I never thought I'd be writing this, but the team that might remain unblemished the longest could be the Cardinals. Their 3-0 record is more impressive than the 3-0 records of the
The team that could be the last remaining team without a win is the Browns. Their only competition is the
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Atlanta will stay undefeated the longest, and Cleveland will go the longest without a win.
Let's start with the undefeated teams — Atlanta, Arizona and Houston. Arizona has the least experience at quarterback, and Houston has a ecord of losing key players to injury. The Cardinals should win the next four games before playing San Francisco then at Green Bay. Houston's biggest challenge is in mid-October, with consecutive home games against the
The two winless teams are Cleveland and New Orleans. The Saints are capable of winning any game. The Browns have a rookie quarterback and a very tough stretch ahead.
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The Texans will be the last to fall and lose their first game.
Meanwhile, the reeling Saints will have trouble picking up their first victory. Their next three games are against the Packers,
It's hard to be critical of anything the Texans have done, with the exception of letting the Dolphins play them tough for a half. The Texans' three-headed attack of quarterback Matt Schaub, running back Arian Foster and receiver Andre Johnson is too much for most of the teams in the league. They receive a stiff back-to-back test against the Packers and Ravens, but the Texans are certainly ready for the challenge.
As for the last winless team, the Browns are the easy choice. They have had all sorts of problems with a rookie quarterback (