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Dispatches
Peter King
September 04, 2000
Last year Colts wideout Marvin Harrison caught 115 passes, 53 more than any other player on the team. This season quarterback Peyton Manning would like to spread things around more, with Harrison, running back Edgerrin James, tight end Ken Dilger and wide receiver Terrence Wilkins each catching 75 to 90 passes....
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September 04, 2000

Dispatches

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Last year Colts wideout Marvin Harrison caught 115 passes, 53 more than any other player on the team. This season quarterback Peyton Manning would like to spread things around more, with Harrison, running back Edgerrin James, tight end Ken Dilger and wide receiver Terrence Wilkins each catching 75 to 90 passes....

The Jaguars pursued Cowboys right tackle Erik Williams hard this summer to replace the injured Leon Searcy, but talks ended when Dallas owner Jerry Jones demanded that Jack-sonville's first-round draft pick in 2001 be included in any deal. The Cowboys don't have a first-round choice next year, having sent it to the Seahawks in a trade for wideout Joey Galloway....

Ravens tight ends Shannon Sharpe and Ben Coates had such impressive camps that coach Brian Billick plans to play the pair in tandem about 50% of the time. "And there will be plays," Billick says, "where they'll both line up as wide receivers."...

Survivors: Ronney Jenkins, a rookie free-agent running back out of Northern Arizona who lost one kidney after a bike accident at the age of six, fought his way onto the Chargers' roster. In Green Bay, rookie free agent Herbert (Whisper) Goodman climbed over a handful of more highly rated running backs to make the team. Goodman, out of Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, played only one year of high school ball, and that was in relative obscurity after Hurricane Andrew ravaged his hometown of Homestead, Fla.

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