The Cowboys' Troy Aikman ranks dead last in the league in passer rating, with a 38.5 mark. After a five-interception disaster against the Giants, it's worth asking if Aikman, a month shy of turning 34 and playing with a herniated disk, is finished. An even more pressing question: Why isn't Randall Cunningham starting?
He might not be worth the seven draft picks New Orleans used to get him, but Ricky Williams is on pace to run for 1,642 yards and catch 72 passes this season. And with their next four games against the Falcons, Cardinals, 49ers and Panthers, the 3-3 Saints have a chance to make a wild-card run.
Move Over, George.
"Nobody thought that record would ever be broken," Vikings kicker Gary Anderson said last week about George Blanda's alltime NFL scoring mark of 2,002 points, which Anderson could break on Sunday. He has 1,993—in seven fewer seasons than Blanda.
A tattoo on which NFL player?
"As a cornerback it's all about strategy," the player says. "You talk about cards, you're talking about strategy. You talk about dice, you're talking about trying your luck. You've got the 8 ball, you have to have the right angles. And dominoes is about numbers."
A. Dolphins corner Sam Madison
B. Patriots corner Ty Law
C. Vikings corner Keith Thibodeaux
An AFC pro personnel director sizes up New England's unsung Troy Brown, who is the NFL's leading punt returner and has 33 receptions for 388 yards and two touchdowns.