Archive for September, 2008

Broncos’ McCree shaken up

Broncos safety Marlon McCree left the game after being shaken up following a 17-yard run by Larry Johnson with 11:59 left in the quarter.

Redskins-Cowboys inactives

Redskins inactives: QB Colt Brennan, WR Malcolm Kelly, CB Justin Tryon, DB Justin Hamilton, DE Jason Taylor, G Jason Fabini, T Chad Rinehart, DE Erasmus James.

Analysis: No significant inactives.

Chargers-Raiders inactives

Chargers inactives: QB Charlie Whitehurst (3rd), DB Paul Oliver, LB Anthony Waters, G Kynan Forney, T Corey Clark, FB Kris Wilson, DT Brandon McKinney, DT Ian Scott.

Analysis: RB LaDainian Tomlinson and TE Antonio Gates are active and will start, as expected.

Bills-Rams inactives

Bills inactives: QB Gibran Hamdan (3rd), WR Roscoe Parrish, RB Xavier Omon, DB Reggie Corner, FB Darian Barnes, T Demetrius Bell, TE Derek Fine, DE Chris Ellis.

Analysis: No significant inactives.

Chiefs’ Albert injures elbow vs. Broncos

Chiefs OT Branden Albert was carted off the field with a right elbow injury with 1:07 left in the first half against the Broncos. His return is questionable.

Laveranues Coles scores third touchdown

Laveranues Coles just scored his third touchdown of the first half against Arizona, putting the Jets ahead 31-0. Coles now has five catches for 82 yards with the three scores. Brett Favre is also finding a lot of success against the Cardinals, throwing for 154 yards and three touchdowns.

Vikings LB Henderson leaves vs. Titans

Vikings LB E.J. Henderson limped off the field with an injury with 7:47 left in the second quarter. He was hurt after making a tackle on Titans RB LenDale White.

Cards’ Green sprains knee

Cardinals CB Eric Green suffered a sprained left knee on Brett Favre’s 34-yard touchdown pass to Laveranues Coles with 7:25 left in the second quarter.

Lance Moore is on fire!

Lance Moore just scored his second touchdown of the afternoon, this one on a 33-yard pass from Drew Brees. He now has six catches for 85 yards and the two scores.

Can you say hot name on the waiver wire?

Favre hits Coles for second touchdown

Brett Favre just hit Laveranues Coles for the second time on what was a lucky touchdown.

Coles was being covered by Cardinals CB Eric Green, who went down with some sort of injury at the start of the play. That left Coles wide open for the score, which covered 34 yards.

Cutler finds Marshall for touchdown

Jay Cutler just hit Brandon Marshall on a 16-yard score to put the Broncos ahead of Kansas City 7-6. Cutler- to-Marshall is fast becoming the hottest quarterback-to-wide receiver combination in fantasy football.

Falcons S Milloy back after hurting ribs

Falcons safety Lawyer Milloy injured his ribs in the first quarter against the Panthers. His return is questionable.

Gross leaves game for Panthers

Panthers OT Jordan Gross was forced to the leave game against the Falcons with an undisclosed injury in the first quarter. He appeared to get hit in the head following a 1-yard run by DeAngelo Williams and fell awkwardly, laying face down on the grass.

Westbrook, McGahee both risks this week

A good friend of mine, Anita Marks from 1300 ESPN Radio in Baltimore, is friends with Brian Westbrook.

He sent her a text this morning and said he will be “careful” tonight. That indicates he’ll play (although that’s not in stone), but it doesn’t mean he’ll start. Those decisions are made by coach Andy Reid and the trainers.

Saints to get McAllister more involved

After virtually ignoring running back Deuce McAlister in the season’s first three weeks, the Saints plan to use him extensively Sunday versus the San Francisco 49ers.

Until now, the Saints have been cautious with McAlister, who still is recovering from last season’s torn ACL. He has had only two carries for 10 yards. The Saints believe McAlister’s knee is structurally sound, and they plan to work him into their offense against the Niners.

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