In a year in which I thought the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons would dominate to challenge the Green Bay Packers for the Super Bowl, both teams lose while the 6-10 San Francisco 49ers of last year are now 8-1, and are looking at their 8th straight victory against a crappy Arizona Cardinal team this weekend.
The Packers future Hall of Fame quarterback is on track to break some records, as is the New Orleans Saints quarterback, looking back to the explosiveness he had in 2008. And while Alex Smith of the 49ers is throwing up average numbers, they’re safe numbers that are good enough to win games; 5 games up in the division, and second place overall in the entire NFL. SF is looking at a first-round playoff bye, if you can imagine that.
I’m wearing my throwback Steve Young jersey today at work to celebrate the awesomeness that has become this season. Read the rest of this entry » Top NFL players week 10