In news that should come as a surprise to no one, here’s a story explaining that Patriots WR Wes Welker studies film of the defensive backs who will be covering him.
The Ravens have bad memories about last year’s second half against the Texans.
Says Steelers coach Mike Tomlin of preparing for the Jaguars, “Probably no one in football means more to their team than Maurice Jones-Drew with the things that he’s capable of doing. He’s a very physical runner, got great vision, power and speed. He’s not small, he’s just short. He’s got built-in leverage.”
Texans owner Bob McNair wants to play in the U.K., but he doesn’t want to give up a home game to do it.
The Colts think their biggest problem is failing to close the deal when they have a lead.
John Madden says now is a time to mourn Al Davis, not to speculate about the future of the Raiders.
The radio voice of the Cowboys is urging fans not to have any expectations for the Cowboys.
The Giants’ schedule is only getting tougher.
The Eagles need some leadership at the linebacker position.
Redskins RB Tim Hightower says of playing the Eagles, “They’re 1-4, we’re 3-1. We’re on top in the division and we control that. It’s a must-win game for us and a must-win game for them. I know it’s a different set of scenarios when you look at their record, but it’s a must-win game.”
The Lions have two players who need to be monitored after suffering head injuries.
Despite playing in the NFL’s smallest market, the Packers remain a huge TV draw.
Says Vikings DE Brian Robison, “I think there are a lot of plays I’ve looked at on film that I felt like I could’ve made. I think I’ve probably left, maybe, four or five sacks out there.”
The Falcons need to get a consistent running game.
Tampa Bay has picked up some depth at linebacker.
The Cardinals are focusing on getting better in third-down and two-minute situations.
The former Packers on the Rams are looking forward to playing against their old teammates.
Jerry Rice is impressed with 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.
The Seahawks’ offense has 55 points the last two games, after just 30 in the first three games, and offensive line coach Tom Cable says things are only getting better.