As you wake up and wait for Vegas Whispers to post today’s plays, peruse the stories below to get you primed for everything you need to know heading into another big NFL Sunday.

NFL Trends You Need To Know (Vegas Whispers)
— Can Julio Jones break Jerry Rice’s NFL receiving record? (AL.com)
— Ravens have to ride through Lamar Jackson’s mistakes in 2018 (Ravens Wire)
— Reliable safety tandem helps Bills bid for No. 1 pass defense ranking (Buffalo News)
— The Bears have to deliver a knockout blow to the Packers on Sunday (NBC Sports)
— Raiders’ Derek Carr leaning on AJ McCarron in preparing for Sunday’s game (AL.com)
— How much of an advantage will Matt Eberflus be for the Colts on Sunday? (Indianapolis Star)
— Jaguars’ offense has gotten worse since QB, coordinator changes (ESPN)
— Double teams of Diggs and Thielen create opportunities that need to be exploited (The Athletic)
— Sterling Shepard and WR corps stepping up in Odell Beckham’s absence will be key for Giants (NY Daily News)
— Young 49ers have opportunity to make statement in final three weeks (ESPN)
— Can Pittsburgh finally tame Steelers killer Rob Gronkowski? (ESPN)
Rams finally getting a home-field vibe at the Coliseum (OC Register)