Forget Tebowmania. Mark Sanchez showed who's the boss for the Jets in the NFL's Week 1, throwing for 266 yards and three touchdowns in a win over the Bills. Not to be outdone, the Falcons' Julio Jones caught six passes for 108 yards and two touchdowns against the Chiefs, while Matt Forte ran for 80 yards and a touchdown against the Colts. You want more? Go to SI.com for complete coverage of your favorite NFL teams and to see how Jones, Sanchez and Forte fare in Don Banks's Weekly Power Rankings. Plus...
Peter King's Monday Morning Quarterback: San Francisco and New England, Super Bowl bound. Forget everything I said previously about Super Bowl XLVII. O.K., I kid. I kid. Or do I? Alex Smith outplayed Aaron Rodgers at Lambeau Field; tell me—did you ever think you'd read that sentence? And the Patriots look rejuvenated by a young defense. The Niners, looking like the best team in the league after one week, are now 7--2 on the road under Jim Harbaugh.
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FROM THE SI VAULT: MAY 16, 2005
There's another side to Randy Moss, the often controversial receiver, but he'd prefer that you didn't knock on his door to find it
BY KARL TARO GREENFELD
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Classy move for Mike Holmgren to call [Modell family about an Art Modell tribute before Browns game] and good idea for nothing to be done. Even if 1,000 booed, it would be a story. This eliminates that.
One of the craziest stats from [college football] Saturday: Denard Robinson had 426 of Michigan's 422 yards of offense.
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Connecticut's Jim Calhoun is more than a month into his latest rehab program as he recovers from a fractured left hip he suffered after falling off his bike, and as usual he is pushing the envelope. He is back at work in a limited capacity, knowing that the clock is ticking not only on his recovery but also on a much larger issue: whether he will return to UConn for his 27th season. "I would be very, very surprised if I didn't have something to say within the next two weeks," he says as he talks more about the past than the future. Although he says he has not decided whether or not to retire, he sounds as if he might be ready to step away. The competitive part of him thinks he could coach for another two years, but the practical side realizes that this might be time.... Read more of Mark Blaudschun's column on Calhoun at SI.com.
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MEL LEVINE (KING)
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