Jets above .500. Who'da thunk it?
Tommy Rees is winning at tuning out the noise, JJ Stankevitz writes on CSNChicago.com.
Jaylon Smith continues to grow, Tony Krausz writes in the (Fort Wayne) Journal-Gazette.
Notre Dame's bye will give Stephon Tuitt and others some much-needed rest, Lamond Pope writes in the Chicago Sun-Times.
IrishIllustrated's Pete Sampson says that Saturday showed some residue from last year's Notre Dame team (subscription required).
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi looks at recent times Notre Dame has been able to overcome two losses and run the table for a BCS bid (subscription required).