One month alone, September, packed enough drama for most seasons.
Titans quarterback Vince Young and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady disappeared, but for different reasons.
Old quarterbacks -– Brian Griese, Gus Frerotte, Kerry Collins, Damon Huard -– reappeared, making it feel like 1998 instead of 2008.
Jaguars offensive tackle Richard Collier was gunned down, and Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin was knocked down.
Hurricane Ike left Texas, and the Texans left in need of their own type of bailout.
Carson Palmer’s elbow flared up, and so did Terrell Owens’ temper.
The last place we expected to find teams such as Buffalo, Tennessee, Denver, Carolina, Chicago, Arizona and San Francisco was in first place, yet they all have, or share, those rare spots.
Lane Kiffin outlasted Scott Linehan and Matt Millen, as the NFL’s hunting season kicked off early.
Raiders defensive coordinator Rob Ryan’s rant turned out to be a warmup for Al Davis’ command performance.
The NFL’s motto is Believe in Now. Might as well be Believe in Anything.
It was a September to remember. Makes you wonder what’s ahead on the first day of October.