NFL Week 9

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Top Story Lines

Among players not named Tom Brady, the Carolina quarterback is the class of the league. (Read More)

The road ahead isn’t exactly daunting and, oh yeah, the Panthers are pretty good. (Read More)

The head coach said he’d likely fight the defensive coordinator if they were in the streets. (Read More)

The Steelers quarterback, playing in just his second game back from a knee injury, is carted off the field against the Raiders with a foot/ankle injury. (Read More)

The Steelers starting QB could again miss time with a significant injury. Is his toughness a virtue or a vice? (Read More)

Apparently the horrific evidence was enough to change the ESPN host’s mind. (Read More)

49ers running back plans to hit back over the season-ending injury he suffered last week at St. Louis’ Edward Jones Dome. (Read More)

And the rest of the league is paying the price for his DeflateGate-inspired fury. (Read More)

There are four contenders remaining. Do the Panthers, Broncos or Bengals have a shot too? (Read More)

Injury News

The latest injury news for Week 9. Last updated Sunday, 12:35 p.m.

Key injuries

Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Vikings (head) … A late hit on a slide against the Rams leaves the young quarterback momentarily unconscious.

Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers (foot/ankle) … The Steelers quarterback is carted off the field in just his second game back from injury.

Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, Giants (hand)… Pierre-Paul is expected to make his season debut after being injured in a July fireworks accident.

Week 9 Scores and Results

New England jumped all over a sloppy Washington team Sunday.  (Read More)

Sammy Watkins and Tyrod Taylor overcame injuries to lead Buffalo to the win. (Read More)

Minnesota got the victory over the Rams, but at a seemingly steep cost. (Read More)

Carolina reached 9-0. (Read More)

Pittsburgh withstood a Raider rally to prevail in overtime. (Read More)

The rookie led his team over New Orleans in overtime. (Read More)

The New York quarterback threw two touchdowns while playing with a torn ligament in his thumb. (Read More)

San Francisco’s defense kept Matt Ryan in check when it mattered. (Read More)

Eli Manning was sharp early, throwing two touchdowns for New York in the first half. (Read More)

Peyton Manning was unable to secure a victory in his homecoming game at Indianapolis. (Read More)

Philadelphia scored during the first possession of overtime to send Dallas to their worst stretch since 1989. (Read More)

Fantasy Help

The choicest tips from around the Internet. (Read More)

Betting Tips

The probabilities for each game this week. (Read More)

Where the action is going heading into Sunday. (Read More)