Seattle played a game for the first time since the end of the 2010 season without Richard Sherman. His streak of 99 consecutive starts in the regular season was snapped because of a torn Achilles tendon suffered against Arizona. The Seahawks were also without safety Kam Chancellor because of a neck injury, leaving their vaunted secondary with several new faces..
The 32 year old leaves Tampa Bay as the longest tenured player in franchise history, after spending 10 of his big league seasons in a Rays uniform. He is the club leader with 1,435 games, 261 home runs and 892 RBIs. Longoria started all 30 of the Rays postseason games at third..
Go make yourself and brew and put your feet up whilst you are waiting. Done? Good, we’re ready to go. Now you can go to the Free Battle mode, choose your favourite character and fight away. HANK’S HONEYS: The Vikings haven’t been favored by this many points all year and the chance is there for the Jets to keep it close. We know they can run the ball even if they insist on running it on third and 10 and that’s the weakness of the Vikings defense, which is ranked 24th against the run, allowing 4.4 yards per carry. Expect Rex Ryan to continue to keep it out of Geno’s hands if the Vikings continue to tackle poorly.
Wes Welker was concussed as always, we find this to be a great verb over the weekend, and it reportedly is his third brain injury in the last year. That’s less than good for the Broncos or the Welkers or anyone who may or may not have a brain. Hi, Buddy, hope that works for you..
CHESAPEAKE, Va. If you take a couple minutes (and you’ll a couple because it’s a lengthy list) to read the sign outside the Oscar Smith High School football field house you may notice the Tigers have now been state runners up more times (three) than state champions (two). There’s one school responsible for that..
Got hurt diving into the end zone on a scramble late in the third quarter Sunday at Los Angeles. Pederson said it appeared Wentz tore his anterior cruciate ligament before contact with two tacklers. The touchdown was nullified by a penalty, but Wentz stayed in the game and tossed a TD pass to Alshon Jeffery four plays later..
INJURY UPDATESFlames left winger Sam Bennett needed to be stitched up after struck by a puck on the forehead in the final minute of Tuesday’s 4 1 home loss to the Maple Leafs, but he’ll be good to go against the Coyotes. “Maybe his modelling career is in jeopardy,” said Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan. “But he’s a tough, tough character.” Bennett’s linemate, long haired legend Jaromir Jagr, is also expected to be in action after a one game sit out due to a nagging lower body injury..