30 Aug 2004
ESPN asked a panel of its experts to rank the 10 best players ever. No surprise, Jim Brown came in first. Brown was in the Top 3 for every voter; no one else was even on every Top 10. But I was shocked to see that not one person put Otto Graham, Don Hutson or Marion Motley in his Top 10. Come on, fellas. Show some respect to the great ones from the old days.
A Super Bowl berth could be decided by the Patriots' ability to contain Le'Veon Bell -- and by Pittsburgh's ability to avoid their usual defensive breakdowns against New England.