It is now a freefall for the New York Giants, losers of three straight with a 23-16 loss at the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night. Coach Mike McCarthy threw different wrinkles at the Giants by using different personnel combinations on the opening drive, instead of sticking with the usual three-wide receiver combination of Nelson, Randall Cobb and Adams, with Eddie Lacy in the backfield.
The protective plastic sheeting from Toronto's end-of-season celebration was still covering the lights in the visitor's clubhouse at Fenway Park on Saturday. Recent history suggests the Red Sox will be a tough out. "I don't think anyone can fully appreciate all that he's been through this year". Saturday, he called Fenway "kind of like a cathedral" and now he hopes to end this series on Sunday.
Cornerbacks Bashaud Breeland (ankle) and Dashaun Phillips (hamstring) will be questionable for Sunday's showdown at FedExField. Other players who appeared on the injury report this week but will be in the lineup on Sunday: Trent Williams (knee), Josh Norman (wrist), Trent Murphy (shoulder), Ryan Kerrigan (elbow), Mason Foster (toe) and Chris Baker (foot/wrist).
After Kelly was let go, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie seemed to take a swipe at Kelly when he said he was looking for "emotional intelligence" as a trait in his next head coach. McCoy revealed the invitation when asked about the attention surrounding Kaepernick and his protests. McCoy still isn't likely to shake Kelly's hand Sunday, but was far more reserved in sharing his emotions toward his former coach.
And despite Aston Villa splashing the cash out on Ross McCormack and Jonathan Kodjia during the summer, the club are now planning to make a move for another striker in the January transfer window. The ball rolls across the box and Helder Costa fires goalwards - it hits the diving Aly Cissokho on the hand. 'We are working to put Wolves where they belong, but it will take time'.
Allen, who scored Wales' opening goal in Thursday's 2-2 draw with Austria , was withdrawn early in the second half due to the injury. Watch Wales v Georgia on Sunday. We ground out a two-all". "We started slow and nervous [in the second half], they got a goal and they came for us for 20 minutes, but I've got to give credit to the players for hanging on".