…SO WE'RE NOT GOING TO LONDON?
"It's total f*cking bullsh*t, OK? We're not going to London. We're not going anywhere. We're playing in Los Angeles. This is our home. This is where I'm planning to be for a long f*cking time. Period."
-- Los Angeles Chargers owner Dean Spanos got charged up amid reports that the team was set to move to London as a permanent location. (Jason Hirschhorn, Sports Illustrated via Twitter)
"The glass is always full. It might be half-full with water, it's still full with air."
-- No, I can't really make sense out of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston's podium musings, either. (B/R Gridiron via Twitter)
NATIONAL FOOD-BALL LEAGUE
"Matthew Judon: Body built by Taco Bell."
-- Baltimore Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon made a splash during Sunday Night Football after dropping this tagline during defensive intros. (Baltimore Ravens via Twitter)
"I'll tell you what the key was, the Popeye's chicken sandwiches I ate this week."
-- Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is fueled by his own fast food joint, crediting his Sunday victory to Popeye's spicy chicken sandwiches. (Bloomberg Tic Toc via Twitter)
A GIANT BROWN TARGET PROBLEM
"I can't get a ball to save my life."
-- Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. reportedly felt particularly untargeted during the Browns loss to the Denver Broncos. (Complex Sports via Twitter)
SHOCKING ONE OF THE GREATS
"I mean we knew it was going to be a big challenge with their tackles, their O-line, and obviously Aaron [Rodgers], the way he can move around. He definitely hurt us a few times, he knows how to keep the ball alive, it's unbelievable. But, didn't do sh*t today."
-- Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa kept Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers from working his usual magic and was pretty proud of it in his postgame interview. (Steve Wyche, NFL Network via Twitter)
GETTING THE PLANE BACK ON COURSE
"I told them I don't hate those guys. They said they don't hate me. I have nothing but love and respect for them, you know what I mean? We've moved on. We apologized to each other."
-- New York Jets safety Jamal Adams has reportedly made amends with the Jets front office after a tumultuous trade deadline filled with rumors of moving top players. (NFL.com)
THIS WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA
THE INTERNET WORKS TOO FAST
The MNF cat already has a mini-documentary 😹
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) November 5, 2019
-- The cat from Monday Night Football already has an official NFL Films documentary, because of course it does.
GETTING INTO THE 'MEAM' GAME
— Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) November 5, 2019
-- Former Dallas Cowboys vice president of player personnel Gil Brandt posted this very timely and uncharacteristic meme without explanation to Twitter.
"I told my Twitter helper I wanted to say something about how I think Mike Leach would be a great candidate for the FSU opening. Told him to be creative. This is what he came up with. Said it was a meam and the kids would understand."
-- Brandt's official response to the meme's posting provides some context, but makes it ever funnier somwhow. (Gil Brandt via Twitter)
— The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) November 6, 2019
-- Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster had to clarify a photo of him next to offensive lineman Alejandro Vellanueva.