The guys wrestle with the important question of what was learned from the Detroit Lions devouring of the New England Patriots. Jeff says the Pats had an off day, while Steven says that the Lions got amped for a meaningless game — bottom line: Don’t read too much into this one.

Peyton Manning makes his long awaited return from the P.U.P. list. While far from what Colts fans are hoping for, this sentiment is shared by owner, Jim Irsay who delivers another one of his legendary billionaire tweets. “#18 to the practice field! Soon the leaves will fall / I looked at sideline sat. night n saw $30,000,000.00 standing there, my checkbook hurts!”

Finally in our pre-season week 3 “ship all banged up” report: Texans Arian Foster re-tweeked his hammy and is listed as day to day. Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey re-injured the same ankle he fractured in last seasons AFC Championship Game. Broncos D.J. Williams, last season’s tackle and sack leader, dislocated his elbow and is expected to be out three to four weeks. And Patriots slot machine, Wes Welker injured his neck, but insists that he is okay.