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  1. The undefeated Dallas Cowboys will play host to a league-worst Miami Dolphins team this coming Sunday. Dallas is actually favored by nearly three touchdowns against a squad that has been outscored 102-10 in its first two games. The backdrop here is Dallas’ reported interest in second-year Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick, whom the Dolphins granted permission to seek a trade last week. In need of help at both slot corner and free safety, the Cowboys seem to be an ideal landing spot for the former top-11 pick. Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be in the cards. In talking about the trade market without mentioning Fitzpatrick’s name, Cowboys front office head Stephen Jones threw that idea out the window. Dallas gave up a first-round pick to the Oakland Raiders for Amari Cooper a year ago. The team seemingly isn’t willing to do this for a second consecutive year. Miami’s asking price is said to be at least a first-round pick. Though, countering reports indicate that the team would settle for a second-
  2. The superlative performances continued in Week 2 of the NFL season, though there were plenty of low-scoring struggles as well. In either case, someone has to be a loser, but some players and teams had tougher weeks than others. Be it fumble issues, forced throws, bad offenses or defenses, there were definitely some who will look back on their week and feel very disappointed. Here are 10 big disappointments from Week 2. Kirk Cousins, QB, Vikings The Cousins contract looks worse and worse for the Vikings, who appear to be saddled with a mediocre quarterback at this point. Cousins’ decision-making against the Green Bay Packers was suspect at best, as he threw two interceptions into triple coverage. They were both completely on Cousins trying to force it. The quarterback also fumbled twice and completed just 14-of-32 passes. Even his lone touchdown pass could’ve been picked off. The reality is his performance inside the 10 continues to be a major issue. Nelson Agholor, WR, Eagles Boy does Nelson Agholor wish he
  3. Quarterback is the most important position in the National Football League. A great performance can single-handedly win a game, but a lousy outing can sink a team’s hopes of competing. We saw tremendous examples of this in Week 2. Several of the NFL’s top quarterbacks delivered MVP-caliber performances and earned victories. Meanwhile, some of their peers struggled mightily as missed throws, turnovers and other brutal mistakes set their teams back and often proved too much to overcome. Here are the NFL’s best and worst quarterback performances in Week 2. Best: Patrick Mahomes There aren’t enough words in any language to capture Mahomes’ jaw-dropping ability. Even when fans think they’ve seen it all from him, he does something else to demonstrate his unique gifts. Mahomes quickly extinguished any hype surrounding Oakland after its surprising Week 1 win. The NFL’s reigning MVP needed one half to throw for 313 yards and four touchdowns without his top wide receiver. Kansas City took it easy on Oakland after half
  4. Sunday’s NFL action represented the first full slate of the season as 14 games took place around the league. It did not disappoint. The early games included tremendous performances from NFC rivals taking on hostile road crowds. That included the Dallas Cowboys doing their thing in D.C., and the San Francisco 49ers showing that the NFC West might be more competitive than originally thought. Over in the AFC, the New England Patriots absolutely dominated a horrible Miami Dolphins team while the Pittsburgh Steelers proved that they are a shell of their former selves. It’s in this that we look at the biggest takeaways from Sunday’s Week 2 NFL action. Broncos offense is a hot mess We knew that Sunday’s home game against the Chicago Bears was going to be a low-scoring affair. Both the Broncos and Bears boast tremendous defenses with questionable offense. We didn’t realize just how bad the Joe Flacco-led Broncos offense was going to be. Was Week 1 against the Raiders an exception to the rule? Sunday’s game proved th
  5. The Miami Dolphins’ offense has been so bad through two weeks that they are already contemplating a quarterback change. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins will consider benching quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and starting second-year pro Josh Rosen.  The Dolphins were shut out, 43-0, by the New England Patriots on Sunday. Fitzpatrick started and went 11-of-21 with three interceptions, throwing for only 89 yards. Rosen came in later and went 7-for-18 for 97 yards and one interception. Dolphins coach Brian Flores has made clear that he doesn’t want to rush Rosen, and that’s fair. However, Fitzpatrick, 36, has been awful.  Rosen may not offer a huge improvement, but he’d at least have upside, and would get the opportunity to gain experience.