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PFW Online: Vol. 20, Issue 25

Published: 2005-12-27
Cover Date: January 2, 2006
This is the issue for Week 17 previews and Week 16 game coverage.

Who’s the MVP?

With quality candidates scattered throughout the NFL, you’ve heard the question asked often: Who should win the Most Valuable Player award? Our panel argues it has got to be either Shaun Alexander, Tiki Barber or Peyton Manning.

Diaper dandies

This year’s class of rookie linebackers has proven to be quite productive, with a group of 10 first-year NFL players making an immediate impact for their teams.

The development of an elite back

Larry Johnson hasn’t had the easiest of transitions to the NFL. But with Priest Holmes on the shelf, the former first-round pick is making people take notice.

Bookmaker’s nightmare

The sportsbooks have taken a big hit this season, as bettors have been cleaning up, thanks to favorites covering often.


Ron Borges
Jerry Magee
Chris Neubauer
Glenn Dickey


  • The Way We Hear It
  • The Stretch Run
  • Handicapper’s Corner
  • Week 17 game previews
  • Scout’s Notebook: Browns QB Charlie Frye
  • Fantasy Buzz
  • Fantasy feature: Grading the RBs
  • Fantasy statistics
  • Week 16 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
  • Top DB prospects
  • NFList: Pro Bowl oversights
  • Audibles
  • NFL transactions
  • PFW Slant with Dan Arkush

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