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NFL 2010 Pro Bowl Rosters
Jan. 31 in Miami, Fl (prior to the Super Bowl)
Photo - QB Brett Favre - Vikings
NFL Pro Bowl Rosters
* denotes Starter, r denotes Rookie,
Injured & replacement players denoted:
* Peyton Manning, Indianapolis
Tom Brady, New England
Philip Rivers, San Diego
* Chris Johnson, Tennessee
* Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville
Ray Rice, Baltimore
* Le'Ron McClain, Baltimore
* Andre Johnson, Houston
* Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis
Brandon Marshall, Denver
Wes Welker, New England (injured)
Chad Ochocinco, Cincinnati (replacement)
Randy Moss, New England (injured)
* Dallas Clark, Indianapolis
Antonio Gates, San Diego
* Nick Mangold, N.Y. Jets
Jeff Saturday, Indianapolis
* Alan Faneca, N.Y. Jets
* Logan Mankins, New England
Kris Dielman, San Diego
* Ryan Clady, Denver
Jake Long, Miami, (injured)
D'Brickashaw Ferguson, N.Y. Jets (replacement)
Joe Thomas, Cleveland
* Dwight Freeney, Indianapolis
* Robert Mathis, Indianapolis
Mario Williams, Houston
* Haloti Ngata, Baltimore
* Vince Wilfork, New England
Casey Hampton, Pittsburgh
* Ray Lewis, Baltimore
DeMeco Ryans, Houston
* Elvis Dumervil, Denver
* James Harrison, Pittsburgh
r - Brian Cushing, Houston
* Nnamdi Asomugha, Oakland
* Darrelle Revis, N.Y. Jets
Champ Bailey, Denver
* Brian Dawkins, Denver
* Ed Reed, Baltimore
r - Jairus Byrd, Buffalo, (injured)
Brandon Meriweather, Patriots (replacement)
Nate Kaeding, San Diego
Shane Lechler, Oakland
Kick Return Specialist
Joshua Cribbs, Cleveland
Kassim Osgood, San Diego
For NFC Pro Bowl Roster go to Next Page
NFL Power Rankings – Postseason
Team of the Week - Dallas Cowboys
Player of the Week - QB Brett Favre - Vikings
Rookie of the Week - RB Arian Foster - Texans
Photo - QB Brett Favre - Vikings
Rank / Team / Record
1. Indianapolis Colts (14-2)
Colts lost their final two games that will be second guessed if they don’t win the Super Bowl.
2. San Diego Chargers (13-3)
Chargers won their final 11 games in a row and have peaked at just the right time.
3. New Orleans Saints (13-3)
The Saints finished with three losses in a row and get a bye week to figure out how to recapture their momentum.
4. Minnesota Vikings (12-4)
Vikings bombed the Giants in finale to capture the #2 playoff seed and get a bye week before home postseason contest.
5. Green Bay Packers (11-5)
Packers won seven of their final eight games and could be a major sleeper in the postseason.
6. Dallas Cowboys (11-5)
Cowboys continue their hot streak with win over Eagles that creates an immediate playoff rematch in Big D this weekend.
7. Philadelphia Eagles (11-5)
Eagles return to play Cowboys in playoffs with a chance to redeem themselves for regular season finale disaster.
8. New England Patriots (10-6)
Patriots face a tough playoff matchup with the Ravens coming to town this weekend.
9. Arizona Cardinals (10-6)
Cards were bombed by the Packers in finale and get same matchup this week in postseason.
10. Cincinnati Bengals (10-6)
The Bengals were horrible in finale vs Jets who they play in round one in Cincinnati this weekend.
11. Baltimore Ravens (9-7)
The gritty Ravens make the playoffs and go to New England in the first round.
12. New York Jets (9-7)
Jets won four of their final five games to make playoffs and face Bengals again this Sunday.
13. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-7)
Steelers were never able to overcome five game losing streak over the second half of the season.
14. Houston Texans (9-7)
Texans finished with a four game winning streak for their first above .500 record ever, but fell short of playoffs.
15. Atlanta Falcons (9-7)
Falcons win their finale to post back to back winning seasons for the first time in history.
16. Carolina Panthers (8-8)
Panthers finished strong after a slow start that cost them any chance at a playoff spot.
17. Tennessee Titans (8-8)
The Titans were never able to overcome their 0-6 start that put them in a huge hole early in season.
18. Denver Broncos (8-8)
The Broncos caved in after a 6-0 start and probably undergo some more personnel changes this offseason.
19. New York Giants (8-8)
The Giants fell apart late in the season and gave up over 400 points on the year.
20. San Francisco 49ers (8-8)
The 49ers had a strong turnaround season and look to more offseason improvement this year.
21. Miami Dolphins (7-9)
The Dolphins are still young and developing as a team, but have the foundation of a playoff club next season.
22 .Jacksonville Jaguars (7-9)
Jaguars lost their final four games that cost them any playoff chances.
23. Chicago Bears (7-9)
The Bears won their final two games that ended a horrible second half performance.
24. Buffalo Bills (6-10)
The Bills won their Super Bowl with a victory over the Colts in their finale.
25. Oakland Raiders (5-11)
The Raiders finished another horrible season with no recent campaign over 5 wins since their Super Bowl loss to Tampa.
26. Seattle Seahawks (5-11)
The Seahawks were actually worst than their record and face a major turnover this offseason.
27. Cleveland Browns (5-11)
The Browns won their final four games that they hope carries over to next season.
28. Kansas City Chiefs (4-12)
The Chiefs beat the Broncos in finale that ends a horrible season on a positive note.
29. Washington Redskins (4-12)
The Skins completed one of the worst seasons in their long history with HC Jim Zorn fired and Mike Shanahan hired this week.
30. Tampa Bay Bucs (3-13)
The Bucs have a huge rebuilding process ahead of them that has only begun.
31. Detroit Lions (2-14)
Lions completed another disastrous season and have just started a major rebuilding job.
32. St. Louis Rams (1-15)
The Rams are as bad as their record states and they need a few strong draft class to return to respectability.
NFL Power Rankings – Week 16
Team of the Week - N.Y. Jets
Player of Week - RB Jonathan Stewart - Panthers
Rookie of Week - Brian Cushing - Texans
Photo - LB Brian Cushing - Texans
Rank / Team / Record
1. Indianapolis Colts (14-1)
Colts are playing for Super Bowl not a perfect season after pulling Peyton Manning.
2. San Diego Chargers (12-3)
Chargers have won ten games in a row and may be the best team in the league.
3. New Orleans Saints (13-2)
The Saints have dropped two in a row and need to recapture their momentum in season finale.
4. Philadelphia Eagles (11-4)
Eagles play Cowboys in the finale with the NFC East title in the balance.
5. Minnesota Vikings (11-4)
Viking’s lost in overtime vs the Bears and are playing for the #2 playoff seed with Giants at home in finale.
6. New England Patriots (10-5)
Patriots clinched another AFC East title vs Jaguars with a key clutch performance.
7. Arizona Cardinals (10-5)
Cards have quietly had a strong season and maybe the biggest sleeper for the postseason.
8. Green Bay Packers (10-5)
Packers bombed the Seahawks and go to the desert in interesting finale with the Cardinals.
9. Dallas Cowboys (10-5)
Cowboys are hot at just the right time and hope to continue their run with Eagles coming in with NFC East title the winners’ prize.
10. Cincinnati Bengals (10-5)
The Bengals won a crucial game vs the Chiefs that clinched the AFC Central.
11. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-7)
Steelers stay alive with huge win over their divisional rival Ravens that keeps hopes alive for the playoffs.
12. Baltimore Ravens (8-7)
The Ravens lost a heartbreaker to the Steelers and they now depend on help to make the playoffs.
13. New York Jets (8-7)
Jets wreck Colts perfect season and can make the playoffs with win over Bengals in a roller coaster year.
14. Denver Broncos (8-7)
The Broncos have lost three in a row that has them desperate vs KC for the playoff picture.
15. Houston Texans (8-7)
Texans are still get into the playoffs, but they need a lot of help over the last weekend.
16. Atlanta Falcons (8-7)
Falcons look to win finale to post back to back winning seasons for the first time.
17. New York Giants (8-7)
The Giants let it all slip away with a few horrible performances in key situations.
18. Tennessee Titans (7-8)
The streaky Titans dug too big a hole early in season to overcome to stay on playoff pace.
19. Miami Dolphins (7-8)
The Dolphins play everyone tough, but took a step back this fall with many key young starters.
20. San Francisco 49ers (7-8)
The 49ers look to finish with a .500 record in a huge turnaround season.
21. Carolina Panthers (7-8)
Panthers jumped on the Giants in another strong late performance that earns HC John Fox and staff another season.
22 .Jacksonville Jaguars (7-8)
Jaguars have lost three in a row that ended their playoff hopes.
23. Chicago Bears (6-9)
The Bears salvaged something from this disastrous season with a great win over the Vikings.
24. Oakland Raiders (5-10)
The Raiders close out another terrible season with no campaign over 5 wins since their Super Bowl loss to Tampa.
25. Buffalo Bills (5-10)
The Bills offense has totally failed and will undergo some key changes this offseason.
26. Seattle Seahawks (5-10)
The Seahawks got bombed by the Packers last week and look to restructure this offseason.
27. Cleveland Browns (4-11)
The Browns have won three in a row that they hope carries over for next season.
28. Washington Redskins (4-11)
The Skins complete one of the worst campaigns in their long history by going to San Diego in finale.
29. Tampa Bay Bucs (3-12)
The Bucs pulled off the upset of the season with their victory over the Saints.
30. Kansas City Chiefs (3-12)
The Chiefs have just begun to rebuild and their new regime deserves the time to continue.
31. Detroit Lions (2-13)
Lions are bleeding on offense and have a major rebuilding job along their offensive line.
32. St. Louis Rams (1-14)
The Rams are light years away from being a playoff caliber club.
NFL Power Rankings – Week 15
Team of the Week – Dallas Cowboys
Player of Week – RB Jerome Harrison - Browns
Rookie of Week - DeSean Jackson - Eagles
Photo - WR DeSean Jackson - Eagles
The Eagles’ rookie receiver DeSean Jackson had another strong performance this past Sunday that was instrumental in the Philadelphia win over the 49ers. Jackson has been a difference maker for the Eagles as both a receiver and return specialist that helped them clinch a playoff berth Sunday and has them in position to win the NFC East title. Against the 49ers, Jackson caught 6 passes for 140 yards and a first quarter TD that set the pace for the victory. Jackson went over the 1000 yard mark as a receiver during the game. For his rookie season, he has caught 56 passes for 1087 yards and 8 TDs for a league leading 19.4 yard average per catch. Of his total receptions, 36 catches have produced first downs with 10 receptions of over 40 yards, the highest total in the entire league. He ranks among the NFL’s top ten in virtually all receiving categories and is the leading rookie receiver in every area. He is a leading candidate for the Rookie of the Year award with only two weeks left in the regular season.
Rank / Team / Record
1. Indianapolis Colts (14-0)
Colts have only the Jets and Bills left for a perfect season record.
2. New Orleans Saints (13-1)
The Saints fell to a fired up Cowboys club that ended their dreams of an undefeated season.
3. San Diego Chargers (11-3)
Chargers have won nine games in a row and are probably the most dangerous team in the league right now.
4. Minnesota Vikings (11-3)
Viking’s HC Brad Childress and QB Brett Farve have to work out some differences after their poor performance vs the Panthers.
5. Philadelphia Eagles (10-4)
Eagles clinched a playoff spot and now hope to claim the NFC East title with the Broncos coming to town.
6. New England Patriots (9-5)
Patriots look to clinch AFC East title with Jaguars visiting NE this week.
7. Arizona Cardinals (9-5)
Cards won NFC West title and may look to rest some veterans over final weeks.
8. Green Bay Packers (9-5)
Packers lost to the Steelers ending their five game streak that forces them to clinch playoff spot over final weeks.
9. Dallas Cowboys (9-5)
Cowboys won a huge game in New Orleans that puts them in the drivers seat for one of the final NFC playoff berths.
10. Cincinnati Bengals (9-5)
The Bengals lost a heartbreaker vs the Chargers in their first game since their tragic loss of veteran receiver Chris Henry.
11. Baltimore Ravens (8-6)
The Ravens are taking care of business and a definite playoff sleeper going forward over next month.
12. Tennessee Titans (7-7)
The streaking Titans have won seven of their last eight games, but face the red hot Chargers in one of the pivotal games of the entire season on Christmas day.
13. New York Giants (8-6)
The Giants bombed the Redskins, but it may have come too late to claim a playoff berth.
14. Denver Broncos (8-6)
The Broncos lost a horrible game to the Raiders that have them fading form the playoff picture.
15. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-7)
Steelers win a thriller vs the Packers and face their divisional nemesis the Ravens this week that may decide AFC playoff picture.
16. Atlanta Falcons (7-7)
Falcons may have ended the Jets playoff hopes last week with 4th quarter victory.
17. New York Jets (7-7)
Jets let it all get away from them by losing to the Falcons at home in December.
18. Miami Dolphins (7-7)
The Dolphins lost a wild game vs the Titans that virtually ends their playoff hopes.
19. Houston Texans (7-7)
Texans still can’t get over the .500 level and claim a playoff berth.
20 .Jacksonville Jaguars (7-7)
The Jaguars pushed the Colts to the limit, but came up short and are only a miracle to land a playoff spot.
21. San Francisco 49ers (6-8)
The 49ers lost to Eagles that ends their playoff hopes, but this club is dangerous in the coming seasons.
22. Carolina Panthers (6-8)
Panthers jumped on the Vikings in their best ’09 performance of a very disappointing season.
23. Buffalo Bills (5-9)
The Bills find a way to lose games and face some key changes this offseason.
24. Chicago Bears (5-9)
The Bears have lost eight of their last ten games that may lead to wholesale changes in front office and coaching staffs.
25. Oakland Raiders (5-9)
The Raiders have actually won three of their last five games that gives hope for next season.
26. Seattle Seahawks (5-9)
The Seahawks lost to the Bucs last week. The BUCS.
27. Washington Redskins (4-10)
The only thing that Washington can salvage from this horrible season is if they can beat the Cowboys this week.
28. Cleveland Browns (3-11)
The Browns have won two in a row for the first time in over a year.
29. Kansas City Chiefs (3-11)
The Chiefs lost to the Browns. The BROWNS.
30. Tampa Bay Bucs (2-12)
The Bucs shocked the Seahawks for their second win of the season.
31. Detroit Lions (2-12)
Lions are one of the worst organizations in sports.
32. St. Louis Rams (1-13)
The Rams are simply terrible and a few drafts away from being competitive.
Draft Insiders’ FCS All-American Teams
Photo – DE James Ruffin – Northern Iowa
QB Armanti Edwards - Appalachian St
RB Deji Karim - Southern Illinois
RB Pat Paschall - North Dakota St
WR Terrell Hudgins - Elon
WR Marc Mariani - Montana
TE Clay Harbor - Missouri St.
Benjamin Ijalana - Villanova
Vladimir Ducasse - Massachusetts
Derek Hardman - Eastern Kentucky
Matt McCraken - Richmond
Kyle Mutcher - Weber St.
All-purpose player - Matt Szczur - Villanova.
Kicker - Matt Bevins - Liberty
First Team Defense
James Ruffin - Northern Iowa
Arthur Moats - James Madison
Austen Lane - Murray St.
Dane Fletcher - Montana St.
Brandin Jordan - Southern Illinois
Mike Morales - UC Davis
George Howard - Morgan St.
Terrell Whitehead - Norfolk St
Mark Legree - Appalachian St
Jeromy Miles - Massachusetts
Anthony Beck - Prairie View A&M
Punter - Jon Vanderwielen - Idaho St.
2nd Team FCS - Click on Next Page
NFL Power Rankings – Week 14
Photo - Adrian Peterson - Vikings
The Vikings Adrian Peterson and the Titans’ Chris Johnson had strong performances this past Sunday that was instrumental in their clubs key victories. Peterson scored 2 TDs on 97 yards rushing along with 40 yards receiving as the Vikings beat the playoff bound Bengals. Johnson scored two first quarter TDs that crushed the Rams 47-7 and kept the red hot Titans playoff hopes alive. Johnson finished with 186 yards and 3 TDs on 117 yards rushing which was his 8th consecutive 100 yard performance as a runner. He continues to lead the NFL in rushing with over 1600 yards on the ground and less than 500 yards from Eric Dickerson’s all-time NFL record for single season rushing yardage with three games remaining.
Team of the Week – San Diego Chargers
Player of the Week – RB Adrian Peterson - Vikings
Rookie of the Week – LB Brian Cushing - Texans
Rank / Team / Record
1. Indianapolis Colts (13-0)
Colts continue to roll with perfect record and face only 500 clubs the rest of the way.
2. New Orleans Saints (13-0)
The Saints remain undefeated and face just one playoff caliber team the Cowboys on schedule.
3. Minnesota Vikings (11-2)
The Vikings’ and Brett Farve believe in themselves and that goes a long ways in January postseason play.
4. San Diego Chargers (10-3)
Chargers won another key game vs the Cowboys and are probably the most dangerous team in the league.
5. Philadelphia Eagles (9-4)
Eagles bombed the Giants but their defense looks terrible for tough postseason contests.
6. Green Bay Packers (9-4)
Packers have won five straight games, but must prove capable on beating top clubs on the road.
7. Cincinnati Bengals (9-4)
The Bengals missed a chance to clinch AFC North last week and now must travel to SD this Sunday.
8. New England Patriots (8-5)
Patriots and QB Tom Brady are capable of lighting up any defense, though the NE is not up to recent standards.
9. Arizona Cardinals (8-5)
Cards were bombed in San Fran, but get the soft Lions in Detroit this week.
10. Denver Broncos (8-5)
The Broncos continue to move towards mediocrity. They are capable of missing the playoffs.
11. Baltimore Ravens (7-6)
The Ravens are a tough group and capable of running the table and earn a playoff berth.
12. Tennessee Titans (6-7)
The hot Titans must run the table to make the playoffs but are capable of winning despite tough road with Dolphins and Chargers up next.
13. New York Giants (7-6)
The Giants were crushed in key matchup with Eagles with their horrible defense the main problem.
14. Dallas Cowboys (8-5)
Cowboys are losing again in December with a very difficult trip to New Orleans up next.
15. New York Jets (7-6)
Jets are winning vs soft schedule with Falcons coming to town Sunday for critical contest.
16. Miami Dolphins (7-6)
The Dolphins won a key game vs Jaguars, but must go and win in Tennessee to keep their hopes alive.
17. Houston Texans (6-7)
Texans are actually better than their record and capable of surprising with a late streak.
18 .Jacksonville Jaguars (7-6)
Jags are in a four way tie for #6 playoff spot with Colts coming to town, but their inconsistent play makes them a longshot for postseason.
19. San Francisco 49ers (6-7)
The 49ers won another big game vs Cardinals that puts them in a position to make a playoff run with soft schedule ahead.
20. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-7)
Steelers are caving in after losing to both the Raiders and Browns in back to back games.
21. Atlanta Falcons (6-7)
Falcons are just a mediocre club without veterans Matt Ryan and Michael Turner.
22. Washington Redskins (4-9)
Skins continue to play hard weekly and finally put a team away in the 4th quarter.
23. Seattle Seahawks (5-8)
Seahawks are playing out the string and face big overhaul this postseason.
24. Carolina Panthers (5-8)
Panthers are struggling and probably face wholesale changes this offseason.
25. Buffalo Bills (5-8)
The Bills finally won a game late with their defense rising to the occasion.
26. Chicago Bears (5-8)
Bears have lost seven of their last nine games in a total collapse.
27. Oakland Raiders (4-9)
The Raiders will complete another horrible season and probable housecleaning this postseason.
28. Kansas City Chiefs (3-10)
Chiefs are just a bad club currently.
29. Detroit Lions (2-11)
Lions lost their 19th straight road game in Baltimore in another terrible performance.
30. Cleveland Browns (2-11)
Browns beat their arch rivals the Steelers in last game to salvage something from this nightmare season.
31. Tampa Bay Bucs (1-12)
The Bucs were totally incept vs the Jets but get the equally bad Seahawks at home this week.
32. St. Louis Rams (1-12)
The Rams are beyond awful and may not win another game this season.
NFL Power Rankings – Week 12
Team of the Week – N.O. Saints
Player of the Week – Drew Brees
Photo – QB Drew Brees - Saints
The Saints’ Drew Brees had a near perfect performance vs the Patriots on Monday night in leading New Orleans to a key 38-17 victory. Brees threw for 371 yards on 18 of 23 passing for 5 TDs and no interception in one of the most impressive performances of the season. He is having an MVP type of season with over 3000 yards passing for 27 TD passes and just 9 interceptions on 343 passing attempts.
The Saints remaining five games includes only two playoff contenders, Dallas and Atlanta that gives them a strong chance to challenge the Dolphins perfect season in the early ‘70s.
Rank / Team / Record
1. Indianapolis Colts (11-0)
Colts made a great second half comeback that breaks the Texans heart.
2. New Orleans Saints (11-0)
The Saints behind Drew Brees will be very difficult to beat moving forward.
3. Minnesota Vikings (10-1)
The Vikings’ and Brett Farve are hitting stride and prepped to cause damage this postseason.
4. San Diego Chargers (8-3)
Chargers won a key game vs the Giants that keeps them just behind the Broncos with the critical second half of the season starting.
5. Dallas Cowboys (8-3)
Cowboys are peaking as the second half begins with many key NFC games on the agenda.
6. New England Patriots (7-4)
Patriots and QB Tom Brady are hitting stride and could be the best in the league in time.
7. Cincinnati Bengals (8-3)
The Bengals are looking to get healthy for the stretch run.
8. Philadelphia Eagles (7-4)
Eagles just got by the Redskins and face a tough close vs five playoff contenders.
9. Green Bay Packers (7-4)
Packers won Thanksgiving and prepare for critical Monday night clash with the Ravens.
10. Arizona Cardinals (7-4)
Cards are into Titans buzz saw and now jump in the arena with hot Vikings coming to town.
11. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5)
Steelers lost a heartbreaker to the Ravens but get Big Ben back for Raiders and Browns up next.
12. Denver Broncos (7-4)
The Broncos beat the lifeless Giants on Turkey day and are prepped for a fairly soft finish that bodes well for their playoff chances.
13. Baltimore Ravens (6-5)
Ravens came up big vs the Steelers and travel to Green Bay for another critical must win situation this week.
14. Tennessee Titans (5-6)
Titans have won five in a row and are capable of running the table from here.
15. Atlanta Falcons (6-5)
Falcons face a critical game vs the Bucs on 4th quarter rally.
16. New York Giants (6-5)
The Giants never even showed up for key Thanksgiving game and probably have to run the table to make the playoffs.
17 .Jacksonville Jaguars (6-5)
Jags face a steady stream of contenders from here.
18. Houston Texans (5-6)
Texans can not get past the Colts with another two losses this season that most likely ends their playoff chances.
19. San Francisco 49ers (5-6)
The 49ers won a big game vs Jaguars that puts them in a good position to make a playoff run with soft schedule ahead.
20. New York Jets (5-6)
Jets face Buffalo in Toronto on Thursday night with hopes of getting a streak for longshot at playoffs.
21. Miami Dolphins (5-6)
The Dolphins lost a horrible game to the Bills that puts an end to their slim playoff chances.
22. Seattle Seahawks (4-7)
Seahawks beat the weak Rams and face a soft stretch here that could produce a few wins.
23. Chicago Bears (4-7)
Bears have lost four in a row and six of the last seven in a total collapse.
24. Carolina Panthers (4-7)
Panthers are dead in the water with expected wholesale changes this offseason.
25. Buffalo Bills (4-7)
Bills may have ruined the Dolphins season last week.
26. Kansas City Chiefs (3-8)
Chiefs are not ready to run with the big dogs like the Chargers just yet.
27. Washington Redskins (3-8)
Skins are playing hard weekly. They’re just not that good or know how to win.
28. Oakland Raiders (3-8)
The Raiders are thinking about joining the UFL this season.
29. Detroit Lions (2-9)
Lions move out of the basement mainly due to so many bad clubs in the NFL this season.
30. Cleveland Browns (1-10)
Browns are simply inept and probably start a major house cleaning as soon as the season terminates.
31. Tampa Bay Bucs (1-10)
The Bucs have started their rebuilding by starting rookie QB Josh Freeman.
32. St. Louis Rams (1-10)
The Rams are simply awful and may not win another game this season.