Brees throws 2 TDs, Lutz hits FG in OT, Saints beat Bears
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) recovers a fumble in the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. The Bears’ Cairo Santos booted a 51-yard field goal at the end of regulation to force the extra period. But the three-time defending NFC South champions pulled out their fourth straight win when Lutz connected on their second possession of OT. Marshon Lattimore then intercepted Nick Foles, leading to a tiebreaking field goal by Lutz. After the Saints went three-and-out, Chicago tied it with 13 seconds left on Santos’ field goal into the wind.
Foles beat Brady again as Bears squeeze by Tampa Bay 20-19
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO – Nick Foles beat Tom Brady again, Cairo Santos kicked a 38-yard field with 1:17 left and the Chicago Bears beat Tampa Bay 20-19 on Thursday night after Brady seemingly lost count of downs on his final play. The three-time MVP was seen screaming on the sideline late in the third quarter after an ugly drive for Tampa Bay. Ryan Succop kicked four field goals, including a 25-yarder to give Tampa Bay a 19-17 lead with 4:49 remaining. And Tampa Bay lost for the first time since the opener at New Orleans.
Doyle out as Iowa strength coach after mistreatment claims
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2018, file photo, Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle walks on the field before an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Northern Illinois, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)IOWA CITY, Iowa Iowa cut ties with strength coach Chris Doyle on Monday, announcing a separation agreement that will pay him more than $1.1 million after former Hawkeyes accused him of mistreating and belittling African American players. The university and I have reached an agreement and it is time to move on from Iowa football. Doyle agreed not to take any legal action against the university, the board of regents or state of Iowa. There are too many racial disparities in the Iowa football program.
Iowa players voice unity amid racism allegations in program
Iowa football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle has been placed on administrative leave after several black former players posted on social media about what they described as systemic racism in the program. None complained directly about his treatment inside the Iowa program. There are too many racial disparities in the Iowa football program. Black players have been treated unfairly for far too long, Daniels wrote. I'll put you back on the streets, Doyle told the teammate, according to Rugamba.
Iowa strength coach denies 'unethical behavior or bias'
IOWA CITY, Iowa IOWA CITY, IowaIowa football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle denies any unethical behavior or bias based on race after being accused by several former players of contributing to what they allege is systemic racism in the program. Doyle was placed on administrative leave Saturday, part of a decision made by coach Kirk Ferentz in what he called a defining moment for Iowas football program. Several black former players posted on social media Friday night about issues they saw in the football program, attributing many of them to Doyle. At no time have I ever crossed the line of unethical behavior or bias based on race. There are countless men of character who are better fathers, husbands, activists, leaders and contributors to society due to their experience at Iowa Football.