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AMERICA'S (GAME) GOT TALENT

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A CBS special next month, MVP: Most Valuable Performer, will reveal NFL players' hidden skills. Match the player with his talent, then visit SI.com/mvp to watch audition tapes and vote for who should make the live show

1 JONATHAN STEWART

RB, PANTHERS

2 JOE THUNEY

G, PATRIOTS

3 ALEX COLLINS

RB, RAVENS

4 EDDIE YARBROUGH

DE, BILLS

5 AMEER ABDULLAH

RB, LIONS

6 ROBERT NKEMDICHE

DT, CARDINALS

7 KEVIN ZEITLER

G, BROWNS

8 FLETCHER COX

DT, EAGLES

A

IRISH STEP DANCING

B

SAXOPHONE

C

DOG TRICKS

D

UKULELE

E

RUBIK'S CUBE

F

ARCHERY

G

PIANO

H

ACROYOGA

KEY: 1. g; 2. e; 3. a; 4. d; 5. h; 6. b; 7. c; 8. f

THEY SAID IT

"I'M GOING TO COACH THIS TEAM AS LONG AS MY KEY CARD WORKS."

Ben McAdoo

The second-year coach of the Giants, 15 hours before he was fired after a 24--17 loss at Oakland dropped New York to 2--10.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

To avoid a curse that plagues Philadelphia sports teams when a statue of William Penn is not the city's highest point, ironworkers rushed to place a Penn figurine atop the new Comcast tower.