Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/6/12
I fully expected Week 9 to be that strange week where we see upset after upset and it's the one week when we wake up shocked Monday morning at Sunday's events. Not only did that not happen, the exact opposite occurred. In so many places where it seemed to be a potential upset (there were so many 3-4 point road favorites), the upsets never came. If you're still in any Survivor pool (such as I) it's starting to get annoying that there hasn't been any big losses in the last six weeks. Looking to this week, I turned my focus to one of the more unheralded rookie quarterbacks, backup running backs with potential and some familiar names at wide receiver making late-season comebacks. QUARTERBACK Ryan Tannehill, MIA - Lost in the great story about Andew Luck breaking the rookie passing record and Chuck Pagano inspiring the Colts to a victory was that the rookie quarterback on the other team passes the eye test. David Garrard's early season injury could be a blessing in disguise as far as ...
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