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Cheap Shots: Titans so bad even the owner leaves early

The Chicago Bears were all over the Tennessee Titans in a 51-20 win on Sunday. Here, Bears cornerback Charles Tillman brings down Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright. (Photo by the Associated Press)
The Chicago Bears were all over the Tennessee Titans in a 51-20 win on Sunday. Here, Bears cornerback Charles Tillman brings down Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright. (Photo by the Associated Press)

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Meanwhile, Colts quarterback Andrew Luck issues a tough grade

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 12:01 am
Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams called the team's 51-20 loss to the Chicago Bears the most disappointing performance he remembers in “50 years of owning an NFL franchise.”Adams left the game in the third quarter, which was at least a quarter later than most of the Titans.Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck said he would give himself a “C” for his performance through the first half of the season. Tony Romo was disappointed to learn quarterbacks are not self-grading on a curve this season.The NFL took a look at New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton's contract and ruled it void after this season, making him a free agent. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones immediately started work on a bounty Payton can't refuse.Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says he is not giving up on the season, despite his postgame comments about evaluating players for the future after the Redskins lost to the Carolina Panthers.

“To insinuate I was giving up on the season is completely ridiculous,” Shanahan told ESPN.com.

Presumably, Shanahan will fine himself $5,000 and order himself to do 10 suicide runs for his insinuations.Washington State coach Mike Leach was so upset by his team's performance in a 49-6 loss to Utah, he said, “that could have been a zombie convention.”

Monday, Leach suspended wide receiver Marquess Wilson for unspecified violation of team rules. Anyone else thinking Wilson must have engaged in some questionable pro-zombie behavior?South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said last week No.1 Alabama could “beat a couple of those NFL teams that I've watched on Sundays.”

In defense of those NFL teams, they might be at a disadvantage since Alabama doesn't have a salary cap.China's 14-year-old Guan Tianlang will become the youngest golfer to play in the Masters after taking the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. Veteran golf observers have never seen such a young player look so comfortable wearing plaid pants.

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