TJ's Take on wild-card weekend

Tom Jackson ranks the eight remaining playoff teams and hands out some awards from wild-card weekend of the NFL season.

Updated: January 9, 2006, 12:52 AM ET
By Tom Jackson | Special to ESPN.com

Here's my quick review of everything we saw in wild-card weekend of the 2005 NFL season:

Offensive player of the weekPanthers RB DeShaun Foster. Carried 27 times for 151 yards as the Panthers rolled up 223 yards rushing in shutting out the Giants 23-0 in the Meadowlands.

Defensive player of the weekPatriots OLB Willie McGinest. Totaled eight tackles and an amazing 4½ sacks in the Patriots' 28-3 conquest of the Jaguars. McGinest now has 16 career sacks in the postseason.

Coaching ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?