NFL Midseason Report: 2013

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Peyton Manning is re-writing the history books, but an AFC West rival has been far and away the story of 2013.

Peyton Manning is re-writing the history books, but an AFC West rival has been far and away the story of 2013.

-- Kudos to: New England 30, New Orleans 27, Week 6: Tommy Brady, throwing to four receivers the Patriots signed at halftime, goes 70 yards in 1:08 with no timeouts to knock off the undefeated Saints. The game-winning 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins comes with just five seconds left, and sends the 327 fans who didn't leave Gillette Stadium into histrionics.

Gio Bernard's 35-yard scamper against the Dolphins in Week 9 was one for the ages.

Gio Bernard's 35-yard scamper against the Dolphins in Week 9 was one for the ages.

Richard Sherman (left) has been the definition of a game-changing force with the Seahawks this season.

Richard Sherman (left) has been the definition of a game-changing force with the Seahawks this season.

-- My preseason pick: NA