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Peter King
October 01, 2001
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October 01, 2001

The Football Beat

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SI: Keyshawn Johnson.

Sapp: Jury's still out.

SI: Brett Favre.

Sapp: No better quarterback when he's got weapons. Nothing better than playing Favre at Lambeau. That's why this realignment stinks. We're moving to the south. We're trading Brett Favre, Daunte Culpepper, Randy Moss for Chris Weinke, Chris Chandler, Joe Horn? I don't see the fun in that. No way we should leave the Black and Blue Division.

SI: 2001 Bucs.

Sapp: Champions. We better be.


Bengals running back Corey Dillon versus Chargers linebacker Junior Seau
This meeting in San Diego between surprise AFC Central and West co-leaders also offers the best mano a mano collision of the weekend. The first of Dillon's 19 100-yard games came in 1997 against the Chargers. The highlight of his afternoon was a 71-yard touchdown run, but Seau, the premier tackier of the '90s, was playing with a broken big toe. In their only other meeting, in '99, Seau had four tackles and a forced fumble in helping hold Dillon to 37 yards. Says Dillon, "When he brings it, he really brings it. Stroooong."


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