This week: a wide receiver plays quarterback for the Broncos; a woman plays kicker for the Commodores; the Steelers play badly in a Wednesday afternoon win; a fullback plays through some serious pain; and Baker Mayfield plays at being Ron Swanson.
Yes, there are big contests in the SEC (Texas A&M at Auburn) and Big 12 (West Virginia at Iowa State. But the week's real main event sees BYU travel to Conway, South Carolina, to play Grayson McCall and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in the game you never knew you needed to see.
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New ESPN+ article today ranks the top 10 rookie wide receiver seasons since 1985 by DYAR. Justin Jefferson is on pace to finish with the top season; who else makes our top 10? I snuck in rushing value too so that I could write about Ernest Givins and his 9 carries for 148 yards.
Minnesota hosts the Jacksonville Jaguars this week, which can mean only one thing: it's time to start your Vikings! That means good things for Dalvin Cook, of course, but it also means Kirk Cousins, Adam Thielen, and even Kyle Rudolph.
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The debut of the 2020 Coach Rankings presented by EdjSports is an annual review of the performance of NFL head coaches. Read about the best and worst decisions coaches have made through first 12 weeks of the NFL season. See where your team's coach ranks among all of the coaches from around the league.
There's a lot that goes into Tennessee's offensive success. That includes powerful linemen such as Nate Davis and Ben Jones, as well as talented players who can throw, catch, or run with the football. It also includes the game plan of offensive coordinator Arthur Smith, who has put all the pieces of the puzzle together. Derrik Klassen explains.
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This week's Off The Charts podcast is all Kansas City Chiefs, with ESPN's NFL Nation Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher. Should we be worried about the run defense, or the fact that the Chiefs let opponents hang around in the fourth quarter? And who's more important to the Chiefs' success: Tyreek Hill or Travis Kelce? (Click for audio link.)