Noesen, New Jersey Devils winger: My trainer’s mom does catering for a living. She asked me to tag along — I usually do the main roasts and the main meats, and she does the sides. Being from Texas, I love slow cookers and barbecues, so it makes it easy to cook for a lot of people.
It’s good that Markman and the top brass in Bristol is giving “Countdown” room to let a new show chemistry develop. But sources say the show’s TV numbers are causing concern at ESPN’s corporate campus. There has been more far more discussion about “Countdown” than there has been about Ponder putting the kibosh on ESPN’s short-lived partnership with Barstool Sports.
This is the game that was originally scheduled for Week 1, before Hurricane Irma showed up, instead. This is also where the lack of a bye week could start to show itself, because Jameis Winston (among others) is sitting it out again, and because the Dolphins need to get away and forget the last three weeks. Final tally from the Dolphins’ three straight primetime games, which began with them even with the Patriots in the loss column: 0-3, outscored 112-45.
The Giants gave Ben McAdoo his … well, not a vote of confidence, but he’s not going anywhere the rest of this season. Now they return to MetLife Stadium, where they lost 51-17 to the Rams last time in the building. The Chiefs are still fifth in the NFL in scoring and yardage, and they are coming off a bye. Andy Reid-coached teams are 16-2 lifetime coming off byes. To be fair, though, it doesn’t exactly take Lombardi to figure out how to get his team to beat New York.
Dallas goes three-and-out with backup Cooper Rush in at quarterback. Philadelphia gets the ball back and runs out the clock to secure the win.