Putting the sleeper to bed

If you had followed Bill Simmons' advice, you would realize it's not a surprise that the Rams and Saints might be this year's surprise teams.

Updated: October 25, 2006, 1:15 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

After five weeks of the 2006 NFL season, we've learned only 10 things:

1. If you're a QB, and you blow out a knee or smack your body up in a motorcycle accident, definitely take your time coming back. No rush. Seriously.

2. The Bears have a chance to be historically good.

3. The Raiders have a chance to be historically bad.

4. Drew Bledsoe has added a degree of difficulty for blowing big games. In the old days, he'd just throw a backbreaking ...

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