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THE WEEK THAT WAS
Peter King
October 08, 1990
IT WASN'T EVEN THE SUPER BOWL
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October 08, 1990

The Week That Was

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Bennett recovers at the Denver two....

Bills running back Kenneth Davis carries for two yards....

Touchdown, Bills. Buffalo, 29-21.

"In all my life," said Bills owner Ralph Wilson, 71, after his team had prevailed 29-28, "I've never seen a game change that rapidly."

NOW WE KNOW HOW WOMAN FEEL
There was such a crush of reporters around Boston Herald sportswriter Lisa Olson before the Jet-Patriots game that she sought refuge in the women's room of Foxboro Stadium's press box. Rachel Shuster of USA Today, Diane Bruno of the New York Daily News and Barbara Barker of The Record of Bergen, N.J., followed, leaving a bevy of male reporters outside. Olson, who was sexually harassed by a group of Patriots players in the New England locker room on Sept. 17 (page 21), stayed in the restroom for about 15 minutes while the three women reporters interviewed her. Outside, the New York Post's Steve Serby paced. "Whatever happened," he asked with irony, "to equal access?"

BUT CAN THEY STOP QBs NAMED MONTANA?

The Giants, who are 4-0 after a 31-17 victory against the Cowboys, have limited running backs named Smith—Emmitt Smith of Dallas, Sammie Smith of Miami and Emmitt again—to a total of 50 yards on 25 carries. But beginning with an Oct. 21 date against the Cardinals, the Giants have to keep up with receivers named Jones:

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

THAT REALLY WAS BILL MURRAY

"This is the worst day I've ever had," said Lion kicker Eddie Murray after he missed all four of his field-goal attempts—from 34 yards in the second quarter and from 50, 51 and 44 yards in the last eight minutes of the game—in a 24-21 loss to the Packers. "If another day like this comes, I'll quit." Here's how bad Murray was:

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