Rookie Trent Edwards gave Buffalo's sputtering offense a spark and, more important, led the Bills to their first victory.
From two must-see plays from Mark Clayton to some big key defensive plays to seal victories, watch these must-see highlights from Thanksgiving weekend in the NFL.
More Columns > CHICAGO (AP) - Peyton Manning 's first appearance with the Denver Broncos was brief and a bit uneven. Manning got intercepted near the goal line on the game's opening possession and watched from the sideline the rest of the way as Denver beat the Chicago Bears 31-3 in the preseason
executives and fans in a lather. Anthony Becht, Dan Campbell, Alge Crumpler, Darnell Dinkins, Casey Fitzsimmons, Michael Gaines , Ben Hartsock , Will Heller, Reggie Kelly, David Martin , Randy McMichael, Billy Miller, Sean Ryan, L.J
has scored a combined eight fantasy points on NFL.com. That's fewer points than tight ends with no value like Michael Gaines , Reggie Kelly and Jeff King . Because he's nursing a broken rib, it seems like the Cowboys are using Witten as
s now 45th in fantasy points on NFL.com among his tight end brethren, falling behind the likes of Tom Santi, Michael Gaines and Justin Peelle. Heap, who wasn't targeted even once in last week's big win over the Browns , has earned the
DOUBTFUL -- LB Jordon Dizon (hamstring); QUESTIONABLE -- DT Shaun Cody (elbow), DT Chuck Darby (calf), TE Michael Gaines (knee); PROBABLE -- LB Gilbert Gardner (knee), WR Brandon Middleton (hamstring), DT Cory Redding (knee
and Justin Peele (10 points) round out the top five. Kellen Winslow (9 points), Marcus Pollard (8 points), Michael Gaines (8 points) and Antonio Gates (7 points) also posted attractive stat lines. The biggest disappointment was Jeremy
yard run. ... Aaron Stecker scores on a 3-yard run. Lots of touchdowns in the first quarter this week. ... Michael Gaines scores on a 3-yard pass from Trent Edwards. ... Sage Rosenfels connects with Kevin Walter on a 17-yard touchdown
remain prominent in the pass attack. Davidson also wants to utilize the tight end position more often, so either Michael Gaines or Jeff King could see a small increase in overall value. Jason Garrett , Dallas: Garrett is a former standout collegiate
fellow South Carolina product Sidney Rice , Williamson could finally have some value in the world of fantasy football . Michael Gaines , TE, Carolina: Gaines has never caught more than 15 passes in a single season in his NFL career, but new offensive
start opposite Smith. Jarrett and Carter are considered the favorites, and both are worth late-round fliers. Michael Gaines is projected to start at tight end, but Jeff King is also well in the mix at the position. Getty Images Steve Smith
ranked as in the preseason. I'd be shocked if he didn't miss a few starts down the line. ... Trent Edwards to Michael Gaines on a 1-yard touchdown pass. Edwards is having a decent afternoon -- 22 of 27 for 234 yards and one touchdown. » OL
Ricky Nattiel and Vance Johnson might start for all we know. 15. Jeff King , TE, Carolina: The Panthers placed Michael Gaines on injured reserve with a bad shoulder, so he'll miss the entire season. That makes King the unquestioned starter
with rookie Trent Edwards producing the team's first touchdown pass of the season - a 1-yarder to tight end Michael Gaines -- in last weekend's 17-14 win over the New York Jets . Edwards' 234 yards passing against the Jets was a season
from the Jets 1 and sent in Edwards to run the play-fake, rollout pass that he calmly executed in connecting with Michael Gaines for the winning touchdown. Reason Two: Team owner Ralph Wilson has loved Edwards since the Bills made him their
Evans has had an inconsistent year and will be blanketed by Chris McAlister this week. And be it Robert Royal or Michael Gaines , no Bills tight end is part of the offensive equation. San Francisco at N.Y. Giants 1 p.m. , FOX SCOUTING
tight end after they placed rookie Derek Schouman on injured reserve Thursday, ending his season. Robert Royal, Michael Gaines and Ryan Neufeld are the other tight ends on the roster. Quarterback Trent Edwards is questionable after practicing
Brandon Jacobs scored twice as the usually pass-happy Giants leaned heavily on their running attack in a 38-21 win.
in a salary cap move. » Official team site: Panthers.com Fauria gives Carolina experience at tight end after Michael Gaines was released. Starter Jeff King is in his second season, while backups Dante Rosario and Marcus Freeman are rookies
The Bills announced the signing of tight end Michael Gaines on Monday. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
at 08:54 p.m. More Columns > CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers released former starting tight end Michael Gaines on Tuesday after reaching an injury settlement. Gaines, a four-year pro, was placed on injured reserve on Saturday
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won't be ready until the beginning of the season." Four-year NFL veteran Joel Dreessen and free-agent signee Michael Gaines are the other tight ends on Houston's roster. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Headlines
longtime event supporters such as Ray Lewis, Ben Watson, Mark Clayton, David Tyree, Bryant McKinnie , Tommie Harris, Michael Gaines , Ovie Mughelli, Richard Seymour, Troy Vincent, Josh Brown , Bryan Scott and Clifton Smith. Other marquee players