Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Bob Glauber of Newsday:
BOB GLAUBER (Newsday)
1. Houston Texans - A statement game for the Texans, who slogged
NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Atlanta Falcons by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
ATLANTA FALCONS (2)
NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Oakland Raiders by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
OAKLAND RAIDERS (30)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) Jeff Early obliterated his previous career best with 27 points as the Salukis took a 72-55 victory from New Orleans Monday night in a nonconference affair.