The Vikings converted just four of 14 on third down. Diggs became the third player in Vikings history with two 100-yard games to start a season, the first since Cris Carter in 1997. Another former Maryland pass catcher made a significant impact in Week 2, as veteran tight end Vernon Davis hauled in five catches for 51 yards. "Taking the ball away - they did a good job protecting the ball - and trying to establish good field position for our offense, we weren't able to get that done", ...
Peterson was injured in Sunday night's, September 18 victory over Green Bay. Hillman , who worked out for the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday, started 10 games for the Denver Broncos last season and rushed for a career-high 863 yards and seven touchdowns.
Much like last season, the Steelers should be fine with Williams filling in during Le'Veon Bell's three-game suspension. The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Washington Redskins by a score of 38-16, and here is what we learned from this lopsided defeat.
KEYS TO THE GAME: Falcons players have been clamoring for more of the no-huddle offense since the middle of last season, and coordinator Kyle Shanahan has incorporate more of it through the first two weeks of the season. The Saints could not get their running game going against NY as they only ran for 41 yards and it threw off the timing and strategy of their offense.
Lupul's injury creates an extra spot for a young player, and the Leafs have a few of those who look ready to make the leap to the National Hockey League. It is also known that if a player and his personal doctor do not agree with the team, or it's doctor's decision to put the player on IR, they can appeal it.
Somehow, in Detroit, we've witnessed both our NHL team and national team willingly fall backwards through time in the past five years. Not after one of the greatest games I've witnessed up close in 36 years of covering hockey - maybe the single greatest game - and certainly the most joyous, the most offensive, the fastest, the most skilled.