What you need to know, actually, is probably nothing. After all, it is the preseason. But here's a rundown of semi-noteworthy happenings from last weekend's preseason action.
Quarterback Curtis Painter(notes) said he wasn't worried about being booed by Colts fans, and then he went out and proved it. He played some of the most boo-worthy football you'll ever see, even for the preseason. The 49ers' reserves were the heroes of the day, with David Carr(notes) going 9-of-11 (!) and rookie running back Anthony Dixon(notes) hitting the 100-yard mark in his debut.
Despite being clobbered on the scoreboard and having a ton of penalties, the Lions actually had a lot of positives here. Matthew Stafford was sharp, Jahvid Best was impressive, and their starting defensive front owned the Steelers starting offensive line. That's one of the reasons -- another being the possibility that Dennis Dixon(notes) is a betterRead More »from Preseason Week 1: What you need to know