Originally written on Sorts of Sports  |  Last updated 10/19/11

(Editor's Note: Jeff puts down the Whey Drink to lend us his thoughts on Week 6 in the NFL)

 

It was a pretty interesting week in the NFL especially for coaches. First, I wanted to start off with the Lions and 49ers matchup this week. Stafford clearly outplayed Alex Smith, hands down, and it looked all good for the Lions, except for the fact that the big defensive front for the Lions pretty much took the day off. Frank Gore ran where he wanted, and when he wanted, averaging around 9 yards a carry. These teams are pretty evenly matched and the player I was most impressed with was Michael Crabtree. As Jon Gruden would say, 'this guy' pulled down some catches that were terribly thrown and made some pretty big plays in crunch time. Calvin Johnson had a great game himself despite not being able to grab a pass for a TD. He racked up over 100 yards on only 7 catches; and that's considered a bad game for him.

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