Here are the top stories from Thursday:
Rob Gronkowski unbending despite rash of pass-interference flags (by Mike Reiss)
Fantasy football Love/Hate Week 11: Much ado about pool noodles (by Matthew Berry)
Jay Cutler's success could cost him a coach (by Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen)
The top college prospects for QB-needy NFL teams (by Mike Sando and Mel Kiper Jr.)
Inside the Midas Touch of Mike Zimmer (by Kevin Seifert)
Carson Palmer: Did pelvic thrust after seeing friends excited in stands (by Josh Weinfuss)
From ESPN Stats & Information research: Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has seven drops the past two weeks and nine on the season. No other player has more than six drops this season.