff spot and a likely date with the Rams in LA in the Wild Card Round. Minnesota, New Orleans, and Carolina have all clinched playoff berths but are still jostling for position. The AFC picture is a little more crowded. Baltimore and Tennessee have the inside track on the 5th and 6th seeds, respectively. However, both the Chargers and Bills are in a position to capitalize should either falter. NFL Week 17 Power Rankings:

15. Tennessee Titans (8-7) [LW: 17]

  • Week 16: L 23-27 vs LAR
  • Week 17: vs JAX
  • Quote: “I would expect a full game plan, just like a game they have to win. Coming off a loss, I am sure they don’t want to go into the playoffs with another one, so I would expect we’re going to get the best of them, knowing Doug Marrone and Tom (Coughlin). – Titans HC Mike Mularkey on their Week 17 matchup with the Jags. 
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Playoff Berth
      • Win
      • Tie and a LAC loss or tie
      • Tie and a BUF loss or tie
      • LAC loss and a BUF loss
    •  5th Seed
      • Win and BAL loss

14. Buffalo Bills (8-7) [LW: 16]

  • Week 16: L 16-37 @ NE
  • Week 17: @ MIA
  • Quote: “They obviously weren’t looking at the same television the rest of the country was looking at, were they? You know what, you can probably find somebody in this country that disagrees, and I know one guy would be [NFL vice president of officiating] Al Riveron sitting in New York City. – Bills Owner Terry Pegula on Kelvin Benjamin’s controversial TD that was overturned
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Playoff Berth
      • Win and a TEN loss or tie and LAC loss or tie
      • Win and a BAL loss and LAC loss or tie
      • A tie and a TEN loss

13. Los Angeles Chargers (8-7) [LW: 14]

  • Week 16: W 14-7 @ NYJ
  • Week 17: vs OAK
  • Quote: “But we also talked about using all of that to bring us together, to make us closer and to make us tighter. And I just think going through all of those situations is not ideal, but I think it’s made us a tougher football team.” – Chargers HC Anthony Lynn on his team’s resiliency after relocating from San Diego.
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Win and a TEN loss or tie

12. Baltimore Ravens (9-6) [LW: 10]

  • Week 16: W 23-16 vs IND (SAT)
  • Week 17: vs CIN
  • Quote: “I don’t think the NFL did us any favors by moving it back. But they don’t care about us. So, we just have to care about ourselves. We have to take care of our own business. That goes for our team, for our fans, and for our city. Let’s go win the football game.” – Ravens HC John Harbaugh on the NFL’s decision to flex the Week 17 schedule. 
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Playoff Berth
      • Win or Tie
      • LAC loss
      • BUF loss
      • TEN loss
    • Clinch 5th Seed
      • Win
      • LAC tie of loss + BAL tie
      • BUF tie or loss + BAL tie
      • TEN tie or loss + BAL tie

11. Kansas City Chiefs (9-6) [LW: 12]

  • Week 16: W 29-13 vs MIA
  • Week 17: @ DEN
  • Quote: 

  • Playoff Scenarios
    •  Locked into AFC 4th Seed

10. Atlanta Falcons (10-5) [LW: 9]

  • Week 16: L 13-23 @ NO
  • Week 17: vs CAR
  • Quote: “What’s next for us?  We have got to assess and get ready. We get to go back home and play at home. All of that’s in front of us. That is what we intend on doing.” – Falcons HC Dan Quinn after Sunday’s loss in New Orleans
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Playoff Berth
      • Win
      • Tie and SEA tie
      • SEA loss

9. Jacksonville Jaguars (10-5) [LW: 8]

  • Week 16: L 33-44 @ SF
  • Week 17: @ TEN
  • Quote: “Make no mistake about it, just so there is not a lot of talk during the week: When the players come in, we are talking about how we are going to play to win and do everything we possibly can to win this game, period. I am not even thinking about what happens beyond that, and that is the way we are going to go about our business this week.” – Jags HC Doug Marrone on not resting his starters in Week 17
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Locked into AFC 3rd Seed

8. Seattle Seahawks (9-6) [LW: 11]

  • Week 16: W 21-12 @ DAL
  • Week 17: vs ARI
  • Quote: “That’s unusual, you know?” – Seahawks HC Pete Carroll on Earl Thomas’ interaction with Jason Garrett after Sunday’s game
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Win and ATL loss or tie
    • Tie and ATL loss

7. Minnesota Vikings (12-3) [LW: 7]

  • Week 16: W 16-0 @ GB (SAT)
  • Week 17: vs CHI
  • Quote: 

  • Playoff Scenarios
    •  Clinch 2nd Seed
      • Win or tie
      • NO win or tie
      • CAR loss or tie

6. Carolina Panthers (11-4) [LW: 6]

  • Week 16: W 22-19 vs TB
  • Week 17: @ ATL
  • Quote: “What I’ve always said is I know nothing about that and I can only speak about what he has meant to me and the players. That’s why I did it.” – Panther HC Ron Rivera on breaking down Sunday’s victory with a “Mr. Richardson”
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Clinch NFC South
      • Win and NO loss or tie
    • Clinch NFC 2nd Seed
      • Win + MIN loss + NO loss

5. Los Angeles Rams (11-4) [LW: 5]

  • Week 16: W 27-23 @ TEN
  • Week 17: vs SF
  • Quote: “I would like to say I can speak for the guys who have been here, and everything we went through. With McVay and Wade leading this team, I don’t know what they did, but they just brought the best out of everybody, brought some new guys in and everybody rose up to the challenge.” – Rams DE Robert Quinn on the Rams turnaround this season
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Clinch NFC 3rd Seed
      • Win
      • Tie and NO loss or tie + CAR loss or tie
    • Finish as NFC 4th Seed
      • Loss and NO win or tie + CAR win or tie

4. Philadelphia Eagles (13-2) [LW: 4]

  • Week 16: W 19-10 vs OAK
  • Week 17: vs DAL
  • Quote: “We found a way to win. That’s the bottom line. We found a way to win. I’d love to win 40-3 or 34-28, but sometimes you’re going to be in these games. We got to be hard on ourselves as coaches and players looking at this film, moving forward, and get things fixed offensively. I thought the defense played really, really well. They kept us in the football game, special teams. [It was a] team effort, though. [We] found a way. [We are] sitting here today 13-2. Everybody’s got to come through here now. That’s the exciting part.” – Eagle HC Doug Pederson
  • Playoff Scenarios 
    • Clinched NFC 1st Seed

3. New Orleans Saints (11-4) [LW: 3]

  • Week 16: W 23-13 vs ATL
  • Week 17: @ TB
  • Quote: “Obviously, this was an important game. I thought our defense was magnificent. When I say that, with the injuries we have had, there are six or seven starters out of that defensive group. I thought they played well. I thought it was the difference in the game. They handled the short field when there was one and put us in good field position. They came up with some key stops down there on the one-yard line. Offensively, we did enough. Same thing in the kicking game. I think the kicking game went well. I thought Tommylee (Lewis) played well just in some (of) the coverage opportunities, punt-wise, and protecting field position. Good team win.” – Saints HC Sean Payton
  • Playoff Scenarios 
    • Clinch NFC South
      • Win
      • CAR loss or tie
    • Clinch NFC 3rd Seed
      • Win + LAR loss or tie

2. Pittsburgh Steelers (12-3) [LW: 2]

  • Week 16: W 34-6 @ HOU
  • Week 17: vs CLE
  • Quote: “We make the decisions we feel give us the very best chance to win. We needed the people we kept. We needed to activate Marcus Gilbert. There’s really nothing more to it than that.” – Steelers HC Mike Tomlin on the team’s decision to cut James Harrison
  • Playoff Scenarios
    • Clinch AFC 1st Seed
      • Win + NE loss

1. New England Patriots (12-3) [LW: 1]

  • Week 16: W 37-16 vs BUF
  • Week 17: vs NYJ
  • Quote: “That catch that he made on the touchdown was — you see a lot of good catches in this league and we’ve seen Rob make a lot of great catches. That ball, when it leaves Tom’s hands you think it is going out of bounds, it is going to land over by the wall somewhere. That was a great catch, and it was thrown obviously in a way where only Rob could get it, and Rob got it probably only as Rob could get it.” – Pats HC Bill Belichick on Rob Gronkowski’s one-handed TD grab Sunday.




  1. Cleveland Browns (0-15) *Locked into 1st Overall Pick
  2. New York Giants (2-13)
  3. Indianapolis Colts (3-12)
  4. Houston Texans (4-11)
  5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-11)
  6. Denver Broncos (5-10)
  7. San Francisco 49ers (5-10)
  8. New York Jets (5-10)
  9. Chicago Bears (5-10)
  10. Miami Dolphins (6-9)
  11. Cincinnati Bengals (6-9)
  12. Oakland Raiders (6-9)
  13. Green Bay Packers (7-8)
  14. Washington Redskins (7-8)
  15. Arizona Cardinals (7-8)
  16. Dallas Cowboys (8-7)

NFL Week 16 Power Rankings

NFL Week 16 Pick’em Results *Updated*

NFL Week 16 Picks

The guys did pretty well this week. TyGuy and Cannon tied at 13-3. Rongy would have joined them but chose the Browns to get their first win of the season. Fail. Furthermore, all four were wrong choosing Detroit over Cincy and Jacksonville over San Francisco. TyGuy holds a firm lead on winning percentage and TreBabs has a solid lead in overall wins. Both would need a disastrous Week 17 to lose. NFL Week 16 Picks. 

Week 16
Away Home Time TyGuy TreBabs Rongy Cannon Winner
13-3 11-5 12-4 13-3  
      149-64 162-78 157-83 158-82  
      70% 68% 65% 66%

Guest Contributor Rankings:

  1. Drew Peacock 12-1 (92%)
  2. Conny: 11-4 (73%)
  3. Greggles: 10-4 (71%)
  4. Robs: 9-7 (56%)
  5. Nicky M: 9-7 (56%)
  6. Panda: 6-8 (42%)

Last Week’s Results Here:

NFL Week 15 Pick’em Results *Updated*

Sunday Side Bets: NFL Week 16 *Updated

Sunday Side Bets: NFL Week 16

Sunday Side Bets: NFL Week 16. For each NFL game on Sunday, we’ll present 2-4 players at a single position group. In addition, we’ll provide a single focus statistic. Then rank the players in the order you think they will finish in that statistical category for the game. You can only rank the players presented. Furthermore, if there is a tie within the statistical category, all tied positions will be considered.

For example, let’s look at Week 14’s Ravens versus Steelers game. 

Week 14 Pittsburgh vs Baltimore

Position Group: Wide Receivers

Focus Statistic: Targets

Player Pool: Mike Wallace (BAL), Jeremy Maclin (BAL), Antonio Brown (PIT), Martavius Bryant (PIT)

The Correct Rankings would have been: 

  1. Brown – 18
  2. Maclin -11
  3. Bryant- 10
  4. Wallace- 5

To win, you must have the rankings 100% correct for every game on the slate. Email your rankings to before Sunday’s contest begin. The winner each week will be eligible for QuarterMaster prizes. 

Week 16

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers

  • Position Group: Runningbacks
  • Focus Stat: Rushing Yards
  • Player Pool
    • TB- Peyton Barber
    • TB- Doug Martin
    • CAR- Jonathan Stewart
    • CAR- Christian McCaffery
  • Correct Rankings

1. Peyton Barber – 51

2. Christian McCaffery – 39

3. Jonathan Stewart – 19

4. Doug Martin – 7

Cleveland Browns at Chicago Bears

  • Position Group: Kick Returners
  • Focus Stat: Return Yards
  • Player Pool: 
    • CHI- Tarik Cohen
    • CLE- Jabril Peppers
  • Correct Rankings

T1/2. Jabril Peppers – 27

T1/2. Tarik Cohen – 27

Detroit Lions at Cincinnati Bengals

  • Position Group:  Defensive Backs
  • Focus Stat: Total Tackles
  • Player Pool: 
    • CIN – William Jackson III
    • CIN- Shawn Williams
    • DET- D.J. Hayden
    • DET- Darius Slay
  • Correct Rankings

T1/2. Shawn Williams – 6

T1/2. Darius Slay – 6

T3/4. D.J. Hayden – 1

T3/4. Williams Jackson III – 1

Los Angeles Rams at Tennessee Titans

  • Position Group: Punters
  • Focus Stat: Average Yards
  • Player Pool:
    • LAR- Johnny Hekker
    • TEN – Brett Kern
  • Correct Rankings

1. Johnny Hekker – 50.0

2. Brett Kern – 36.25

Miami Dolphins at Kansas City Chiefs

  • Position Group: Quarterbacks
  • Focus Stat: Average Distance Per Completion
  • Player Pool:
    • MIA- Jay Cutler
    • KC- Alex Smith
  • Correct Rankings

1. Jay Cutler – 15.05

2. Alex Smith – 12.16

Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots

  • Position Group: Runningbacks
  • Focus Stat: Touchdowns
  • Player Pool: 
    • BUF- LeSean McCoy
    • NE- Dion Lewis
    • NE- Rex Burkhead
  • Correct Rankings

1. Dion McCoy – 1

T2/3. LeSean McCoy – 0

T2/3. Rex Burkhead – 0

Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

  • Position Group: Receivers
  • Focus Stat: Targets
  • Player Pool:
    • NO-Michael Thomas
    • NO- Ted Ginn Jr.
    • ATL- Julio Jones
    • ATL- Taylor Gabriel
  • Correct Rankings

1. Julio Jones – 11

T2/3. Michael Thomas – 5

T2/3. Ted Ginn Jr. – 5

4. Taylor Gabriel – 4

Los Angeles Chargers at New York Jets

  • Position Group: Kickers
  • Focus Stat: Field Goals Made
  • Player Pool: 
    • NYJ- Chandler Catanzaro
    • LAC- Nick Novak
  • Correct Rankings

1. Chandler Catanzaro – 0

2. Nick Novak – Cut

Denver Broncos at Washington Redskins

  • Position Group: Defensive Line
  • Focus Stat: Tackles for Loss
  • Player Pool: 
    • WAS- Stacy McGee
    • WAS- Matt Ioannidis
    • DEN- Derek Wolfe
    • DEN- Domata Peko
  • Correct Rankings

T. McGee – 0

T. Ioannidis – 0

T. Wolfe – 0

T. Peko – 0

Jacksonville Jaguars at San Francisco 49ers

  • Position Group: Linebackers
  • Focus Stat: Total Tackles
  • Player Pool:
    • JAX- Telvin Smith
    • JAX- Myles Jack
    • SF- Reuben Foster
    • SF- Eli Harold
  • Correct Rankings

1. Tevin Smith – 7

2. Reuben Foster – 5

3. Myles Jack – 3

4. Eli Harold – 1

New York Giants at Arizona Cardinals

  • Position Group: Quarterbacks
  • Focus Stat: Touchdowns
  • Player Pool:
    • NYG- Eli Manning
    • NYG- Geno Smith
    • ARI- Blaine Gabbert
  • Correct Rankings

T. Manning – 0

T. Smith – 0

T. Gabbart – 0

Sunday Side Bets: NFL Week 15 *Updated*

NFL Week 16 Power Rankings

NFL Week 16 Power Rankings

After a bizarre week across the league, we only have two weeks left to shake out the playoff picture. The difference between a playoff spot and an early offseason is this thickness of a note card. This week’s NFL Week 16 Power Rankings:

19. Oakland Raiders (6-8) [LW: 19]

  • Week 15: L 17-20 vs DAL
  • Week 16: @ PHI (MON)
  • Quote: “Just stretch the chain and if (the ball is) inside, if there’s space, it goes the other way. I saw space and in my opinion, it should have gone the other way. I haven’t had a chance to call and get the explanation. I’m sure there’ll be some kind of explanation. But whatever it is, I’m going to disagree with it.” – Jags HC Jack Del Rio

18. Miami Dolphins (6-8) [LW: 18]

  • Week 15: L 16-24 @ BUF
  • Week 16: @ KC
  • Quote: “I would hope they would be very motivated. They are playing for their jobs.” – Dolphins HC Adam Gase

17. Tennessee Titans (8-6) [LW: 13]

  • Week 15: L 23-25 @ SF
  • Week 16: vs LAR
  • Quote: “It’s the difference between winning and losing every week. It is a big emphasis. We talk about it, and it’s on the board every week. It is a huge emphasis, and we need to start doing it. You can talk all you want about it, put it all over the message board, but we need to start making the plays.” – Titans HC Mike Mularkey

16. Buffalo Bills (8-6) [LW: 17]

  • Week 15: W 24-16 vs MIA
  • Week 16: @ NE
  • Quote: “We’ve got too much work to do. And this is too good of an opponent for us to, A, talk about it, or B, even think about it. The weeks go by too fast for us to do anything but focus on what we’ve got to do and the New England Patriots.” – Bills HC Sean McDermott

15. Dallas Cowboys (8-6) [LW: 16]

  • Week 15: W 20-17 vs OAK
  • Week 16: vs SEA
  • Quote: “I hadn’t seen that before. The biggest thing that I was looking at from my vantage point — it seemed like the first down marker was kind of on an angle. I thought if we had straightened it up, we would’ve had a better chance of making that thing. Eventually, they got it straight and he pulled out that index card and it worked out well for us.” – Cowboys HC Jason Garrett

14. Los Angeles Chargers (7-7) [LW: 11]

  • Week 15: L 13-30 @ KC
  • Week 16: @ NYJ
  • Quote: “None of those scenarios matter if we don’t win Sunday. That’s the message to the team.” – Chargers HC Anthony Lynn

13. Detroit Lions (8-6) [LW: 15]

  • Week 15: W 20-10 vs CHI
  • Week 16: @ CIN
  • Quote: “Does that have anything to do with Cincinnati? That’s all I’m worried about. All I’m worried about is Cincinnati, Cincinnati, and Cincinnati. That’s it.” – Lions HC Jim Caldwell

12. Kansas City Chiefs (8-6) [LW: 14]

  • Week 15: W 30-13 vs LAC
  • Week 16: vs MIA
  • Quote: “He had a heck of a game. Ran hard. The offensive line, it all starts with them. They did a great job. I thought Matt Nagy and Andy Heck had a nice plan, Andy with the run game and Matt with the pass game.” – Chiefs HC Andy Reid on Kareem Hunt

11. Seattle Seahawks (8-6) [LW: 10]

  • Week 15: L 7-42 vs LAR
  • Week 16: @ DAL
  • Quote: “It didn’t go at all like we had thought. We ran into the Rams, who were on it. They played a great football game, they took advantage of the opportunities that were there, they made some things happen, then they were able to really cash in on a day that really went their way in a lot of ways.”- Seahawks HC Pete Carroll

10. Baltimore Ravens (8-6) [LW: 12]

  • Week 15: W 27-10 vs CLE
  • Week 16: vs IND (SAT)
  • Quote“It was like being in your basement, like being in your man cave with all your best friends. Most of us, you probably know who we’re rooting against. But that’s just human nature. It’s just crazy. The NFL, that’s why people love it. We were in one of those games a week before. So, we know how it goes.” – Ravens HC John Harbaugh on the team’s emotion after finding out the Patriots beat the Steelers

9. Atlanta Falcons (9-5) [LW: 9]

  • Week 15: W 24-21 @ TB
  • Week 16: @ NO
  • Quote: “We had a sense that this was going to be a big night for him. In fact, we talked about that before the game. We thought he’d have his opportunities and if he could get on the next level, the second level and on to a linebacker, safety or corner, make sure that he had a plan on how he wanted to finish.” – Falcons HC Dan Quinn of DeVonta Freeman’s MNF performance

8. Jacksonville Jaguars (10-4) [LW: 8]

  • Week 15: W 45-7 vs HOU
  • Week 16: @ SF
  • Quote: “This team has done a good job of bouncing back, of being able to celebrate a win and then get back to work.” – Jags HC Doug Marrone on clinching the AFC South title

7. Minnesota Vikings (11-3) [LW: 6]

  • Week 15: W 34-7 vs CIN
  • Week 16: @ GB (SAT)
  • Quote: “We’re focused on Green Bay and trying to figure out how we can win another game. It’s a great rivalry and they’re an excellent football team and a great organization. We’ll have to play really good to win. If we don’t win this game and the next game, it really doesn’t matter about all that stuff.” – Vikes HC Mike Zimmer

6. Carolina Panthers (10-4) [LW: 5]

  • Week 15: W 31-24 vs GB
  • Week 16: vs TB
  • Quote: “Disappointed obviously for the news. But we most certainly will go forward.” – Panthers HC Ron Rivera on the news Jerry Richardson would soon sell the team

5. Los Angeles Rams (10-4) [LW: 7]

  • Week 15: W 42-7 @ SEA
  • Week 16: @ TEN
  • Quote: “With Todd’s success, that is a reflection of our offensive unit, but I think it’s a great honor for him. I think he certainly has put himself into legitimate (MVP) conversations with that, just based on the production and what he has meant to our team.” – Rams HC Sean McVay

4. Philadelphia Eagles (12-2) [LW: 1]

  • Week 15: W 34-29 @ NYG
  • Week 16: vs OAK
  • Quote: “I do know this: It’s been a rough three games. We’ve been on the road. There was a West Coast trip in there with Seattle and L.A., and then (we were) up in New York. I think back to when we played the Broncos. I believe the Broncos were on the road for three games in a row at the time we played them and you saw what happened there.” – Eagles HC Doug Pederson to his team after Sunday’s win

3. New Orleans Saints (10-4) [LW: 4]

  • Week 15: W 31-19 @ NYJ
  • Week 16: vs ATL
  • Quote: “We’re just going to play Saints football. We will have our team meeting on Wednesday and coach is going to give us the keys to victory. From those keys to victory, we’re going to do whatever it takes from that Wednesday immediately to Sunday when we get to perform. We will try to do as much as we can to get those keys to victory almost 100 percent, if not 100 percent, by game day.” – Saints WR Michael Thomas

2. Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3) [LW: 3]

  • Week 15: L 24-27 vs NE
  • Week 16: @ HOU
  • Quote: “I think that we all can acknowledge that all of this needs to be revisited. It’s not just that play. We’re having similar discussions week in and week out. So as a member of the committee, I acknowledge that we’ve got our work cut out for us this offseason regarding a number of those things.” – Steelers HC Mike Tomlin on the NFL’s catch rule

1. New England Patriots (11-3) [LW: 1]

  • Week 15: W 27-24 @ PIT
  • Week 16: vs BUF
  • Quote: “The catch in the end zone is very clearly stated, so you’ve got to complete a catch. It’s pretty clear. Whether there’s a better way to do that, I don’t know. It’s a tough rule. It’s a bang-bang play. It could go either way, so I think you have to have a philosophy and whatever philosophy you have then there will be people on the other side with a different philosophy and then it really gets back into that whole discussion.” – Pats HC Bill Belichick


  • Cleveland Browns (0-14)
  • New York Giants (2-12)
  • Indianapolis Colts (3-11)
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-10)
  • San Francisco 49ers (4-10)
  • Houston Texans (4-10)
  • Chicago Bears (4-10)
  • New York Jets (5-9)
  • Cincinnati Bengals (5-9)
  • Denver Broncos (5-9)
  • Washington Redskins (6-8)
  • Arizona Cardinals (6-8)
  • Green Bay Packers (7-7)

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