Damien Harris was effusive in his praise for fellow Patriots running back James White on Thursday.
Cam Newton can empathize with what Justin Herbert is going through in his rookie season with the Los Angeles Chargers. The New England signal-caller set several rookie milestones when he was the top overall pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2011. While it led to Newton being the Offensive Rookie of the Year, it didn't translate into immediate success for the Panthers, who were 3-8 through their first 11 games.
In this strangest of NFL seasons in this weirdest of years, here's a matchup of division leaders you wouldn't expect: Seattle hosting the New York Giants. New York is 4-7, has yet to beat a team with a winning record, and enters the most difficult portion of its schedule. ''If you win your division, you win your division,'' Carroll says, and he knows: Seattle went 7-9 in 2010 and won the NFC West, then beat New Orleans in a playoff game.