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Coach Tom Coughlin has been wondering, Where has the momentum gone? In loss to Arizona, Giants, once 4-1, squandered another lead and fell for third time in four games. Kurt Warner (right) was sacked six times. Eli Manning is to start this Sunday, so how long till Mrs. Warner starts calling N.Y. radio shows? And can Jints regain momentum with Falcons (7-2) and Eagles (8-1) up next?
Rough Sunday for footballers. Chiefs (3--6) blew lead in 27-20 loss to Saints, with two fumbles and two interceptions. Coach Dick Vermeil to K.C. Star: "We win ... if we don't turn the ball over." MLS's Wizards blew lead in 3-2 loss to D.C. United in title game, scoring own goal and coughing up ball on defense. Coach Bob Gansler to K.C. Star: "It was our turnovers."
Northern California Pros
The 49ers' home loss to previously punchless Panthers dropped the Bay Area NFL teams to a combined 4-14, putting them right at home with NBA's Warriors (1-6 through Sunday). All of this in the month after baseball's Giants and A's both missed the postseason for the first time since 1999.
In interview on 1050 ESPN Radio, Dolphins play-by-play man said of Dave Wannstedt's resignation, "I watched the guy get decapitated today" and likened event to the beheading of hostages. Mr. David, shut up.