Karlos Dansby pick-six of Matt Schaub gives Browns lead ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — Matt Schaub lost his starting job in Houston due to a stunning propensity to throw interceptions that were returned for touchdowns. That trait seems to have followed Schaub to Baltimore. Linebacker Karlos Dansby intercepted Schaub’s pass for Kamar Aiken and returned it 52 yards for a touchdown to give the Cleveland Browns a 20-17 lead…
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Ravens, Browns trading scores ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — The Ravens have been in charge, but their lead over the Browns is only 17-10 in the second quarter. After the Browns had a 14-play drive that ended in a field goal to cut their deficit to 10-3, the Ravens easily went right back down the field with a deep pass from Matt Schaub to…
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Clay’s return gives Ravens early lead ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — The Browns and Ravens traded punts to start Monday’s game, and Ravens rookie Kaelin Clay took the one he caught 82 yards for a touchdown. So, the Ravens lead, 7-0, in a game that probably won’t feature many explosive offensive plays. The Ravens got a 49-yard field goal from Justin Tucker later in the quarter…
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Facing Giants, Jets Focus on Playoffs, Not Rivalry

NY Times: The Fifth Down (BEN SHPIGEL) — This weekend’s game is critical not because of any heightened intensity or deep, longstanding enmity but because, unlike the teams’ annual preseason matchup, it counts.
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ProFootballTalk: Inconsistent Redskins find a way to takeover 1st place in NFC East ProFootballTalk ( — Mike Florio and Rodney Harrison try to break down how the Redskins have made it to first place after their inconsistency all season. Florio notes that whatever Washington is doing at home needs to be brought on the road.
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ProFootballTalk: Mike Tomlin needed to be more aggressive in decision making ProFootballTalk ( — Rodney Harrison disagrees with Mike Tomlin’s decision to settle for a field goal late in the game vs. the Seahawks instead of going for a touchdown. Mike Florio agrees they blew a golden opportunity against Seattle.
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ProFootballTalk: Do the Rams have the worst QB situation in the league? ProFootballTalk ( — With Nick Foles completely losing his confidence and Case Keenum not looking like the future, Mike Florio insists that job number one for the Rams moving forward is hopefully drafting a quarterback.
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Browns say CB Gilbert starting tonight ProFootballTalk (Zac Jackson) — The Browns are listing second-year cornerback Justin Gilbert as a starter for Monday night’s game vs. the Ravens. A first-round pick in 2014, Gilbert has been in coach Mike Pettine’s doghouse at various times in two seasons and has played little defense this season. With Joe Haden out and Pierre Desir having struggled in the…
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Giants Lose Geoff Schwartz for Season as Injuries Pile Up

NY Times: The Fifth Down (BILL PENNINGTON) — Schwartz, a guard who was considered a key acquisition during the 2014 off-season, broke his leg, another loss for an offensive line already missing two starters.
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Chris Johnson's comeback story hits a bump, with fractured tibia Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — Who would have guessed three months ago that an injury to running back Chris Johnson would have a serious impact on the Super Bowl picture? Johnson, out of a job all summer until he was signed by the Arizona Cardinals in mid-August, has a fractured tibia, or shinbone, according to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer . He'll be out an "extended period," Glazer said, but the team is gathering information...
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Cardinals lose Chris Johnson to fractured tibia ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — The impressive comeback season for Cardinals running back Chris Johnson has hit a bump in the road. Johnson has suffered a fractured tibia, according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. It’s not clear how much time Johnson will miss, but it’s likely a significant period of time. That’s a big blow to the Cardinals: Johnson…
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Scapegoat found? Patriots cut Chris Harper after muffed punt in loss Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — For all the weird overreaction to the officiating in the Denver Broncos' win over the New England Patriots on Sunday night, it's clear that the biggest blow was probably a muffed punt in the fourth quarter by the Patriots. That play might have cost the Patriots a perfect season, and it cost punt returner Chris Harper his job. The Patriots cut Harper on Monday, according to Tom Curran of...
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Patriots' Brady 'Pissed Off' After Losing Unbeaten Status

NY Times: The Fifth Down (REUTERS) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can be hell on opposing teams when he feels he has something to prove, so his team's upcoming opponents have been duly warned.
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Patriots cut Chris Harper after costly muffed punt ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — A muffed punt that turned the tide of the Patriots’ loss on Sunday night has cost Chris Harper his job. Tom Curran of reports that Harper was cut today. The Patriots appeared to be in total control of the game early in the fourth quarter on Sunday night: They had a 21-7 lead and…
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Kubiak “real concerned” about the number of hits Osweiler has been taking ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Now that an injury to Peyton Manning has opened the door for quarterback Brock Osweiler, the Broncos don’t want the door to be slammed shut repeatedly on Osweiler’s leg. Osweiler has taken plenty of hits in two games, and coach Gary Kubiak is concerned about it. How concerned? “Real concerned,” Kubiak told reporters on Monday.…
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