Shutdown Corner NFL Power Rankings – Where does the NFL’s last undefeated team belong? (Shutdown Corner)

If every team’s NFL schedule was the same, power rankings would be an easier exercise.
What about when a 5-2 team has beaten Seattle, San Francisco and Denver, compared to a 7-0 team whose best win is by one point at home against a slightly above average Dallas team? Or that 7-0 team compared to a 4-2 team whose losses were close and on the road to Cincinnati and San Francisco – both of which are far better than anyone the 7-0 team has faced.
This is why the Chiefs, the NFL’s last undefeated team, are hard to evaluate

With 9 games to play, no time for Bears to feel down (Comcast SportsNet Chicago)

The spate of season-altering injuries assailing the Bears doesn’t alter the fact that more than half of the 2013 season is ahead of the Bears. With the off week before the players begin preparations in earnest for the Green Bay Packers, the Bears still have the NFC North within reach, and will vault past the Packers with an upset in Lambeau, however unlikely

Jonathan Vilma returns to practice for Saints (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports)

Following their bye week, the New Orleans Saints saw the return of linebacker Jonathan Vilma to the practice field on Monday. The move was noted in the league’s daily transactions report. Vilma remains on the injured reserve list with a designation to return after having knee surgery during training camp. Vilma has been on the&hellip

Jimmy Graham Questionable For Week 8

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is questionable heading into Sunday’s game versus Buffalo. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:Graham injured his foot late in a Week 6 loss to the Patriots. He was held without a catch in that game. Ben Watson would t..

Vilma returns to practice for Saints

Jonathan Vilma has returned to practice with the New Orleans Saints, the first step in a possible return to game action from the club’s injured reserve list.

Vilma’s status was posted on the NFL’s transaction wire Monday evening.

Now in his 10th seas..