Open Thread: Sunday Week 8

No surprise here, but Tracy Porter will not play; Chris Harris will again start in his place. Also inactive for Denver are RB Knowshon Moreno, TE Julius Thomas, LB Steven Johnson, OL C.J. Davis, DT Sealver Siliga, and QB Caleb Hanie.

Denver is dressing five wideouts (plus KR Trindon Holliday), Brock Osweiler is again the backup QB, and Ronnie Hillman and Lance Ball remain ahead of Moreno.

Jimmy Graham will play for New Orleans, who will be without old friends DT Brodrick Bunkley and TE Daniel Graham, LB David Hawthorne, WR Joe Morgan, LB Scott Shanle, DT Tyrunn Walker, and T Bryce Harris.

Bunkley is a healthy scratch after leaving Denver to sign a five-year, $25M contract with New Orleans. Although he's graded out at an excellent +4.1 according to PFF, Brodrick has played a meager 155 snaps to this point.

Cleveland snuck by San Diego 7-6, and Oakland defeated Kansas City 26-16, to pull into a tie with the Chargers at 3-4. Denver is a half-game ahead of both teams, pending tonight's result.

Brady Quinn was lost to an apparent concussion in the first half, and the Chiefs have not led at any point during their first seven games (their one win came in overtime against the Saints) - they are the first team in NFL history to "achieve" that dubious feat.

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