Pro Football weekly

PFW Online: Vol. 27, Issue 20

Published: 2012-12-18
Cover Date: December 23, 2012
This is the issue for Week 16 previews and Week 15 game coverage.


We take an in-depth look into how an unheralded supporting cast has combined with Peyton Manning to make the Broncos a legitimate Super Bowl contender in relatively short order.


In just his second pro season, 49ers OLB Aldon Smith finds himself pushing to break the NFL’s all-time single-season sacks record. We tell you what it means to him, and how he’s accomplishing his success.


The Fantasy Buzz presents trends to be aware of, which players to exploit or avoid, and the latest fantasy news for championship week. Plus, the Fantasy Doctor offers up winning advice to help your roster.


  • The Way We See It
  • Power rankings
  • Way We Hear It
  • Audibles
  • Opinion: Editorial, letters, Publisher's Pen
  • Columnists: Dan Parr, Barry Jackson
  • NFL transactions
  • Handicapper's Corner: Staff selections, Mike Wilkening column
  • Week 16 game previews
  • Week 15 game coverage
  • AFC statistical leaders
  • NFC statistical leaders
  • Team statistics
  • Team rankings
  • Dan Arkush's A-bombs
  • NFList: Youngest Defensive Player of the Year winners

Next issue: Monday, December 24, 2012

PFW Online

PFW Online is the electronic version of our Pro Football Weekly print newsmagazine.

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.

Since our electronic edition is always available by 7 p.m. ET on the day that it's published, it's your fastest way to get an issue of Pro Football Weekly.

You'll have access to everything in our print edition in the same familiar look and feel, plus a fully-searchable and easy way to enjoy it.