Ingram on Payton’s salon offer: We will be taking him up on that offer Monday. I don’t know about everybody else. But I’m gonna holler at him for my pedicure.
Saints receiver Ted Ginn Jr. on getting pedicures: Oh, I’m a pedicure guy it’s part of my swag. I need to put my feet up in that hot water with all this running (Payton) got me doing.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on protests during the national anthem affecting the NFL brand: There is no question the league is suffering negative effects from these protests… I care about a lot of things. But our ability to be substantive is based on having a strong NFL, a league that people are really interested in and want to watch games. At all times, if I am anything, I am first and foremost a proponent of making the NFL strong. Making us have as many people watching the game as we can and watching in light of what we are doing and that’s playing football. If all this makes you stronger to represent messages, let’s don’t do it in a way that tears down the strength of the NFL.
The 6-3, 211-pound junior is essentially a video-game player at the college level and NFL scouting departments should be drooling at his professional potential.
Mayfield not only threw for two touchdowns, but ran for two to lead the Sooners to a 42-35 win at Kansas State. In what was a see-saw game, Mayfield had 410 passing yards on 32-of-41 passing and ran nine times for 69 yards. After K-State tied things up, Mayfield led a late scoring drive that ended with Rodney Anderson’s 22-yard touchdown run with 7 seconds remaining.
Then there is Barkley, widely regarded as the No. 1 running back in the 2018 draft class should the 5-11, 230-pound junior forgo his season season. Barkley ran for 108 yards on 15 carries and caught three passes for 53 yards while scoring three times in Penn State’s 42-13 win over visiting Michigan.