The NFC hasn't won the battle of interconferences since 1995, but this may be the season it finally ends its drought, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Even the most embattled head coaches should be able to sleep a little more peacefully for the next month and a half, because in-season coaching changes almost never work.
When Michael Vick ran amok in the NFL, the age of the running quarterback supposedly had dawned. But even before Vick's suspension, that era ended. The idea of a mobile quarterback has to be redefined.
If the Arizona Cardinals claim their first playoff berth since 1998, the switch to the 3-4 defense may be a big reason why, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet notes.
Is it better QBs and coaching? The AFC's dominance over the NFC is clear-cut, but the reasons for it aren't, Len Pasquarelli writes.
In his 16-plus-year reign as commissioner, Paul Tagliabue has earned NFL owners a ton of money and a likely spot in the Hall of Fame.
Jim Haslett's future in New Orleans is up in the air, and he may decide to take a break from coaching in 2006.