In the NFL this season, the losers are winners.
Several teams that have lost offensive stars are now surging, and are among the ranks of the 11 teams with winning records.
Carolina was devastated to lose second-year receiver Kelvin Benjamin this summer to a season-ending knee injury. He was Cam Newton's top outside target. The Panthers are 12-0, the league's only undefeated team.
After some patches of turbulence, Seattle has resumed the pattern of winning every week — and that's with running back Marshawn Lynch and tight end Jimmy Graham watching from the sideline.
Pittsburgh has the AFC's top offense at 409.1 yards per game, yet the Steelers don't have...