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Fantasy predictions for every Week 7 matchup

Will this be the week Patriots WR Julian Edelman breaks through? Will Geno Smith's promotion affect Brandon Marshall's production? NFL Nation reporters give their insights for each Week 7 game.

McFadden ready to play once team activates him (1:33)
Bruschi 'numb' to NFL's incompetence (2:13)
Giants 'condoning domestic violence' by keeping Brown (1:39)
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1dKevin Seifert

Scouting the NFL's Week 7 officiating crews

From Jeff Triplette's pre-snap movement calls to Walt Coleman's lack of throwing the flag, Kevin Seifert reveals trends for all 17 officiating crews.

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2dBill Barnwell

Blame Grigson, not Luck, for Colts' mess

"When you pay Andrew what we did, it's going to take some time to build on the other side of the ball," said Colts GM Ryan Grigson, who has had plenty of time and not much to show for it in Indy.

Colts offense needs to work together to improve efficiency (1:04)
Rodger Saffold tackles a very British quiz (2:44)
Can Fox turn Bears' poor play around? (1:01)
Stephen A. mashup: 'Cowboys are an accident waiting to happen' (1:06)
Neil Jamieson

Football Kit Mashups: From A to Zenit

Football. And football. Same name, two totally different sports. But one thing they do have in common is iconic uniforms that help shape team identities. With the club season in full swing (and amid international break monotony), we had some fun.


Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

I'm looking for that Raiders fan with the spikey shoulder pads that seems to be at every game but I found this guy first: Jeremy Conn (aka JaguarJ).

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Bad first quarter from Giants. They're down 10-0 with one first down.

Tom Hamilton Rugby Editor 

Rams 10-0 up after the first quarter. Giants haven't thrown anything at the hosts yet.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jaguars are back at EverBank Field today for the first time since Sept. 25. Fans are encouraged to get a lock and put it on the fence around the stadium to help the team "lock down the Bank."

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

If Vikings reach NFC Champ game, 4th they sent Eagles turns into a 3rd AND Philly would have to send a 7th back to Minnesota, via sources.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The view for today's Redskins-Lions game. Youth league players are going through warmup drills on the field. The big fellas will be out here soon.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Two very big plays by Rams CBs Troy Hill and EJ Gaines, the first as a tackler and the second as a defender. Really good to see, especially against this offense.

Tom Hamilton Rugby Editor 

Land of Hope and Glory greets Martin Johnson as he's unveiled to the crowd to huge applause at Twickenham

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

This game in London offers another data point for how NFL teams should approach international travel. The Rams, who have taken a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, have been in London since Monday. The Giants arrived Friday. The eternal question: Is it better to get adjusted to UK time via early arrival or maintain internal time clocks by arriving as late as possible?

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Nothing like going to a sports bar in L.A. before 7 a.m. to watch the Los Angeles Rams.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Quickly 10-0. Eerily similar to last week. Can Odell Beckham now save the #Giants again?

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Greg Zuerlein now 10-for-10, after being the NFL's most inaccurate kicker last year. Rams could not have asked for a better start from London.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Can't be overstated how nice of a start this is for Brian Quick, who just beat his former teammate, Janoris Jenkins, for a 48-yard gain. He was almost cut during training camp, already has 17 catches for 313 yards.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Cecil Shorts III hasn't played since suffering a hamstring injury in Week 2. He had just joined the team. "That time I was out, I had a good time just to catch up and study on a lot of stuff and view things," Shorts said earlier this week. "I'm caught up from a game-plan standpoint. Not necessarily the whole offense but the game-plan standpoint...I feel pretty confident."

Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

Chiefs Spencer Ware is my No. 4 RB so obviously I don't expect Jamaal Charles to play much of a role. All in on Ware. And no reason to worry in future weeks at this point.

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

The Giants have now given up 37 points on 14 turnovers in six games. That puts them among the NFL's 10 most damaged teams by turnovers. As they say -- who? Somebody at least -- it's tough to win when you're playing two opponents.