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Chiefs offensive lineman Eric Winston is standing by his criticism of the Chiefs fans who cheered on Sunday while quarterback Matt Cassel was on the ground after suffering a concussion. “I meant what I said. I didn’t say it off the cuff,” Winston saShare Tweet
After Sunday’s loss to the Ravens, Chiefs tackle Eric Winston unloaded on fans who cheered the head injury suffered by quarterback Matt Cassel. In Monday’s PFT Live, I commented on Winston’s comments. And now you can consider those comments, and theShare TweetFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Wes Welker told reporters he was only joking when he said after Sunday's game that he enjoyed catching 13 passes against the Denver Broncos to "stick it" in coach Bill Belichick's face.Share TweetIt doesn’t sound like we’re going to have another week of speculation about the identity of the Chargers’ starting running back. Ryan Mathews ran for 80 yards on 12 carries Sunday night and added 59 receiving yards for the kind of performance that lShare TweetBefore Sunday’s game at New England, Denver cornerback Champ Bailey said the Broncos knew they could beat the Patriots. After the game, Bailey wasn’t feeling so boastful. The Patriots’ offense came out with a fast-paced, no-huddle attack that resultShare Tweet
In transit: I am making the trek from New England to Californ…I am making the trek from New England to California after covering the Broncos' loss to the Patriots. Yes, I’ll be in the air for a while. Talk to you at some point.Share TweetHere are some areas the San Diego Chargers need to focus on after a 31-24 loss at New Orleans on Sunday: Recap: The loss has to sting the Chargers, who had a tremendous opportunity to move away in the AFC West. Instead, the Chargers fell to 3-2. Yes, th…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 8, 2012With the removal of three wide receivers who received the franchise tag - Dwayne Bowe of the Kansas City Chiefs, Wes Welker of the New England Patriots and DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles - and the Buffalo Bills keeping Steve Johnson off theShare TweetHere some areas the Denver Broncos need to focus on after a 31-21 road loss at New England on Sunday: Recap: The Broncos’ road to failure has been similar this season. In all three of their losses, Denver has fallen behind and failed to complete a comebShare TweetHere are some areas the Kansas City Chiefs need to focus on after a 9-6 home loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday: Recap: Kansas City's season is spiraling out of control. Considered by many (yes, me included) to be a serious playoff contender, the Ch…Share Tweet
Saints weren’t allowed to show Payton on video screenYes, Saints coach Sean Payton was allowed to attend Sunday night’s game between the Chargers and the Saints. No, the Saints weren’t allowed to acknowledge it via their in-house camera system. Jay Glazer of FOX noted during the game that the league proShare Tweet
Remembering a legendOn Oct. 8, 2011, I woke up at about 7 a.m. PT to prepare for an early flight to Denver to cover a Broncos-Chargers game. Then my phone rang. It was ESPN’s John Clayton. He told me word was spreading that Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis had died at the agShare Tweet
That Winning FeelingCNNSI.com Oct 8, 2012The Saints' 31-24 win over the Chargers was more than the first success of their season, writes Chris Burke. Amid a year of turmoil, New Orleans found its magic formula once again.Share Tweet
Cris Collinsworth Knows More About What's Going On With The San Diego Chargers Than Norv Turnerdeadspin.com Oct 8, 2012Cris Collinsworth predicted exactly how this game would end after noticing Jared Gaither lumbering before the final play, noting "Gaither looks lame, he's gonna have to get some help here or Wilson's gonna get a sack to end this game." And wou…Share TweetDrew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th straight game, and the New Orleans Saints won for the first time this season, 31-24 over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night.Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Can Kolb Lead The Cardinals To Victory?Oct 8Episode 202: Steve Young breaks down Kevin Kolb's performance this season. The NFL32 crew discuss the Patriots' big win over the Broncos.
Winston Rips Fans' ReactionOct 8Eric Winston angrily spoke out against fans who cheered when QB Matt Cassel left Sunday's game with a head injury.
Top 5 NFL QuarterbacksOct 8Ron Jaworski ranks his top five NFL quarterbacks.
Grading Peyton's PerformanceOct 8Stephen A. Smith thinks Peyton Manning's final statistics against the Patriots were exceptional, but Peyton wasn't consistent enough throughout the game.