It was a hit to Rodgers' left elbow that caused the problem. It was a situation where Porter learned from a loss to Detroit. Again in this game, he was begging the officials for penalty flags to be thrown. The backup safety, filling in for the injured Antrel Rolle, caught running back Eddie Lacy from behind and forced a fumble in the second quarter. He's running over and around would-be tacklers.
The Charlotte Hornets beating the Milwaukee Bucks 87-82 was achieved in part due to Jeremy Lin having a fantastic first half to carry the team to a lead they wouldn't let go of, although his fourth quarter will be another one that won't show his contribution on the box score, getting taken off just before the finish.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel just can't get out of his own way. Pettine has declined to comment on the details of his meeting with Manziel, but hinted at a breakdown in trust with the player. Manziel could be inactive Monday night when the Browns host the Baltimore Ravens, depriving him of a chance to show his progress on one of pro football's biggest stages.
They did get some help with a goal and an assist from Paul Stastny in his second game back after missing 16 with a broken right foot, and Kevin Shattenkirk stretched his point streak to seven games. Left wing Alexander Steen added an empty-net goal in the final minute, his ninth of the year. The teams meet again Saturday night in St. Louis with the Blues looking to get back on track and end a three-game skid to the Blue Jackets, who will be trying to climb from last place for the first time ...
The Rockets are 4-7 in this season, including a current four-game losing streak. The four-game losing streak was the team's longest since 2013 and eventually resulted in a players' meeting only held Tuesday at the Toyota Center. "We worked hard this week and the last few days to get a win, so I am happy about that". He shot 1 of 8 from the field, with one assist and two turnovers.
For about 10 minutes, Oklahoma State's football team nurtured plenty of hope in the Bedlam showdown against Oklahoma . The Buckeyes defense, while suspect early in the season, turned it on at the end of the year and started playing more consistent.