The Cowboys could be without Ezekiel Elliott. And the Patriots barely beat the Jets. Is it time to panic?
The Browns have followed a 1-15 season with an 0-6 start, and have looked more inept this season than they did in 2016. The complicating factor: There is no easy answer to turn this around from the roster as it’s built. Instead, the Browns are staring at a winless season. — Pat McManamon
Delton, a redshirt sophomore, started his first career game against TCU and could not get untracked. He was 11 of 29 for 146 yards and no touchdowns. A run-first quarterback, he ran for 39 yards on 19 carries.
Alex really struggled, but he had a lot of help in that respect, Snyder said. It wasn’t all his fault.
The Eagles could receive a boost against Washington with the potential return of right tackle Lane Johnson and running back Wendell Smallwood. Both players practiced Tuesday as Johnson cleared concussion protocol and the swelling subsided in Smallwood’s knee.
Second-year quarterback Carson Wentz continued his stellar play against Carolina and improved his season numbers — 126 of 207 for 1,584 yards with 13 touchdowns and three interceptions. Those statistics have vaulted him into the early conversation for the league’s Most Valuable Player award.
(They’re) a very well-coached team. You know what you’re gonna get with Kansas State. You get it every single time. It’s always a challenge, certainly going up there is. So we’re expecting a four-quarter fight with them, and that’s something we’ve got to be ready for.