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Mike Weaver kicked a 39-yard field goal in the second overtime and Wake Forest beat Virginia Tech 6-3 on Saturday.
Redskins nose tackle Chris Baker will not play Sunday against San Francisco. Left tackle Trent Williams did not practice again Friday — he has not practiced all week — and is questionable to play Sunday.
Rookie Derek Carr gave the Oakland Raiders something to celebrate for a change. Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.
It seemed to be a matter of when, not if, the college-style offense took over the professional game, with four youngsters seemingly representing the new breed. Now, not even two years later, those four have encountered a series of obstacles that have dimmed their once-bright futures.
The NFL has chosen to relocate the Bills’ Sunday home game against the Jets because of a severe lake-effect snowstorm that has paralyzed much of the region over the past week.
Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday suspended Peterson without pay for the rest of the season and told him he will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15 for his violation of the NFL personal conduct policy.
While Griffin may have been lashing out at critics with his Belichick-like performance Wednesday, he was right about one thing — he needs to focus on Sunday’s game in San Francisco against the 49ers.
Morgan Moses played 65 of his 72 snaps this season after replacing the injured Trent Williams in Sunday’s loss to Tampa Bay. If Williams can’t go against the 49ers — and he desperately wants to — it’ll be up to the U.Va. product to hold down the left side of the line.
Williams has battled several injuries during parts of five seasons, but hasn’t missed a game because of one since 2011, when he sprained the MCL in his left knee.
I’m going to take you into the mind of a man. A man who has played fantasy football for all but one year of his adult life. A man who is clinging to what is left of his credibility. A man who desperately wants to make the playoffs.
Once again, it’s time to check off some items on my “TIDU List” — Things I Don’t Understand: