- Myles Garrett adjusting to the new normal (clevelandbrowns.com) - Myles Garrett was tired of the double teams and extra blockers. Garrett wanted his shot at Patrick Mahomes, but the Chiefs wouldn’t even let him have one at Eric Fisher. So after one instance when the Chiefs sent help his way for the nth time Sunday, Garrett voiced his displeasure.
- Matt Ryan continues parade of elite QBs to face the Browns (ohio.com) - The parade of elite level quarterbacks continues this week for the Browns defense. After seeing Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Patrick Mahomes with Kansas City Chiefs the past two games — both losses — it doesn’t get much easier for the Browns’ defense with the arrival of Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons into FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday at 1 p.m.
- Christian Kirksey wants to return next season (cleveland.com) - Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey’s done for the year with a pulled hamstring, his preseason playoff prediction has gone up in flames, and he’s lost another head coach — but he still wants to return to The Land that he loves.
- Chris Hubbard may have short tenure in Cleveland (DPD) - The Cleveland Browns signed Chris Hubbard to a five-year contract this off-season, but 2018 could be his only season in the brown and orange.
- Saints fear Dez Bryant tore his Achilles (ESPN) - Just two days after Dez Bryant finally returned to the NFL, it appears that his 2018 season is now over. The New Orleans Saints fear that Bryant tore his Achilles tendon on the final play of Friday’s practice, a source confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The news was first reported by the NFL Network, which said Bryant will undergo an MRI.
- Joe Flacco dealing with hip injury (baltimoreravens.com) - The bye week comes at a good time for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, who is reportedly dealing with a hip injury that makes his status uncertain for Baltimore’s Nov. 18 game against Cincinnati, per Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic.
- Patrick Mahomes on verge of tying a team record (Kansas City Star) - A game doesn’t pass these days without quarterback Patrick Mahomes breaking or approaching a team or NFL passing record. One mark that could fall on Sunday, when the Chiefs play host to the Arizona Cardinals at Arrowhead Stadium, may resonate deeper than others.
- The best coaching candidate you don’t know (Bleacher Report) - The state of Ohio is known for football. To be more specific, it’s known as a mecca for football coaches. There’s the well-known “Cradle of Coaches” coming out of Oxford, but just over 200 miles to the northeast is Massillon. The small town, nestled in the shadow of Cleveland and a 10-minute drive from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, was home to one of the hottest names in the 2018 coaching carousel.