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5hMike Triplett

When a blocked punt symbolized 'Rebirth' of New Orleans

The Saints and Falcons meet in a reunion on MNF (8:30 ET, ESPN), and we gathered the memories of those who will never forget the Superdome homecoming after Hurricane Katrina.

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1hBill 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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4hSharon 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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7hMike 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.

Time to panic about Cobb? (1:42)
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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.

Is Marvin Jones now a top fantasy wide receiver? (1:36)
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5hDave 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)


Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Dom Capers on Damarious Randall's up-and-down performance the last two weeks: "That's life for a corner in the NFL."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers last finished first in the NFL in run defense in 2009. After three games, they lead the league in run defense again. "We led the league [in 2009], but we struggled early that year," defensive coordinator Dom Capers said. "We're off to a good start there. We've limited the long runs, which was as much of an emphasis as anything, because if we would've eliminated that last year we would've been one of the top run defenses."

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Hue Jackson said the team has no plans to change kickers -- i.e. release Cody Parkey -- before the Browns play in Washington on Sunday. "I think it's unfair just to dump it all on him," Jackson said of the loss in Miami. Parkey was signed Friday and made field goals of 46, 48 and 38 yards, but missed kicks of 41, 42 (off the upright) and 46 to win the game on the last play of regulation.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan was in vintage form today, opening his news conference with an impression of Bill Belichick. "We're gonna start with the injury report," Ryan mumbled. "You'll get it on Wednesday."


Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

To make room for TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, the Jets waived LB Julian Stanford.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Marlins president David Samsom said funeral arrangements for pitcher Jose Fernandez are still being worked out. But there is a possibility it could be as early as Thursday in Miami, which is an off day for the Marlins. The entire team wants to attend.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Chiefs looking for a defensive repeat this week ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher said Kansas City will need another big defensive performance on Sunday night against the Steelers in Pittsburgh.


Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets' decision to claim TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins on waivers doesn't add up from a risk-reward standpoint. They don't feature the tight-end position in their offense, so why take a chance on a player with two DUI arrests? The most recent arrest was last Friday, which got him fired from the Bucs. He has $677k remaining on his contract this year, plus another $1.1M next year, none of it guaranteed. Maybe they think he can solve their red-zone issues. Doubt it. Hope he likes to block.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike McCoy said Joey Bosa suffered his hamstring injury at Chargers Park, did not happen during his monthlong holdout.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Marlins president David Samsom said the players are struggling to "reset their equilibrium" in dealing with the passing of pitcher Jose Fernandez.