Dak Prescott still has to show he can carry this kind of performance over, from game to game. Preseason football is what it is so it's not exactly time to crown Mannion and call him relevant in the Rams' 2016 quarterback derby but who's to say he can't open some eyes? Here are the takeaways from the Rams victory.
He went 12 of 24 through the air for 89 yards and one interception in his debut. Tampa Bay's starting defense was impressively aggressive in the first quarter, putting pressure on QB Sam Bradford and allowing a total of -1 passing yards. Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz sat out Saturday morning's practice with sore ribs suffered in the preseason opener. Eagles: "I think we have to be the unit that takes over".
After signing his new contract, the Patriots granted a leave of absence to Ebner so he could go back to rugby with the sport's return to the Olympics. The games are over in 20 minutes tops. So, it's a fast-moving, insane shock to the system, drenching players in adrenalin and sweat. "I've seen parts of matches, had no idea what I was looking at, but I think that was the first time I had a general understanding of the game and watched the match", said Patriots special team captain Matthew ...
Australia took the silver medal in a time of 3:55.00 and Denmark rounded out the podium with bronze medals, 0.01 seconds behind Australia. Naddour finished third behind a pair of British gymnasts in Max Whitlock and Louis Smith, who won gold and silver, respectively.
If the US women had not captured the landmark medal, Michael Phelps and the men's 4x100 medley relay squad would have done so, the quartet winning gold in the next event in the pool, which was also the final race on the Rio swimming program.
And then came the legs, powerful and rhythmic, propelling her forward, her lead getting visibly wider by the minute. And when the Olympics are done, they'll be remembered as the latest in a long line of USA swimming powerhouses. After five of 16 laps, she was more than three seconds in front of the nearest competitor-a country mile in the world of swimming. "Joe is tough. Hats off to him, he swam a great race".