Tyrod Taylor has been mostly solid through the first month of the season, a cheap offseason acquisition that has already paid dividends.
Ben Roethlisberger suffered a knee injury on September 27. Initial reports had him sidelined for 4-6 weeks, which would put him back on the field in early to mid-November.
On Monday night in San Diego, Big Ben took time out from helping draw up plays for Michael Vick to troll the tin-foil-hat crowd.
For long stretches in the second half the Giants looked like the 1-3 team, the one without an identity, or much interest in winning.
The Bengals are 5-0 for the first time since in 1988 -- and the first time ever in the AFC North.
The Lions are not afraid of turnovers.
In case there was any confusion: Just because a player crosses the goal line with the football, it does not automatically make it a touchdown.
With the Redskins leading the Falcons, 7-3, and driving late in the second quarter, quarterback Kirk Cousins misfired on a pass downfield to Pierre Garcon.
Whatever you think of Russell Wilso, he looked pretty efficient on a first-quarter drive that ended in the most wide-open touchdown reception you'll ever see
Punters and kickers have always been on the football fringes because, the thinking goes, they don't throw, catch, run or tackle -- which is 95 percent of the game -- they just ... kick.

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