Posted by ESPN.com’s Bill Williamson
The candidates are:
Chiefs cut Johnson: Kansas City cut Larry Johnson Monday, the day his one-game suspension ended. He ends his Chiefs’ career 75 yards from becoming the team’s all-time leading rusher.
Rivers beats Manning: In their first head-to-head meeting. San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers led a final-second drive to beat Eli Manning and the New York Giants. The two were centerpieces of a 2004 draft-day trade.
Bringing the Law to Denver: Veteran cornerback Ty Law signed with Denver to reunite with his former coach in New England, Josh McDaniels. To make room for Law, 35, Denver cut reserve cornerback Jack Williams, 24. He played in every game this season.
Pick your story of the week and hit my mailbag with your thoughts. I will post some of your responses later in the week.