Tag:Joey Porter
Posted on: June 5, 2009 2:29 pm

Joey Porter just can't help himself

If you haven't seen the articles already, check out what Joey Porter has been yammering about lately. I think even if he was on the Lions, he would be talking like they were playoff candidates and the title would come through Motown. Calling the Dolphins the "team to beat" heading into 2009 in the AFC East is a fallacy. I understand that when you win, you're the champ until proven otherwise, but let's be honest here: not every team that wins its division or even conference for that matter is always the best or better team. The Patriots and Dolphins both went 11-5 last year, and split their regular season games, but anyone that has an even semi-rational understanding of the NFL knows the Patriots are a better team than the Dolphins.

   Seems it doesn't matter whether he's in Pittsburgh or Miami, Porter just can't stop talking smack about the Patriots. Should I say get in line, or join the club? Give the Patriots some more bulletin board material and see what happens on Nov. 8th and Dec. 6th. Remeber what happened to Anthony Smith when he guaranteed a Steelers win over the Pats? Joey, I'll never say you should shut up, are lacking confidence, or aren't a good player, because you are (led the league with 17.5 sacks last year). However, a Patriots team with Tom Brady, Adalius Thomas, Maroney, etc., is too much for the Dolphins to handle.

Got me thinking, the draft is over, camp is a month and a half a way, and most free agents are signed somewhere. So why not, like every other person in the world, do a preseason rankings to stir the pot a little bit.

1. New England Patriots
2. Pittsburgh Steelers
3. Philadelphia Eagles
4. Tennessee Titans
5. Indianapolis Colts
6. Atlanta Falcons
7. Baltimore Ravens
8. New York Giants
9. Jacksonville Jaguars
10. Green Bay Packers
11. Carolina Panthers
12. New York Jets
13. New Orleans Saints
14. Dallas Cowboys
15. Houston Texans
16. San Diego Chargers
17. Minnesota Vikings
18. Arizona Cardinals
19. Chicago Bears
20. Miami Dolphins
21. Seattle Seahawks
22. Cincinnati Bengals
23. Cleveland Browns
24. Buffalo Bills
25. Washington Redskins
26. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
27. Denver Broncos
28. Oakland Raiders
29. San Francisco 49'ers
30. Kansas City Chiefs
31. St. Louis Rams
32. Detroit Lions

.............or something like that

Category: NFL
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