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How dismal is it to be a Redskin this season? Desperate for offense on Sunday against Philadelphia, Washington coach Richie Petitbon called what turned out to be the ugliest play of this season: a fake-punt set-shot lob pass from blocking back Brian Mitchell over the line of scrimmage to Todd Bowles. Ooops. Interception....
Nice day for the Allen family on Sunday. Kansas City back Marcus Allen scored his 10th touchdown of the season—best in the AFC—in the Chiefs' 23-7 win over Buffalo. His brother Damon, the quarterback for the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos, was MVP of the Grey Cup, the league's title game, with a 226-yard passing day in Edmonton's 33-23 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers....
In the 49ers' 35-10 win over the Rams on Sunday, Steve Young threw for 462 yards. Jerry Rice caught eight passes for 166 yards, and John Taylor caught six for 150. Ricky Watters gained 129 yards rushing and receiving. And, said Watters, "we're just beginning to show how great we are. The key to our greatness is that we'll never be satisfied."
...The Bengals, 1-10, enter this Sunday night's game at San Francisco—the prime-time mismatch of the '90s—on a one-game winning streak. "They'll be terrified of us, I'm sure," said Cincinnati quarterback David Klingler....
Minnesota lost Sunday because New Orleans's Tyrone Hughes returned a kickoff for a touchdown, and in the final minute a holding call negated what would have been the tying field goal by Fuad Reveiz. Said Viking wideout Cris Carter, "Same old thing with the special teams. They're just killing us."
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