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November 16, 2009

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NFL MIDSEASON REPORT

Playoff Forecast P. 49 | All-Pro Picks P. 40 | Why So Many Teams Are So Bad P. 44

THE YANKEES' PLAN TO RULE THE WORLD

BY TOM VERDUCCI

PAGE 50

New receivers, new coach and new spark: Peyton Manning and the Colts are 8--0

Inside The Helmet

Of the League's Most Cerebral Quarterback P. 36

By PETER KING

PHOTOON THE COVER Photograph by David E. Klutho

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