The NFL season kicked off last night and we couldn’t have asked for a better game to start the season, if that game is any indication as to the type of season we are about to have I say awesome, bring it. So with the first game of the season underway, with two NFC teams having played last night, now would seem to be the perfect time for an AFC preview.
First things first, remember all the parity we heard so much about last year? Yeah, well you can forget about that ‘P’ word this year, because for now, at least, that’s flown right out the window. For most of last season there was very little that separated the very good teams from the kind of good teams and the same goes for the not really any good teams to the just plain bad teams. But then the Patriots started distancing themselves from the pack, piling up win after win, but clearly parity still reigned supreme considering the eventual Super Bowl Champions barely made the playoffs, due just as much to the futility of the Giants as it was to the Packers hitting their stride. (more…)