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PFW Online: Vol. 20, Issue 26

Published: 2006-01-03
Cover Date: January 9, 2006
This is the issue for wild-card previews and Week 17 game coverage.

Getting better all the time

With changes made to the offensive coaching staff and injuries striking the RB position and the offensive line, the Patriots had to rely on QB Tom Brady like never before. He responded with his greatest season to date.

Playoff reports

We break down the postseason with capsules on all 12 teams, highlighting the state of the offense and defense, players to watch and the keys to success for each club.

Wild-card previews

The first four games of the postseason kick off this weekend in the wild-card round. We break down the action in our ultracomprehensive game previews.

Grading the coaches

In this annual feature, we analyze the job performances of all 32 NFL head coaches and assign each a letter grade.


Eric Edholm
Jerry Magee
Barry Jackson
Jim Campbell


  • The Way We Hear It
  • Handicapper’s Corner
  • Week 17 game coverage: NFL standings; Game-day review; Players of the Week; Power rankings; Teams on the rise and decline
  • Week 17 game statistics
  • Individual statistics
  • NFL team statistics
  • NFL team rankings
  • NFList
  • Audibles
  • NFL transactions
  • Fantasy ‘Ask the Experts’
  • Fantasy feature: Grading the QBs
  • Fantasy statistics
  • PFW Slant with Dan Arkush

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