Week 10 was the week of the blowout. It started Thursday night with the Steelers 52-21 win over the Panthers. Bears-Lions, Bengals-Saints and Chiefs-Cardinals followed suit on Sunday. Hell, even the Titans blew out the Patriots, the Browns smacked the Falcons, and the Bills -- yes, those Bills -- beat up a Jets team on the road, 41-10. Buccaneers-Redskins was closer than the final score, but there was no late-game drama.
Packers-Dolphins and Chargers-Raiders in the afternoon slate were never interesting late. In fact, only three games on Sunday ended in a one-possession game (Colts-Jaguars, Rams-Seahawks, Eagles-Cowboys). That is the fewest such games on a given day to this point in the season.
So what can we derive from a week with a plethora of blowouts? We have to be