Washington is healthy, and hardy—allowing an average of 13 points a game. Right
end Andre Carter (above) is mauling QBs (seven sacks in his last seven games),
and here's an even better number: The team's 3--1. Said left end Phillip
Daniels, "We can do some good things."
The Giants' rookie cornerback got benched for the entire first half on Sunday
(he violated unspecified team rules) but then grabbed two interceptions,
including the game-sealer, in a 35--24 win over the Jets. Said Ross of being
punished, "I feel like I responded real well."
Brothers J.D. ( Red Sox) and Stephen ( Diamondbacks) Drew are deep in the
playoffs; Jaguars' back Maurice Jones-Drew broke off a 52-yard TD run and, Come
on down! Drew Carey starts hosting The Price is Right next week.
Nice sequence: The Senators' winger got a six-year, $45 million deal, scored in
OT to beat archrival Toronto and racked up seven points as Ottawa started
They're hurting (seven players sat out on Sunday), and they're porous, allowing
an average of 27 points a game. St. Louis has blown three third-quarter leads,
and here's the ugliest number: The team's 0--5. Said QB Gus Frerotte (above),
"It's just one of those years."
The Chiefs' back missed most of the preseason (holdout), got a fat contract
($45 million, six years) and now can't get rolling. After a 12-yard game
against Jacksonville he's averaging 3.3 yards a carry with, count 'em, zero
TDs. No wonder he bolted from reporters on Sunday.
Outfielder Reggie Willits went hitless in four at bats as the Angels were swept
from the playoffs, while Saints running back Reggie Bush (two fumbles, two
touchdowns this season) knows just what it's like to go winless.
The Panthers' new, trumpeted goalie let in nine goals in two season-opening
losses and was hearing boos. He "needs to be better," said coach