Warpath Insiders starts off todays Insiders wanderlust with a look at the Week 5 matchup with the Titans. John Keim does the honors, as Warpath proves via their frontpage photo that Jeff Fisher is, as we've all suspected, an unrepentant mouth-breather.Cowboys Update examines their upcoming game with the Jints, and also looks at Emmitt Smith's assault on the record books. Anyone remember that old show Land of the Giants? I guess I spend too much time watching cable TV. Anyhow, Big Blue Wrecking Crew brings us the latest and greatest from there in their Notes column.
The Vikings are SOLD, according to Vikings Update, to Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor. According to their sources the deal is signed and needs to go through proper channels before it can be announced. Red McCombs, who has threatened to move the franchise in the past, pockets a nice wad of cash. Also, the VU staff talks to Cedric James , a WR who is eager to shed the label of "oft-injured". Bear Report reports on how Brett Farve has mauled the Monsters of the Midway, and offers a perspective on how the Bears can muster the resources to beat the Pack. Speaking of the Green Bay, um, Bayians. Green Bayites. Speaking of those guys, they've got an interview with Mike Sherman, a note on Mike Brown, a fan viewpoint on da Bears, and a look at Brett Farve zeroing in on another milestone.
Pewter Report rocks. I know that I'm supposed to be an Insiders pimp and all, but it just does. Sorry. They lead off with a massive report on the Buc's Fab Five, careen into a preview of the Falcons game, blast out an Enemy Profile on the Falcons, and deliver the injury report. Boo. Yah. Also, Panther Insider is very pleased to be reporting on Mike Rucker, who was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month.
Continuing the theme of nervousness about upcoming games, Steel City Sports looks at the Steelers - Saints match-up. RavenInsider examines the battle plans for Cleveland. That's "battle", not "bottle". Sometimes the two overlap along the shores of Lake Erie, but that's the subject of someone else's column. Raven Insider's Aaron Wilson, the hardest-working man on the Ravens-beat, provides an exclusive look at how the team is pacing sackmaster Michael McCrary. Bernie's Insiders provided the scoop first on Dave Wohlabaugh's status for Sunday. Now, twelve hours later, other Browns sites have caught up. Something that none of the other Browns sites will ever have, simply because they lack the nerve or appropriate level of intoxication, is Doc Gonzo or Green Mountain Dawg's Bold Prediction #5 (spoiler: the Browns win by 300 again).
Silver and Black busted loose with their news story on Sebastian Janikowski's latest episode of Adventures with Booze and the latest on the status of Lincoln Kennedy. Chargers Update has the injury report for Marty's surprising squad.
Jets Confidential has Herm Edwards thoughts on Sunday's game and the latest on the walking wounded in New York. Not only is Edwards talking, but so is (as he is known to do) Dick Vermiel, who chats about the Jets and former player and pal, the afoirementioned Mr. Edwards. Dolphins Digest looks forward to the upcoming humdinger of a battle with the Patriots, and offers a scouting report on the self-same tussle. They even provide a look into their crystal ball. Watch out for a big flaming eye-thing that makes you evil. I guess