—NFL COMMISSIONER PAUL TAGLIABUE on Bengals president Mike Brown, who has made no significant changes to improve a team that has the league's worst record since the start of the 1990 season
Things are definitely looking up for the Redskins, who have won five straight Now there could be more good fortune: Washington's toughest remaining games are this Monday night against Tennessee and on Nov. 20 at St. Louis, but both of those teams might be without their MAT'S—Titans running back Eddie George (knee sprain) and Rams quarterback Kurt Warner (broken pinkie).
Slumping in Seattle.
Who ever thought that a team coached by Mike Holmgren would lose 12 of 15 games? "There will be a light at the end of the tunnel," Holmgren said after a 31-3 loss to Oakland dropped the Seahawks to 2-6. The question is when.
The second season of Cleveland quarterback Tim Couch is history, thanks to a broken right thumb he suffered last week. His 22-game totals: 22 touchdowns, 22 interceptions and 59% accuracy. Now the Browns must get a running back, a wideout and a tackle in the draft or by free agency if they want Couch to reach his potential.
The locker of which NFL player? Seventeen photographs of his wife and two children; a tin of black Pekoe tea bags; more than a dozen sweatshirts, T-shirts and turtlenecks on hangers; eight pairs of gloves; 21 pairs of shoes; about 40 toiletry products; a copy of the Athlete's Prayer, on top of the locker; a replica of a Bengal tiger along with the five game balls he has been awarded during his career; and on the floor, a laptop computer in a black-leather carrying case.
A. Eagles safety Brian Dawkins
B. Bengals safety Darryl Williams
C. Panthers cornerback Doug Evans