It is a weekend and not only that. It is the Saturday before a game. So to get started, here are some stories perhaps you might have missed from Friday.
Notes: Veteran running back set to start; Butler settles in at punter; Palmer's running
Cardinals running back Andre Ellington will be watching Sunday's game against the Bears from home, and Arizona will turn to Chris Johnson as the starting running back.
"I was very pleased with our four-man rush and our blitz package," head coach Bruce Arians said. "They got us a couple of times on screens on our blitz package, but we had good pressure."
Lost in all the hubub of Peyton Manning, Andy Reid, and poor clock management is this one surprising Alex Smith stat that is frankly hard to believe and underreported.
Can the Bills buffalo their way to the playoffs? - SBNation.com
Have fun playing the Bills defense this season!
Johnny Manziel to start for Browns in Week 2 - SBNation.com
Manziel will start for the Browns while Josh McCown is still recovering from a concussion suffered in Week 1.Johnny Manziel to start for Browns in Week 2 - SBNation.com
Manziel will start for the Browns while Josh McCown is still recovering from a concussion suffered in Week 1.