The Broncos are the best team in the NFL at the season’s midpoint, and Peyton Manning is a huge part of the equation.
Austin Davis has shown some impressive characteristics when it comes to leadership and desire, but it’s hard to compete with the better teams in the league when the quarterback lacks the all-around ability and physical skills that most scouts, coaches and general managers are want in their top signal-callers.
The Eagles remain on the road for their second consecutive challenging road game when they go to Houston.
The Jaguars have high hopes that Blake Bortles will be their quarterback for many years to come, but they may not find out how his true ability until they surround him with a capable group of offensive teammates.
The Redskins have put together an impressive season from a statistical perspective, as they are among the highest-ranked teams on both offense and defense (top six in both areas).
The Cardinals have become one of the top teams in the NFC as they have grown from their solid 2013 season to a legitimate contender in the brutal NFC West.
The Chargers are coming off tough back-to-back losses to Kansas City and Denver, but they are unlikely to go into a tailspin like previous San Diego teams.
This appears to be a tough matchup for the Jets, who were beaten decisively by AFC West powers San Diego and Oakland, and now must travel to the heartland to take on a Kansas City squad that is quite aggressive at home.
The Bucs have been a punchless team in their first year under Lovie Smith, as they have struggled badly on both sides of the ball.
The Saints have been struggling throughout the season, but they are well-placed in the NFC South where they still have a chance to win the division.
Photos from the 2013 NFL Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Photos of the NFC and AFC Championship games.
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