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??AP Pro32 ballot from Berman??

Associated Press

Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Chris Berman of ESPN:

Week 6

CHRIS BERMAN (ESPN)

1. Houston Texans -- Now they know what it is like to be hunted.

2. Atlanta Falcons -- Ditto; Tony Gonzalez 25 years old again.

3. San Francisco 49ers -- Running game like Texas wishbone in old Southwest Conference.

4. Baltimore Ravens -- Old habits of road nail-biters needs to be erased.

5. New England Patriots -- Re-invented offense ... again!! WOW!!!

6. Chicago Bears -- Another game, another two TDs scored by the defense.

7. New York Giants -- If Bradshaw keeps running like this, watch out!

8. Pittsburgh Steelers -- Dug deep to avoid 1-3, no surprise.

9. Philadelphia Eagles -- Loose balls spell trouble.

10. Green Bay Packers -- Blew 18-point lead at half. Only other time was 1957.

11. Minnesota Vikings -- Nobody saw first place in mid-October coming

12. Arizona Cardinals -- Can't blame them for not going 16-0.

13. Seattle Seahawks -- Whole NFC West over .500.

14. San Diego Chargers -- Did everything but win amid circus in New Orleans.

15. Denver Broncos -- Manning-Brady Bowl 13 over, now concentrate on first place.

16. New Orleans Saints -- Brees passing Unitas as impressive at it gets.

17. St. Louis Rams -- Knocked off 4-0 Arizona; nice division!

18. Washington Redskins -- Eight straight home losses.

19. Indianapolis Colts -- A win for Chuck Pagano and the human spirit.

20. Miami Dolphins -- Now learning to win close games.

21. Cincinnati Bengals -- Maybe wanted Reds to have center stage in Cincy for themselves.

22. Dallas Cowboys -- Maybe bye week cures what ails them.

23. New York Jets -- Impressive effort, you CAN use both QBs.

24. Detroit Lions -- Need Justin Verlander on defense.

25. Oakland Raiders -- Need late rush like A's at end of season.

26. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Not to be taken lightly.

27. Carolina Panthers -- To be candid, Cam and company need to improve.

28. Buffalo Bills -- Historic yardage allowed in consecutive games.

29. Kansas City Chiefs -- Need Hank Stram playbook.

30. Tennessee Titans -- Doesn't look good.

31. Jacksonville Jaguars -- New uniforms worked for a half.

32. Cleveland Browns -- Offense finally clicks, then defense lets them down.

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