Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/21/12
In this week’s edition of “Football Nation Today,” gives his take on the latest news across the NFL:1st Down: Alex tells us five things we learned from week 11, and how those things will carry over to future weeks:*There are certain teams in the league that simply do not know how to win. (Jacksonville, Cleveland and Carolina)*Andrew Luck, though he got walloped in New England, is still Alex’s favorite rookie quarterback.*The Eagles continue to further deteriorate on a weekly basis, and unfortunately, the team will have to wait until the offseason to make significant changes.*Ben Roethlisberger’s injury will have a major impact on the AFC playoff picture, as it essentially guarantees that Baltimore will be the second seed.*The Jets are mediocre because they have a mediocre roster, not because they talk a lot.2nd Down: On Monday Night Football this week, the 49ers and Bears both played their back-up quarterbacks.  The 49ers, however, allowed Colin Kaepernick to throw early, whereas th...
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