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PFW Online: Vol. 18, Issue 25

Published: 2003-12-29
Cover Date: January 5, 2004
This is the issue for wild-card previews and Week 17 game coverage.

Take it away!

Long known for their explosive offense, the Rams are making headlines for their defensive play this year. With an aggressive style that has led to 44 takeaways, St. Louis boasts one of the most opportunistic defenses in the NFL.

Kickin’ Canadian

Mike Vanderjagt received a ton of press in the offseason for his unkind remarks about Peyton Manning. Now, the Colts’ kicker is getting pub for all the right reasons.

Playoff prospectus

Capsules on each of the 12 postseason combatants, which are ranked based on the order of our playoff power rankings.

Grading the coaches

With the 2003 regular season in the books, PFW evaluates the job performance of all 32 NFL head coaches.


Ken Bikoff
Jerry Magee
Ron Borges
Don Pierson


  • The Way We Hear It
  • Feature: Best wideouts at making the sideline catch
  • Handicapper’s Corner
  • Wild-card game previews
  • Fantasy football: Postseason draft board
  • Fantasy feature: Grading the QBs
  • Fantasy statistics
  • Week 17 game coverage: NFL standings; Players of the Week; Game-day review; On location; Question of the Week
  • Game statistics
  • Scout’s Notebook: Ty Law
  • Individual statistics
  • NFL team statistics
  • NFL team rankings
  • NFList
  • Audibles
  • NFL transactions
  • The Slant with Dan Arkush

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