Favre defies age, odds with LT in Monday thriller, but at what cost?
After fighting through injuries at the end of his stay in San Diego, Tomlinson is healthy and dancing through the holes being created by the bulldozing Jets' offensive line. Tomlinson's vision, shiftiness and speed could always be counted on during his heyday in San Diego. The Jets might ride his rejuvenated legs deep into the postseason.
Favre said the tendinitis in his throwing elbow is as bad as it's been this season. (He wore a white sleeve on the elbow after the game.) After his remarkable 2009 (33 TDs/7 INTs), Favre understood how hard it would be for him and Minnesota to duplicate that run. Like any great but aging athlete, the glimpses of the former self occasionally flicker. But at 41 --and on a 1-3 team -- this season appears headed for a disappointing finish. Even
The best news for the Jets: They don't need Sanchez to be great to reach the Super Bowl. But he has to be solid, and he wasn't Monday night.
"Everything was on point," Holmes said after the game. "The coaches allowed me to do as much as I could."
The TVs were showing highlights of the game. Who knows what else they might have shown? Asked if the allegations against him were true or false, Favre said he only wanted to talk about the game. He looked like a beaten man.