Beastlines: Andy Reid's clock management
September, 17, 2010
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com
Let's take a look at some of the top headlines from around the NFC East this morning:
- Right tackle Marc Colombo just needed to get out there and "thud" some folks, according to ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins and Tim MacMahon.
- Todd Archer of the Dallas Morning News has another report on Colombo's return. The right tackle vows to "change people's minds."
- Jerry Jones doesn't see a "pattern" developing with that infamous final play of the first half against the Redskins, writes Clarence E. Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Neil Hayes of the Chicago Sun-Times says that all eyes will be on Tony Romo after what he did in Chicago in '07.
- Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz blamed himself for a goal-line failure against the Lions, according to Michael Wright.
- Jim Mora tells Paul Domowitch from the Daily News that he could see a scenario in which Michael Vick takes over as the full-time starter.
- The Vick-Kolb debate is overshadowing the Ernie Sims homecoming angle, but the Inquirer's Bob Ford is trying to do his part.
- A football clock management expert talks to the Daily News' Rich Hofmann about Andy Reid's approach in the fourth quarter against the Packers.
- Reuben Frank says that rookie Brandon Graham's already chipping in off the field.
- Vince Masi says that Eli Manning has the upper hand on his brother in September.
- Starting center Shaun O'Hara couldn't make it through practice Thursday and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks also sat this one out, according to Paul Schwartz.
- Hank Gola of the Daily News says that defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and middle linebacker Jonathan Goff have been scheming for Peyton Manning.
- Rick Maese has Mike Shanahan's vague comments regarding Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson. And Shanahan has to be vague at this point.
- Jason Reid drops an interesting little nugget into this Devin Thomas blog entry.
- Nice to see Clinton Portis and Albert Haynesworth working together in the locker room.