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The Unusual Suspects: Players & coaches who will be in contention for postseason awards| NFL Report EP. 19

On today's episode of The NFL Report, Steve Wyche & James Palmer discuss the unusual suspects – players and coaches who set themselves up the first half of the season to be in the conversation for postseason awards. Steelers LB Alex Highsmith discusses the AFC North, the dynamic duo he forms with TJ Watt and his favorite Mike "Tomlin-ism". Texans OC Bobby Slowik tells us what makes his rookie QB CJ Stroud so special & explains how entering the NFL as a defensive assistant helped him on his path to becoming an offensive coordinator. Brian Baldinger is back to show us his favorite films on the NFL's sack leader, Vikings DE Danielle Hunter, the Bengals defense, and the importance of Deebo Samuel and Trent Williams returning to the 49ers lineup for their huge Week 10 matchup with the Jaguars... Plus, former NFL HC & NFL Network analyst Leslie Frazier talks about which rookie quarterbacks will have the greatest long-term impact on their franchise and the importance of hybrid players on NFL defenses. (Talent: Steve Wyche, James Palmer)