Highlights from the Sunday NFL studio shows (as culled from network releases):
ESPN's Tom Jackson on the Ravens: "Those fumbles are not happenstance. The physicality that Ray Lewis and that front seven bring, the reason they get the turnover is because they hit harder than the other football team. You look at the hit on [Alge] Crumpler, you look at the hit on LenDale White, that ball is coming out. And they are depending on it coming out two or three times a football game, you tell [Joe] Flacco, 'Protect the football, we'll take you to Tampa Bay.' "
ESPN's Cris Carter on the Titans: "When Chris Johnson got hurt, this team reverted back to last year's team without a scrambling quarterback. … This is a 10-6 football team without Chris Johnson and that's what they looked like yesterday. It's not a No. 1 seed without that explosive player in that offense."
NFL Network's Marshall Faulk on the Ravens-Titans game: "That's not rust, that's called the Ravens."
Jackson on the Cardinals: "What coach [Ken] Whisenhunt has done is made them physically tougher than their opponents on both sides of the football. The 43 carries for 145 yards vs. the 15 carries for Carolina. They dominated both sides of the line of scrimmage. I think it has a lot to do with taking them back to training camp. At the end of the year, we are going to get back in pads, we're going to work hard to be a different football team when we get to the playoffs. They are right now."
NFL Network's Steve Mariucci on Donovan McNabb: "He probably would have played better in the later games anyway, so the benching had nothing to do with it."
ESPN's Keyshawn Johnson on Ben Roethlisberger: "Ben holds on the football because he likes the drama. He likes the attention that he gets. ... He's a tough guy, but he's a bit of a drama queen. I like that about him. He gives the crowd thumbs up, a little bit of a wink, goes off the field, comes back, boom! Touchdown, late game heroics and the whole time, we're sitting in our room watching the game saying, 'He's hurting. Something is wrong with Ben.' Next thing you know, he's back in the game, he's fine for the next week. He loves that attention."