The Bus Gets Rolling.
After gaining eight yards on nine carries in the opener, Steelers running back Jerome Bettis has rushed for 414 yards in the last four games, averaging 4.3 yards. "People had me dead and buried," Bettis said after gaining 107 yards in Pittsburgh's 20-3 upset of the Jets.
Which obsessively neat player has his locker arranged as follows? Jerseys, T-shirts and sweatpants hung in order, from newest to oldest; an NFLPA handbook on the bottom shelf; cotton swabs lined up in an orderly pile on the next; about a dozen pairs of gloves stacked on the third shelf; knee and elbow pads on the top one; four boxes of shoes on a shelf above the hanging clothes; and, on the floor, a pair of flip-flops sitting next to a pair of shoes, with practice pants folded neatly on top.
A. Panthers tight end Brian Kinchen
B. Lions fullback Cory Schlesinger
C. Falcons cornerback Ray Buchanan
The Last Word
"They booed me when I was born. They booed the doctors."
—REDSKINS CORNERBACK DEION SANDERS, on the reception he got from Eagles fans on Sunday