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4hBill Barnwell

Stacking the NFL's best defenses

Teams that have started Joe Flacco, Trevor Siemian, Carson Wentz, Sam Bradford, Shaun Hill, Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett have a combined ZERO losses. It's a time to praise defenses.

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2hSharon Katz & Jacob Nitzberg

Best and worst QB performances from Week 3

Aaron Rodgers threw four first half TDs, Ryan Fitzpatrick had six INTs. Check out the best and worst QBs in Week 3 so far, according to Total QBR.

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6hMike Sando

Ranking NFL's surprise teams by sustainability

The Broncos are 3-0 with Trevor Siemian at QB. The Vikings are 3-0 after trading for Sam Bradford. Mike Sando ranks which surprise teams have the best chance of maintaining their success.

Stephen A. Smith is ashamed of the Steelers (1:52)
Youth sports had positive impact on Payton (1:28)
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The Big Story for every NFL team

After a four-touchdown first half, Aaron Rodgers showed that he's back to his old self. A Russell Wilson injury, meanwhile, showed that the Seahawks could have issues.

Is Marvin Jones now a top fantasy wide receiver? (1:36)
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Biggest NFL injuries of Week 3

Bears running back Jeremy Langford left Sunday night's game against the Cowboys with an ankle injury. Here are the other big names who went down with injuries in Week 3.

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3hDave Tuley

What we learned: Week 3 NFL betting recap

Missed any of the NFL action on Sunday? Dave Tuley runs through all 13 games to give a recap from a betting perspective, including which teams covered easily and which games were toss-ups.

Young quarterbacks keep momentum in Week 3 (1:25)
Get the mortar out, Wentz deserves a statue (1:57)
Rams sack Winston, return fumble for TD (0:40)
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16hTristan H. Cockcroft

Week 3 fantasy winners and losers: Marvelous Marvin Jones

Tristan H. Cockcroft recaps which fantasy players shined in Week 3 and which left their fantasy owners wanting more, all with his usual blend of historical significance.


Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Dolphins' TE Jordan Cameron, who has history of concussions, already ruled out for Thursday night vs Bengals due to another concussion.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers DT Vernon Butler has a cast on his right foot after returning from the doctor for an MRI. Initially ruled a high ankle sprain.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals WR Michael Floyd will enter the concussion protocol, coach Bruce Arians said. He was evaluated by an NFL observer Sunday during the Bills game and was cleared to return but Floyd had a headache on Monday.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Alex Boone, who left after a hip injury on Sunday, should be ready to play Monday night against the Giants, Mike Zimmer said. Boone had a MRI on his hip on Monday, and Zimmer said Boone is fine.

trey wingo @wingoz

Marcus Peters has 12 picks since start of 2015. 6 TEAMS don't have that many since start of 2015

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Chip Kelly said Colin Kaepernick remains SF's No. 2 QB. "I don't think he's 100 percent right now, so that's why he's our No. 2."

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer said he's gotten two text messages and a phone call from Bill Parcells since the Vikings' game yesterday -- including one at 5:30 this morning. The Hall of Fame coach is still up that early, even in retirement? "He said he's so invested in this team, he had to get up and get a workout in to relieve the stress," Zimmer said.

Rachel Nichols @Rachel__Nichols

Sign of the times: 1st question to Steph Curry on media day was not about KD, or Finals redemption, but about Kaepernick/social protest

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Guard Shawn Lauvao has a moderate ankle sprain and is week to week. Center Kory Lichtensteiger also is week to week with a moderate calf strain. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said they will look to add an offensive lineman. He said Arie Kouandjio will get more work at left guard. That's likely the first option.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals have a roster exemption until Thursday with Burfict's return, so they won't have to make moves to activate him yet.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick said Todd Bowles gave a speech to the team today that could be "a turning point" in the season.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said corner Bashaud Breeland has a strained tendon in his ankle and is week to week. Gruden said it's better news than they feared. "He's always been a quick healer," Gruden said.