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No. 22 Kansas City Chiefs (4-5): Keystone Light
A beer that isn't very good but is affordable and has a solid following fits right with where the Chiefs are right now. Kansas City lost Matt Cassel for a significant period of time this past Sunday and now will turn to Tyler Palko (who?). The Chiefs made a nice run after a poor start, but without Cassel, look for them to bottom out.
No. 21 Seattle Seahawks (3-6): Pabst Blue Ribbon
Pabst Blue Ribbon has regained a following recently and is being paraded as the beer for hipsters. The Seahawks have a cool stadium, sweet uniforms and a coach who regularly tweets.
Bottom line: The Seahawks are a cool team, just like Pabst Blue Ribbon has become a cool beer, but neither is actually very good.
No. 20 Denver Broncos (4-5): Coors Light
Coors Light is brewed in Colorado, and it is only fitting that I would pair the Broncos with it. With Tim Tebow at quarterback, Denver has gone to a gimmicky read-option offense. It's resulted in wins, but will it be successful over the long haul?
Similarly, Coors Light also uses a gimmick to sell beer with its cold-activated mountains that change color based on the temperature of the beer.
No. 19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-5): Corona Light
The Bucs have regressed this season, as Josh Freeman hasn't been nearly as successful this year. A beatdown by Houston shows that this team has a long way to go before being a playoff contender.
Corona Light is known as a summer beer, but in Florida, you can enjoy a Corona Light year round.
No. 18 San Diego Chargers (4-5): Miller Lite
Miller Lite's slogan is "Great taste, less filling," which I found to be accurate for the Chargers. On paper this is a 11- or 12-win team, yet the Chargers routinely fumble away winnable games and rely on late-season charges to make the playoffs.
San Diego looks good at times, but the team always leaves its fans wanting more.