Top seeds lead playoff rankings; 3 of top 4 from AFC
The two top seeds in the NFL playoffs sit 1-2 in Scouts Inc.'s overall rankings of all 12 playoff teams, and the AFC takes three of the top four spots.
Updated: January 2, 2008, 1:05 PM ETBy Scouts Inc.
New England and Dallas are the top seeds in the AFC and NFC, respectively, so it's not surprising that they take the top two spots in Scouts Inc.'s overall rankings of all 12 playoff teams. Teams from the AFC take three of the top four spots while the bottom three in the rankings are all from the NFC. The Patriots landed atop the list thanks to ranking first in four categories, the Cowboys are first in two areas, and no other team had more than a single No. 1 ranking. Scouts Inc. ranked all 12 teams in 11 categories (wide receivers and tight ends combined to form an overall receiving category), with one being the best and 12 the worst. After tallying all the points, here are the overall results, with the lowest score being the best.
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