In the AFC, Why Not Zoidberg? has jumped up to the #2 seed and a first-round bye, pushing Ethan C into the #3 spot. In the NFC, we saw Hyena plummet from the #1 seed down to the #6 spot, while Turf Toe goes from a Wild Card spot all the way up to a first-round bye. So while we saw some major changes in position, the top six in each conference remained the same from Week 8 to Week 9. Ok, on to the Week 10 divisional matches:
We'll begin in the AFC North where the AFC's top player, JPP's Missing Fingers, is trying to put together back-to-back wins for the first time since starting the season with four-straight. Looking at the bottom-of-the-barrel start that Mean Machine had, he's got to be happy about winning two of his last three. He's actually put up a better performance over the last three weeks than JPP's Missing Fingers over that same period, and if Mean Machine wants to pull off a stunning comeback rookie season and make the postseason, then his playoffs pretty much begin now.
Another first-vs-fourth divisional matchup takes place in the AFC South where Horns is in very much the same situation as Mean Machine, finding himself at the bottom of the Power Rankings, but if were able to run the table, then he'd finish 9-7 and might have a shot at winning the division. Standing in his way here is Yellow Jackets, who is trying to secure her third division title in four years. She has a very narrow lead over StuB at the moment, so every win is critical.
And would you look at that -- we have a first-vs-fourth divisional matchup going on in the NFC West as well! While Eighteen is also toward the bottom of the league, he has the closest worst-to-first path of anyone, being only three wins back from Shucky Duckies and the division lead. Being the only player in the division who is coming off of a win this week is a big help for Eighteen, but if Shucky Duckies gets his second divisional win over him this season (which would make him 4-0 in the division), then Eighteen will have a very, very tough road to the postseason.
All right, that's it for the early preview. Make sure you have your Week 10 pick submissions in by noon on Thursday. Enjoy everyone!
The full pick chart, is now available for your approval -- take a look, enjoy your Sunday, and good luck everyone!
A couple more can be settled by tonight's Super Bowl 49 rematch, so take a look at the updated pick chart and check back for all the latest.
Congratulations go out to I Will Win It All -- he becomes the third player this season to put up a second Player of the Week performance. Nicely done!
That'll put another week in the pool to rest. Take a look at the finalized pick chart, which shows a couple of big upsets this week. Those have let to some major shakeups in the Power Rankings, but interestingly, hardly any changes in the actual Standings. In fact, the NFC West is the only division with any movement at all, with Fighting Sporks and Evil Squad Of Evil swapping spots.
And as always, next week's pick submission page is ready for your submissions. Have a great week everyone!