Rams wide receiver Brandon Gibson dived for the end zone after catching a 20-yard pass from rookie quarterback Thaddeus Lewis during the third quarter of a preseason game against the Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., last Thursday. The score helped St. Louis win the first start by its other rookie QB, No. 1 draft pick Sam Bradford 36--35.
Packers wide receiver Donald Driver leaped into an ecstatic crowd at Green Bay's Lambeau Field after catching a six-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers during the first quarter of a preseason game against the Colts last Thursday. The home fans' high spirits never abated as the Packers dominated Indianapolis 59--24.
Jacob Hellman of the Bel Air Terps tried to escape the grasp of the Westminster Wildcats' Dimeon Wright during a nine-minute exhibition at halftime of a Giants-Ravens preseason game in Baltimore last Saturday. The two teams of Maryland eight- to 10-year-olds played to a 6--6 tie.
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