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Deep Posts: ‘We have a vacation home in hell’-- After his team was blasted on Sunday night by the San Diego Chargers to the tune of a 34-14 embarrassment, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs blasted some more. "Our coaches prepared us for this," said the renowned graduate of Ball So Hard University. "We knew they were going to try to light up the scoreboard. But we came out and played like that. It's just disappointing … We're in hell now, but we have a vacation home in hell." Hopefully, it's a timeshare. [CSN Washington]

-- We all know about Tim Tebow, but what about John Skelton? The Cardinals' backup quarterback has six fourth-quarter or overtime comebacks in 11 NFL games played. When are people going to start "Skeltoning?" [Twitter]

-- Are the Patriots playing hardball with Wes Welker, and could it bite them in the end? [Boston Globe]

-- Ndamukong Suh would like everyone to know that he is really, really sorry. [Detroit Free Press]

-- The Green Bay Packers have been playing both ends against the middle with the injury game, but losing Greg Jennings may have been the breaking point. Without the chameleon that can run any route from any spot, Green Bay's passing offense has become much less multiple. [JSOnline]

-- For the second straight week, halftime adjustments paid big dividends for the Seattle Seahawks. [Tacoma News-Tribune]

-- Draft expert Rob Rang believes that Bill Polian's statement about Peyton Manning's 2011 season (short version: He won't play this year, which surprises nobody) is the ultimate indicator that the Colts will take their next franchise quarterback in the 2012 NFL draft. However, the question about which quarterback it might be is more open-ended than you might think. [CBS Sports]

-- Why have the Raiders fallen apart in the last three weeks? Many different reasons, but when you look at schematic and disciplinary breakdowns, the eye will eventually turn to defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan. [San Francisco Chronicle]

-- Tom Coughlin? Not amused. Even less amused than normal. [New York Times]

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