Should the Buccaneers sign Josh Freeman to a long-term contract? Based solely on his impressive passing totals, maybe, but Freeman is one of a dozen QBs who must be judged with a different measuring stick in the new NFL, writes Chris Sprow.
While Tom Brady remains one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, his advancing age and declining numbers signal an end to his ability to overcome the rest of the roster's weaknesses and, in turn, the end of the Patriots' AFC dominance.
KC Joyner writes that while Clemson's offense is elite, the numbers show why the Tigers won't go undefeated. They have several potential shootout games on the horizon, and a defense that gives up points and yards in bunches.