Morning Bites For 9/25: Favre is back, which means he's not

Matthew Stockman

Taking a look at the stories around the NFL on the internet.

Brian Hoyer vs. Brandon Weeden: Who Should be the Browns Starting QB?
Assuming Weeden is healthy, who should start at quarterback this Sunday for the Browns -- Brian Hoyer or Brandon Weeden? The DBN staff members weighed in with their thoughts, but make sure you vote in the poll!

Race for Rookie of the Year, Week 3
Now with three weeks under their belts, this year's rookie class is starting to sift out and Khaled Elsayed points to those trending toward ROY consideration.

The Shek Report: Week 3
Dave Dameshek throws the book at Week 3's biggest numbskulls. Tom Brady's post-game attire and the under-performing Giants, Steelers, and Redskins all find themselves facing Dave's white-hot light of shame in this week's report.

Favre making return to NFL? No, says his agent, Bus Cook, but he could if he chose to do so | al.com
Accepting an invitation to 'take a couple of kids' to play golf led Cook on his career path as a sports agent.

Browns find new direction with first win under Rob Chudzinski
MINNEAPOLIS — A bloodstain on his lower right leg proof of a hard-fought victory, D’Qwell Jackson popped his head out of the visitors’ locker room at the Metrodome on Sunday. He needed to find a football. An equipment manager hastily pulled one out of a long black bag.

Message sent to Steelers young players, 'Don't get too comfortable'
By eliminating clubhouse games like ping pong, shuffleboard and pool, the Steelers hope to send a message to their younger players.

Ben Roethlisberger calling out Le'Veon Bell for not 'busting his butt' like Heath Miller
The Steelers quarterback took to the airwaves and expressed his concern for the level of effort apparently being put out by rookie running back Le'Veon Bell in his efforts in rehab to get back on the field.

John Harbaugh: Ravens trouble running the ball 'not going to be OK'
The Ravens are only averaging 2.6 yards per carry in the running game.

Daily Dawg Chow: Browns news (9/25/13)
In today's dose of Daily Dawg Chow, Chud shows he’s not afraid to take a risk no matter what, 'poised' Hoyer earned trust of team, Jason La Canfora says Browns might have best rush defense In the NFL, and what you need to know heading into Week 4.

Hugh Douglas arrested after alleged fight at hotel
Hugh Douglas is in trouble again.The former NFL linebacker was arrested in Hartford, Conn. after he allegedly violently attacked a woman at a hotel.According to Joseph Wenzel IV of WFSB-TV in Hartford, Douglas got into a fight with the woman at a Marriott hotel at Adriaen's Landing.

FOX Sports 1 on 1: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
John Lynch sits down with Roger Goodell. Find out if the commissioner thinks the NFLs $765 million concussion settlement is an admission of guilt.

Patrick Wills calls 'out of the blue' meeting with the defense
The San Francisco 49ers are 1-2. The veterans have decided they will not become 1-3 after Thursday night’s game with the St. Louis Rams. "We were already in a defensive meeting and it was kind of out of the blue," rookie DB Eric Reid told FOXSports.com Tuesday. "I guess [Patrick Willis] just felt the need to get up and say something to the defense.

Ray Lewis believes Ravens are lacking leadership without him
John Harbaugh wasn’t pleased with some of the Ravens players’ behavior, which led to Jacoby Jones reportedly sustaining minor injuries after a stripper named Sweet Pea smashed a champagne bottle over his head. Ray Lewis isn’t happy either. The longtime veteran and now-turned TV analyst ripped the Ravens and the lack of leadership they’re displaying.

Football teams with the most expensive tickets
From Yahoo Sports: The Chicago Bears and the New England Patriots have the second and third most expensive tickets in the NFL. But who's No. 1?

Terrelle Pryor doesn't 'remember much' from Monday night
Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor says he doesn't 'remember much' from Monday night, when he sustained a concussion.

Terry Bradshaw on NFL in London: 'Nobody cares about that game'
NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw hates the idea of NFL teams having to travel to London to play a regular-season game.

Are the 49ers stuck in a San Francisco retreat?
At a grim San Francisco 49ers camp this week, there were few smiles, lots of whiskers and surprisingly vitriolic hate aimed at last year's Next Big Thing. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who in the second half of last season and the postseason ran and threw his way to instant stardom and into the hearts of 49ers fans, epitomized the tense atmosphere Tuesday with an awkward question-and-answer session with news media members.

Vikings support Christian Ponder, but coach says he must 'suck it up'
Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson doesn't agree with the fans loudly calling for a change under center, but he's not surprised starter Christian Ponder is under fire after his inconsistent play in the team's 0-3 start.

Fan suffers broken arm, nose in beating at Candlestick
A football fan suffered a concussion and a broken arm and nose at Candlestick Park after police say he was attacked during the San Francisco 49ers' 27-7 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that a 29-year-old man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of beating a 40-year-old man for urinating in the man's car.

Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer will have microfracture surgery
Any hope the Dallas Cowboys had that Anthony Spencer might return this season is now gone. Spencer will have microfracture surgery on his knee and miss the rest of the season.

NFL players of the week: Peyton does it again
Most of the usual suspects were noticeably absent from the top performers list in Week 3. Aaron Rodgers struggled when he succeeded in the past, while Adrian Peterson was stonewalled by the Cleveland Browns -- instead we saw production from unexpected places, except for the record-setting quarterback blazing through the NFL.

NFL plays of the week: Giovani Bernard touchdown and Packers fumble seal game for Bengals - SBNation.com
Speed is the story behind this week's top plays, with some teams getting out to fast starts and others lagging behind. The Cincinnati Bengals best managed to handle split-second moments and slow the game down, rewarding them with two clips in this week's roundup.

Fumblr, Week 3: NFL Rusher mascots are awful - SBNation.com
All the Photoshops, GIFs, tweets, and internet ephemera from Week 3 in the NFL, featuring terrifying mascots, Jaguars ineptitude, and butts.

PFT Commenter's NFL awards, Week 3, celebrate Jay Cutler, Andy Reid - SBNation.com
PFT Commenter returns for another barrel fire of hot takes, honoring Jay Cutler, Andy Reid & others for their Week 3 performances.

Favre Watch 2014: Sure would be great to see Brett give it one more go - SBNation.com
Brett Favre's agent says he's in the best shape of his life. Sure would be great to see the ol' Gunslinger lace 'em up one last time and lead a team to the Super Bowl.

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