Strange days indeed.
After starting the season 0-10, the
Buffalo defensive coordinator
And one more head-scratcher: the 9-1
With six weeks to go before the playoffs are set, this is the stretch run of the
Four teams that are trending up, and four that are trending down:
San Francisco: That Jim Harbaugh mantra — Who's got it better than us? Nooobody! — definitely applies to the
New England: The
St. Louis: Some might call this a throwaway season for the
Seattle: The Seahawks didn't build their recent brand as a passing team, but they've got to be able to throw the ball to keep defenses honest and open those running lanes. Their passing game has really struggled in recent weeks, and it shows: the team is 3-3 over the last six games. Seattle's stretch run is brutal, too — two games each against Arizona and San Francisco, at Philadelphia and a finale against the suddenly hot Rams.
New Orleans: The Superdome is no longer a house of horrors for visiting teams. The
Denver: The big problem with the
Buffalo: After a 5-3 start, the Bills have lost back-to-back games to Kansas City and Miami, both of whom are likely to be in the wild-card mix. Buffalo's offensive line has been below average, and the team lost running back