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profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
In early 2011, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler absorbed plenty of criticism after tapping out of the NFC title game with a knee injury. The naysayers were legitimized by Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who openly questioned Cutler’s toughness onUpvote Share Tweet
Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has concerns about getting to Titans quarterback Matthew Hasselbeck, given his ability to get rid of the ball quickly. Making it even harder for Allen to get to Hasselbeck on Sunday could be a groin injury that hampere…Upvote Share TweetMaybe taking a break from football was just what the Indianapolis Colts needed.Upvote Share Tweet
Titans don't waste energy on QB secretNASHVILLE -- Applause to Mike Munchak for his approach with his quarterbacks this week. He could have easily followed the course a majority of coaches would have gone with and tried to create at least a hint of mystery about who would start on Sunday in…Upvote Share TweetThe Bengals are starting to look healthier at cornerback after facing the Jaguars with just three healthy bodies at the position. Leon Hall practiced on Wednesday for the first time since injuring his hamstring during a September practice and Nate Cleme…Upvote Share TweetThe Texans are more willing to go with two quarterbacks than three safeties. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have waived quarterback John Beck so they could bring back safety Troy Nolan. The Texans needed Nolan again after…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL may need to move Raiders-Jaguars game on Oct. 21There’s only one stadium still in use by teams from both Major League Baseball and the National Football League, but one is all you need to create a scheduling problem. The league could be dealing with one in a couple of weeks. Should the Oakland A’sUpvote Share Tweet
RTC: Kareem Jackson's betterReading the coverage… Houston Texans “(Rex) Ryan has known (Wade) Phillips since he was a senior at Southwestern Oklahoma. His father, Buddy Ryan, was Philadelphia’s head coach in 1986, and Phillips was his defensive coordinator. Ryan knows what heâUpvote Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Tired of waiting on JagsA quarter of the way through the 2012 season, I can't help but look at the Jaguars and question their acquisition and development of talent.Upvote Share Tweet
Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 4yahoo.com Oct 3, 2012Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: Denver Broncos, New England Patriots AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Philad…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Jets Season In JeopardyOct 3Episode 199: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the injuries plaguing the Jets. Mark Schlereth breaks down Tony Romo and the Cowboys' offensive woes. The NFL32 crew discuss J.J. Watt and the Texans defense.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: TEN-MINOct 3Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Titans-Vikings
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Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-JACOct 3Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bears-Jaguars
Young defensive backs have made their marksOct 3At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton