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Around the league, The North Face, and Washington recap

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Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins John Autey / MediaNews Group / St. Paul Pioneer Press via Getty Images

Mike and Ed discuss the week 8 league stories, the North Face, breakdown the win over Washington, and look ahead towards Kansas City.

Around the League

  • PHI beats Buffalo - Back on track? No
  • NFC East is tight
  • SF is rolling
Carolina Panthers v San Francisco 49ers Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images
  • Houston beats Oakland - Watson is nuts
  • Ryan Tannehill making his case in Tennessee
  • Drew Brees rolls without Alvin Kamara
  • Cleveland Clevelands
Cleveland Browns Vs. New England Patriots At Gillette Stadium Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
  • Patriots are good tho
  • Jacoby Brissett
  • Joe Flacco is mad and apparently hurt now
NFL: OCT 27 Broncos at Colts Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The North Face

  • Detroit beats Giants - Are they what we thought they were?
  • Chicago missed last second FG to lose to Chargers
  • Mitch Trubisky struggles
Los Angeles Chargers v Chicago Bears Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images
  • GB takes down Mahomes-less Chiefs
  • Impressed by Matt Moore - Does this influence Mahomes decision…
  • Difficult to find GB losses at this point… even though I think they’re overrated
  • 5 of last 8 are on the road. Vikings need to finish strong and get some help. Maybe the GB road struggles will resurface.

Vikings - Washington Recap

Offense

  • Kirk Cousins very efficient day
  • 23/26 (88.5%) 285/0/0
  • Dalvin Cook Domination
  • 98 Rushing-1TD | 73 Receiving on 5 catches
  • Alexander Mattison Appreciation
Washington Redskins vMinnesota Vikings
  • Stefon Diggs sets record for 3-game yards stretch beating moss and moss
  • Fumbles…
  • Riley Reiff was excellent
  • Garrett Bradbury Continues to improve
  • Brian O’Neill still sackless - attributed to Kline
Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins John Autey / MediaNews Group / St. Paul Pioneer Press via Getty Images

Special Teams

  • GDI Dan Bailey is going to make me buy his jersey
  • No punts
  • Britton Colquitt in the locker room speech is hilarious
Washington Redskins v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Defense

  • Danielle Hunter is a monster
Washington Redskins v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images
  • Eric Kendricks is Defensive MVP
  • Xavier Rhodes…. Mike Zimmer defends - so maybe we’re wrong?
  • Is Trae Waynes the best corner?
  • Jayron Kearse
Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images

Chiefs Predictions

  • Adam Thielen should be back
  • Colquitt bowl!!!!
  • Patrick Mahomes or not, path to success is there
  • Dalvin Cook should absolutely FEAST against KC
  • Receivers SHOULD excel
  • Kirk Cousins has an opportunity to win another big road game
  • Looking at the NFC there is not much margin for error
  • Have to have this game especially with Mahomes out.
  • Score Predictions

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