Chicago Bears coach John Fox knows exactly how tough it is for offensive linemen to block Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers.
Apparently leading the NFL in yards per carry through a sizable sample of games is beginning to earn Collins more trust from the Baltimore staff. Early-season ball security issues slowed his ascent, but Collins led the team in rushes in Week 6 and has averaged 73.25 yards from scrimmage on just 11.25 touches per game in the past four outings. The Vikings claim an undeniably stout front seven, but given the landscape’s eroded and shallow running back market, Collins’ elite per-touch efficiency merits interest as a flex play with notable upside. — McCormick
The Chiefs remain undefeated. They’re the only team in the NFL that has yet to lose this season.
Here are the biggest winners and losers from the Chiefs’ big win over the Texans.
Bennett and several other Seattle defensive linemen sat before the team’s game in Week 4, then all the Seahawks stood the following week, which defensive end Frank Clark said was in honor of the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting.
They’re trying to bring awareness to issues that people who look like me don’t understand. And I hope people will give the owners the benefit of the doubt that it takes time to get up to speed on these issues. We aren’t there yet, but we are getting there.
Are you ready for a fantastic Thursday Night Football matchup? I know I am, and we get a treat this week — the NFC East-leading Philadelphia Eagles, 4-1, at the NFC South-leading Carolina Panthers, 4-1.