Leading Off

Nov. 01, 2004
Nov. 01, 2004

Table of Contents
Nov. 1, 2004

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus
SI Players: Life on and off the field
SI Players
The World Series
Pro Football
  • With supreme confidence and accuracy,do-it-all Daunte Culpepper is threatening NFL passing records and putting the Vikings on a fast track to the playoffs

  • DAUNTE CULPEPPER isn't the only NFL quarterback on the brink of a career season. Here are three other passers who, although at very different stages in their development, are having notable starts in 2004.

College Football
College Basketball
Inside College Football
Inside Motor Sports
Inside The NFL

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TWO COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by G. Newman Lowrance/ High Priest   Chiefs back Priest Holmes goes over the top for one of his four touchdowns against the Falcons in Kansas City on Sunday (page 92). Holmes and Derrick Blaylock (inset), who also had four scores, helped the Chiefs set an NFL record with eight rushing touchdowns in their 56-10 win.TWO COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by John Biever Gathering Moss   Vikings receiver Randy Moss (84) prepares to make his grand entrance as quarterback Daunte Culpepper takes the field before their game against the Titans in Minneapolis on Sunday (page 60).FOUR COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by Walter Iooss Jr.Boo Birds Every Sunday is Halloween for the elaborately costumed occupants of Oakland's Black Hole, where the Raiders faithful are looking a lot scarier than their team this season.