Monday Morning Qb

Week Two Recap

September 20, 2004|By Ken Murray

EXTRA POINTS

KEEPING HIS WORD

In his introductory news conference, new Bears coach Lovie Smith said Chicago would beat the Packers. In Week 2, he made good on the promise, stifling Brett Favre at Green Bay's Lambeau Field.

HANGING ON AT HOME

No team needed to win more yesterday than the Saints, and they barely survived the 49ers at home.

PERFECT ROAD HAS POTHOLES

With his Redskins losing dismally to the Giants on the road, coach Joe Gibbs must not be God after all.

NO STOPPING POWER

The Chiefs will have a difficult time winning the worst division in the league with their hapless defense.

ANSWERING THE CALL

49ers quarterback Ken Dorsey, who threw for 205 yards in his first start, keeps showing up his critics.

CAN'T COUNT THEM OUT

A tough schedule and key injuries ultimately may ruin them, but the defending NFC champion Panthers continue to show a resiliency that few teams can match. Credit coach John Fox and quarterback Jake Delhomme.

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