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Aaron Rodgers is playing better than you think

Aaron Rodgers' conventional stats are down, but he has never started a season better in three key areas.

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Chase Stuart

There are no great NFL teams this year

After Minnesota's loss on Sunday to Philadelphia, there are no remaining undefeated teams. For reference, this time last year, there were five undefeated teams.

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Colin Kaepernick's pregame protests have made waves. Now he is looking to bring his message to the next level, into the boardrooms and executive suites, writes William C. Rhoden.

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Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

WATCH: Marcus Mariota discusses some poor throws he made to his right against the Colts.


Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

More Packers workouts today: DB Kevin Peterson (OK State) DB Jeremiah McKinnon (FIU) DB Keith Baxter (Marshall) RB Brandon Burks (Troy). Baxter was signed to the practice squad. Burks was with the Packers in the preseason.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said Tuesday the coaches have given quarterback Trevor Siemuwn more freedom to make decisions at the line of scrimmage as Siemian progresses. And while Siemian was an efficient 14-of-25 passing for 157 yards and a touchdown in Monday's win over the Houston Texans, Kubiak said Siemian's influence dos show up in the Broncos' 190-yard rushing day. "Trevor did a great job (Monday) night of getting our team into some great runs,'' Kubiak said. "Trevor had a lot to do with us running the ball well," Kubiak said. "We're getting more comfortable with him, letting go up to the line of scrimmage, giving him some either-or type of football plays, you go handle it, so we're growing from that standpoint.''

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The Chargers put DL Caraun Reid on injured reserve. That's their 16th player on IR this season, the most in the NFL.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars-Titans injury report.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

One injury to watch for the Broncos this week is linebacker Brandon Marshall. Marshall left Monday night's win with a hamstring injury and coach Gary Kubiak said Marshall was still being evaluated Tuesday and offered "I'd say he's day to day." Corey Nelson played in Marshall's spot for 18 snaps in the game and would be the expected replacement if Marshall is unable to play Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. Marshall is currently second on the team in tackles with 38, just behind safety T.J. Ward's 42.