–Favre slumps. Something fierce. Whether it is cause by injury, age, or pressure, he looks less like Vikings Favre, and more like 2nd half of the season Jets Favre. Look for Tavaris Jackson by week 10.
–The Detroit Lions double their win total to 4, beating St. Louis, Buffalo, Chicago (at home), and Tampa Bay. Rookie Bradford wins his first 2 NFL starts, then goes on to lose all but 1 game.
–5 Divisions see new champs as the 49ers, Packers, Ravens, Jets, and Texans take over their number one spots.
—Dallas Cowboys not only become the first team to play the Super Bowl at home, they become the first team to win the Super Bowl at home against the Baltimore Ravens.
–Arian Foster, Michael Bush, and Beanie Wells become Premiere Fantasy Running Backs, and NFL rookies have the best year statistically of all time, led by Jahvid Best, Ryan Mathews, and Dez Bryant.
–Antonio Gates breaks former Charger Kellen Winslow’s record for all time receiving yards by a tight end.
–Of all the new QB faces in the NFL, Matt Moore of the Carolina Panthers has the best year, statistically.
–Nate Kaeding’s career goes up in flames after a PED scandal.
–Tampa Bay quits in the middle of an early November game and refuses to return until next season.
–With increasing influence from social media, the NFL polls facebook fans and agrees to change the rule that receives the most votes. The extra point system is changed from kicks and 2 pt conversions to a panel of judges rating the TD celebration.