Pick an adjective: Namby-pamby, weak-kneed, soft. All apply to the penalties the NFL handed down as a result of its investigation into salary-cap abuses by the 49ers. The team was fined $300,000 and lost two draft picks. Former club executives Carmen Policy and Dwight Clark were fined $400,000 and $200,000, respectively. Three agents were fined a total of $350,000. Plus, no one has to acknowledge any wrongdoing.
The Terrell Fallout
"You guys helped put me on trial," angry Denver running back Terrell Davis told the Denver media last week, after a bone scan showed he had a stress fracture in his left shin. Davis kept saying he was hurt; the media, and some inside the Broncos, were skeptical because MRIs showed no injury.
The license plate of which NFL player?
A. Saints wideout Joe Horn
B. Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez
C. Rams quarterback Kurt Warner
The Last Word
"If anybody thinks that I'm throwing darts, they're wrong. I'm not. It may look like it, but I'm not."
COWBOYS OWNER JERRY JONES, on the plight of his 4-9 team after a 27-7 loss to the Bucs on Sunday