Just how healthy is Javon Walker? [via www.raidersgab.com]
For today's quick hits on this Monday, the staff looked ahead to some things that may be coming or what they suggest. The full list is there after the clicking of the link and that's where you'll find the meat and potatoes. Here's the skinny.
1. Get an accurate assessment of just how healthy veteran wide receiver Javon Walker is.
2. Make a definitive decision on backup quarterback Andrew Walter.
3. Lay down the law with defensive end Derrick Burgess, defensive tackle Terdell Sands and safety Michael Huff.
Will Shaun Ellis ever be able to play the 3-4? [via image.examiner.com]
Here are some quick-hitting links:
- The Jets' Shaun Ellis has found the 3-4 defense rather challenging in New York is reportedly frustrating by it.
- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to decide whether or not to uphold free agent Michael Vick's indefinite suspension roughly three weeks after he's released from home confinement.
- Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell held a personal workout for Brett Favre in Hattiesburg last week.
Kurt Suzuki heads into the break leading the A's with a .293 batting average. [via a.espncdn.com]
BAY AREA BOX SCORE®: July 12, 2009
MLB: Oakland Athletics 7, Tampa Bay Rays 3 (Final)
Oakland Athletics: 37-49; 4th in American League West, 12 GB
Kurt Suzuki: 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R
Brett Anderson (ND): 4 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K [Left game with injury]
MLB: San Diego Padres 10, San Francisco Giants 4 (Final)
San Francisco Giants: 49-39; 2nd in National League West, 7 GB
John Bowker: 2-4, HR, 2 RBI, R
Barry Zito (L, 5-9): 4.1 IP, 10 H, 9 ER, 0 BB, 1 K