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Week 16 Power Rankings: The Al Dente Dozen

Week 16 Power Rankings: The Al Dente Dozen
The playoff race is heating up and a few divisions may come down to the last game of the year to crown a champion. The Green Bay Packers climbed their way back into the Al Dente Dozen after winning four games in a row. They face the Detroit Lions in Week 17 in what could decide the division. The defending... Read More

The Al Dente Dozen: Week 14

The Al Dente Dozen: Week 14
As the 2016 NFL season enters the final quarter, the playoff picture is becoming clearer. Some division leaders are separating themselves from the rest of the pack, while others have faltered giving way to new teams on top. The Detroit Lions are leading the NFC North and have a chance to claim their first division title since 1993. Can Minnesota... Read More

The Al Dente Dozen: Week 11

The Al Dente Dozen: Week 11
Week 11 kicks off Thursday Night with a showdown between the division rival Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints. Week 10 gave us plenty of drama and plenty of movement in the Al Dente Dozen. After another impressive victory by the Dallas Cowboys, Tony Romo announced his commitment to backing up Dak Prescott, who according to Romo, “he earned it.”... Read More

The Al Dente Dozen: Week 10

The Al Dente Dozen: Week 10
Week 9 has come and gone and there are some new teams that have entered the Week 10 edition of The Al Dente Dozen. The Broncos got beat up in Oakland, the Lions surprised the hell out of the Vikings, and the Giants knocked off a tumbling Eagles team. The Al Dente Dozen will continue to be a rotating carousel... Read More

The Al Dente Dozen: Week 8

The Al Dente Dozen: Week 8
If NFL Power Rankings show us anything it’s that the team that gets the number 1 spot seems to have a curse over them. Last week I moved the undefeated Minnesota Vikings to the top spot, and unfortunatley Sam Bradford fell back into some of his old tendacies and the Vikings fell to the Philadelphia Eagles. A few other big... Read More

NFL Power Rankings 4.0

NFL Power Rankings 4.0
There was a lot of movement in this week’s installment of my NFL power rankings. The Panthers and Cardinals continue to underperform and the Vikings and Raiders continue to impress. Brady is back for the Pats, and a rookie could start under center for the defending champion Denver Broncos. Who hold’s the all-important number 1 spot? 32. Cleveland Browns (0-4)... Read More

NFL Power Rankings 3.0

NFL Power Rankings 3.0
Week 3 is in the books and there was a lot of changes in the power rankings. Some teams that we knew were bad have proven to be bad, and some teams that we knew were good have proven to be good. And there have been other teams that have straight up surprised the hell out of us. The Minnesota... Read More

NFL Power Rankings 1.1

NFL Power Rankings 1.1
Week 1 of the NFL season is in the books and what a weekend it was. 13 games were decided by 9 points or less, and 4 of those contests finished with a one-point margin, all coming down to the waning seconds. It’s pretty much impossible to truly be able to analyze every team after one game, but that’s what... Read More

NFL Preseason Power Rankings

NFL Preseason Power Rankings
Alright, it’s time for my first official power rankings of the season. Preseason doesn’t show us much other than who is healthy and who the starters should be going into Week 1 of the season. These rankings are based on where every team stands today. All injuries, unsigned free-agents, and uncertain starting positions are taken into account. Where do the... Read More