The Lead Word returns for NFL Week 9 takeaways. Trey Daubert is convinced that Alabama could beat the Buffalo Bills. Chad Bauman is perplexed by Jerry Jones’ brain. Trey thinks James Conner is already better than Le’Veon Bell. Chad thinks the Rams and Saints are beatable. That and a ton more this week.

Below is the article Trey refers to in his praise for James Conner prior to the season.