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Senior Bowl Week Highlight's 2017 All-Star Postseason

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January All-Star Games 2017 Postseason
Jan. 15 - Tropical Bowl - FBS All-star Game
- Daytona Beach, Fl. www.tropicalbowl.com
Jan. 21 - NFLPA Collegiate Game- StubHub Center @ Cal St Univ, Dominguez Hills, Ca.- 1 pm - FS1
Jan. 21 - East-West Shrine - St. Petersburg, Florida - 3 pm est - NFL Network

Photo - DL Jonathan Allen - Alabama

** Senior Bowl Game - Jan 28, 2017 Mobile, Al. - 1:30 pm CT- NFL Network **
Weigh-in- Practices - Monday Jan 23rd thru Thursday Jan 26th
http://www.seniorbowl.com/

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

NFL Power Poll - Divisional Races Decide Final Playoff Clubs

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NFL Power Poll - Week 16

Week 16 - Five Divisional Races Decide Final Playoff Clubs

Team of the Week - Tennessee Titans

Offensive Player of Week - QB Drew Brees - Saints
Defensive Player of Week - Safety Keanu Neal - Falcons

Rookie of Week - QB Dak Prescott - Cowboys

Photo - QB Drew Brees - Saints

Game of Week #16 - Baltimore Ravens (8-6) at Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5)

X - Divisional winner / Y- clinched playoff spot

NFL Ranking /Record /Team
#1 - 12-2 y - COWBOYS
#2 - 12-2 x - PATRIOTS
#3 - 11-3 y - RAIDERS
#4 - 9-4-1 x - SEAHAWKS
#5 - 9-5 STEELERS
#6 - 10-4 GIANTS
#7 - 10-4 CHIEFS
#8 - 8-6 PACKERS
#9 - 9-5 LIONS
#10 - 9-5 FALCONS
#11 - 9-5 DOLPHINS
#12 - 8-6 RAVENS
#13 - 8-6 BUCCANEERS
#14 - 8-6 TITANS
#15 - 8-6 BRONCOS
#16 - 7-6-1 REDSKINS
#17 - 8-6 TEXANS
#18 - 7-7 COLTS
#19 - 7-7 VIKINGS
#20 - 7-7 BILLS
#21 - 6-8 SAINTS
#22 - 6-8 PANTHERS
#23 - 5-8-1 CARDINALS
#24 - 5-8-1 BENGALS
#25 - 5-9 EAGLES
#26 - 5-9 CHARGERS
#27 - 4-10 RAMS
#28 - 4-10 JETS
#29 - 3-11 BEARS
#30 - 2-12 JAGUARS
#31 - 1-13 49ers
#32 - 0-14 BROWNS

Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

DraftInsiders.com 2016 Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team - Wideout Cooper Kupp Earns Fourth Time

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DraftInsiders.com 2016 Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team - First Team

Four-time FCS All-American Cooper Kupp of Eastern Washington and Missouri linebacker Dylan Cole headline DraftInsiders.com 2016 FCS Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team.

Cooper Kupp became the first player in FCS history to be named a four-time FCS All-American, leads the level in receiving yards per game (126.7), is second in receptions per game (8.9), and is third in receiving touchdowns (15). Kupp has now broken 15 FCS, 11 Big Sky and 25 EWU records in his illustrious career. Cole led the FCS with 142 total tackles and was second in the nation with 85 solo tackles. He also recorded eight tackles for loss, two interceptions, four pass breakups and three forced fumbles.

Both players are on the Senior Bowl Watch list for this January and among the highest rated small college prospects to move on to the NFL from the FCS level.

Photo – WR Cooper Kupp - Eastern Washington

Offense
Pos/ Name / Ht. Wt./ Class /School

WR ** Cooper Kupp 6-2 215 - RSr. Eastern Washington
WR Brian Brown 6-2 205 - Sr. Richmond
TE Dallas Goedert 6-4 250 - Jr. South Dakota State
OL * Corey Levin 6-5 305 - Sr. Tennessee-Chat
OL Erik Austell 6-4 285 - RSr. Charleston Southern
OL Julie’n Davenport 6-7 315 - Sr. Bucknell
OL Zack Johnson 6-4 331 - Sr. North Dakota State
OL Mitchell Kirsch 6-6 300 - RSr. James Madison
QB Jeremiah Briscoe 6-3 220 - Jr. Sam Houston State
RB Khalid Abdullah 5-10 220 - Sr. James Madison
RB Chase Edmonds 5-9 205 - Jr. Fordham

Defense
Pos/ Name/ Ht. Wt./ Class/ School

DL * Keionta Davis 6-4 270 - Sr. Tennessee-Chattanooga
DL Samson Ebukam 6-3 240 - Sr. Eastern Washington
DL Tanoh Kpassagnon 6-7 290 - Sr. Villanova
DL Karter Schult 6-4 269 - Sr. Northern Iowa
LB Dylan Cole 6-1 240 - Sr. Missouri State
LB Christian Kuntz 6-2 228 - RSr. Duquesne
LB Darius Leonard 6-3 220 - RJr. South Carolina State
DB * Donald Payne 6-0 223 - Sr. Stetson
DB Tre Dempsey 5-10 179 - Jr. North Dakota State
DB Casey DeAndrade 5-11 216 - Sr. New Hampshire
DB Brendan Langley 6-2 193 - Sr. Lamar

Specialists
Pos/ Name/ Ht. Wt./ Class/ School

P Miles Bergner 6-0 225 - Sr. South Dakota
PK Eric Medina 5-11 195 - Sr. Texas Southern
AP Detrez Newsome 5-10 210 - Jr. Western Carolina

** - 2013-2014-2015 All-American * - 2015 All-American

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

CFP Semifinal Games Highlight College Bowl Season

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College Bowl Season 2016-2017
Saturday, December 31
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CFP Semifinal Games
CHICK-FIL-A PEACH BOWL - CFP SEMIFINAL

#4 Washington #1 Alabama 3:00 PM ESPN
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Ga

FIESTA BOWL - CFP SEMIFINAL
#3 Ohio State #2 Clemson 7:00 PM ESPN
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Az

Monday, January 9
CFP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

matchup time (ET) nat tv location
TBD TBD 8:00 PM ESPN
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL

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Saturday, December 17
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NEW MEXICO BOWL
New Mexico vs Texas San Antonio 2:00 PM ESPN
University Stadium, Albuquerque, NM

LAS VEGAS BOWL
Houston vs San Diego State 3:30 PM ABC
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, Nv

RAYCOM MEDIA CAMELLIA BOWL
Appalachian State vs Toledo 5:30 PM ESPN
Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL

AUTONATION CURE BOWL
UCF vs Arkansas State 5:30 PM CBSSN
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL

R+L CARRIERS NEW ORLEANS BOWL
Southern Mississippi vs Louisiana Lafayette 9:00 PM ESPN
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, La

Monday, December 19
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MIAMI BEACH BOWL
Central Michigan vs Tulsa 2:30 PM ESPN
MARLINS PARK, Miami, FL

Tuesday, December 20
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BOCA RATON BOWL
Memphis vs Western Kentucky 7:00 PM ESPN
FAU Football Stadium, Boca Raton, FL

Wednesday, December 21
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POINSETTIA BOWL
BYU vs Wyoming 9:00 PM ESPN
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, Ca

Thursday, December 22
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FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL
Idaho vs Colorado State 7:00 PM ESPN
Albertsons Stadium, Boise, ID

Friday, December 23
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BAHAMAS BOWL
Eastern Michigan vs Old Dominion 1:00 PM ESPN
Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, NP

LOCKHEED MARTIN ARMED FORCES BOWL
Louisiana Tech vs #25 Navy 4:30 PM ESPN
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Tx

DOLLAR GENERAL BOWL
Ohio vs Troy 8:00 PM ESPN
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL

Saturday, December 24
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HAWAI'I BOWL
Hawai'i vs Middle Tennessee 8:00 PM ESPN
Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hi

Monday, December 26
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ST. PETERSBURG BOW
Miami (OH) vs Mississippi State 11:00 AM ESPN
Tropicana Field, Saint Petersburg, FL

QUICK LANE BOWL
Maryland vs Boston College 2:30 PM ESPN
Ford Field, Detroit, MI

INDEPENDENCE BOWL
NC State vs Vanderbilt 5:00 PM ESPN2
Independence Stadium, Shreveport, La

Tuesday, December 27
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HEART OF DALLAS BOWL
Army vs North Texas 12:00 PM ESPN
Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Tx

MILITARY BOWL PRESENTED BY NORTHROP GRUMMAN
#24 Temple vs Wake Forest 3:30 PM ESPN
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Md

HOLIDAY BOWL
Minnesota vs Washington State 7:00 PM ESPN
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, Ca

CACTUS BOWL
Boise State vs Baylor 10:15 PM ESPN
Chase Field, Phoenix, Az

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Pro Prospect Rankings NFL Draft 2017 - Defensive Line

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Pro Prospect Rankings NFL Draft 2017
December Pro Prospect Rankings - Defensive Line

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Photo - DL Malik McDowell, 6-5, 285, Michigan St

Defensive Pro Prospects
Ends:

1 Jonathan Allen, 6-3, 275, Alabama
2 * Myles Garrett, 6-5, 265, Texas A&M
3 * Derek Barnett, 6-3, 260, Tennessee
4 * Carl Lawson, 6-3, 265, Auburn
5 DeMarcus Walker, 6-2, 275, Florida St
6 * Charles Harris, 6-3, 255, Missouri
7 Takkarist McKinley, 6-2, 250, UCLA
8 Dawuane Smoot, 6-3, 270, Illinois
9 Taco Charlton, 6-5, 285, Michigan
10 * Sam Hubbard, 6-3, 265, Ohio St
11 Daeshon Hall, 6-5, 270, Texas A&M
12 Bryan Cox, 6-3, 270, Florida
13 * Da’Shawn Hand, 6-3, 275, Alabama
14 Keionta Davis, 6-4, 270, Tenn-Chat
15 Lewis Neal, 6-2, 270, LSU
16 Josh Carraway, 6-3, 250, TCU
17 Hunter Dimick, 6-3, 275, Utah
18 Tanoh Kpassagnon, 6-5, 275, Villanova
19 Ike Rochell, 6-3, 285, Notre Dame
20 Tarell Basham, 6-4, 260, Ohio U

Defensive Tackles:
1. * Malik McDowell, 6-5, 285, Michigan St
2. Chris Wormley, 6-3, 305, Michigan
3. Carlos Watkins, 6-3, 300, Clemson
4. Jarron Jones, 6-4, 315, Notre Dame
5. Montravius Adams, 6-4, 300, Auburn
6. * Lowell Lotulelei, 6-2, 305, Utah
7. * Eddie Vanderdoes, 6-3, 310, UCLA
8. * Elijah Qualls, 6-1, 320, Washington
9. * Charles Walker, 6-2, 300, Oklahoma
10. Jake Replogle, 6-4, 295, Purdue
11. * Caleb Brantley, 6-2, 315, Florida
12. Jaleel Johnson, 6-3, 310, Iowa
13. * Vince Taylor, 6-2, 300, Oklahoma St
14. * Derrick Nnadi, 6-1, 305, Florida St
15. Ralph Green III, 6-3, 320, Indiana
16. Larry Ogunjobi, 6-2, 295, Charlotte
17. Tanzel Smart, 6-1, 305, Tulane
18. Ryan Glasgow, 6-3, 300, Michigan
19. D.J. Jones, 6-0, 310, Ole Miss
20. * Davon Godchaux, 6-3, 295, LSU

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Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

QB Josh Dobbs & LB Jarrad Davis Accept Senior Bowl Invitations

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QB Josh Dobbs & LB Jarrad Davis Accept Senior Bowl Invitations

Photo - LB Jarrad Davis - Florida

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A group of 13 players accepted invitations to the 2017 Reese's Senior Bowl this week. The Senior Bowl staff headed by Director Phil Savage will extend 110 invitations over the coming weeks to the premier All-star attraction of the postseason. Invitations will be announced weekly on Tuesday at http://www.seniorbowl.com.

Thirteen more of the top seniors from around the country have signed on to play in the 2017 Reese's Senior Bowl, including four quarterbacks. Tennessee's Josh Dobbs, Colorado's Sefo Liufao, Pittsburgh's Nate Peterman and Tiffin's Antonio Pipkin have all accepted invites to the game. While three of the QBs play at major programs, Pipkin has dominated at the Division II level and owns the single season record for total offense in his conference.
Also included in this week's group, Florida All-SEC linebacker Jarrad Davis and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Jordan Willis.

Eighty-one players have now signed on to play in the game, with 110 eventually landing in Mobile, Ala., for the 68th Reese's Senior Bowl on Jan. 28. They will begin practices on Jan. 23 and play the 68th annual Reese's Senior Bowl game on Jan. 28, 2017 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.

ESPN2 and NFL Network will broadcast live from the practices and NFL Network will carry the game beginning at 1:30pm CT.

Senior Bowl 2017 - Accepted Invitations
(alphabetically):

Player / School / Position / Ht/ Wt / Conference
Montravius Adams - Auburn - DT - 6-4 309 SEC
Ryan Anderson - Alabama - OLB - 6-2 253 SEC
Isaac Asiata - Utah - OC - 6-3 323 Pac-12
Chidobe Awuzie - Colorado - DC - 6-0 205 Pac-12
Toby Baker - Arkansas - PT 6-3 215 SEC
Tarell Basham - Ohio - DE 6-4 260 MAC
C.J. Beathard - Iowa - QB 6-2 215 Big Ten
Vince Biegel - Wisconsin OLB 6-4 245 Big Ten
Adam Bisnowaty - Pittsburgh - OT 6-6 305 ACC
Julien Davenport - Bucknell - OT 6-7 315 FCS
Jarrad Davis - Florida - OLB 6-2 238 SEC
Keionta Davis - UT-Chattanooga - DE 6-4 270 FCS
Dion Dawkins - Temple - OT 6-5 320 AAC
Matt Dayes - North Carolina State - RB 5-9 203 ACC
Josh Dobbs - Tennessee - QB 6-3 210 SEC
Jessamen Dunker - Tennessee St. - OG 6-5 305 FCS
Travin Dural - LSU - WR 6-2 207 SEC
Corn Elder - Miami - DC 5-10 180 ACC
Jake Elliott - Memphis - PK 5-10 165 AAC
Evan Engram - Ole Miss - TE 6-3 227 SEC
Amba Etta-Tawo - Syracuse - WR 6-2 202 ACC
Justin Evans - Texas A&M - S 6-1 195 SEC
Gerald Everett - South Alabama - TE 6-4 240 Sun Belt
Dan Feeney - Indiana - OG 6-4 305 Big Ten
Johnathan Ford - Auburn - S 6-0 204 SEC
Kyle Fuller - Baylor - OC 6-5 315 Big 12
Nate Gerry - Nebraska - S 6-2 220 Big Ten
Zane Gonzalez - Arizona State - PK 6-1 195 Pac-12
Daeshon Hall - Texas A&M - DE 6-6 260 SEC
Josh Harvey-Clemons - Louisville - S 6-5 228 ACC
Cole Hikutini - Louisville - TE 6-5 248 ACC
Colin Holba - Louisville - LS 6-5 245 ACC
Kareem Hunt - Toledo - RB 6-0 225 MAC
Danny Isidora - Miami - OG 6-4 305 ACC
Rayshawn Jenkins - Miami - S 6-2 210 ACC
John Johnson - Boston College - S 6-0 202 ACC
Jaleel Johnson - Iowa - DT 6-4 310 Big Ten
Dorian Johnson - Pittsburgh - OG 6-5 315 ACC
Isaiah Jones - East Carolina - WR 6-1 197 AAC
Damontae Kazee - San Diego State - DC 5-11 190 MW
Chad Kelly - Ole Miss - QB 6-2 224 SEC
Desmond King - Iowa - DC 5-11 203 Big Ten
Tanoh Kpassagnon - Villanova - DE 6-7 290 FCS
Cooper Kupp - Eastern Washington - WR 6-2 215 FCS
Forrest Lamp - Western Kentucky - OG 6-4 300 C-USA
Brendan Langley - Lamar - DC 6-1 190 FCS
Sefo Liufau - Colorado - QB 6-4 240 Pac-12
Marcus Maye - Florida - S 6-0 216 SEC
Conor McDermott - UCLA - OT 6-8 310 Pac-12
Takkarist McKinley - UCLA - OLB 6-2 265 Pac-12
Obi Melifonwu - Connecticut - S 6-3 217 AAC
Jordan Morgan - Kutztown - OG 6-4 320 Division II
Taylor Moton - Western Michigan - OG 6-5 328 MAC
Larry Ogunjobi - Charlotte - DT 6-3 297 C-USA
Nathan Peterman - Pittsburgh - QB 6-2 225 ACC
Antonio Pipkin - Tiffin - QB 6-3 225 Division II
Donnel Pumphrey - San Diego State - RB 5-10, 175 MWC
Haason Reddick - Temple - OLB 6-1 230 AAC
Josh Reynolds - Texas A&M - WR 6-4 190 SEC
Duke Riley - LSU - ILB 6-1 230 SEC
Ezra Robinson - Tennessee St. - DC 6-1 180 FCS
Sam Rogers - Virginia Tech - FB 5-11 230 ACC
Fred Ross - Mississippi State - WR 6-2 205 SEC
Seth Russell - Baylor - QB 6-3 220 Big 12
Nico Siragusa - San Diego State - OG 6-5 330 MW
Tanzel Smart - Tulane - DT 6-1 305 AAC
Jeremy Sprinkle - Arkansas - TE 6-6 256 SEC
Jamari Staples - Louisville - WR 6-4 195 ACC
Freddie Stevenson - Florida State - FB 6-1 241 ACC
Cameron Sutton - Tennessee - DC 5-11 186 SEC
Ryan Switzer - North Carolina - WR 5-10 185 ACC
Trent Taylor - Louisiana Tech - WR 5-8 178 C-USA
Taywan Taylor - Western Kentucky - WR 6-1 195 C-USA
Jon Toth - Kentucky - OC 6-5 310 SEC
Justin Vogel - Miami - PT 6-4 215 ACC
Davis Webb - California - QB 6-5 230 Pac-12
Dede Westbrook - Oklahoma - WR 6-0 175 Big 12
Marquez White - Florida State - DC 6-0 184 ACC
Jamaal Williams - Brigham Young - RB 6-2 220 IND
Jordan Willis - Kansas State - DE 6-5 258 Big 12

Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

NFL Power Poll - Patriots, Giants & Chiefs Move Into Top 5

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NFL Power Poll - Week 15

Patriots, Giants & Chiefs Move Into Top 5 Rankings

Team of the Week - New York Giants

Offensive Player of Week RB Le’Veon Bell - Steelers
Defensive Player of Week CB Janoris Jenkins - Giants

Rookie of Week - QB Carson Wentz - Eagles

Photo - RB Le’Veon Bell - Steelers

Game of Week #15 - New England Patriots (11-2) at Denver Broncos (8-5)

Ranking/Record/Team
#1 - 11-2 - PATRIOTS

Patriots established AFC supremacy again with strong victory over Ravens.

#2 - 11-2 - COWBOYS
The Cowboys’ lost again to the GMen that puts their East title on hold with huge matchup with Bucs Sunday night on the agenda.

#3 - 9-4 - GIANTS
GMen won a gutty game vs Cowboys that made a statement in the NFC. They face the tough Lions at home this week that shapes two divisional races.

#4 - 10-3 - CHIEFS
The Chiefs are undefeated in the AFC West after beating Raiders in critical matchup for divisional leadership.

#5 - 10-3 - RAIDERS
The Raiders have to recover quickly from their Thursday night loss to the Chiefs with trip to San Diego up next.

#6 - 8-5 - BRONCOS
Broncos lost a heartbreaker to Titans and host a vital game with the Patriots for their playoff hopes.

#7 - 8-5 - FALCONS
Falcons stay atop the NFC South after a strong game vs the struggling Rams.

#8 - 9-4 - LIONS
The Lions’ just got by the Bears and QB Matthew Stafford injured his throwing hands. Travel to Met Life for matchup with the Giants that has a huge impact on both divisional races.

#9 - 8-4-1 - SEAHAWKS
Seahawks are struggling and Russell Wilson was horrible with five picks in Packer loss.

#10 - 8-5 - STEELERS
The Steelers won their fourth straight behind a huge performance by back Le’Veon Bell vs the Bills.

#11 - 8-5 - BUCCANEERS
The Bucs are hot with their fifth straight win vs the Saints to tie with the Falcons for NFC South leadership. They travel to Dallas for the acid test in critical Sunday night clash.

#12 - 7-5-1 - REDSKINS
Redskins beat the Eagles to end their two game losing streak. They host the Panthers on Monday night in a must win situation for any postseason hopes.

#13 - 7-6 - TEXANS
The Texans ended a three game losing streak and won a divisional road game vs the Colts to stay atop the close AFC South race.

#14 - 7-6 - VIKINGS
Vikes beat the lowly Jaguars to stay alive in the NFC playoff race. They host the Colts this Sunday where the loser is virtually out of any postseason hopes.

#15 - 7-6 - PACKERS
Packers' won their third straight game with a beat down of the Seahawks that keeps them in the NFC North mix with three weeks left.

#16 - 8-5 - DOLPHINS
The Dolphins have made a fine comeback vs Cardinals and won on a last second FG to overcome a knee injury to QB Ryan Tannehill that keeps him out for at least a few weeks.

#17 - 7-6 - RAVENS
Ravens were beaten by the Patriots and face the Eagles this week at home in vital game to stay alive for their matchup with Steelers on Christmas day.

#18 - 7-6 - TITANS
The Titans went over .500 with big victory over the Broncos that has them tied for first place in the AFC South.

#19 - 6-7 - COLTS
The Colts’ lost a slug out with the Texans that leaves them in tough spot with road games at Minnesota and Oakland up next.

#20 - 5-7-1 - BENGALS
Bengals beat the winless Browns to keep their slim playoff chances alive. Host the Steelers this Sunday that decides their 2016 fate.

#21 - 6-7 - BILLS
Bills lost to the Steelers that all but eliminates them from the postseason, unless they run the table and get a lot of help.

#22 - 5-8 - SAINTS
QB Drew Brees leads the league with 4170 yards passing while the Saints defense has allowed a whopping 351 points.

#23 - 5-7-1 - CARDINALS
The Cardinals lost again this time to the Dolphins, giving up a last second FG on a drive directed by backup QB Matt Moore.

#24 - 5-8 - PANTHERS
Panthers beat the lowly Chargers to keep their slim chances alive with NFC games vs the Redskins and Falcons up next.

#25 - 5-8 - EAGLES
Eagles lost their fourth in a row to the Redskins. They have lost 8 of their last 10 contests making their 3-0 start a distant memory.

#26 - 5-8 - CHARGERS
The Chargers were slammed by the Panthers behind five Philip Rivers turnovers and five sacks.

#27 - 4-9 - JETS
Jets came back and beat the pathetic 49ers behind young QB Bryce Petty. They face three AFC East rivals to finish a terrible season.

#28 - 4-9 - RAMS
The Rams’ were embarrassed by the Falcons that cost HC Jeff Fisher his job this week.

#29 - 3-10 - BEARS
Bears are still fighting but also still losing close games that may once again force big offseason changes.

#30 - 2-11 - JAGUARS
The Jags' lost their eighth straight this time to the Vikings that guarantees another five win or less season and probably a top three selection in April.

#31 - 1-12 - 49ers
The 49ers lost their 12th game in a row to set a new franchise record.

#32 - 0-13 - BROWNS
The Browns lost their 16th straight game and will challenge the Lions winless season.

Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

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