Tailback U had a solid weekend in the NFL …
Reggie Bush (RB – New Orleans) broke 100 all-purpose yards once again, with 72 on the ground and 43 in the air. He scored a touchdown both ways to help the Saints beat Jacksonville 41-24 … After the game, he told the press, “Don’t eat the cheese. Parmesan cheese, gouda cheese,
Kraft single cheese, whatever it is, any kind of cheese, people want to
feed us. It’s just staying focused and not allowing your
head to get too big, because if you eat too much cheese you may get
sick — especially if you’re lactose intolerant.” Cheese is metaphor for public hype, both good and bad …
LenDale White (RB – Tennessee) earned his third straight 100
yard game, picking up exactly that many yards on 31 attempts. He had a
touchdown and a fumble as the Titans took down Carolina 20-7.
Justin Fargas (RB – Oakland) had his second 100 yard game of the season, with 104 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries. The Raiders fell to Houston, 24-17.
Carson Palmer (QB – Cincinnati) was 26-of-39 for 271 yards, two
touchdowns, and one interception. The Bengals fell to Buffalo 33-21 and
are now 2-6 on the season.
Billy Miller (TE – New Orleans) made a 57 yard catch, longer than his total yards all season prior to the game. He finished with three catches for 75 yards.
Keary Colbert (WR – Carolina) hauled in 3 catches for 30 yards in a 20-7 loss to Tennessee.
Sammy Knight (S – Jacksonville) had a busy Sunday with 11 tackles (one for a loss). He also participated in two interceptions in the loss to New Orleans.
Mike Patterson (DT – Philadelphia) made 8 tackles, including one for a loss, as the Eagles fell to Dallas 38-17.
Lofa Tatupu (LB – Seattle) made 8 tackles in the overtime loss to Cleveland.
Junior Seau (LB – New England) had two tackles in the Pat’s big win over Indy.
Kenechi Udeze (DE – Minnesota) had two tackles (one for a loss) in a 35-17 win over San Diego.
Willie McGinest (LB – Cleveland) made two tackles in a 33-30 overtime victory over Seattle.
Brian Kelly (CB – Tampa Bay) made a tackle and participated in an interception in a 17-10 victory over Arizona.
Shaun Cody (DT – Detroit) made a tackle in a 44-7 victory over Denver.
Also Played: LaJuan Ramsey (DT – Philadelphia), Frostee Rucker (DE – Cincinnati).
Monday Night Football: Troy Polamalu and the Steelers host Baltimore.
In case you missed it: Mike Williams was cut by Lane Kiffin in Oakland last week.