First place is on the line in the air tight AFC North as the Browns visit the Bengals on Thursday night. Considering the Browns are involved, that’s hard to believe-remember, Cleveland hasn’t posted more than five wins since 2007.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has another game left on his nine-game suspension for violations of the NFL’s substance abuse and personal conduct policies, and Von Miller can’t wait to see his buddy back on the football field.
From players to referees to fans, everyone is getting in on the Week 9 action…but maybe not in the way they imagined. Here’s 5 people who were in the right (or wrong) place at the right time…
I went 2-3 last week. Let’s break down my NFL Week 9 JB Locks against the spread.
The Saints are coming off their best game of the year after hammering Green Bay 44-23. However, they have not won a road game this year. The Panthers are hoping to continue that trend, and they will be bringing back a familiar face in running back DeAngelo Williams.
The Broncos have the No. 1 ranked defense against the run right now, and one of the large reasons for that is Von Miller.
The Denver Broncos may arguably be the best team in the NFL currently, but they face an uphill climb this weekend, playing in New England. The Patriots are incredible at home, especially with Tom Brady at quarterback.
The Saints and Panthers are both 3-4 and yet tied atop the NFC South. New Orleans has an extremely quick turnaround after playing on Sunday night.
Champ Bailey has decided to retire after a 15-year NFL career that included 12 Pro Bowl berths, a record for a cornerback.
CBSDenver.com writer Brett Heinzerling is probably one of the few Broncos fans to say it — “Thank you, Josh McDaniels.”