NOTES: Williams has an MCL injury and will have an MRI on Monday. Other Redskins injuries: DT Chris Baker (chest), LG Shawn Lauvao (concussion), TE Jordan Reed (hamstring), LB Trent Murphy (knee). Forbath had made 15 of 16 field goal attempts this season, including 11 in a row.
Being a student at a prestigious university can be really stressful at times. There are moments when we think we won be able to write that last paper, but somehow, we always do. But it also possible that some of our fellow Cal students are buckling under the combined academic and social pressures of Berkeley college life and are considering abandoning the blue and gold.
Jacksonville is once again a wild card in round one. Last year, they surprised many, nabbing Blake Bortles third overall. They could pull off another stunner, handing Bortles his new favorite toy. In Sunday morning tweets, Trump renewed his criticism of the protests, slamming the league ratings and saying players should be fired or suspended for such protests. On Saturday, he called for NFL owners to fire any of a bitch who our flag. You just saw was a variety of responses with the theme of unity, an NFL front office source told CNN.
Tampa visit Bears 23, Bucs 3. The first Tampa Stadium sellout in four seasons saw the Bucs get ravaged by injuries, forcing Tampa Bay to use rookie free agents Bobby Howard and Pat Franklin the fabled “Howard Franklin” backfield for much of the game. Payton rushed for 139 yards and the Bears gained 434 overall..
EXPECTATIONS: If Watt is healthy and back to form, Houston’s defense featuring him and Clowney should be among best. Question is if Savage or Watson can step up and provide consistent quarterback play after years of problems at position. If Houston finally gets its quarterback situation solved and RB Lamar Miller has another good season, Texans could contend for championship after failing to get out of divisional round of playoffs in previous four postseason trips..
“The guy had a very storied career at Ohio State,” Jackson said. “He can throw it, he can run with it. He’s smart, he’s tough, he’s played in big games. The Broncos’ 654 yard outburst in the Poinsettia Bowl provided a glimpse of what this group could look like. Quarterback Brett Rypien, tailback Jeremy McNichols and wide receiver Thomas Sperbeck should be the Mountain West’s top offensive trio. But the Broncos have two major personnel issues to address: They must identify a replacement for center Marcus Henry and find a playmaker to fill the unique role of wide receiver Shane Williams Rhodes.