Studs and Duds for Week 12
By Larry Johnson
Special to Page 2

It's hard to pick a kicker as the stud of the week, but at least a Colt seems fitting. Amidst heavy snowfall, Mike Vanderjagt kicked a 54-yard field goal with the wind to send the game into overtime, then followed it up with the winning 51-yarder to beat the Broncos 23-20.

No players were worthy of duds, so Lions coach Marty Mornhinweg takes the honors for electing to kick in overtime after winning the coin toss. Then on Chicago's winning drive, Mornhinweg accepted a penalty to give the Bears an extra down that they converted into a first down before Paul Edinger kicked the winning field goal in Chicago's 20-17 victory over Detroit.

Week 12 studs, duds

Larry Johnson, a cartoonist for the Boston Globe, is a regular contributor to Page 2.




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