Griese, wearing thick glasses, came out guns blazing in his first game, going 12 for 19 with two TDs and two interceptions in a 35 21 win over the Denver Broncos. But then things fell apart. He completed 50 percent of his passes in his second game, a 24 0 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, and was an abysmal one for three in his third game (yes, one for three).
They said they got courageous this year and decided to build something huge, even though neither of them had any kind of construction experience. They formed the reindeer with wooden 4 by 4s, chicken wire and weed fabric. Now people in town talk about the “30 feet tall” reindeer, even though they’re actually 16 feet tall, Stephen and John point out, chuckling.
Allen County is on track to have a record number of deaths from opioid overdoses creating a greater need for treatment facilities. Judge Wendy Davis said roughly 65 percent of people in Allen County jail are there for a drug related crime or suffer from opioid addiction. Davis said they often do not get help until they are in the criminal justice system..
Estimates that approximately 9,400 Orleans Parish residents are currently without power. Crews are working around the clock and expect to have all power restored in 3 to 5 days. Tomorrow, 150 restoration workers from surrounding areas will assist in recovery efforts.
For me, it’s just being productive all around having sacks, interceptions, caused fumbles, obviously tackles, being able to cover, run stopping. It’s about just being a complete linebacker. You can look at stats. Better than nothing: John Carlson, Zach Miller, Dustin Keller, Kellen Winslow, Owen Daniels Keep on the radar: Vernon Davis, Brandon Pettigrew Overtime: Wildcat formation The wild card in fantasy will be the wildcat. The NFL version of an option offense took nearly a decade since Michael Vick entered the league in 2001 to take hold, but here it is, capturing the imaginations of offensive coordinators in places such as Miami, Philadelphia, Minnesota and New Orleans. This could add value someone like Brad Smith, a backup receiver for the Jets who was a very good college quarterback.
DOWN HILL: Cincinnati placed RB Jeremy Hill on injured reserve (ankle), waived PK Marshall Koehn and signed two players from the practice squad to the 53 man active roster: S Brandon Wilson and DT Josh Tupou. Hill started seven games for the Bengals but gained only 116 yards. Koehn signed with Cincinnati just a week ago, as a temporary replacement for Randy Bullock (back strain)..