Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was the star of Week 8 due to his ridiculous performance on the field and even more ridiculous performance off it. This fan’s sign comparing Bryant to Calvin Johnson, who had a near-record 329 receiving yards, says it all … The Broncos scored 31 fourth-quarter points to beat the Redskins 45-21 in a crazy game that saw Peyton Manning get called for a holding penalty. On the plus side for Washington, here’s a great story about a Redskins fan and his van … Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor ran for a 93-yard touchdown, the longest scramble by a QB in NFL history. Here are more fun facts about this amazing play … Speaking of amazing plays, Redskins wideout Pierre Garcon had the catch of the weekend … Somehow the Chiefs have the NFL’s best record … If you missed any of the action, Buzzfeed has the best GIFs from Week 8.
Tom Brady News
College Football Roundup
After three years on the scout team, Rice RB Jayson Carter got his first action of the season. Carter is just 4-foot-9 and weighs only 135 pounds …. Oregon pulled off a perfect fake punt in the first half of its 42-14 victory over UCLA … Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel photobombed coach Kevin Sumlin during his postgame interview … Brent Musburger continued his fascination with Katherine Webb (who, by the way, looks great in GIF form) … It was a hectic day for Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, who threw a great tantrum on the sideline and was also blindsided by his cornerback Aaron Colvin … Bobby Bowden had one of the most awkward broadcasting moments of the season.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Popoholic has posted a new gallery of Victoria’s Secret model Magdalena Frackowiak.
Quote of the Day
“I had to Tonya Harding Victorino.”
-Jonny Gomes, the hero of Game 4, who was a last-minute addition to the Red Sox lineup after Shane Victorino couldn’t play due to injury.
Bad Moments in Broadcasting
Cardinals play-by-play announcer Michael Shannon mocks the Red Sox for holding Kolten Wong at first base during the ninth inning of last night’s game. Wong was picked off seconds later, ending the game.
I’m Jealous of Nate Burleson
DiGiorno hooked Nate Burleson up with a year’s supply of free pizza.
Only In Hollywood
A nail salon targeted for men is opening in West Hollywood next month. Hammer and Nails promises to “give men the pampering treatments they love, sans the feminine details.”
Odds and Ends
LeBron James picked a bad time to use the bathroom … Blazers forward Thomas Robinson was cited by Oregon police for driving his Porsche 107 MPH in a 55 MPH zone …. Kobe Bryant and Phil Jackson shared a romantic breakfast together at Wendy’s Diner in El Segundo … There’s now a way to make your cell phone smell like bacon.
OSU Marching Band Of The Day
A week after paying tribute to Michael Jackson, the Ohio State Marching Band formed an enormous T-Rex and performed the theme song to Jurassic Park.
NBA Video Of The Day
The Top 10 plays of the NBA preseason.
Fan Video Of The Day
This is what it looked like in the stands after Matthew Stafford’s go-ahead touchdown to beat the Cowboys on Sunday. (Warning: shaky camera work involved).