Kitna and Palmer room together on the nights before games, and the veteran says he truly likes the rookie. "I'll be excited to watch him, too," Kitna says. "Someday."
Back from Boise Boosts Bears
Who is Brock Forsey, and what was he doing running for 134 yards on Sunday? A 5'11", 205-pound rookie sixth-round draft pick, Forsey made his second start, replacing the ailing Anthony Thomas, in the Bears' 28-3 win over the Cardinals. "There are always going to be people doubting you and saying, 'Look, he's 205 pounds, he's not the biggest guy, not the fastest guy,' " says Forsey, who walked on at Boise State and scored 32 touchdowns as a senior. "But I try to use that as motivation and prove people wrong. That's what I did in college."
...The saga of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady continues: At Indianapolis on Sunday he completed 16 of his first 18 passes, and then rebounded from two ugly interceptions in the second half to throw a 13-yard strike to wideout Deion Branch that won the game 38-34. Since becoming the starter in 2001, Brady is 21-4 after Nov. 1.