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PFW Online: Vol. 20, Issue 24

Published: 2005-12-19
Cover Date: December 26, 2005
This is the issue for Week 16 previews and Week 15 game coverage.

Three of a kind

The defenses of the Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts rank among the best stop units in the NFL this season. But they share more than just lofty defensive rankings. They also each employ traits of the cover-2 scheme.

Injury assessment

We take a look at how injuries have impacted each team this season. We also unveil our All-Injury team and rank the 32 clubs from healthiest to most banged-up.

Previewing the pro prospects

Ohio State’s A.J. Hawk is the top-rated linebacker available in next April’s draft. Nolan Nawrocki analyzes how the entire LB class will look.

What’s under the tree?

Wonder what’s on the list of NFL owners, coaches and players? Dan Arkush plays Santa in this holiday edition of the PFW Slant.


Tom Danyluk
Jerry Magee
Barry Jackson
Don Pierson


  • The Way We Hear It
  • Handicapper’s Corner
  • Week 16 game previews
  • Scout’s Notebook: Broncos CB Champ Bailey
  • Week 15 game coverage: NFL standings; Game-day review; Players of the Week; Power rankings; Teams on the rise and decline
  • Week 15 game statistics
  • Individual statistics
  • NFL team statistics
  • NFL team rankings
  • Fantasy Buzz
  • Fantasy feature: Grading the WRs
  • Fantasy stats
  • NFList: Top rookie linebackers
  • Audibles
  • NFL transactions

PFW Online

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