Word on the Street: NFL week 9 roundup

Word on the Street: NFL week 9 roundup
November 4, 2011, 1:40 pm
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By Benjamin Standig
CSNwashington.comRedskins and NFL RoundupGetting critiqued - if not ripped by fans and pundits alike - is just a day in the life of Kyle Shanahan (CSNwashington)What's up with the run defense? (Washington Post)Jim Harbaugh is making it looking easy, but going from quarterback to head coach is no sure thing (Daly- Washington Times)Titans running back Chris Johnson, says he's still the same guy. (Pro Football Talk)...Right now as a fantasy runner, he is just another guy so fantasy football owners should only use him as needed against the Bengals No. 2 ranked run defense.After complaining about lack of touches, Giants running back Brandon Jacobs might get all he can handlethis week against the Patriots.Or not.(Pro Football Talk)Andre Johnson (hamstring) continues to miss practice for the Texans. (Houston Chronicle)The longer he sits, the more likely he misses Sunday's action against the Browns..and the following week as well. The first place Texans have a week 11 bye so the odds of them rushing their star wide receiver back next week seem low if Johnson cannot go right nowBreakfast BuffetSemin reunites with Ovechkin, Backstrom, but for how long(Gormley - CSNwashington)Terps, Cavs playing QB shuffle (Washington Examiner)NCAA athletes deserve respect more than money (Jenkins - Washington Post)Racial inequality slow to reach NFL front offices (Washington Times)Turns out Rick Carlisle had the Mavericks packing light for the NBA Finals(Pro Basketball Talk)