Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando
Frank Hughes of the Tacoma News Tribune checks in with Koren Robinson, who says he's no longer tempted by the lifestyle that nearly ended his NFL career.
Jose Romero of the Seattle Times inventories the symptoms of a 2-6 start for the Seahawks. He's not hurting for material.
Scott Johnson of the Everett Herald quotes the Seahawks' Deon Grant as saying the team needs to go on an 8-0 run to finish the season. Grant: "If that's not on our mind right now, you might as well go out and get all new players." Don't give 'em any ideas, Deon.
Also from Johnson: The injury situation in Seattle is improving.
John Crumpacker of the San Francisco Chronicle speaks with Nate Clements about the challenges the 49ers' secondary will face against Arizona.
Also from Crumpacker: A look at Dominique Zeigler's sleeper status on the 49ers.
David Fucillo of ninersnation.com looks at the challenges facing the 49ers' defense. Perhaps having two weeks to prepare will help Mike Singletary come up with something, anything, to slow down the Cardinals.
Matt Maiocco of the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat previews Shaun Hill's first start of the season as 49ers quarterback. Offensive coordinator Mike Martz seems less sure about the long-term prospects for Hill than those for benched starter J.T. O'Sullivan.
Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch takes a hard look at the Rams. He breaks up aspects of the team into three categories: what we've learned, unanswered questions and looking ahead.
VanRam of Turf Show Times offers three things to watch in the Rams' game against the Jets. The pass rush must force Brett Favre into taking chances.
Steve Korte of the Belleville News-Democrat looks at the Rams' matchup with Favre.
Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic says the Cardinals' opponents are unveiling new defensive wrinkles designed to slow the NFL's highest-scoring offense.
Mike Tulumello of the East Valley Tribune looks at ways the Cardinals try to get Adrian Wilson involved in their defensive plans.
Darren Urban of azcardinals.com says the Cardinals are looking to change their recent misfortunes on Monday Night Football.
Daniel Brown of the San Jose Mercury News looks at Kurt Warner's propensity for 300-yard passing games. No other quarterback in league history comes close to Warner in hitting the milestone so frequently.
Also from Brown: Is Warner a likely Hall of Famer? His accomplishments are piling up.