The Browns have been competitive in all three games that they have played in so far, and they should be ready to come up with another strong effort after their bye week.
The Rams are a feisty group and could have won two of their first three games, but they have not shown the ability to finish off games.
The Ravens are starting to operate with quite a bit of efficiency on offense, and quarterback Joe Flacco deserves credit for that unit’s ability to light up the scoreboard.
The Texans have entrusted their quarterback responsibilities to Ryan Fitzpatrick, and he is an honest, hard-trying passer who understands his job and gives his team a chance.
Tashaun Gipson talks about the bye week, watching other NFL action on Sunday including the Steelers’ loss to the Buccaneers, looking ahead to facing the Titans on Sunday, the difficulty in gameplanning for the Browns’ offense with three capable running backs and assessing the defense…
Doug Marrone has seen enough of quarterback EJ Manuel and has decided to pull the plug on him and hand the team’s QB chores to veteran Kyle Orton.
Jay Cutler has the physical tools that make NFL offensive coordinators and quarterback coaches drool.
The Vikings are asking rookie Teddy Bridgewater to steady the offense and give the team a chance to compete.
The vote won’t actually end blackouts, which are written into the NFL’s private contracts with broadcast and cable companies. But it means responsibility for blackouts now lies entirely with the NFL and its television partners, not the government.
CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss the FCC dropping the NFL blackout rule, the apparently downward spiral of the Patriots, the Browns poised to make a run during a soft part of the their schedule, and the concern of poor run defense by the team.