AFC-ing the playoff picture

Page 2's Bill Simmons says the NFL's playoff picture is as unbalanced as the NBA.

Updated: June 7, 2005, 6:21 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2 columnist

With three weeks remaining in the NFL season, I'm brimming with questions.

For one thing, is there a greater garbage time receiver in fantasy football history than Anquan Boldin? Who else would you rather see running a stop-and-go in a 50-7 game? Also, after what he pulled with the Bucs, shouldn't the "Son of Sam" laws apply to Keyshawn Johnson when he's trying to get paid from Fox? Why are so many football announcers mistakenly using the word "flat" in lieu of the phrase "flat-out," and ...

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