By Johnny Sunchips
It's the first time in 79 years that two teams in the same division have started a season at 6-0. Before the Chiefs and Broncos it was the Lions and Bears in 1934. Patriots QB Tom Brady bailed out his Head Coach following a failed fourth and six from his own twenty - five yard line and less than three minutes remaining, trailing by a point. For the fifth consecutive game a Texans QB has thrown a pick six! While we topic the Lone Star State...
1) Houston fans crossed the line!
A fine line between intelligence and idiocy you say. I present to you the fan base of the Houston Texans (you know who you are)! After QB Matt Schaub was sacked by Rams DL Chris Long in the third quarter, fans were heard cheering as he was helped to his feet with an ankle injury. A reaction that is, quite frankly, despicable. Show some class Texan fans! You pay for the product and it's your right to show dismay! It's bad enough you purchase the QB's replica jersey and set it aflame in the stadium parking lot,but to boo him after he is injured is just disgraceful. I have to wonder if, deep down inside, the players actually may be glad they are in Kansas City this coming Sunday.
2) Steelers' Safety Troy Polamalu is back
After watching a large portion of the Jets - Steelers physical contest this past Sunday, I was reminded of how great it is to watch the on field energy of the eleven year veteran out of USC. Plagued by several injuries the past few seasons, he seems to be healthy again and that could bode well for a 1-4 Pittsburgh team that sits only 2 games out of first in the AFC North. For a while there it seemed the only time you could see Polamalu was him pushing shampoo on his teammates in television ads.
3) Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald drying up in the Arizona heat...
...not because of a lack of production! Since 2009, the last season of QB Kurt Warner in Arizona, the Cardinals have had under center the likes of Derek Anderson, John Skelton, Kevin Kolb and this year an overrated and underachieving Carson Palmer! Not your household names! But one thing remains consistent, that's Pro Bowler WR Larry Fitzgerald. In 2010 he caught 90 passes for 1137 yds. and 6 td. In 2011, 80 rec for 1411 yds and 8 TDs. Last season he totaled 798 yds on 71 receptions with 4 scores. He continues to produce in 2013 with 30 catches for 405 yds and 4 TDs. Being on a team that has returned to it's losing ways keeps him out of the headlines, but the stud receiver is on a hall of fame pace. Just imagine what he could attain with a top tier passer.