NFL Talking Points: Phillip Rivers, Jay Cutler, Harbaugh, Haynesworth, Dalton and More

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-Norv Turner and the San Diego Chargers perpetually get out of the starting blocks slowly in September. For some reason, discussions of the top NFL quarterbacks begin and end with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. The passing yards leader last season was none other than Phillip Rivers. The other two have been great longer, but Rivers accumulated that statistic with a lackluster receiving corps.

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What’s next for Bengals’ Chad Ochocinco? Bears? Seahawks? Raiders?

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Despite the fact that staying with the Cincinnati Bengals may prove to be Chad Ochocinco’s best option, the public seems to be convinced that it’s time for the Bengals WR to make a move. Why would it be the best option for Chad to stay?

If Carson Palmer returns, the variables of the equation will change quite a bit. On top of that, the market for a 33-year old WR, who is arguably on the decline, may not be as generous as the public (and probably Ochocinco himself) would like to believe. Of course, Chad would probably want to make as much as he’s making with the Bengals now and that further limits his options. Anyway, there are other possibilities for him out there nonetheless.

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