Ben Roethlisberger could miss two to four weeks with his latest injury, a torn meniscus in his left knee. Roethlisberger opted for a meniscectomy, so Jeff Stotts expects his return to fall somewhere later in the time table.
Consecutive underwhelming seasons caused Mike Smith to lose his job and prompted the Falcons' brass to bring in a new,defensive-minded coach in Dan Quinn to take over the reins. Can Atlanta come out on top of a winnable division?
Usually the opponent of the Saints merits an automatic downgrade in the defensive rankings. But what do we make out of the Lions this week, given how they shut down the Packers at home earlier, the Saints' road numbers and Jimmy Graham's possible absence?