Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
he ice-cold Jets gave the red-hot Patriots all they could handle Thursday night, but a blocked field goal as time expired sealed a 27-25 New England victory. The Pats moved to 5-2 while the Jets lost their sixth straight, their longest streak under Rex Ryan, to fall to 1-6.
Plus, Brandon Marshall insists he’s fine with his role in the Chicago offense.
Darryl Sharpton had 55 tackles for the Texans last season.
A mix of encouraging signs and concerns can be gleaned from Monday’s win.
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Matt Forte is now second in franchise history in career receptions.
A third-and-9 completion against pressure was big for the Bears.
Rex Ryan “should talk about me with enthusiasm,” Martellus Bennett says.
Banged up as it is, the Bears’ secondary played quality football.
At one point, Chicago turned to rookie Brock Vereen and newly signed Ahmad Dixon at safety.
Kyle Fuller, Will Sutton, Ego Ferguson and Co. are making names for themselves.
Jay Cutler threw for 225 yards, and the Chicago defense stayed strong when it mattered most.
The Bears had already ruled out four starters: center Roberto Garza (ankle) left guard Matt Slauson (ankle), defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) and linebacker Shea McClellin (hand).
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Still, Matt Forte would ideally like 10 to 12 carries in the first half of games.
“They’re playmakers,” New York coach Rex Ryan says of Chicago’s receivers.
Don’t get cute with lineup decisions early in the year; let the trends evolve.