For this week's MNF feature for ESPN Insider, Ned Macey looks at improvements in Chicago's numbers since the bye week. Mike Martz seems to be protecting Jay Cutler. No, really.
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This week's ESPN column finds a home for the best veteran free agents left on the market.
The final Four Downs of the month looks at the NFC North, where Jay Cutler needs weapons, the Lions and Packers need help at cornerback, and the Vikings neglected one big defensive need.
In this Four Downs, Ned Macey examines each NFC North team's free agency activity and biggest remaining roster hole.
In this NFC North Review: Mike Martz tries to resuscitate Jay Cutler, Matt Stafford tries to resuscitate the Lions, Green Bay completes a quick transition to the 3-4 defense, and two important Packers contemplate retirement.
A two-part feature on ESPN Insider today takes a look at how each quarterback has done against the defensive scheme favored by this week's opponent. First up, Ned Macey looks at the Saints against the Cover-2 over the past three years, and what's changed in 2009.
Has the Colts' defense really improved? We take a look at ESPN.
This week's MNF feature for ESPN Insider looks at two 34-year-old wide receivers still leading their teams in receiving yards -- and facing off this Monday night.
The Texans plug defensive holes. The Colts bulk up on the defensive line. The Jaguars bolster their offensive line, and the Titans plugged their holes. Ned Macey tours the AFC South.
The Texans and Colts need help at defensive tackle, while the Jaguars have no second cornerback. The defense is fine in Tennessee, but will the Titans finally find the long-awaited replacement for Derrick Mason? (Hint: look to left.)