Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New York Jets
Brett Favre didn't go all Mark Messier on the New York press corps, but the quarterback did say "I expect us to make the playoffs."
Bergen Record columnist Ian O'Connor takes a look at the colossal task ahead for Favre.
New York Post columnist Jay Greenberg gives Favre's prophecy some perspective.
The Jets' pass defense ranks 31st in the NFL. New York Post reporter Brian Costello writes about why that's so.
Buffalo News reporter Mark Guaghan writes the Bills are contemplating putting Pro Bowl defensive end Aaron Schobel on injured reserve now that he has missed eight games.
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reporter Sal Maiorana projects J.P. Losman will be the starting quarterback Sunday.
Pro Football Weekly's Matt Sohn wonders if offensive coordinator Turk Schonert will get a second season to call the plays.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel columnist Ethan J. Skolnick contends Chad Pennington should be garnering MVP consideration.
Palm Beach Post reporter Edgar Thompson takes a closer look at Pennington's sideline confrontation of Ted Ginn last Sunday in Toronto.
Miami Herald reporter Jeff Darlington checks in with players about not overlooking the next opponent.
Andy Kent of MiamiDolphins.com explores how running backs Ricky Williams and Ronnie Brown impact the passing game.
New England Patriots
Boston Herald reporter Karen Guregian visits with Matt Cassel's teammates about the death of his father.
The Boston Globe's latest story on Cassel's status contains details of his father's death and notes the funeral will be Monday.
A fun matchup will take place Sunday, when Patriots receiver Randy Moss lines up against Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, Boston Globe reporter Christopher L. Gasper writes.