Judgements Week One: There are few adjectives that describe what Aaron Rodgers just delivered. Suffice it to say he’s the early leader for league MVP. That, plus concerns in L.A. and Tennessee, joy in Baltimore and no beer in Cleveland
With the elimination of the New York Giants from the playoffs, the Dallas Cowboys may have caught a break. Yes, they must face a white-hot Aaron Rodgers next, but, no, they don’t have to face an opponent that beat them twice this season.
Dallas defensive end David Irving says the Cowboys “need” another shot at the New York Giants, but he might want to reconsider. Nobody is playing better defense than Big Blue, and it just discovered a running game.
It’s time to consider Detroit quarterback Matt Stafford as a serious MVP candidate. No, he doesn’t lead the league in passing yards or touchdown passes or victories, but he does in fourth-quarter comeback victories … and that counts for plenty.
The best team in the NFL? Time to start paying attention to Seattle. Everything is going its way. Russell Wilson is healthy. The Legion of Boom is back. And the Seahawks are on a roll– with no speed bumps ahead.