6 Things I Learned From Week 3 of the NFL Season
As we move through the NFL season, we'll start to get more and more data points that should, in turn, create fewer surprises. But with only a few games played for each team thus far, we're still learning a heck of a lot about what's in store for 2014.
As a result, the thoughts we have about teams or players this early on are often vague. "The Jaguars are still a bad team" or "Maybe Torrey Smith just won't be a big part of the Ravens offense" are the types of high-level conclusions we're making right now. In a few weeks, the hope is that it'll be more like "Why is Pep Hamilton using Coby Fleener in the red zone when Dwayne Allen has a much higher red zone conversion rate, as we've seen over the last nine games of the season?"
It's still a week to look at things from a birds-eye view. Let's take a look at six takeaways from Week 3.