Despite a robust lobbying effort from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, the bailout bill ultimately did not -- repeat, did not -- include any meaningful relief for owners of Ryan Grant and Chad Johnson.
To help you salvage something from this calamitous day, here are a few NFL bullets...
The Cardinals are holding out hope that receiver Anquan Boldin could play against Dallas on Oct 12, even though he underwent surgery Thursday evening to repair a sinus fracture.
Again, Steve Breaston is the appropriate add.
• Suddenly things are looking just a little better for Brian Westbrook. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Westbrook was a "full participant" in practice today, although he'll officially remain questionable for Week 5.
Here's a useless, evasive nugget of nothingness from Andy Reid:
"We'll just see how he feels later today and tomorrow and, most important, we'll see how he feels on Sunday."
• The list of the 25 most heavily-targeted receivers continues to include a few widely-available names: Antonio Bryant (fifth in targets among WRs), Muhsin Muhammad (sixth), Matt Jones (13th), Justin McCareins (21st), Amani Toomer (24th).
“He did well,” head coach Marvin Lewis said of his starting quarterback. “We’ll see how it is in the morning (Saturday). If things continue as they have, it’s all systems go.”
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