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The possibility for Burnett to play dime linebacker is intriguing. If the Packers add it to his responsibilities, they would follow a league-wide trend Thompson acknowledged Friday is becoming more necessary in the modern game.
NEW YORK — The Rockies are suddenly winning, and dominating, with pitching.
That’s not a typo.
They beat the defending National League champion New York Mets again Friday night in front of a raucous, but ultimately frustrated crowd of 40,035 at Citi Field. The big guns in Colorado’s 6-1 victory were starter Tyler Chatwood and late-game reliever Scott Oberg.
Toss in a solo home run by Mark Reynolds in the eighth and a three-run blast by Carlos Gonzalez in the ninth and it put the Rockies in a very nice New York state of mind.
Luke Getsy has emptied his closet of all the training tools he’s accumulated over his years of coaching in the college ranks and is having his group do things they probably haven’t done since high school.
Donald Stephenson heard the screaming all the way to Kansas City. The Broncos’ offensive line — a makeshift crew of cast-offs and never-will-bes in the eyes of their critics — took enough guff to carry across state lines.
Fans in Denver were genuinely afraid Peyton Manning and his surgically repaired neck might not survive a full four quarters.