Nine months after his last game, former Bucs holdout Keenan McCardell made five catches for 65 yards in victorious Chargers debut, then came into locker room wearing a natty cream suit. "I might have to steal a couple of his shirts," LaDainian Tomlinson said. Two Mike Keenans are also looking fresh: Middlebury's QB set record with 427 passing yards while Florida Panthers G.M. (no relation) gets airtime during lockout on Canadian hockey reality series Making the Cut.
Saints' Leading Men
Team owner Tom Benson will spend bye week getting married to interior decorator from New Orleans; QB and Martin Lawrence look-alike Aaron Brooks (left) also has reason to celebrate: He threw for 282 yards in win over Raiders.
Mike, the Ravens linebackers coach, has his Ray Lewis-led troops at the heart of a defense that's allowed a league-low 85 points. They aren't the only ones saying neigh: Singletary, a 4-year-old colt whose owner loved watching Mike on the Bears' defense in the 1980s, goes for his third win in six starts this Saturday in Breeders' Cup.
Remember that streak of 24 consecutive road losses coming into this season? Suddenly Detroit has won three straight away from Ford Field and is now bound for Dallas, where the Cowboys are 1-2.