The Cold, Hard Football Facts: An intriguing Week 17 - Metro US

The Cold, Hard Football Facts: An intriguing Week 17

A look at the NFL through the eyes of the stat experts at ColdHardFootballFacts.com.

The Surging Seattle Seahawks

Pete Carroll’s crew is tearing up the NFL down the stretch, scoring 150 points in their last three games and blowing out the NFC West-leading 49ers, 42-13, Sunday night. They have surged to the top of the Cold, Hard Football Facts Quality Stats Power Rankings entering Week 17.

The Quality Stats Power Rankings Top 10

1. Seattle (10-5)

2. Denver (12-3)

3. Green Bay (11-4)

4. Atlanta (13-2)

5. San Francisco (10-4-1)

6. Houston (12-3)

7. New England (11-4)

8. Chicago (9-6)

9. Baltimore (10-5)

10. Washington (9-6)

Fantasy Football Champs

A look at fantasy football through the eyes of the experts at FFChamps.com

FFChamps.com Impact Player: Alfred Morris, RB, Washington – Morris has made a solid case for Rookie of the Year. He’s found the end zone in three straight games and averages 108 rushing yards in his last five. He will punish a Dallas defense that has been bullied by running backs for 589 rushing yards and 5 rushing TDs over the last five weeks – especially while trying to help Washington claim the NFC East crown.

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