Cutler throws an incomplete pass on third down near midfield and the Dolphins punt with three seconds remaining in the quarter.
Thy name is the Cleveland Browns. The NFL’s only winless franchise this season couldn’t even execute a trade-deadline deal to obtain a quarterback (Cincinnati’s A.J. McCarron) let alone squeeze lemon juice from DeShone Kizer, Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan.
— Colin Kaepernick: Whether he could have provided better QB play than his peers is debatable. But we’ll never know for sure since Kaepernick’s political stance has made him persona non grata around the league and has led to a collusion complaint.
Given the fact that an unexpected NFC South team has made a deep playoff run the past two seasons, New Orleans is in good position to do it again in 2017 with some Superdome advantages in-hand.
“With Nike, I felt like it was an easy choice for me,” Fox said. “I’ve been wearing them for a long time, and they have my favorite shoes.”
While at Kentucky, it was his 25 year-old older brother Quentin Fox who let the younger Fox borrow from his extensive stash of size 12 and 12.5 sneakers.
Sam Darnold, QB, USC — Darnold may return to college, but the 6-4, 220-pound redshirt sophomore had himself a day. Darnold threw for 329 yards and two touchdowns on 21-of-34 passing. He also ran for 31 yards and a score in USC’s 38-24 win over Colorado.
Touchdown, Carolina. Newton finds Christian McCaffrey along the right sideline for a 2-yard score as the Panthers’ advantage grows to 38-14.