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- Quarterback rating isn't a definite way to measure success -- after all, Jeff Garcia and Carson Palmer rank right above Otto Graham on the all-time list. Having said that, with his performance against the Texans on Sunday, Philip Rivers became the all-time leader in NFL career passing rating, as he hopped Hall of Famer Steve Young on the list. Aaron Rodgers, Tony Romo, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger and Drew Brees are all within five points of him, so there's no guarantee that Rivers even finishes the season as the all-time leader. But for those of you wondering if he's a worthy MVP candidate, well, there's your answer. That and the whole "playing with no-name receivers" thing anyway.
- Speaking of Brady, all the chatter about the Patriots without Randy Moss has revolved around how much better they are (even the loss to the Browns was a "trap game"). But what if Tom Brady isn't as dangerous without Moss? Because the stats show he hasn't been as effective since his deep threat left.
- Thursday night, Deion 'Primetime' Sanders gets inducted into the Falcons Ring of Honor. In primetime, of course .
- Steve Johnson is on pace for a top 10 statistical season (in Buffalo Bills history), provided he can keep up the early season number's produced.
- Clinton Portis was "sore" and experienced "swelling" in the groin [muscle] Tuesday following a workout Monday. So maybe he won't be playing on Monday night.
- Norv Turner has (wisely) decided to force the San Diego special teams unit into using both their sections of practice for punting, instead of splitting time between kicking and punting. Because, well, you know.
- The message that Tom Cable is preaching to the Raiders in order to inspire success? "Cut it loose." Am I the only one who pictures him doing the Uncle Joey "Cut-it-out!" move while saying this? Because it's like way more enjoyable to think about.
- Rob Ryan, who's probably deserving of a head coaching job anyway, is loving Rex Ryan's success -- after all, it means people are going to think that hiring HIM means you get on "Hard Knocks!"
- Bernard Berrian is going to get fined for wearing gold cleats, and yeah, now would normally be a time for a "Bernard Berrian has no business wearing any special cleats" but he did have a big game for the Vikes Sunday.