Titans' timing for 1st Thursday night game couldn't be worse
The Tennessee Titans face their first Thursday night game this season at the worst moment possible. Yes, the Titans (6-3) are coming off a 17-10 win over Denver, their sixth in seven games. Then Tennessee lost three more to injuries during the game.news.yahoo.com
Carson Wentz spoils good day with game-losing goal-line interception
Facing third-and-goal with nine seconds remaining and a chance to beat the Tennessee Titans, Wentz instead turned the ball over at the goal line. Wentz looked left on a shotgun pass from the 2-yard line to running back J.D. Wentz entered Sunday averaging 257.8 passing yards per game with eight touchdowns and five interceptions amid a 1-3 start. Wentz made some outstanding throws, including a 30-yard dime to Dyami Brown for a go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter. He faced a chance to win the game having completed 25 of 37 passes for 359 yards with two touchdowns and no turnovers.wftv.com
Big plays help Dolphins beat Rams 28-17 in Tua's 1st start
He entertained those along the bench by dancing after the Miami Dolphins' first touchdown, and greeted 5-foot-6 Jakeem Grant with a leaping chest bump to the face mask after another score. The early 33-yard scoring drive was the Dolphins' longest, as the big lead allowed them to keep Tagovailoa mostly under wraps. We tried to make him see a lot of different things, and for the most part it worked.”The Rams' defense received little support from their offense, though. “We heard a lot about the Rams' defense," Miami safety Eric Rowe said, “but they had to worry about our defense.”INJURIESTwo-time Rams Pro Bowl cornerback Jalen Ramsey became ill before the game and didn’t play. ANTHEMFifteen Rams players knelt during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The Dolphins stayed in the locker room during the national anthem.
Packers without leading rusher Aaron Jones vs. Texans
Titans: CB Joshua Kalu, LB Derick Roberson, LB David Long Jr., OL Daniel Munyer, T Isaiah Wilson, DL Matt Dickerson. Washington: T Geron Christian, WR Isaiah Wright, DE James Smith Williams, WR Robert Foster, LB Thomas Davis, DE Casey Toohill. ___DETROIT AT ATLANTALions: QB David Blough, CB Desmond Trufant, S Miles Killebrew, OL Logan Stenberg, WR Quintez Cephus, RB Bo Scarbrough. ___GREEN BAY AT HOUSTONPackers: QB Jordan Love, CB Kevin King, S Darnell Savage, RB Tyler Ervin, RB Aaron Jones, T David Bakhtiari, DL Tyler Lancaster. Texans: WR Keke Coutee, CB John Reid, LB Peter Kalambayi, T Charlie Heck, TE Jordan Akins.
Spring trial expected in murder case
Both the defense and prosecution told the judge they could be ready for David Longs trial the last week of March or the first week of April. Amy Berndt from the State Attorneys Office is the prosecutor assigned to the case. During the daylong trial, the six-member jury heard testimony from law enforcement officials, the victim and Long. The first-degree murder charge involves the distribution of meth and fentanyl to a woman who died of an overdose two years ago. Police detectives were able to trace Smith back to Long through Longs cellphone number and went to his residence on Northwest 18th Street.ocala.com
Wells Fargo is downgraded by Raymond James, cites lingering 'stigma' from accounts scandal
Wells Fargo is still tainted by its more than 3-year-old phony accounts scandal and has some major hurdles ahead, according to Raymond James. The firm downgraded shares of Wells Fargo to underperform from market perform, saying the bank is in for a rocky new year. "Stigma around Wells' account scandal still lingers, as anecdotal evidence suggests the bank continues to lose customers and revenue-producing bankers, and struggles to recruit quality talent," Raymond James banking analyst David Long said in a note to clients on Monday.cnbc.com
Ocala murder suspect sentenced to life in prison for rape
A 49-year-old Ocala man awaiting trial for murder by drug overdose was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for rape. Before being sentenced, Long told Tatti he wanted to thank his lawyer, Alison Kerestes, of Orlando. Berndt argued for a life sentenced with a 50-year minimum mandatory term. The jury watched a cellphone video that showed the woman performing oral sex on him. In 2017, the then-22-year-old woman told Detective Mike Bowman and Sgt.ocala.com