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PFW Online: Vol. 21, Issue 17

Published: 2006-10-30
Cover Date: November 6, 2006
This is the issue for Week Nine previews and Week Eight game coverage.

Speed thrills!

Denver’s underrated defense has stars in the secondary and studs up front, but the unit’s heart and soul — by design — is the trio of superfast linebackers that includes Al Wilson, D.J. Williams and Ian Gold.

New coach in New Orleans

No team in the NFL needed an infusion of new life as badly as the Saints did. Thus far, it looks as though Sean Payton is giving the franchise exactly what it needed.

Game of the Week

It’s always an epic battle when two of the AFC’s elite teams — the Patriots and Colts — square off, and there’s no reason to believe this time will be different.

Fantasy football

Check out our predictions of sleepers and busts for the second half of the season. They might help save your ’06 fantasy campaign.


Mike Wilkening
Jerry Magee
Glenn Dickey
Ron Borges


  • The Way We Hear It
  • Handicapper’s Corner
  • Week Nine game previews
  • Scout’s Notebook: Falcons TE Alge Crumpler
  • Key college game: Virginia Tech vs. Miami (Fla.)
  • Canadian Football League
  • NFL transactions
  • Week Eight game coverage: NFL standings; game-day review; Players of the Week; Power rankings; Teams on the rise and decline
  • Week Eight game statistics
  • Fantasy Buzz
  • Fantasy statistics
  • Individual statistics
  • NFL team statistics
  • NFL team rankings
  • NFList: Best first-year offensive coordinators
  • Audibles
  • PFW Slant with Dan Arkush

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