Cowboys enforcer James Tamou says the loss to the Sharks was a "wake-up call" that his side needed after the most unconvincing of 11-game win streaks.
Despite being at the centre of two somewhat unlucky no-try calls, Dylan Farrell says the Dragons needed to be better against the Eels.
Sharks second-rower Wade Graham was a standout in their streak-busting victory over North Queensland on Saturday, but it won't be all plaudits coming his way.
Through the opening rounds of the 2015 Telstra Premiership the Warriors' right edge couldn't buy a scoring opportunity, but that has all changed.
After losing their past two games at their spiritual home ground of Leichhardt Oval, Wests Tigers are desperate to repay the home ground faithful.
Cowboys coach Paul Green did not want to come to terms with it after the game, but the case of the stolen Cowboys victory is about as open-and-shut as they get.
In a week where the Parramatta club was in the headlines for all the wrong reasons, Eels players got together and decided enough was enough.
Titans recruit Nene Macdonald will put half a season of opposed sessions against Blake Ferguson into practice on Sunday when he lines up against him.
After a tough week where they made headlines for the wrong reasons the Eels earned a tough, morale boosting win over the Dragons.
The Sharks again play giant-killers, the Cowboys struggle for offensive continuity without Thurston and Michael Ennis deserves more plaudits.