- Chargers-L-Broncos (35-21)…Peyton Manning torched San Diego secondary (286P-3TD)…Ronnie Hillman (109R)….WR-Emmanuel Sanders (9R-120)….Demaryius Thomas (8R-105)…blowing game open in final minute of lst half and in 3rd quarter….Broncos defense 2-picks-2 sacks-7Tackles for Loss…Denver had 6-hits and 11-pressures of Philip Rivers…Rivers (252P-2TD)…Keenan Allen (9R-73Y)….San Diego had no running game….Bolts blitzed 18X-knocked Manning down 1X….Secondary problems continue…Richard Marshall gave up 4-completions-TD-pass interference penalty…Shareece Wright 6-completions-TD-pass interference…Jason Verrett 3-completions-TD before leaving with injury…Chargers (5-3) will have just 1-game in next 22-days…at Miami-but have 10-day layoff before Dolphins game-then a weeks bye.
NFL Top games this weekend
- Eagles-Arizona..Cardinals amped to become top team in NFC if they can control Chip Kelly offense.
- Packers-Saints..Aaron Rogers red-hot facing Saints team struggling badly on defense.
- Colts-Steelers..Andrew Luck making Indianapolis a very dangerous AFC-team…Steelers still not consistent on defense.
- Seahawks-Carolina…Seattle lost 2-in row-not the same team…Ambush in waiting in Charlotte.
- Ravens-Bengals…Who are the real Cincinnati Bengals-playing very poorly on offense with injured AJ Green and Gio Bernard.
College Football-Top games this weekend.
- Oregon-Cal..Friday night shootout with sophomore QB-Jared Goff going against Ducks-Heisman Trophy candidate Marcus Mariota.
- BYU-Boise State..Friday night game on Blue Turf…Cougars trying to rally season after losing QB-Taysom Hill with broken leg.
- 1st ranked-Mississippi State-at-Kentucky…Dan Mullen team seeks to go (8-0).
- 3rd ranked-Ole Miss-at-LSU…Rebels need to be wary of getting bushwacked in Baton Rouge.
- 13th rate Ohio State-at-Penn State..Buckeyes getting great games out of QB-JT Barrett…Lions QB-Chris Hackenberg can be explosive.
- ASU-at-Washington..Devils QB-Taylor Kelly returns after missing 6W.
- Arizona-at-Washington State…Throwing contest-Cats QB-Anu Solomon-vs-Cougars QB-Connor Halladay (3344P-28TD-8Int)..Pullman can be tough place to play.
- USC-at Utah..Trojans big play offense RB-Buck Allen-QB-Cody Kessler…Utes (5-1) and beating up people with defense.
- UCLA-at-Colorado..Bruins need to play more consistent on defense.
- Oregon State-at-Stanford..Beavers QB-Sean Mannion against Cardinals very strong defense-but a disappointing season up on the Farm.
- TBay-Patriots..Trade Rumor-Bucs shopping WR-Vincent Jackson for high draft pick….Patriots need game breaker wide out.
- Redskins..Coach Jay Gruden says Robert Griffin III-may be 3W-away from being ready to start a game…has practiced 3-straight days.
- Bears..DE-Jared Allen says ‘raw emotion’ in lockeroom last week was good thing to bring team together.
- Vikings..Off coordinator Norv Turner implores fans to be patient with QB-Teddy Bridgewater turnover problems
- Patriots..CB-Darrelle Revis apologizes to coaching staff for oversleeping and showing up late for practice coming off bye week.
- Seahawks…Coach Pete Carroll not upset DEs-Cliff Avril-Michael Bennett have only 4-sacks in 6G.
- Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect told to change tackling technique-stop leading with head after concussion-neck injuries 2-weeks in row.
- Broncos..Release-S-John Boyett after assault arrest…2nd time club axed him after off field issue.
- Raiders..LB-LaMarr Woodley could be gone for season-torn bicep
- Texans..Sit-LB-Brian Cushing-discomfort in surgically repaired knee.
- Seahawks…FB-Derrick Coleman-broken foot-out indefinitely
- Eagles..Activate OG-Evan Mathis from 8W-IR list.
- Steelers..LB-Ryan Shazier returns to practice after missing 4W-with knee issue.
- Ravens..OT-Eugene Monroe-OG-Kel Osemele-return to practice after missing 3W-injuries.
- Denver…LB-John Bramlett-star with old AFL-Broncos passes away (73)..reputation violent linebacker-became a minister for 40Y of life after football.
- World Series..Game 3-Kansas City-at-San Francisco….Jeremie Guthrie starts for Royals…Tim Hudson starts for Giants…Hudson has won 214-career games-has never started a World Series game….Royals first look at ATT Park-took batting practice in chilly conditions with swirling winds on Thursday.
- World Series..Game 2-TV ratings on Fox shot up to 7.9 Rating…12.9M-viewers.
- Padres..Hire-Sam Gearney-Director of Player Development-run farm system..spent 9Y with Athletcs…last 3-Director International scouting.
- Dodgers..Continue conversations with Josh Byrnes about a front office job with ex-Padres GM.
- Angels..Sign FA-C-Jackson Williams-had been with Rockies organization.
- Braves..Hire-John Hart as President of Baseball Operations…he will hire a working GM beneath him..built Cleveland-Texas into pennant contenders.
- Mets..Hire Kevin Long-Yankees-as hitting coach.
- Brewers..Hire Darnell Coles-ex Tiger-Mariner as hitting coach.
- Lakers…Veteran G-Steve Nash has played last game for LA…miss the season with deep nerve root damage in his back….Was 2X-NBA-MVP-last two years-ravaged by back-leg injuries….
- Clippers..Blake Griffin-Chris Paul combine for 69P in preseason game-lst game new owner Steve Ballmer has taken in.
- Knicks..Criticism…Game plan for Triangle offense falling apart…Carmelo Anthony taking too many shots..team not playing defense..gave up 121P-last game.
- Boston..Assistant Coach Walt McCarty arrested for bouncing 39,000-bad checks in home improvement project.
- Kings-W-Buffalo…Jeff Carter-Anzi Kopitar score early…Kings go to (5-1-1)
- Tonite…Ducks (6-1) face Columbus Blue Jackets.
- NASCAR…Martinsville 400…Chase for Championship down to final 4-races…Joey Logano-Brad Keselowski-Jeff Gordon atop points race.
- Formula 1..Legendary driver Michael Schumacher comes out of a coma he had been in since late December ski accident in Grenoble, France-major head injuries.