Philip Rivers and the Chargers finally beat the Kansas City Chiefs. All it took was feverish fourth-quarter comeback, a questionable pass-interference call, a tense video review of the final touchdown and the gutsy decision to try a 2-point conversion.
The Saints are 10-3 ATS and the Bears are 9-4 ATS.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden usually doesn’t single out a player’s toughness in team meetings. He made an exception Wednesday.
The Raiders have seen less of cornerback Daryl Worley lately. By playing at all, he’s shown plenty.
Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy recently reimbursed an Oklahoma City radio host who bet the Cowboys (6-6) would win eight games this season.
Vic Viramontes, a three-star junior college linebacker who had some notable scholarship offers, tweeted Thursday he had committed to UNLV.
Don’t expect a tearful farewell from Arizona State fifth-year senior quarterback Manny Wilkins after Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium. He’s already been through that twice.
Best bets from Todd Dewey, Bernie Fratto, Mitch Moss and Kelly Stewart.
Fresno State’s defense allows only 13.7 points per game and has held opponents to 30 points or fewer in the past 24 games, the nation’s longest streak. The No. 19 Bulldogs play Arizona State on Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl.
The Gold Sheet handicapper Bruce Marshall provides the Review-Journal with college football tech notes and trends.