Rivers is trying to lead the Chargers to one more playoff run late in his career, and he’s getting no favors from his team owner. The NFL let Spanos walk all over San Diego by walking away from the city.
Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL team owners may no longer stand for it, but now they can only sit and watch the mess they created that is the 2017 Chargers.
12:38 p.m.: Game over. Saints 20, Dolphins 0
12:21 p.m.: Touchdown. A Drew Brees shovel pass to Alvin Kamara, who scampered through the Miami defense for a 12-yard touchdown, all but put the game away for New Orleans. The score capped an 11-play, 87-yard drive that took 5:41 off the fourth-quarter clock and left just 3:57 for a potential Dolphins comeback. 20-0, Saints
11:58 a.m.: Field goal. A 45-yard field goal by Wil Lutz capped a 12-play, 34-yard drive that took 6:37 off the clock and send the game to the fourth quarter. The drive was saved by a Drew Brees fumble recovery a couple plays prior. 13-0, Saints
11:22 a.m.: Touchdown. Finally. It capped an impressive opening drive of the second half for New Orleans — 11 plays and 77 yards, including a key fourth-down conversion in the form of a Brees quarterback sneak. 10-0, Saints
Preseason predictions clearly aren’t worth the virtual paper Cheap Game Jerseys on which they’re printed, but the 2-2 New York Jets have already won .. well, two more games than a lot of people seemed to think they would. This week, they go to Cleveland to play the Browns, who have won two of their past 31 games. We’re not getting too far ahead of ourselves to imagine a 3-2 Jets team hosting a 2-3 Patriots team Cheap Green Bay Packers Jerseys on Oct. 15 while holding a share of first place. (The Pats have to drag their tattered defense to Tampa for a Thursday night game this week.)