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Hamilton Tiger-Cat's quarterback Zach Collaros runs the ball past Saskatchewan Roughriders' John Chick and Brian Peters during the second half of their CFL football game in Hamilton, September 14, 2014. Hamilton Tiger-Cat's quarterback Zach Collaros runs the ball past Saskatchewan Roughriders' John Chick and Brian Peters during the second half of their CFL football game in Hamilton, September 14, 2014.
Zach Collaros was solid, completing 29 of his 36 passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns, while newcomer Terrell Sinkfield returned a punt 57 yards to the house, as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats downed the visiting Roughriders 28-3 on Sunday afternoon. The Ticats were also pushed offensively by receiver Andy Fantuz, who reeled in 11 catches for 108 yards, as well as tailback Mossis Madu, who registered 91 total yards on 12 touches.
In the absence of starting quarterback Darian Durant, centre, the Saskatchewan Roughriders' understudies -- Tino Sunseri, left, and Seth Doege, 7 -- will each move up a notch on the team's depth chart. Tino Sunseri and Darian Durant have more in common than being quarterbacks with the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Liberty High School graduate Anthony Gonzalez has always been the type of super-athlete that can get offensive and defensive coaches drooling about his potential on the football field. There's a danger that comes with that fascination.
For the first time this year, Pitt heads into a game missing a player due to injury from a game. Starting center Artie Rowell injured himself in the Panthers' game against Boston College and, as a result, will miss the season with a torn ACL .
The leader, the face of the franchise, the Grey Cup Champion, Darian Durant is out for what is likely to be the rest of the season. That's tough news to absorb for a team that was clicking along with their fourth longest winning streak in franchise history.
While the all-everything defensive lineman is now making a splash with the St. Louis Rams, the youngsters he left behind are learning on the job. Pitt enters Saturday's game at Florida International second in the country in interceptions , fourth in fewest passing yards allowed , fourth in total defense , 11th in points allowed and 22nd in rushing defense .
I won't beat around the bush, FIU is not a very good football team. The Panthers are 1-1, and they have a loss to FCS Bethune-Cookman already.
Pitt running back James Conner was named the ACC's offensive back of the week for the second week in a row Monday after his dominating rushing performance Friday night against Boston College. Conner, a sophomore, ran for 214 yards and a touchdown on 36 carries as the Panthers opened their ACC season with a 30-20 win against the Eagles.
Virginia Tech, on the strength of its impressive win at Ohio State, dominated this week's ACC football honor roll while for the second game in a row, Pittsburgh's James Conner and a North Carolina defensive back with multiple takeaways earned league Player of the Week honors. The Hokies' defensive dominance of the Buckeyes in their 35-21 upset of the Buckeyes in Columbus was punctuated Monday by the individual recognition earned by end Dadi Nicolas, linebacker Deon Clarke and rover Kyshoen Jarrett.
The Pitt Panthers' impressive 30-20 road victory over ACC opponent Boston College netted not only a win, but also three ACC Weekly Player Awards. Running back James Conner, for the second week in a row, was named the ACC's top offensive back after rushing for 214 yards and a touchdown on 36 carries.
Cowboys receiver Devin Street is tackled by San Francisco's Eric Reid in the third quarter today. (Getty Images Liberty High School graduate Devin Street got his first taste of NFL regular-season action today -- and he came through with two catches.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:57 pm
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