Week 6: Sunday Duds
Our new Sunday Duds feature is team-oriented this week, as two teams laid giant eggs Sunday. Three quarterbacks join them on our Dud ballot. Cast your vote here every Sunday, and don't forget to vote for this week's Sunday Studs.
Also, check out our Sunday Stud page to pick Sunday's best performances.
Someone may want to tell Herman Edwards and the Chiefs' defense, ranked fourth going into the weekend, that a game was played Sunday in Pittsburgh. The Steelers were averaging just 281.2 yards offense but surpassed that in the first half in routing KC, 45-7.
Playing previously winless Tampa Bay, the Bengals seemed more AFC pretender than contender. The Bucs stuffed Rudi Johnson (17 carries, 52 yards) and the Bengals' running game in their 14-13 win.
Sure, he rushed for 58 yards and scored a touchdown. But Vick struggled passing (14-for-27, 154 yards, 1 interception) and was sacked seven times as Atlanta fell at home to the Giants. Vick is completing just over 50 percent of his passes on the season.
The Texans, playing conservatively on offense, led 6-3 at the half. But Carr threw mainly short routes and didn't look downfield until it was too late as Houston was blown out in the second half by the Cowboys. Carr (15-for-27, 128 yards) wasn't sacked, but he threw two interceptions as Houston was inept offensively (232 yards).
Washington's quarterback looked ordinary again as the Redskins (2-4) took another step down into the NFC East cellar. Brunnell's numbers: 16-for-30 for 180 yards and a game-sealing interception in the fourth quarter.
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