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2011 NFL Power Rankings: Week 3
Week 2 Top Fantasy Performers, Defenses


Top Fantasy Quarterbacks:
  • Tom Brady: 31-of-40, 423 yards. 3 TDs.
  • Matthew Stafford: 23-of-39, 294 yards. 4 TDs, 1 INT.
  • Cam Newton: 28-of-46, 432 yards. 1 TD, 3 INTs. 10 carries, 53 rush yards. 1 rush TD.
  • Philip Rivers: 29-of-40, 378 yards. 2 TDs, 2 INTs.
  • Drew Brees: 26-of-37, 270 yards. 3 TDs.
  • Tony Romo: 20-of-33, 345 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Andy Dalton: 27-of-41, 332 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Jason Campbell: 23-of-33, 323 yards. 2 TDs, 1 INT.
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick: 28-of-46, 264 yards. 3 TDs, 1 INT.
  • Matt Ryan: 17-of-28, 195 yards. 4 TDs, 2 INTs.
  • Matt Hasselbeck: 30-of-42, 358 yards. 1 TD, 1 INT.
  • Sam Bradford: 22-of-46, 331 yards. 1 TD.
  • Matt Schaub: 21-of-29, 230 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Kevin Kolb: 17-of-30, 251 yards. 2 TDs, 1 INT.
  • QB Dog Killer: 19-of-28, 242 yards. 2 TDs, 1 INT.
  • Rex Grossman: 25-of-43, 291 yards. 2 TDs, 2 INTs.


    Top Fantasy Running Backs:
  • Darren McFadden: 20 carries, 72 yards. 7 catches, 71 rec. yards. 2 TDs.
  • Adrian Peterson: 25 carries, 120 yards. 2 catches, 21 rec. yards. 2 TDs.
  • Fred Jackson: 15 carries, 117 yards. 2 catches, 23 rec. yards. 2 TDs.
  • Jahvid Best: 123 total yards. 2 TDs.
  • LeSean McCoy: 18 carries, 95 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Peyton Hillis: 27 carries, 94 yards. 2 TDs.
  • LeGarrette Blount: 13 carries, 71 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Ryan Mathews: 126 total yards. 1 TD.
  • Michael Turner: 21 carries, 114 yards. 1 TD.
  • Matt Forte: 166 total yards.
  • Willis McGahee: 28 carries, 101 yards. 1 TD.
  • Ray Rice: 96 total yards. 1 TD.
  • Chris Wells: 14 carries, 93 yards. 1 TD.
  • BenJarvus Green-Ellis: 17 carries, 70 yards. 1 TD.
  • Ben Tate: 23 carries, 103 yards. 4 catches, 32 rec. yards.
  • Rashard Mendenhall: 19 carries, 66 yards. 1 TD.
  • Darren Sproles: 60 total yards. 1 TD.
  • Daniel Thomas: 18 carries, 107 yards.
  • Maurice Jones-Drew: 107 total yards.
  • Jonathan Stewart: 8 catches, 100 yards.




    Top Fantasy Receivers:
  • Miles Austin-Jones: 9 catches, 143 yards. 3 TDs.
  • Vincent Jackson: 10 catches, 172 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Jeremy Maclin: 13 catches, 171 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Eric Decker: 5 catches, 113 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Denarius Moore: 5 catches, 146 yards. 1 TD.
  • Kenny Britt: 9 catches, 135 yards. 1 TD.
  • Larry Fitzgerald: 7 catches, 133 yards. 1 TD.
  • Mike Wallace: 8 catches, 126 yards. 1 TD.
  • A.J. Green: 10 catches, 124 yards. 1 TD.
  • Danario Alexander: 3 catches, 122 yards. 1 TD.
  • Devery Henderson: 3 catches, 103 yards. 1 TD.
  • Steve Smith: 6 catches, 156 yards.
  • Steve Johnson: 8 catches, 96 yards. 1 TD.
  • Andre Johnson: 7 catches, 93 yards. 1 TD.
  • Jordy Nelson: 1 catch, 84 yards. 1 TD.
  • David Nelson: 10 catches, 83 yards. 1 TD.
  • Jerome Simpson: 4 catches, 136 yards.
  • Calvin Johnson: 3 catches, 29 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Brandon Marshall: 6 catches, 79 yards. 1 TD.
  • Santana Moss: 5 catches, 61 yards. 1 TD.
  • Dwayne Bowe: 5 catches, 101 yards.

  • Rob Gronkowski: 4 catches, 86 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Tony Gonzalez: 7 catches, 83 yards. 2 TDs.
  • Dustin Keller: 6 catches, 101 yards. 1 TD.
  • Fred Davis: 6 catches, 86 yards. 1 TD.
  • Aaron Hernandez: 7 catches, 62 yards. 1 TD.
  • Jason Witten: 7 catches, 102 yards.


    Top Fantasy IDP:
  • Charles Woodson: 5 tackles, 2 INTs.
  • Antonio Cromartie: 3 tackles, 2 INTs.
  • Roman Harper: 7 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble.
  • Karl Klug: 2 tackles, 1 sack, 2 forced fumbles.
  • Jason Hatcher: 4 tackles, 2 sacks.
  • Cullen Jenkins: 4 tackles, 2 sacks.
  • DeMarcus Ware: 2 tackles, 2 sacks.
  • Junior Galette: 2 tackles, 2 sacks.
  • Mason Foster: 10 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble.
  • Eric Wright: 4 tackles, 1 INT, 1 forced fumble.
  • Nick Barnett: 14 tackles, 1 forced fumble.
  • Jerod Mayo: 11 tackles, 1 forced fumble.
  • James Laurinaitis: 14 tackles.
  • Wesley Woodyard: 13 tackles.
  • Eric Weddle: 12 tackles.


    Fantasy Scrubs of the Week:
  • Antonio Gates: 0 catches.

  • Luke McCown: 6-of-19, 59 yards. 4 INTs.
  • Matt Cassel: 15-of-22, 133 yards. 3 INTs.
  • Joe Flacco: 15-of-32, 197 yards. 1 TD, 2 INTs.

  • Marshawn Lynch: 6 carries, 11 yards.
  • DeAngelo Williams: 5 carries, 13 yards.
  • Reggie Bush: 21 total yards.
  • Ryan Grant: 6 carries, 25 yards.
  • Felix Jones: 9 carries, 25 yards.
  • Arian Foster: 10 carries, 33 yards.
  • Cadillac Williams: 13 carries, 36 yards.

  • Plaxico Burress: 0 catches.
  • Mike Williams: 1 catch, -4 yards.
  • Lance Moore: 1 catch, 6 yards.
  • Mike Williams: 1 catch, 9 yards.
  • Ben Watson: 2 catches, 16 yards.
  • Braylon Edwards: 1 catch, 21 yards.
  • DeSean Jackson: 2 catches, 21 yards.
  • Austin Collie: 3 catches, 24 yards.
  • Pierre Garcon: 3 catches, 28 yards.
  • Julio Jones: 2 catches, 29 yards.
  • Mike Thomas: 3 catches, 29 yards.
  • Hines Ward: 4 catches, 33 yards.
  • Greg Olsen: 1 catch, 34 yards.





    2011 NFL Power Rankings: Week 3 - Top 10
    Follow @walterfootball for updates.
    1. New England Patriots (2-0) - Previously: #1 - Tom Brady is on pace to throw for 7,520 yards and 56 touchdowns this year. I've discovered the secret to his success, and I'll reveal it in my Week 3 NFL Picks section.

      For now, an exchange between Jim Nantz and Phil Simms during the Patriots-Chargers telecast (thanks to Facebook friend Steve L. for this):

      Nantz: There's Rob Gronkowski, what do they call him?

      Simms: I don't know.

      (Silence)

      No wonder Chris Simms sucked.

    2. Green Bay Packers (2-0) - Previously: #2 - The Packers surrendered the all-time rookie passing yardage mark to Cam Newton on Sunday. I think there are issues with this defense - especially with Nick Collins out for the year - but Aaron Rodgers doesn't seem to believe so. In the post-game press conference, he admitted that he was relieved to play Carolina this early, since it'll be scary once Cam Newton figures things out. He also said he was impressed with Newton about a billion times.

      Remember when every single NFL Draft analyst thought Newton really didn't deserve the No. 1 pick? I'd make fun of Mel Kiper, Mike Mayock and the Sun Tan Man, but I wrote this gem of Carolina's selection of Newton:

      [Newton] is not pro-ready at all either, which is a concern. Running a Looney Tunes offense at Auburn for one year did not prepare him for the NFL whatsoever.

      Whoops. Looks like everyone was wrong. More evidence that the NFL Draft is a complete crapshoot.

    3. New Orleans Saints (1-1) - Previously: #4 - That stupid yard the Saints couldn't get last week could decide homefield advantage in the playoffs. If so, that's terrible news for New Orleans because I don't see them winning at Lambeau in January.

      At any rate, let's go to Notes from NFL.com GameCenter - a list of a few stupid comments I read on NFL.com's GameCenter and my thoughts on them:

      1. "YOU GUYS BETTER PREY AND HOPE WE DONT SEE YOU GUYS AGAIN IN THE PLAYOFFS"

      You better "prey" and hope that your English teacher doesn't give you a pop quiz this week.

      2. "the ravens are too ham told people that flacco was holdin back for week1 but chuck has not boy he is lettin them fly go Raven! "

      So "ham" means "good" in GameCenter slang. Can I presume that "green egg" means "bad?"

      3. "steelers stoel the todd heep thing when ben throws to the tight end"

      Forget Tony Gonzalez, Shannon Sharpe and Mark Bavaro. Throwing the ball originated when Kyle Boller and Joe Flacco threw to Todd "Heep" - and the damn Steelers stoel their idea!

    4. New York Jets (2-0) - Previously: #6 - Poor Luke McCown. Thirty years from now, he'll still be having nightmares about his team's 32-3 loss against the Jets.

      I feel sorry for his wife too. She'll have to hear Luke mumble the following in his sleep for the next 50 or so years, "No... NO... No Darrelle Revis... don't intercept... don't intercept... my passes... my passes too weak... and inaccurate... REVIS!!! AHHH!!! REVIS!!! NOOOOO!!! SHUT UP JASON HILL!!! DON'T PROVOKE... DON'T PROVOKE REVIS!!!"

    5. Baltimore Ravens (1-1) - Previously: #3 - I'm beginning to notice a pattern. Last year, the Ravens upset an AFC Championship participant in Week 1 and went on to suffer an upset on the road against the crappy Bengals the following game. This year, the Ravens essentially upset an AFC Championship participant in Week 1 and went on to suffer an upset on the road against the crappy Titans the following game.

      Note to Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis and the rest of the Ravens: Don't celebrate a Week 1 shocking victory by drinking heavily, having sex with hookers and snorting coke. Focus on your Week 2 game next time.

    6. Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) - Previously: #8 - Here's something interesting I discovered after Facebook friend Kyle A. told me that he bet the Titans because the Ravens were coming off a victory against the Steelers. Kyle believed that Baltimore had an abysmal record after defeating Pittsburgh.

      I looked it up, and it's not entirely true. The Ravens' spread record in this situation is 3-5, though they are 1-4 if they have to play on the road. The intriguing part is a similar trend that applies to all teams:

      All teams are 17-35 against the spread after beating the Steelers since 2001.

      Isn't that nuts? I'd make a joke about Ben Roethlisberger raping his opponents into submission, but that's silly. He wasn't around before 2004.

    7. Chicago Bears (1-1) - Previously: #5 - I'm going to post my thoughts on the Bears' failed cover in my Week 2 analysis on the Week 3 NFL Picks page. Instead, a word on the stupid NFLShop.com commercial with Alyssa Milano.

      First of all, I've always hated these commercials. I despise the song, and the theme is stupid. I don't know many women who like football enough to wear football gear to begin with, and those who do are proud to simply own several jerseys. They're not going to wear that crap, even if Milano models it well.

      Second, where the hell did Milano go? This ad was at least somewhat bearable because we got to see her at the end. Now, they've replaced her with some short black woman with a lesbian haircut. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

    8. Philadelphia Eagles (1-1) - Previously: #7 - QB Dog Killer has now made 14 starts with the Eagles. In his first seven starts, he had only one turnover. In the next seven starts, he's had 12 turnovers (seven interceptions, five fumbles).

      Overrated.

    9. Atlanta Falcons (1-1) - Previously: #9 - Speaking of Philadelphia's quarterback, Facebook friend Dave P. brought up a great point:

      I'm baffled by the fact that Falcons fans are celebrating Mike Vick with signs like "we miss you." All he did in Atlanta was not earn his contract by not working hard, then he disgraced them with the dogfighting scandal. He also lied about dogfighting to the Falcons owner and Roger Goodell.

      I have a strong feeling that things will end poorly in Philadelphia as well.

    10. Detroit Lions (2-0) - Previously: #10 - I'll move up the Lions soon. Beating the crappy Chiefs doesn't count.

      By the way, I really think Jamaal Charles' injury really epitomized how much Detroit has improved. The team is so tough that even the mascot is taking out the opponent's best player.





    2011 NFL Power Rankings: Week 3 - Bottom 10


    32. Seattle Seahawks (0-2) - Previously: #32 - The score may not show it, but the Seahawks were oh, so close to pulling the upset over the Steelers. They would have done so if Tarvaris Jackson didn't suck, and if the offensive line could actually block, and if Marshawn Lynch had running lanes, and if the defensive line could pressure the quarterback, and if the secondary could stop Mike Wallace. Seattle was THIS close.

    31. Indianapolis Colts (0-2) - Previously: #30 - Beloved GameCenter poster Taton, an avid Colts fan, hasn't posted anything in three weeks. Here was the last thing he wrote on GameCenter:

    coach Cadwell never learn from his mistake oh well Colts wont be good if Colts keep Cadwell

    Perhaps Taton should coach the Colts instead of "Cadwell." Against the Browns, Indianapolis challenged a stupid 2-yard completion on 2nd-and-9. They won the review to put Cleveland in a 3rd-and-9 instead of a 3rd-and-7. Unfortunately, "Cadwell's" strategy failed, as Colt McCoy converted the first down on the next play anyway.

    30. Kansas City Chiefs (0-2) - Previously: #29 - Through two games, the Chiefs have 10 points and nine turnovers. Thank you @kranzicans for that stat.

    By the way, for any Kansas City fan angry that Detroit ran up the score Sunday, please forgive Matthew Stafford and company. The Lions simply have never maintained a huge lead in the fourth quarter before, and they had no idea that it's frowned upon to keep throwing the ball.

    29. Cleveland Browns (1-1) - Previously: #31 - I'm going to b**** and moan about the Browns covering the 2.5 at Indianapolis in my Week 3 NFL Picks, so here are more Notes from NFL.com GameCenter:

    1. "I'M WORRIED ABOUT TOO MANY TACKLES MISS THE DEFENSE"

    If ESPN hired Yoda, I'm pretty sure he would say something like this.

    2. "2 bad teams going at it ... unfortinitly for NFC West I bet the only games that matters is the games vs Devision and eveything eles is so-so OVer-all"

    I bet your parents wish your spelling was "so-so Over-all." That would be a huge improvement.

    3. "be honest Packers and Panthers fans would i be better with Driver or Steve Smith at my line up"

    You want honesty? You're a complete dumba** to go to NFL.com GameCenter for fantasy advice.

    28. Minnesota Vikings (0-2) - Previously: #21 - I can't believe the Buccaneers came back and won. I gave up on my Tampa +2.5 zero-unit play.

    It was really dreadful for the Bucs in the first half. They couldn't do anything. During the early games, forum member Hyperborean and I had a brief exchange:

    Hyperborean: What's happening in Minnesota, other than the Bucs sucking?

    Me: Bucs really sucking.

    27. San Francisco 49ers (1-1) - Previously: #26 - E-mailer Harris M. alerted me that Rotoworld had the following blurb on Tony Romo following Dallas' victory over San Francisco:

    Anyone questioning Romo's ability in late game situations needs to rethink their stance after tonight's comeback.

    Ah, yes. Because a game against the crappy 49ers in which the Cowboys were favored should define someone's ability to perform in the clutch.

    26. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1) - Previously: #20 - Idiot Jags receiver Jason Hill talked trash this past week, calling the Jets and Darrelle Revis "overhyped." The kicker is that Hill didn't even play against New York on Sunday. Since he didn't get to back up his words on the field, I called him up for an interview:

    ME: Hey Jason, thanks for joining me. You know I have to ask. Do you still feel like the Jets are overhyped?

    HILL: Yes! The Jets are f***ing trash. Darrelle Revis is f***ing trash. New York is overhyped!

    ME: Really? After that 32-3 drilling?

    HILL: That's only because I didn't play. The Jets are f***ing trash.

    ME: I just don't get how you can talk trash and not play. Have you no shame?

    HILL: I don't need shame because Revis is overhyped and f***ing trash.

    ME: Well, I have a surprise for you, Jason. I have Darrelle Revis here with me!

    HILL: What!?!?!?!

    REVIS: What's up, Jason?

    HILL: Is that really you, Darrelle?

    REVIS: Yes, it is. I hear you've been calling me and my team overhyped.

    HILL: No! No... No! I swear, Darrelle! I haven't said anything of the sort! All lies!

    REVIS: I just heard you say that I'm "f***ing trash!"

    HILL: Please, Darrelle! Please, oh God! I didn't mean it! I was joking!

    REVIS: It didn't sound like you were joking to me.

    HILL: Darrelle, I beg you! I didn't mean to say it! I yield! Yield, I say! Yield! Please have mercy!

    REVIS: Fine, fine. Whatever.

    HILL: Oh, thank you, Darrelle! You are too kind! Too kind!

    REVIS: Whatever, man. I'm going out to lunch. Thanks for having me on, Walt.

    ME: No problem, Darrelle. See ya later. All right, Jason. Darrelle's gone, so we can end this interview.

    HILL: Good! Because Darrelle Revis overhyped and f***ing trash!

    ME: How'd I know you were going to say that?

    25. Miami Dolphins (0-2) - Previously: #23 - One of the announcers on the CBS broadcast team had the following to say about the crowd at the Dolphins-Texans game:

    It's so hot on the field that there are more fans on the sidelines than there are in the seats!

    Guess all of this B-list celebs aren't selling tickets, eh? Somewhere out there, Celebrity Man just had a stroke reading that comment.

    24. Cincinnati Bengals (1-1) - Previously: #24 - Andy Dalton was really impressive at Denver. Sure, he was playing a crappy Bronco defense missing Champ Bailey and Elvis Dumervil, but he looks like he could be really good in a year or two.

    At any rate, here's a recap of the Giants-Rams game:

    1. Despite losing 28-16, the Rams outgained the Giants by 61 yards. Sometimes yardage stats are misleading, but this one is not. St. Louis should have had the lead against New York, particularly in the first half. The problem was that the Rams kept making costly errors:

    - Greg Salas muffed a punt in the first quarter, which led to a Hakeem Nicks touchdown.

    - Sam Bradford threw a backward pass to Cadillac Williams, who dropped the ball. Cadillac didn't recognize that it was a lateral, opting to just stand around while New York linebacker Michael Boley scooped the ball up and ran 65 yards for a touchdown. As this happened, I posted the following in the forum:

    What the ****, same ****ing bull**** as last week.

    - The Rams had three possessions inside the Giants' 7-yard line in the first half, including a first-and-goal at the 1, yet they couldn't score a single touchdown. No one was able to get open.

    - The second half of this contest featured countless drops by the St. Louis wideouts. Everyone had a hand in it, but Billy Bajema and Greg Salas were guilty of key drops in the fourth quarter that could have moved the chains on third down. Danario Amexander (3-122, TD) and Mike Sims-Walker (6-92) put together nice statistical games, but had issues getting open all night.

    2. Bradford (22-46, 331 yards, TD) looked really comfortable in the up-tempo no-huddle offense in the first half. It was so effective that on one play, two New York defenders faked injuries to stop the action. I don't know why the Giants weren't penalized or a charged a timeout. This was one of many botched calls by the refs in what was a horribly officiated game.

    The purpose of bringing up the no-huddle offense is that the Rams inexplicably went away from it. I have no idea why they did that. They had the Giants on their heels. It's like Josh McDaniels outsmarted himself.

    3. The Giants were able to run the ball at will against the Rams, as Ahmad Bradshaw, Brandon Jacobs and D.J. Ware totaled 131 rushing yards on 34 carries. On the first drive, I posted the following on the forum, "Just run the ball, Giants." It was working so well there was no need to air it out. Coincidentally, Eli Manning tossed a pick on the next play. I replied to my own post:

    Way to not listen to me, a**holes.

    4. As for Manning, he was definitely better than last week, going 18-of-29 for 200 yards, two touchdowns and that pick. He still didn't look comfortable with his receivers though. This will be an issue against the Eagles and their elite cornerbacks, especially if Mario Manningham can't play coming off a concussion.

    5. Facebook friend Steve T. posted the following on my wall:

    For all you fantasy buffs out there: be sure to add Greg Salas in your points-per-dropped-receptions leagues!

    23. Denver Broncos (1-1) - Previously: #27 - Of all the teams in these power rankings, I had the toughest time placing the Broncos. Their 24-22 victory over the Bengals was obviously unimpressive, but Champ Bailey, Elvis Dumervil and Brandon Lloyd were all out, and John Fox had to use Tim Tebow at receiver because he ran out of wideouts. At least that kept the fans from booing.


    2011 NFL Power Rankings: The Rest:
    11. San Diego Chargers (1-1). Previously: #11
    12. Dallas Cowboys (1-1). Previously: #12
    13. Houston Texans (2-0). Previously: #13
    14. Washington Redskins (2-0). Previously: #14
    15. New York Giants (1-1). Previously: #15
    16. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1). Previously: #16
    17. Buffalo Bills (2-0). Previously: #19
    18. Oakland Raiders (1-1). Previously: #17
    19. Arizona Cardinals (1-1). Previously: #18
    20. Tennessee Titans (1-1). Previously: #28
    21. Carolina Panthers (0-2). Previously: #25
    22. St. Louis Rams (0-2). Previously: #22


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    Pete 10-10-2012 04:45 am xxx.xxx.xxx.232 (total posts: 3)
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    Vikings suck!!!
    TR 10-10-2012 03:13 am xxx.xxx.xxx3.22 (total posts: 10)
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    So you're judging teams by the win/loss record of the opponents they've beaten? Or just the Vikings? Let's take a look at some of the teams you have ranked in front of them.

    Vikings 7-12 (37%)

    Texans 8-17 (32%)
    Patriots 5-10 (33%)
    Falcons 9-16 (36%)
    Giants 2-12 (14%)
    Ravens 7-13 (35%)
    49ers 7-12 (37%)
    Bears 8-10 (44%)
    Packers 5-5 (50%) only 2 wins
    Steelers 5-5 (50%) only 2 wins
    Seahawks 5-9 (36%)
    Cards 11-9 (55%)

    Houston, New England, San Francisco, New York & Seattle haven't beaten a team with a winning record; while Arizona is two missed field goals from being 2-3.


    Minnesota on the otherhand has soundly beaten the consensus #1 team at the time, a second playoff team from last year on the road and demolished a bad team as they should. The Vikings have controlled these three games from the start; never trailing in any of them. Based on how they're playing, and not preconceived notions, the Vikings have got to be slotted about 8th. They very well may falter, but then they can be moved down accordingly. But for now, give them their due!
    TR 10-10-2012 03:02 am xxx.xxx.xxx3.22 (total posts: 10)
    206     31

    And the Packers could just as easily be 1-4! They played terribly against the Seahawks until their offensive line started holding (and getting away with it) in the second half. Talk about bad calls affecting the outcome of a game. And they beat the winless Saints by a point. The Packers might eventually right the ship, but for now they aren't the 8th best team in the league.

    You should start ranking teams for what they're doing on the field not what your preconceived notions of them were.
    Miami Fan 10-10-2012 01:41 am xxx.xxx.xxx.132 (total posts: 3)
    12     9

    #17....no longer getting a top pick....so torn
    @lolGiants 10-09-2012 10:57 pm xxx.xxx.xxx2.96 (total posts: 1)
    7     63

    Shut up, how cares about your 49ers. No one cares. All of a sudden they are good and you think they are the best and being hated on by Walt. Walt doesnt care. The niners havent been any good since Young was there. But last year they were beat by the Superbowl champ Giants, who are getting their props for winning the big game. I dont see your niners winning the bowl last year so shut up. When or if they do they will get their props. But until then be quiet and wait until the LA Jaguars take away 30% of your fanbase since most californians only like the niners since the other two cali teams suck a lot.
    Ram Man 10-09-2012 09:50 pm xxx.xxx.xxx.127 (total posts: 1)
    13     9

    I shouldve stopped reading when you put a two-loss team at #2. Then I saw you had Arizona at 10 when they've yet to amass 300 yds of offense and just got anihilated by the "winning team" you have at 22. Makes a lot of sense, bub.
    Parody 10-09-2012 09:40 pm xxx.xxx.xxx.223 (total posts: 2)
    40     8

    I love how this fool of a journalist makes excuses for the teams he likes! Two teams at or below .500 in the top 10? REALLY??

    A good debater could make similar arguments for just about every team you have in the bottom ten. It doesn't change the fact that they are, by definition, LOSERS.

    Speaking of losers, where are the Saints? They barely were able to pull of their first win this week. If that's a team that doesn't deserve to be in the bottom ten, then none of the others are either.

    Instead, this guy plays makebelieve and gives stupid personalities to the teams that he wants to make look worse than they are. Here's an idea for you, use FACTS to support your decisions instead! All of what I read above looks too childish for anyone to take seriously.
    lol giants 10-09-2012 06:45 pm xxx.xxx.xxx5.11 (total posts: 2)
    109     49

    So, Walt, after the Giants come into San Fran and get their asses handed to them what will be the excuses? You love both angles of why the Giants 'under-perform' and how the 49ers are 'over-rated', but I just thought I'd get a couple excuses ready for you. so you can refuse to move the Giants down your 'lol-rankings' again.

    1) Giant Injuries but they still played tough on the west coast!
    2) Not a division game so the 'better team' lol was just not up for it instead looking forward to divisional opponents.
    3) "See what happened was that FLUKE" *walt fill in the blank*
    4) Niners were the home team and supposed to win this ball game.

    5) Niners just wanted revenge from last years NFC championship game but they are still not the better team.
    6)Alex Smith was pedestrian but just was lucky enough to get huge games from Frank, Kendall and Kap on the ground. OR
    7) Alex was only able to torch the Giant secondary because of all the injuries but mark my word the Giants will make the playoffs at 9-7 and rinse repeat in the playoffs.


    I mean come on man, we all know you and your gf both sit on the couch on Sundays fantasizing about who gets to suck off Eli first and who takes it up the ass after but lets get real. Can you look in the Mirror and say these Giants are better than this Niners team? Probably not, but at least when the Niners win again you have some of your game recap here ready to go to spin your reasoning for keeping those G-girls in your top 4.
    bevans 10-09-2012 04:54 pm xxx.xxx.xxx.147 (total posts: 1)
    27     22

    Pats at #2? With that record? Against those teams? No team in the AFC deserves a top 3 without a win against a quality NFC opponent.
    LEL 10-09-2012 04:37 pm xxx.xxx.xxx.235 (total posts: 1)
    39     8

    How the hell is Seattle above Minnesota?
    paul 10-09-2012 04:27 pm xxx.xxx.xxx9.60 (total posts: 1)
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    B U T T F U C K ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 10-09-2012 04:02 pm xxx.xxx.xxx4.93 (total posts: 1)
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    thiswebsitesucks 10-09-2012 03:31 pm xxx.xxx.xxx.193 (total posts: 1)
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    up-lesean mccoy
    down-calvin johnson
    Wesley C 10-09-2012 03:18 pm xxx.xxx.xxx.235 (total posts: 2)
    9     6

    Walt, you may have pulled a Bomani Jones by calling Matt Hasselbeck "the worst quarterback in the NFL, starter or reserve." Trent "Captain Checkdown" Edwards and Charlie "Whithart" Whitehurst are still on active rosters as well as Hasselbeck's backup in Tennessee, Rusty Smith who has a career 5.1 YPA and 29.3 QB rating.
    foggwest 10-09-2012 02:41 pm xxx.xxx.xxx4.75 (total posts: 1)
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    note to Will : Just chill. These are one person's rankings and his opinion. Games aren't won or lost due to Walter's rankings. If Walter's rankings were more accurate he would probably be doing much better in his wagering.
    I agree with your assessment about the 49ers being a top 3 team but with the exception of a handful of teams at the top and a handful of teams at the bottom, there isn't a lot of difference between the rest of them who will take turns beating each other. Worrying whether a team is ranked 12th or 18th is a waste of time.




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