High School Football Playoffs 3A
The 4th seed Rifle Bears will host the number five seed Windsor Wizards in a quarterfinal showdown this Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock. KMTS will be on hand for all the action starting at 12:30.
In 2A playoff football, the Aspen Skiers fell to the Reds in Eaton 48 to 20.
Tim Tebow connected with Eric Decker on a 56-yard
touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, helping Denver to a 17-10 win
over Kansas City. The 4-5 Broncos are 3-1 with the former Heisman
Trophy winner starting at quarterback. Tebow finished 2 of 8 for 69
yards, but added 44 yards and a score on the ground. The AFC
West-rival Chiefs also check in at 4-5. The Broncos have a short week to prepare for the New York Jets coming to Denver this Thursday night.
Broncos tailback Knowshon Moreno will miss the rest of the
season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right
knee at Kansas City on Sunday. The former first-round pick out of
Georgia has rushed for 179 yards on 37 carries this season. He also
has 11 catches for 101 yards and one score.
NFL-WEEK 10 FINALE
Football tonight in “Titletown”
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Defending champion Green Bay puts the
NFL’s only undefeated record on the line tonight against visiting
Minnesota. The Packers are 8-0 and riding a club record 14-game
QB Aaron Rodgers is the first QB in NFL history with 2,600-plus
yards and 24-plus touchdowns in the first eight games of season.
Rodgers has passed for 2,619 yards and 24 TDs.
The Packers hold a 2 1/2-game lead over Detroit and Chicago in the
NFC North race.
The division-rival Vikings bring a disappointing 2-6 record to
Maybe this explains Vick’s performance…Jackson tries to smooth
UNDATED (AP) – It turns out that Michael Vick was playing
injured for most of the Eagles’ 21-17 loss to Arizona on Sunday.
Coach Andy Reid says his star quarterback broke two lower ribs
when he took a hard hit to the side early in the game.
Reid says the injury “probably had something to do” with
Vick’s inaccuracy. He was 16 of 34 for 128 yards with two
Vick’s status for Sunday night’s game at the rival New York
Giants is uncertain.
In other news from around the NFL:
– Eagles Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson says he has spoken to
coach Andy Reid and his teammates, and is ready to move forward
after being deactivated Sunday because he missed a meeting. Jackson
acknowledges he probably needs to do certain things better. He’s in
the final year of his rookie contract and made it clear he wants a
new deal when he held out 11 days in training camp.
– Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel (KAS’-uhl) sustained what coach
Todd Haley is calling a “significant” injury to his throwing hand
during Sunday’s loss to Denver. Haley refuses to say whether the
team will put the former Pro Bowl signal caller on injured reserve.
But he did say “it’s a possibility” when asked whether Cassel
will miss the rest of the season. Tyler Palko is expected to start
Monday night at New England.