Top takeaways from Sunday’s Week 8 NFL action

17Which team made yet another major statement?

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NFL’s Week 8 action lacked the drama that we had seen throughout the first half of the season. The early slate of games were not too competitive, starting with the Jacksonville Jaguars dropping their fourth consecutive game.

As the attention turned from London to stateside, both the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers staked their claim to being the top contenders in the AFC North. Meanwhile, Cam Newton continued his stellar play in a blowout win over the Baltimore Ravens.

And during the late-afternoon action, the Los Angeles Rams made yet another major statement over the Green Bay Packers in what was the most highly anticipated game this week.

Here’s the top takeaways from Sunday’s Week 8 NFL action.