Whispers from around the NFL
Pro Football Weekly is hearing that Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph will supplant veteran Tory James at some point soon.
• If up-and-coming Niners RB Frank Gore has a shortcoming aside from his shaky injury history, it's his tendency to get very down on himself after making mistakes. Our sources tell us Gore has been beating himself up something awful because of his recent fumbling problems (four fumbles in the first four games).
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