Monday, December 24, 2012

NFL Power Rankings: Week 17

The Broncos keep the top spot, with the Patriots climbing back up to No. 3. The 49ers drop down to No. 7, while the top ten teams remain the same, just switching positions. We have a new number 32, as the Chiefs slip one spot below the Jaguars after Jacksonville put up a decent fight against the Patriots.

1. Denver Broncos (12-3) LW: 1

2. Atlanta Falcons (13-2) LW: 3

3. New England Patriots (11-4) LW: 5

4. Houston Texans (12-3) LW: 2

5. Green Bay Packers (11-4) LW: 6

6. Seattle Seahawks (10-5) LW: 7

7. San Francisco 49ers (10-4-1) LW: 4

8. Baltimore Ravens (10-5) LW: 8

9. Indianapolis Colts (10-5) LW: 9

10. Cincinnati Bengals (9-6) LW: 10

Friday, December 21, 2012

NFL Power Rankings: Week 16

A new week brings a new number one, with the Broncos overtaking the top spot for the first time this season. The Bengals crack the top ten, while the Giants, Steelers, Rams, Bucs and Jets all took dives.

1. Denver Broncos (11-3) LW: 2

2. Houston Texans (12-2) LW: 3

3. Atlanta Falcons (12-2) LW: 4

4. San Francisco 49ers (10-3-1) LW: 5

5. New England Patriots (10-4) LW: 1

6. Green Bay Packers (10-4) LW: 6

7. Seattle Seahawks (9-5) LW: 9

8. Baltimore Ravens (9-5) LW: 7

9. Indianapolis Colts (9-5) LW: 8

10. Cincinnati Bengals (8-6) LW: 12

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Dropping Links: December 12, 2012

As you wind down your day of people endlessly bombarding you with "Hey it's 12/12/12!," here are a few links to digest:

- I wrote an article about the Knicks' victory over the Nets last night for The Knicks Wall, so be a pal and check that out.

- Pete Rose's reality show is still happening and will debut in January. |Awful Announcing|

- "The League" has had quite the impact on fantasy football team names, as you would expect a show about fantasy football would. |Warming Glow|

- A roundup of some of the worst movies of 2012. |FilmDrunk|

- A "Saturday Night's Children" look back on the career of Martin Short, in advance of his SNL hosting gig this weekend. |Splitsider|

- A reflection on the disastrous year for EA Sports' NBA Live franchise. |Pastapadre|

(Photo: Anthony Gruppuso, USA TODAY Sports)

Video: Michael Jordan "works out" with Bobcats

I put "works out" in quotation marks because the video is basically Michael Jordan doing the same pivot move ten times but everybody else is posting it so here I am with the clip because that's how the internet sports blogosphere works.

NFL Power Rankings: Week 15

After destroying the Texans on Monday night, the Patriots slide into the number one spot with the Broncos right behind at number two.

1. New England Patriots (10-3) LW: 3

2. Denver Broncos (10-3) LW: 4

3. Houston Texans (11-2) LW: 1

4. Atlanta Falcons (11-2) LW: 2

5. San Francisco 49ers (9-3-1) LW: 5

6. Green Bay Packers (9-4) LW: 7

7. Baltimore Ravens (9-4) LW: 6

8. Indianapolis Colts (9-4) LW: 9

9. Seattle Seahawks (8-5) LW: 10

10. Chicago Bears (8-5) LW: 8

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Video: Johnny Manziel does the Top Ten on "The Late Show with David Letterman"

Fresh off his Heisman trophy victory Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel appeared on "The Late Show with David Letterman" last night to reveal the Top Ten Perks of Winning the Heisman Trophy.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

NFL Power Rankings: Week 14

The Texans and Falcons keep their grips on the top spots, while the Patriots and Broncos slide into No. 3 and 4, respectively. Seattle cracks the top ten again after a comeback win against the Bears. The Giants slide five spots down to 13 after a pitiful showing against RG3 and the Redskins.

1. Houston Texans (11-1) LW: 1

2. Atlanta Falcons (11-1) LW: 2

3. New England Patriots (9-3) LW: 4

4. Denver Broncos (9-3) LW: 6

5. San Francisco 49ers (8-3-1) LW: 3

6. Baltimore Ravens (9-3) LW: 5

7. Green Bay Packers (8-4) LW: 9

8. Chicago Bears (8-4) LW: 7

9. Indianapolis Colts (8-4) LW: 10

10. Seattle Seahawks (7-5) LW: 11