Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Bob Glauber of Newsday:
BOB GLAUBER (Newsday)
1. Houston Texans - Sixth straight win clinches second straight AFC
CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Fire have declined options on defender Gonzalo Segares, midfielder Corben Bone and goalie Jay Nolly.
CHICAGO (AP) Former major league pitcher Jim Deshaies has agreed to a four-year contract to serve as a Chicago Cubs television analyst.