Published: October 3rd, 2011 | Tags:
There’s nothing like losing a bunch of football games in a row to make otherwise reasonable people lose all perspective. That appears to be the case for Minnesota Vikings receiver Bernard Berrian, who told off a wounded Iraq war vet who criticized Berrian on Twitter, and Pennsylvania Gov. (and notoriously vocal Eagles fan) Ed Rendell, who said the 1-3 Eagles need someone to inspire them like Todd Beamer inspired Flight 93’s passengers on 9/11.
Here’s what else is on tap for Monday:
- Sunday was another day of dramatic comebacks around the NFL, highlighted by the Lions’ stirring effort in Dallas, the surprising 49ers’ rally in Philadelphia and Eli Manning‘s deja-vu performance for the Giants in Arizona.
- Catch up with all of Sunday’s action at NFL.com’s exclusive Game Center, and take a wild ride around the league with NFL Network’s GameDay Express.
- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo‘s amazing roller coaster ride of a season just took another sharp turn down, writes Steve Wyche.
- In Sunday’s most controversial play, Giants receiver Victor Cruz wasn’t touched when he went to the ground and let go of the ball, but the officials ruled him down. Were they right?
- In his six observations from Sunday, NFL.com senior analyst Pat Kirwan says some big-money running backs finally came through.
- Injuries to Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, Texans receiver Andre Johnson and Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo highlighted Sunday’s NFL injury roundup.
- Panthers tight end Jeremy Shockey thought he’d scored a touchdown on Sunday, but when officials called offensive pass interference, it set the volatile tight end off on a stinging rant.
- If you took Aaron Rodgers in the first round of your fantasy draft, chances are you’re smiling all the way to the win column. Michael Fabiano takes a look at the players who put up the biggest stat lines in Week 4.
- Come up with names for the week’s most exciting plays, and tweet your way into the NFL history books. We’ll pick our favorites, and let users pick the final winner each week.
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