The only certainty during an NFL season is there'll be a ton of surprises. There are people who claim to be experts on the NFL and many pour over statistics/analysis to determine which teams will make an impact in the upcoming season. However, the NFL is as unpredictable as a crazy ex-girlfriend. So, with the regular season coming to a close and end-of-the-year-lists becoming trendier than Tebowing, we've compiled our top 10 list of biggest surprises so far. Check 'em out then vote in our poll after the jump.
With the lockout-shortened offseason condensed down to a just a few weeks, football fans were treated to a flurry of trades and free agent signings that promised to shift the balance of power in the NFL. While much of the attention went to the Eagles, teams all over the league made moves that had their fans beating their chests and taking to the message boards. Click the link to see Tri-State Sports Guys' co-host Mike DePalma's picks for the ones that haven’t lived up to the expectations.
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After another wild weekend in the NFL, the final seeds are set for this year's playoffs. Twelve teams will enter the postseason with Super Bowl aspirations, all of which believe they have a realistic shot at making the Big Game. As most teams gear up for this "new" season, they believe all bets are off. Regular season records no longer matter. It's what you do in this next 3-4 games that counts. So, if you're a Chiefs or Seahawks fan and you think there's not a shot in hell your team's holding the Lombardi Trophy come February, you might want to take a look at this list of Super Bowl improbables.
Let PETA do their usual song and dance; let them come to every game and spray blood like it's a 1970s Gallagher concert, but don't buy into this crap. We have a justice system for a reason. For every crime, there is a debt owed to society. Michael Vick has paid it according to the American judicial system.