The NFL's best offenses are piling up gaudy numbers in the passing game. How are the Mannings and Lucks getting it done? Here's a look six of the league's top quarterbacks and how they're getting it done.
On a day when the Buccaneers couldn't get anything going offensively Week 8 against Minnesota, wide receiver Vincent Jackson was barely involved, catching one pass for 13 yards. He was targeted five times, but for a player who misses a lot of the balls thrown his way, both because of his role in the passing game and his issues with drops, that's a pretty low number. He averaged 10.0 targets in his first six games.
The NFL suspended Buccaneers defensive end Da'Quan Bowers two games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Bowers' suspension starts immediately. He is eligible to return to practice Monday, Nov. 3.
The NFL suspended Buccaneers fullback Jorvorskie Lane two games for violating league policy on performance-enhancing substances. He has played in every game this season, serving as a lead blocker and rushing twice for 56 yards.