WITHER AARON RODGERS: Aaron Rodgers didn't just look mortal during the Packers' 29-10 loss to the Broncos, his numbers were downright bad. He went 14-of-22 passing for 77 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions. It was Rodgers' least productive outing ever in any game that he started and finished, easily eclipsing his previous low of 142 yards.
Of course, the Broncos' defense played an important role. The Packers' running game fell dormant again, and receivers couldn't gain any separation in the secondary. Denver looked like it has the potential to be an utterly dominating team, especially if Peyton Manning continues to play well. Speaking of which ...
ANOTHER RECORD DOWN: You didn't need more confirmation that Manning has had an amazing career, but you got it anyway. With the win, he tied Brett Favre with 186 career wins -- the most all-time by any quarterback.
RICARDO LOCKETTE: The Seahawks wide receiver fell motionless on the ground after a violent collision while covering a punt. He had to be immobilized and taken off the field on a stretcher. Fortunately, he has regained full movement.
BULLS*** MEDIA: Lockette's injury sparked a lot of postgame drama. Dez Bryant was caught on camera seemingly talking trash as Lockette was laying on the ground. Bryant got wind of what some outlets had reported, and ripped into what he called the "bulls*** media" while sitting at his locker.
Cowboys and Seahawks players appeared to exchange words after the play. Apparently neither side was too happy with the other. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett called Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett "classless" for not checking on Lockette on the field.
Despite the superfluous emotions surrounding the injury, all should agree the important thing is that Lockette emerges from the play in good health.
MAJESTIC FAILURE: Matt Cassel's attempt at leading a game-winning drive against the Seahawks was sad, sad poetry.
LE'VEON BELL: Bell is likely done for the season after suffering a "severely" torn MCL. He is unquestionably one of the best players in the NFL when healthy, but given his injury history it's fair to wonder if he'll fulfill his potential for another significant, sustained period of time.
MORE DRAMA: Steelers player accused Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict of celebrating Bell's injury. Burfict said that he did not know Bell was hurt when he ran back to the Bengals' sideline. The incident was not caught on camera.
NEVER RETIRE: Steve Smith Sr. also suffered a season-ending injury, tearing his Achilles tendon. This was supposed to be his last season in the NFL, but after the game Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said "I have a feeling Steve Smith will be back." We hope so.
SILVER LINING: The Cowboys' fourth-quarter bugaboos trumped the Seahawks' in a 13-12 loss, but at least Dallas can revel in what a steal La'el Collins has been. The rookie lineman made one of the most impressive plays of Week 8 when he bulldozed Bobby Wagner and Earl Thomas on the same play.
GENOOOO: Geno Smith made his season debut in place of an injured Ryan Fitzpatrick on Sunday. It did not go very well as the Jets fell 34-20 to the Raiders in a game that was probably not as close as the score indicated. On the flip side, Derek Carr was fantastic!
IT'S FOOTBALL PLAYER NOT FOOTBALL TALKER: J.J. Watt forgot how to say words because the Texans won a football game.
THE MOST FUN THING: The Saints beat the Giants on a 50-yard field goal to win a blazing shootout, 52-49. Drew Brees and Eli Manning combined to throw 13 touchdown passes, the most-ever in an NFL game. It was a historic maelstrom of passing brilliance and awful defense, and it was so, so much fun.
GIVE 'EM A BREAK: The Chargers remain one of the most injury-stricken teams in the NFL. On Sunday, they lost big names like King Dunlap, Corey Liuget, Keenan Allen and Jason Verrett at various points of the game.
COVER UP: Andrew Luck is reportedly suffering from fractured ribs, a fact that the Colts conveniently failed to report after he allegedly sustained the injury in Week 3. Now the Colts may be in trouble with the NFL.
FINE THIS: Just because the NFL won't let DeAngelo Williams wear pink, it doesn't mean his daughter can't.
TRIBUTE: Buccaneers linebacker Kwon Alexander had perhaps the best game of his career. Then he dedicated it to his deceased brother.
WATCH HIM WHIP NOW WATCH HIM SHAMONE: Odell Beckham Jr. made up a new touchdown dance that is equal parts Michael Jackson and "The Whip." It's spectacular.