The Jets owe the Eagles a debt of gratitude. If it wasn’t for that nightmare of a “Dream Team” in Philly, the spotlight would be a little hotter on that other green team with high pre-season expectations. The Jets are sinking fast after the Patriots handed them a third straight loss on Sunday, and three veteran wide receivers are denying reports that they’ve gone to coach Rex Ryan to complain about offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
Here’s what else is on tap for Monday:
- Did we mention the Eagles? Things are getting downright unbrotherly in Philadelphia, where another error-filled loss on Sunday has fans expressing their disappointment and anger with a 1-4 team that had such high expectations.
- The Green Bay Packers overcame an injury to their starting left tackle and kept right on humming, scoring 25 unanswered points against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday night in a playoff rematch.
- Sunday might be remembered as the beginning of the Tim Tebow era in Denver. Find out why Pat Kirwan thinks the Broncos should use the bye week to make Tebow their starter.
- Al Davis‘ spirit was alive and well in Houston on Sunday, where the Oakland Raiders notched an emotional upset over the Texans thanks to a last-minute interception in the end zone one day after Davis’ death at age 82.
- Mario Williams, Joseph Addai, Tarvaris Jackson and Brian Dawkins were among the players who left Sunday’s games with injuries. Get a complete report on the day’s injuries here.
- The Carolina Panthers found the day’s most unique way to lose a game, as an ill-timed timeout gave the New Orleans Saints a field goal that proved to be the difference.
- Go Primetime as NFL Network’s Deion Sanders recaps the best performances from Sunday’s action.
- Adrian Peterson rushed for 122 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 34-10 Vikings victory Sunday, but was he the top fantasy player of Week 5? Cast your vote now.
- 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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