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1hMike Sando

NFL evaluators predict Week 4's best games

Who has the edge in the Chiefs-Steelers showdown? Mike Sando polled NFL insiders for their predictions on five of the biggest games of Week 4.

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Why has Osweiler struggled this season? (1:49)
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Playoff predictor likes Wentz-led Eagles (0:58)
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23hJohn Clayton

NFL executives predict Jay Cutler's future

The clock is ticking on Jay Cutler's time in Chicago. The Bears can release the QB this offseason with minimal impact on their future cap. They don't, however, have a ready-made replacement.

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Billick raves about Vikings' great defense (1:28)
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23hBill Barnwell

Breakout picks from small-sample-size studs

Lions RB Theo Riddick and Broncos pass-rusher Shane Ray have shined in limited snaps. Which other part-time standouts could grow into larger roles? Bill Barnwell breaks it down.

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Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens kicker Justin Tucker was named AFC special teams player of the month for September after converting all nine of his FGs, including three from 50 yards. His three career Player of the Month Awards are tied with Ed Reed and Matt Stover for the most in Ravens history.

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer 

Eagles DT Fletcher Cox has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Month. He's coming off a two-sack performance against the Steelers and has three sacks, three hurries and a forced fumble through three games.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Ryan's third career player of the month award is the most in Falcons history.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons Matt Ryan named the NFC Offensive Player of the Month.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans has 17 first downs this season, more than any other player in the league. He's also caught 3 of 4 red zone targets this year (75 percent). Last year he caught just 2 of 13 (15.4 percent). Small sample size but noticeable improvement.

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