Is anyone picking San Diego to win Super Bowl XLVIII this year besides myself and a bunch of San Diegans? Vegas Insider┬áhas the Chargers as the biggest long shot in the playoffs at 50 to 1.┬áThe ESPN NFL Live crew all picked the Bengals to win their wildcard matchup – they don’t think the Chargers will get past the first round.

Since 2000, it appears that NFL franchises have really begun to separate themselves from the other major North American sports leagues in terms of franchise valuations (at least according to Forbes’ annual data).