I'll have to admit, I didn't watch a ton of football on Sunday, a little here, a little there, some highlights on NFL Network and ESPNews. Halloween kept me plenty busy as did our opening round playoff game, which we won by the way, as the kids played their hearts out for four quarters.
But some of the story lines from NFL week eight are going to rile some fan bases up. Some in a good way and some in a bad way. Here's my first thought from the games...
3) So has the Raiders offense finally started clicking, or is it just a matter of them playing some bad defenses?
4) Is the NFL punishing the English fans with a string of less than stellar match-ups? Wembley Stadium keeps selling out for these games, so you'd think Roger Goodell would throw them a bone to the tune of a Steelers, Patriots, or a Colts game.
5) I said it before, but it warrants another mention. The Chiefs running game is really, really good. I wouldn't want to see them come playoff time.
6) Did Brett Favre really need to be carted off the field for a cut on his face?
7) Coming off their bye week, the Jets managed to score zero points. Bad.
9) A nice couple weeks by T.B. RB LeGarrette Blount. I wouldn't call the Buccaneers the best team in the NFC, but they are playing pretty good.
* Tune in to Windy City Gridiron tomorrow around lunch time as we'll have another special guest to add to our splendid Inside Scoop series. John "Moon" Mullin and Sean Jensen have been incredible answering our members questions, but tomorrow I've scored some exclusive time with none other than the... wait for it... yes, The Superfans.
So have your questions ready for the special edition Inside Scoop post at 11am tomorrow morning, and then when Bill Swerski and The Superfans sit down for lunch they'll log on and drop their expertise.