NFL Links: Luck more impressive than RG3?

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Friday, Oct. 26, 2012

Even with Robert Griffin III’s blazing start to the season, a columnist in Indianapolis says the burden Andrew Luck has carried makes him the more impressive rookie quarterback.

While they have an impressive stable of dangerous pass rushers, the sack-happy Texans owe a lot of their success to Wade Phillips’ genius, according to a writer in Houston.

A reporter in Kansas City takes a look at the rapidly decaying relationship between passionate Chiefs fans and their floundering team, which one fan compares to "having a public fight with my girlfriend."

The Eagles’ patchwork offensive line that has struggled to protect Michael Vick is trying to improve by thinking small and taking baby steps.

Though he’s had a strong start to his rookie season, Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne says he wanted to be “way, way better than this” at this point in his first year.

The 49ers’ pass rushers are salivating over their matchup with the Cardinals’ putrid offensive line this week.

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman is trying to channel his inner Optimus Prime as he prepares to face Calvin “Megatron” Johnson.

A columnist in Green Bay thinks Aaron Rodgers’ recent stellar play may have him on his way to repeating as the league MVP.

Despite a rash on injuries on both sides of the ball, Robert Griffin III says he doesn’t feel any extra pressure as he leads the Redskins.

During Ryan Tannehill’s impressive start to his rookie season, his incredible deep ball precision has been perhaps his most surprising attribute.

As he exits his position as the Browns’ team president, Mike Holmgren might just have one more shot at coaching in him, according to a Cleveland writer.

Chiefs’ LB Tamba Hali is already adding fuel to the Chiefs-Raiders fire that will ignite on Sunday.

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

A New York columnist says the Jets may not have an identity yet, but in the mediocre AFC, they have plenty of time to find one.

There won’t be any major scheme changes under new defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, but the “new” Eagles defense will be unpredictable.

With the Panthers cleaning their hands of GM Marty Hurney, a Carolina writer wonders if head coach Ron Rivera could be the next to go.

Despite his star running back’s struggles, Raiders head coach Dennis Allen says Darren McFadden still looks like the explosive player from 2011.

A columnist in Chicago says the Bears might be even better if Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler swapped personalities.

While he had a wild week on special teams against the Jets, Devin McCourty has become Bill Belichick’s most versatile defender.

Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

Though the Patriots outlasted the Jets in overtime on Sunday, a New York columnist says this New England team is not quite the same as the deadly squads of years past.

A writer in Pittsburgh says the most impressive aspect of the Steelers’ Sunday-night victory over the Bengals was the performance of a tattered offensive line and depleted committee of running backs.

The Bills' defense is playing poorly enough “to bring tears to your eyes,” according to a Buffalo columnist.

After a 43-13 drubbing in Houston, the Ravens’ bye week couldn’t be coming at a better time for Baltimore, according to a local writer.

A Dallas reporter says there’s still something that seems to be off with the Cowboys despite a victory over the Panthers.

A Washington D.C. columnist says the Redskins "should admit they blew it" by allowing Victor Cruz’s game-winning 77-yard touchdown catch on Sunday.