Monday, September 08, 2008

Monday Morning's Painful Quick Hitters

Well is there any other story, really, that matters to most of the NFL world today. Here is a round-up of stories regarding Tom Brady and his apparent ACL tear. Sirius NFL Radio reported and confirmed that Chris Simms and Tim Rattay are heading to Foxboro Monday.

Boston Globe Patriots Page
Boston Herald Patriots Page
ESPN Story
Yahoo Sports
Ron Borges of
Adam Schefter of The NFL Network

Well now to the game. The Matt Cassell era has begun in a 17 - 10 win over the Chiefs.

Former BC Eagle Matt Ryan throws a 62 Yrd TD pass on his 1st NFL attempt on the way to an Atlanta Falcons stomping of the Detroit Lions 34 - 21.

The Buffalo Bills special teams lead the way to a 34 - 10 win over the Seattle Seahawks.

Brett Favre's debut goes well in Miami, with a 20 - 14 win over the Dolphins.

Reggie Bush and Drew Brees combined to lead the New Orleans Saints over the Tampa Bay Bucs 24 - 20.

The Pittsburgh Steelers pound the Houston Texans 38 - 17.

The Tennessee Titans beat the Jacksonville Jags 17 - 10, but lose QB Vince Young.

Baltimore Ravens rookie QB Joe Flacco leads his team past the Cincinnati Bengals 17 - 10.

Jake Delhomme connects with Dante Rosario in te last seconds of Sunday's game against the Chargers for a late win, beating the Bolts 26 - 24.

The Arizona Cardinals beat the San Francisco 49ers 23 - 13.

The Dallas Cowboys wallop on the Cleveland Browns 28 - 10.

I saved a little sunshine for last....

The Chicago Bears christened Lucas Oil Stadium, beating the Indianapolis Colts 29 - 13.

As all of New England is distracted by Tom Brady's injury, the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 7 - 2 behind Paul Byrd and Big Papi. The win combined with Tampa Bay Rays 1 - 0 loss to the Blue Jays, leaves the Red Sox just 1 1/2 games out of 1st place.

The AL Central stayed the same Sunday as the White Sox lost to the California Angels 3 - 2 and the Minnesota Twins lost to the Detroit Tigers 7 - 5.

The New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies split a day night double header keeping the Mets lead over the Phils at 2 games in the NL East.

The Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers both lost on Sunday, so the Cubs lead over the Brew Crew stays at 4 games. Chicago loses to the Reds 4 - 3 and the Brewers lose to the Padres, as Chris Young loses a perfect game bid in the 8th inning, 10 -1.

The Loas Angeles Dodgers go 1 1 /2 games ahead of the Diamondbacks by beating Arizona 5 - 3.



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