With bye weeks in full swing, setting the best possible lineups for Week 5 can be a challenge. Dave Richard shares his take on all of your fringe options.
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Coaching in the NFL is no beauty contest -- unless you're counting sparkly Super Bowl rings. Pete Prisco ranks all 32 head coaches, starting with one who'll never be confused for Mr. Congeniality.
Big paydays for QBs (Ryan, Stafford; Cutler, too?) are near. Same with WRs (Dez Bryant, anyone?). Jason La Canfora digs up who's next up on the get-paid list, including four key Giants.
Justin Tuck used to be on the list of elite pass rushers. Now he tops Pete Prisco's annual list of overrated players. As for underrated? Prisco says Broncos nickel corner Chris Harris is worth every penny.
Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson are locked into their rookie deals and the 49ers and Seahawks couldn't be happier -- for now. Jason La Canfora digs through contracts to find the best steals.
Mark Sanchez getting paid nearly as much as Tom Brady? Troy Polamalu getting more than any other strong safety? Jason La Canfora digs through contracts to call out the worst of the worst.
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