Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
Despite the Chargers’ high hopes for RB Ryan Mathews this season, GM A.J. Smith says Mathews will become “somebody else’s fumbler” if his ball security issues continue.
A New York columnist thinks that increased use of Tim Tebow would solve the Jets’ running game woes.
Outside of the occasional deep ball to Vernon Davis, Alex Smith might be the most conservative quarterback in the league.
A New York writer takes an interesting look at replacement refs, who were living the ultimate dream under the utmost scrutiny.
Lions players have gained a “grudging respect” for Vikings DE Jared Allen, who has feasted upon Detroit offensive linemen throughout his time in Minnesota.
After allowing the highest passer rating to opposing QBs (119.0) through three games, the Titans insist they don’t miss CB Cortland Finnegan.
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012
Despite fans’ anger with the NFL over the replacement referee fiasco, a San Diego columnist says the locked-out officials deserve plenty of blame.
The Browns are hoping their rookie RB-QB duo can someday mirror the backfield of the Ravens, who started Joe Flacco and Ray Rice as rookies in 2008.
A Chicago columnist says Monday's Bears-Cowboys game is a matchup of two quarterbacks in need of a big statement to earn the trust of their fans.
Amid criticism and “some nasty stuff” from fans, Golden Tate is putting Monday night’s Hail Mary catch behind him.
The Eagles’ offensive line is a major culprit in Philly’s wild, turnover-filled start to the season.
Even with the excitement over rookie RB Doug Martin, the Buccaneers want to get LeGarrette Blount a little more involved in the offense.
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
A Jacksonville columnist says those suggesting Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert lacks courage in the pocket are voicing "a ridiculous myth."
Cam Newton says Steve Smith is like a "big brother" to him.
The Jets are moving an offensive player to cornerback to compensate for the loss of Darrelle Revis.
Ben Roethlisberger says there is no rift between he and offensive coordinator Todd Haley.
A Washington D.C. writer investigates "the many factors" contributing to the pounding Robert Griffin III has received.
The Bears might have the best cornerback in the NFL, says a Chicago writer.
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012
As fans protest in Green Bay, a local columnist says the controversial ending to Week Three’s game against the Seahawks shouldn’t let the Packers’ sluggish offense off the hook.
An Arizona writer gives Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt the majority of the credit for the team’s surprising 3-0 start.
Mike Shanahan isn’t happy with how many hits Robert Griffin III took on Sunday against the Bengals.
Kansas City’s wild comeback against the Saints “was fun,” according to a local columnist, but the Chiefs “still have major issues.”
The Chargers aren’t exactly dwelling on their 27-3 home defeat to Atlanta, according to a San Diego writer.
A Tampa columnist thinks the Bucs’ offensive woes can be credited to head coach Greg Schiano.
Monday, Sept. 24, 2012
A Detroit columnist says the Lions have "no idea what they are right now."
DE Brett Keisel says he deserves "the heat" for the Steelers' loss to the Raiders.
The hits have to be adding up for Michael Vick, says a Philadelphia writer.
There are "serious doubts" about the Ravens' defense, according to a Baltimore columnist.
A Houston columnist says do not turn the Texans' victory over the Broncos into "a grand statement."
The Rams' optimism was "squashed" Sunday, says a St. Louis columnist.