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PFW Online: Vol. 20, Issue 10

Published: 2005-09-12
Cover Date: September 19, 2005
This is the issue for Week Two previews and Week One game coverage.

Defensive measures

Stopping the run. Limiting passing yardage. Recording sacks. Forcing fumbles. Making interceptions. Stopping opponents in the red zone. Those were key factors in PFW’s ranking of the NFL’s top 10 defenses.

A legend walks away

After 20 magnificent seasons in the NFL, Jerry Rice has decided to retire rather than play a bit role with the Broncos. We take a look back at his Hall of Fame career.

Game of the Week

In a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVIII, the Patriots and Panthers continue their quest to make it back to the NFL’s championship game.

Scouting the pro prospects

Nolan Nawrocki breaks down the players in the Tennessee-Florida game who are being eyed by the NFL scouts.


Trent Modglin
Jerry Magee
Barry Jackson
Jim Campbell


  • The Way We Hear It
  • Handicapper’s Corner
  • Week Two game previews
  • Scout’s Notebook: Bengals QB Carson Palmer
  • Fantasy Buzz
  • NFL transactions
  • Week One game coverage: NFL standings; Game-day review; Players of the Week; Power rankings; Teams on the rise and decline
  • Week One game statistics
  • Individual statistics
  • NFL team statistics
  • NFL team rankings
  • NFL rosters
  • NFList: Impact rookies
  • Audibles
  • Canadian Football League
  • PFW Slant with Dan Arkush

PFW Online

PFW Online is the electronic version of our Pro Football Weekly print newsmagazine.

We publish 30 issues throughout the year, weekly during the season and monthly during the offseason, and these issues are made available to PFW Online members in PDF format.

Since our electronic edition is always available by 7 p.m. ET on the day that it's published, it's your fastest way to get an issue of Pro Football Weekly.

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