Special performances lead Week 7
Week 7 showed again how important it can be to have a good field-goal kicker in the NFL.
Nearly every week in the NFL the old lesson, never underestimate the importance of special teams, is hammered home to us. This weekend, though, the professor brought out a sledge to again bludgeon his case into our consciousness.
There were two game-deciding field goals, including one in overtime, a crucial score by a kickoff coverage unit, a record-setting, long-distance placement outing by a kicker once released by the Cincinnati Bengals, and some superb punting performances.
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