ON FOOTBALL: NFL haves and have-nots already showing up (The Associated Press)

A mere five weeks into the NFL schedule and there’s already been a massive separation between the true Super Bowl contenders, the pretenders, and the vast ocean of mediocrity in the league. For fans in New England, Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Seattle, and perhaps Green Bay, making travel plans for late January and early February is not farfetched. Evaluating other successful teams – Atlanta, Oakland, Dallas, Philadelphia – and even the defending champion Broncos, who have lost two in a row, is more difficult.
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