While Sunday’s NFL action was marred by injuries to key players, some of the day’s most heroic performances were only enhanced by the injuries those players had to overcome. From Michael Vick‘s blood-spitting concussion to Jamaal Charles‘ season-ending torn ACL to Tony Romo and Miles Austin playing through pain to rally the Cowboys in San Francisco, catch up on the NFL injury picture with our league-wide roundup.
Here’s what else is on tap for Monday:
- Speaking of injuries, Monday night’s affair between the St. Louis Rams and the New York Giants features two teams already radically altered by injuries in Week 2.
- Sunday’s night’s prime-time clash between the Eagles and Falcons more than lived up to its billing, with bone-jarring hits, plenty of offense and a fourth-quarter comeback by Matt Ryan and the home team.
- Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin are impressed with how Cowboys QB Tony Romo rose to the challenge and bounced back from costing his team a win in Week 1. Check out their discussion on NFL Network.
- Two weeks into the 2011 season, five quarterbacks are on pace to break Dan Marino‘s 1984 record for most passing yards in a season.
- Rookie Cam Newton continues to put up huge numbers for fantasy owners, while Miles Austin came up big Sunday as well. Now it’s up to you to decide who was the top fantasy player of an exciting Week 2.
- Check out every thrilling touchdown from Sunday’s games in our RedZone recap.
- NFL Network contributor Jay Glazer reported Sunday that Peyton Manning traveled to Europe before his most recent neck surgery to receive experimental stem cell therapy.
- Looking ahead to tomorrow’s NFL stars, Bucky Brooks likes what he sees from USC quarterback Matt Barkley and South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore. Check out Bucky’s weekly College Stock Watch.
- Week 2 included a number of edge-of-your-seat thrillers that came down to the final moments. Take a look at what our photo editors picked for the top 10 photos of Week 2 and let us know if you agree.
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