6 Things I Learned From Week 9 of the NFL Season
With so many strong offenses on bye in Week 9, we all should have been prepared for a lower-scoring, perhaps less fun week. And if you watched the 49ers and Rams, you saw just that.
But two offenses continued to soar after Week 8 performances that saw both teams score 51 points. New England, after beating the Bears 51-23, hosted the Broncos in the big Brady versus Manning duel. Tom Brady and company went on to tally 43 points.
Pittsburgh, coming off of Ben Roethlisberger's six-touchdown game against the Colts, well, did mostly the same against the Ravens on Sunday night. Big Ben tossed another six touchdown passes, giving him 12 - 12! - in two games.
Let's start with him this week.