There are many reasons why the Patriots are favored over the Ravens in Saturday's divisional round matchup -- but Baltimore does fit the profile of a long-shot Super Bowl contender, writes Mike Sando. Here's why it could give New England trouble.
The Eagles have one of the most unique offenses in NFL history -- but its production level has been just average. Aaron Schatz explains why it's defense and special teams fueling Philly's contender status, not Chip Kelly's offensive scheme.
The Dallas Cowboys are a legitimate Super Bowl contender despite their defense, says Jon Gruden. He also takes a look at the Redskins' quarterback situation as a preview for the Washington-Dallas "Monday Night Football" game.
At 1-5, the New York Jets are looking lost in 2014. Field Yates presents his to-do list for the team to get back to playoff contention by 2015, including thoughts on Rex Ryan, the QB situation and the rest of the roster.
Seven of the NFL's three-win teams have risen to the top of the standings without top-level contributions from their quarterbacks. Neil Hornsby of Pro Football Focus identifies the non-QBs on each of those teams who have made the difference.
The Saints can still make the playoffs after their 0-2 start, writes Neil Hornsby. But they have shown through two weeks that they aren't the Super Bowl contender we thought they were coming into the season.