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PFW Online: Vol. 20, Issue 12

Published: 2005-09-26
Cover Date: October 3, 2005
This is the issue for Week Four previews and Week Three game coverage.

He’s in a rush to be the best

Dwight Freeney is rapidly emerging as one of the top defensive playmakers in the NFL. His presence on the surprisingly tight Colts defense has helped elevate the production of his teammates.

Running room

Nearly half of the league’s teams are “stacked” at the RB position, meaning they have multiple weapons to use out of the backfield. Also, what’s in store for next year’s free-agent rushers?

King of the jungle

Carson Palmer is leading an up-and-coming Bengals offense that has fans in Paul Brown Stadium thinking playoffs for the first time in a long time.

Big Daddy and Big Baby

The pairing of Dan Wilkinson and Shaun Rogers gives the Lions one of the NFL’s top tackle tandems.


Trent Modglin
Jerry Magee
Don Pierson
Barry Jackson


  • The Way We Hear It
  • Handicapper’s Corner
  • Week Four game previews
  • Scout’s Notebook: Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh
  • Week Three game coverage: NFL standings; Game-day review; Players of the Week; Power rankings; Teams on the rise and decline
  • Game statistics
  • Individual statistics
  • NFL team statistics
  • NFL team rankings
  • The Fantasy Buzz
  • Key college game and notes
  • NFList: Most improved quarterbacks
  • Audibles
  • Canadian Football League
  • NFL transactions
  • PFW Slant with Dan Arkush

PFW Online

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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.

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