Ok, I couldn't have missed more badly on that quasi-prediction, but perhaps I was just a year off.
After spending the first preseason game doing nothing but working on the center-quarterback exchange and handing the ball off, Pennington finally got to attempt a pass last night. The good news is that just 1 of his 10 attempts hit the Meadowlands turf. The bad news is 2 of those attempts were picked off by a Minnesota Vikings defender and returned for a touchdown.
Meanwhile, Clemens has led the Jets on five scoring drives and has posted a 118.3 passer rating in the season where the games don't count. The Jets insist there's no quarterback controversy, but if head coach Eric Mangini wants to keep that "Mangenius" label Tony Soprano's crew bestowed on him, maybe there should be.
Before last night's Tennessee Titans-New England Patriots preseason game, Titans LB Keith Bulluck told Patriots WR Reche Caldwell to keep his head on a swivel. As it turns out, that was just talk for the media's sake.
Patriots safety Rodney Harrison's 2006 season came to an end against the Titans in
During a rainy first half, the Patriots offensive line was springing leaks.
Titans QB Vince Young was rusty in his preseason debut, but rookie CB Michael
Sean Jensen of the Pioneer Press says that the Vikings opportunistic defense and two-headed running attack is why the Vikings feel they can win even with QB Tarvaris Jackson.
Ex-Green Bay Packers WR Robert
The Buffalo Bills aren't going anywhere this season, but they've got some shiny new toys.
Atlanta Falcons backup QB DJ Shockley crumpled to the turf, and while an MRI will be performed sometime today, nobody expects the results to be very good.
The Panthers fizzled in
After a successful outing for QB Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Phil Sheridan says the Eagles universe is restored.
Green Bay Packers second-year WR Greg
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Herm Edwards is less than a week away from naming a starting quarterback for the season.
Giants QB Eli Manning's mechanics are apparently determined by how comfortable he is with the receiver he's throwing to, which explains a few things.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers right guard Davin Joseph likes the way the Bucs offensive line is shaping up, and hopes they can stick together for awhile.
The Denver Broncos have lost rookie left tackle Ryan Harris and veteran right tackle Adam Meadows to injuries this week, and are in the market for an offensive lineman (or two).
Saints WR Marques Colston will sit out tonight's game against
Kent Somers of the
New Dallas Cowboys safety Ken Hamlin will make his preseason debut tonight in Texas Stadium.
Oakland Raiders QB Andrew Walter hopes his start tonight against
There's no shortage of confidence in Ravens camp.
Seahawks QB David Greene is expected to play the entire second half in tonight's game against Green Bay, where he'll attempt his first pass in a live game situation in nearly a year.
The St. Louis Rams know how important it is to stop the run.
Chicago Bears DE Alex Brown will see his string of 64 consecutive starts come to an end on September 9th, but he's optimistic about the Bears Super Bowl chances this year.
Even with Mike Martz calling the plays, the Lions will run the ball tonight. I wonder if Lions WRs Roy Williams and Mike Furrey not playing tonight has anything to do with that?
Bengals rookie RB Kenny Irons was officially placed on injured reserve on Friday, which means a few Bengals running backs will audition to be the understudy to Rudi Johnson.
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark makes his first trip back to FedEx Field since leaving as a free agent before last season.
Former Cal Bear and current 49ers LB Tully Banta-Cain is enjoying his homecoming, even if he was a Raiders fan growing up.