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GameDay Live Football Scoring:
St. Paul At Sacred Heart

 Happy Halloween
St. Paul 56, Sacred Heart 41
St. Paul                            28    15   6   8   -   56
Sacred Heart                    21    12   8   0   -   41

LAST SCORING PLAY
: St. Paul's Brendan Carroll scores on a 5-yard pass from Logan Marchi.

Jets Analysis: Best Moments Of Jets Season At Midway Point, Including Jets' Victory Over Patriots, Geno Smith's Arrival, Lavonte Davis' Shove

Our cover after the Jets beat the Patriots.
  By Brad Carroll  
The New York Jets have reached the midway point of the season and there already have been some amazing highs and tremendous lows. The season has been an up-and-down roller coaster, as the Jets have won games that shocked many (Atlanta and New England), lost to teams they shouldn't have (Pittsburgh) and have gotten embarrassed on the field twice (Tennessee and Cincinnati). It all equals a 4-4 record and second place standing in the AFC East, two games back of the New England Patriots.

Here's a look back at the best moments of the first half of the season. Click here for our breakdown of the worst moments of the season.

Jets Analysis: Worst Moments Of Jets Season At Midway Point, Including Geno Smith's Turnovers, Winslow's Suspension & Sanchez's Injury

Our cover photo after the Jets lost to the Titans.
  By Brad Carroll  
The New York Jets have reached the midway point of the season and there already have been some amazing highs and tremendous lows. The season has been an up-and-down roller coaster, as the Jets have won games that shocked many (Atlanta and New England), lost to teams they shouldn't have (Pittsburgh) and have gotten embarrassed on the field twice (Tennessee and Cincinnati). It all equals a 4-4 record and second place standing in the AFC East, two games back of the New England Patriots.

Here's a look back at the worst moments of the first half of the season. Click here for our breakdown of the best moments of the season.

Giants 15, Eagles 7: Giants Suddenly Back In Hunt For NFC East Title After Beating Eagles For Second Straight Victory, Handing Out Game Balls

Antrele Rolle, Terrell Thomas and Will Hill celebrate. (AP photo)
  By Brad Carroll  
The New York Giants just might turn out to be the luckiest team in NFL history, not that the organization or fans will ever apologize for it. In six days, the Giants have gone from a team dead to rights on making the postseason, with losses in their first six games of the year, to one just two games out of first place in the NFC East, after beating the Vikings and Eagles in back-to-back weeks.

Not only did the Giants come up with an important 15-7 road victory over the Eagles, they were the only team in the division to win Sunday, meaning they made up a game in the standings on each of their rivals. The Giants are 2-6 on the season and trail Dallas (4-4), Philadelphia (3-5) and Washington (2-5). 

If the Giants were in any other division in football, they wouldn't have a prayer of finishing in first place. But if there was a year to struggle, this would be it, as the NFC East could be won with an 8-8 record, or worse. The Giants are already out of the wild card hunt, so to have the division still an option is a thrilling anomaly. Lucky? Sure. Nobody is going to turn down a trip to the postseason, however.

Bengals 49, Jets 9: Handing Out Game Falls To Dee Milliner, Antonio Cromartie, Geno Smith, Rex Ryan, More; Game Balls? Forget It

Kyle Wilson allows a long pass to Brandon Tate. (AP photo)
  By Brad Carroll  
The New York Jets had the opportunity Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati to make a statement to the rest of the league they were not only a postseason contender, but one of the better teams in the NFL. In the end, the Jets made a statement all right, it just wasn't the one they were hoping for.

The Jets were embarrassed and humiliated in so many ways during a 49-9 loss to the AFC North-leading Bengals Sunday that no one would ever consider them a playoff contender. NFL teams, even the worst ones, aren't supposed to lose by 40 points. Not surprisingly, there was nothing positive in a game that saw the Jets out of it by halftime. The offense was non-existent, the defense was pathetic and the special teams couldn't get the job done either.

Luckily it only counts for one loss and the Jets are still in the hunt for the sixth and final wild card spot at 4-4 at the midway point of the season. But with Drew Brees and the Saints up next, it could be a rough stretch for the Jets heading into the bye in two weeks.

Jets Secondary, Namely Dee Milliner, Embarrassed In Blowout Loss To Bengals, Ruining All Momentum Gained From Beating New England

Dee Milliner beat by Marvin Jones. (AP photo)
  By Brad Carroll  
Not all losses are made the same, something the New York Jets found out Sunday night in Cincinnati. The Jets, out to prove they are indeed a playoff contender this season, ended up getting humiliated, embarrassed and any other adjective that can be used to describe the total annihilation by the Bengals.

The Jets were out of the game before halftime and never had a chance against a Bengals team that picked the team apart on their way to a 49-9 victory, one of the worst losses of the Rex Ryan era.

Jets quarterback Geno Smith continued his good-bad trend this season, throwing two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns. But this game wasn't about his failures. Smith didn't play well, not by a longshot, but the Jets problems against Cincinnati brought forth a deeper problem than simply a rookie making some bad decisions and turning the ball over. This problem could derail the entire season.

The problem is the Jets' defensive backfield, the terrible, horrible, embarrassingly bad secondary.

Giants At Eagles Preview: Giants Can Keep Faint NFC East Title Hopes Alive With Road Victory At Philadelphia

  By Brad Carroll  
The New York Giants may be clinging to a pipe dream of having a shot at winning the NFC East crown and backing into the playoffs this season, but a little bit of hope is a whole lot better than no hope at all. The Giants got their first victory last week against Minnesota, now they need to put together a long win streak if they truly want to have a legit shot at playing into January.

The Giants have to find a way to beat the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday afternoon to keep the season alive. If they lose again, there will be nothing good to say or write about the team. The season will be over, even with eight games remaining. Not even the most die-hard and optimistic fan will be able to spin it any other way.

The matchup in Philadelphia features two teams on stretches they would rather forget, but one will definitely end at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles have lost nine straight home games, the longest drought since the 2008-10 St. Louis Rams. The last team to lose to Philadelphia on the road? The Giants, of course, in Week 4 of last season.

The Giants also come into the game with a dubious streak, as they've lost eight straight road games, going back to a Week 8 win over the Cowboys last season.

Jets At Bengals Preview: Geno Smith, Jets Can Take Next Step In Postseason Quest With Road Victory Over Bengals, Here's How They Can Do It

  By Brad Carroll  
Don't look now, but the New York Jets are right in the thick of the postseason chase. The Jets are currently tied with the San Diego Chargers for the sixth and final playoff spot in the AFC. While it's still very early in the season, and playoff talk should be a ways away, the fact the Jets are in this position is impressive. For a team that was picked by many to finish the year with no more than four victories, the Jets have turned perception around on their way to a 4-3 record.

The Jets took the biggest step toward becoming a postseason contender by beating the New England Patriots, their ultimate nemesis, last week.

The Jets haven't arrived, however, not by a longshot, as they have yet to put together back-to-back winning weeks this season. If that doesn't change, the Jets will finish 8-8 and miss the playoffs. Before the season, 8-8 might have been deemed a tremendous success, but not now. The Jets are just one game back of the division-leading Patriots, who sit at 5-2, and lead both the Dolphins and Bills in the AFC East.

GameDay Live Football Scoring: Naugatuck At St. Paul

 Naugatuck 59, St. Paul 31
Naugatuck                         22   16   15     6   -   59
St. Paul                             18     0     0   13   -   31

LAST SCORING PLAY
: St. Paul's Aaron Kowalski scores on a 5-yard run.

GameDay Live Football Scoring:
No. 13 Southington At Conard

 No. 13 Southington 56, Conard 27
(13) Southington                   35   14   7    0   -   56
Conard                                   0     7   6   14   -   27

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Conard's Ryan Bell scores on a 10-yard run.

GameDay Live Football Scoring:
No. 22 Hall At New Britain

 No. 22 Hall 21, New Britain 6
(22) Hall                             7   0   7   7   -   21
New Britain                        0   0   6   0   -    6

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Hall's Amati Bartley scores on a 2-yard run.

GameDay Live Football Scoring:
No. 20 Windsor At Bristol Eastern

Bristol Eastern 30,  No. 20 Windsor 28
(20) Windsor                          0    14   14   0   -   28
Bristol Eastern                       0    14   13   3   -   30

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Bristol Eastern's Jeremy Meccariello kicks a 25-yard field goal with three seconds left.

GameDay Live Football Scoring: Plainville At Rocky Hill

 Rocky Hill 35, Plainville 6
Plainville                          0     0     0   6   -    6
Rocky Hill                        0   21   14   0   -   35

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Plainville's Jeff Ziegenhagen scores on a 5-yard run.

GameDay Live Football Scoring: Bristol Central At No. 8 Farmington

 No. 8 Farmington 35, Bristol Central 0
Bristol Central                       0     0   0    0   -     0
(8) Farmington                       7   14   0   14   -   35

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Farmington's Anthony Carpenter scores on a 49-yard pass from Jeremy Buck.

GameDay Live Football Scoring: Northwest Catholic At Berlin

Northwest Catholic 22, Berlin 13
Northwest Catholic              0   9   0   13   -   22
Berlin                                   0   0   7     6   -   13

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Northwest Catholic's Chris McLaughlin scores on a 25-yard pass from Christian Flynn.

College Football Picks Week 9: UCLA At Oregon, Tennessee At Alabama, Texas Tech At Oklahoma, Penn State At Ohio State, South Carolina At Missouri, Plus Six More Game Picks

UCLA at Oregon plus 10 more game previews and picks below
  By Brad Carroll  
The first batch of BCS standings was released at the beginning of the week, which means the college football season is entering its most important, and best, stage. While every game in college football is important, as the season gets later and later, losses will be harder and harder to overcome, especially with so many undefeated teams still remaining this year.

Alabama, Florida State, Oregon, Ohio State, Missouri, Miami, Baylor, Texas Tech, Fresno State and Northern Illinois have all navigated the first eight weeks of the season without a blemish on their records. Of course, that list will change greatly and get smaller and smaller as each subsequent week passes. Many could be removed after Saturday's games go final.

Alabama takes on red-hot Tennessee, Florida State plays an NC State team that upset it a year ago, Oregon plays host to No. 12 UCLA, Ohio State has Penn State at home, Missouri is a slight favorite against South Carolina, and Texas Tech is an underdog at Oklahoma. Miami, Baylor, Fresno State and Northern Illinois have easier opponents this week, but anything can and will happen.

Red Sox Vs. Cardinals World Series Preview: Full Series Breakdown As Boston And St. Louis Renew Fall Classic Rivalry; Red Sox Will Win In 6

  By Matt Straub  
The last six months come down to nine days at the end of October. The World Series isn’t a single-elimination setup like the NCAA Tournament or Super Bowl, so the seven-game series format has at least some level of fairness. And yet the long crawl of a baseball season finishes with a mad sprint of just over a week which feels sudden.

The good news is, despite baseball’s continuing effort to muddy the water by extending the playoffs and making them more and more confusing, the two best teams have reached the Fall Classic. For the first time since 1999, the teams with the best record in each league will play for the right to be called world champion.

The Boston Red Sox, to the shock of most and chagrin of Yankee fans, are now unquestionably the best team in the American League. The St. Louis Cardinals, who seem to be in the running every year no matter what changes they make to their roster, are back to represent the National League in a series which serves as a rematch of the 2004 set that ended Boston’s little title drought.

Mets Offseason Shopping List: Power-Hitting Outfielder, Starting Pitcher, Shortstop, First Baseman Should Top Mets' Priorities In Free Agency

  By Jenni Mennella  
​Wednesday night, the 2013 Major League Baseball season enters its final chapter as the World Series begins. The New York Mets, who haven't been to the postseason since 2006, are waiting for the next story to begin so they can begin their quest to make it back to October a year from now. It all starts with the offseason, where free agency begins and the Mets take the next step toward ending their playoff drought.

While the team's ability and willingness to spend money this offseason is still a question mark, there's no doubt the Mets need a great deal of help if they want to challenge for at least a wild card spot in 2014. The Mets might not be big-spenders, but they don't have to be, as they could fill multiple holes with lower-cost players to fill out the roster.

When all is done, hopefully the Mets will finally take their lighter payroll out for a spin and spend on the right pieces. Regardless, this is going to be one bumpy ride. So, buckle up, Mets fans, it may not be pretty.

Giants 23, Vikings 7: Finally, Giants Pick Up Their First Victory Of Season After Beating Terrible Vikings Team, Game Balls & Game Falls

Rueben Randle brings in a touchdown Monday. (AP photo)
  By Brad Carroll  
It wasn't the prettiest game ever played, but for the New York Giants and their long-suffering fans, Monday night's 23-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings was as beautiful as it gets. Nobody will want to watch the tape again, but the fact the Giants finally have their first victory of the season makes this a memorable game.

The Giants certainly got help from an utterly pathetic showing by the Vikings offense and quarterback Josh Freeman, who somehow was given the starting nod over Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel. Freeman was terrible and finished completing just 20-of-53 passes. He had a whopping 33 incompletions. The Giants certainly did everything they could to rattle him on defense, but they got a lot of help from the Vikings coaching staff for a horrible decision to start the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback.

Still, the Giants came through with their best defensive performance of the year. The defense, led by a front line that finally played up to expectations, harassed Freeman all night long, something they haven't been able to do this season. The Giants had just one sack, a key takedown by Justin Tuck, but they were in Freeman's face on seemingly ever drop-back. They had four tackles for a loss, batted down eight passes and hit the quarterback 13 times.

Giants Vs. Vikings Preview: Eli Manning, Banged-Up Giants Try Again For Season's First Win Monday Against Adrian Peterson, Vikings

  By Brad Carroll  
The New York Giants' winless start to the season has been bad enough, but if you throw in a loss Monday night to the Minnesota Vikings, things could get real ugly. After all, if the Giants can't beat a one-win team at home, playing against a quarterback who's had just two weeks to learn the playbook, who can they beat? Falling to 0-7 could change the team's future plans as well.

But the Vikings are beatable, with a 1-4 record and former Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman starting for the first time since being signed. Freeman starts over Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel, even though he might not have a full grasp of the playbook, or even the players he'll be throwing to.

The Vikings aren't going to roll over and let the Giants walk right over them, though. In their first three games of the season, Minnesota lost them all by a combined 15 points. The Vikings beat the Steelers 34-27 to head into the bye week at 1-3. But a 35-10 loss to the Panthers last week is fresh in everyone's mind. If Minnesota plays like it did against Carolina, the Giants should finally end the winless drought. If the Vikings play as they did before the bye week, this will be yet another difficult challenge for the Giants.

Jets 30, Patriots 27 (OT): Handing Out Game Balls And Game Falls After Jets' Thrilling Victory Over Patriots, Including Allen, Kerley, Geno, Ivory

Mo Wilkerson and the Jets defense shut down Tom Brady. (AP photo)
  By Brad Carroll  
The New York Jets came up with the biggest victory of the season Sunday afternoon, topping the hated Patriots 30-27 in overtime. The Jets came back from an 11-point halftime deficit and survived Tom Brady and the Patriots getting the ball first in the extra period to improve to 4-3 on the season, just one game back of AFC East-leading New England. It was a statement win no doubt.

There was a host of big-time performances in the win, from Jets quarterback Geno Smith scoring both throwing the ball and running with it, to Chris Ivory eclipsing 100 yards, to Jeremy Kerley turning into Wayne Chrebet on third down, to a defensive effort that is at a championship level right now.

There's a lot of good to choose from, but here are those that get special recognition by receiving our Game Balls after the season-saving victory over the Patriots. There's also Game Falls for those that didn't help the cause, but the positives far outweigh those negatives.

Jets 30, Patriots 27 (OT): Rex Ryan, Jets Flip Switch In Second Half, Save Season With Dramatic Victory Over Tom Brady, Patriots In Overtime

Antonio Allen celebrates his interception return for TD. (AP photo)
  By Brad Carroll  
Of all the coaching decisions, play calls and speeches Rex Ryan has done during his tenure as the head coach of the New York Jets, it might have been his halftime speech to the team Sunday against the hated New England Patriots that stands alone as his greatest moment. The Jets were down 21-10 at the break in a game that was as must-win as it can get in Week 7 of the NFL season.

New England was on the verge of blowing the Jets out of the building, yet again, and was getting the ball back to start the third quarter. The state of the Jets season was truly in the balance, as a loss would all but end their playoff chances, and could spell the end for Ryan as the team's head coach after the year.

That's when Ryan came up with a halftime speech that challenged his players to step up and take charge of the game after a sub-par first half, which included a horrible pick-six thrown by Jets quarterback Geno Smith. It took just two plays for the Jets to make a statement that changed the course of the game and, perhaps, the entire season as well.

Red Sox 3 Up & 3 Down ALCS Edition: Red Sox Advancing To World Series Was Meant To Be, Plus Bogaerts, Ortiz, Victorino Trending Up, Peavy, Buchholz, Drew Down

  By Matt Straub  

Someone, whether it’s a famous director from Boston or an outsider, is going to make a movie about the last six months in Boston history, which were filled with unspeakable tragedy and plenty of highs. 

That’s part of why I knew the Boston Red Sox were going to win the ALCS. If the World Series doesn’t go well, the movie can end after the pennant clincher like Major League 2 does. There was no way, however, the script ended with a loss to Detroit.

I believe in fate. Whether it’s the baseball gods, a higher power, fate, whatever you want to call it, I just didn’t believe the ALCS could end any other way than with a Red Sox pigpile.

Don’t worry, I’m not going to get too deep here or quote the Crash Davis speech in Bull Durham, but I believe the Red Sox were supposed to win the ALCS.

Jets Vs. Patriots Preview: Jets Game Against Patriots Isn't Must-Win, But It's As Close As It Gets In Week 7

  By Brad Carroll  
There's no such thing as a must-win game in Week 7 of the NFL season, but there are matchups that are pretty darn close. This week's matchup for the New York Jets is pretty darn close to must-win. Not only are the Jets playing the rival Patriots, but a victory would go a long way in setting the team up for a postseason run. A loss could put a serious dent in their playoff chances before reaching the halfway point of the season.

Of course, as it seemingly always is with the Jets, it didn't have to be this way, as this game should have been for first place in the AFC East. But the Jets failed to take advantage of that huge opportunity by losing to the winless Steelers at home last week. That missed chance has turned this week's game from a battle for the division lead into one of mere survival.

To survive and keep this season on the right track the Jets must go through the Patriots, of course. The Jets have lost five straight meetings to New England, including a 13-10 loss in Week 2 this season. Quarterback Geno Smith, the key to success for the Jets this year, was terrible in the loss, throwing three interceptions in the fourth quarter, giving away what easily was a game the Jets could and should have won.

GameDay Live Football Scoring:
No. 4 Southington At Hall

 Hall 49, No. 4 Southington 37
(4) Southington                     21     0   16     0   -   37
Hall                                          0   21     0   28   -   49

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Hall's Neil Kelley scores on a 67-yard interception return.

GameDay Live Football Scoring:
Notre Dame-Fairfield At St. Paul

 St. Paul 57, ND-Fairfield 20
Notre Dame-Fairfield                 8      0    0   12   -    20
St. Paul                                    16   14   21    6   -    57

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Notre Dame's Derek Hudson scores on a 1-yard run.

College Football Picks Week 8: Florida State At Clemson, Florida At Missouri, UCLA At Stanford, Auburn At Texas A&M, USC At Notre Dame, Many More

Florida State at Clemson plus 11 more previews and picks below
  By Brad Carroll  
There is very few, if any, college football fans who believed the biggest game of the season heading into Week 8 would feature a pair of ACC teams. But that is exactly what this season and this week will feature, with No. 5 Florida State traveling to No. 3 Clemson for a game that not only could determine the conference champion, but one of the favorites to win the national championship.

The ACC has been anything but a national title contender in the past several years. Last year, only one team from the conference was ranked in the final top 25 poll (Clemson at No. 11). The year before, three teams were ranked, but the highest was No. 21 Virginia Tech (Clemson and Florida State followed at No. 22 and 23, respectively). In 2010, five teams were ranked, with the highest being the Hokies at No. 16.

If any BCS conference needed a boost like this week's matchup, it is the ACC. There is no doubt this Florida State-Clemson showdown in primetime Saturday is the biggest conference matchup in years. With the backdrop of Death Valley under the lights, it's sure to be an atmosphere any college football fan would love to be part of. Luckily, we'll all get to watch on national television.

GameDay Live Football Scoring:
New Britain At Simsbury


New Britain 14, Simsbury 7 (OT)
New Britain                        0   7   0   0   7    -   14
Simsbury                           0   0   0    7   0   -     7

LAST SCORING PLAY
: New Britain's Kyshawn Gunn scores on a 6-yard run.

GameDay Live Football Scoring: Berlin At Plainville

 Berlin 30, Plainville 20
Berlin                           7   13   3   7   -   30
Plainville                       0   14   0   6   -   20

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Berlin's Mitch Williams scores on a 1-yard run.

GameDay Live Football Scoring: Bristol Eastern At Maloney

 Bristol Eastern 49, Maloney 0
Bristol Eastern                     14   21   7   7   -   49
Maloney                                 0     0   0   0   -    0

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Bristol Eastern's Roderick Green scores on an 8-yard run.

GameDay Live Football Scoring:
No. 5 Middletown At Bristol Central

 (5) Middletown 49, Bristol Central 21
(5) Middletown                     21   7   14   7   -   49
Bristol Central                       7   7     7   0   -   21

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Middletown's Dario Highsmith scores on a 40-yard run.

Giants Analysis: Breaking Down Why The Giants Should And Shouldn't Trade Wide Receiver Hakeem Nicks

Hakeem Nicks might be celebrating elsewhere this season. (AP photo)
  By Brad Carroll  
With the New York Giants winless after six games this season, there isn't much reason to hold out hope the team can suddenly turn the season around and make a postseason run. Even though the NFC East is as bad as it gets as a division, it would still take a small miracle for the Giants to even come close to finishing in first place at season's end. Even an 8-2 finish might not get the job done.

It's only natural to start thinking about the future of the Giants. Even though there's 10 games still to be played, it would be foolish for the organization not be already working on plans for next season and beyond. It will start with head coach Tom Coughlin, who likely will survive this brutal season, unless he decides it's time to retire. That would appear unlikely, as what championship head coach would want to leave like this?

Quarterback Eli Manning has been a disaster this season, but he's not going anywhere. Even if the Giants decide to use a draft pick on a quarterback in the early rounds next year, Manning is still the guy for the job for years to come. Unless, of course, he puts together another turnover-plagued season next year.

Steelers 19, Jets 6: Jets Take Another Giant Step Back After Offense Doesn't Show Up In Loss To Winless Steelers, Game Falls And Game Balls

Emmanuel Sanders scores against Antonio Cromartie. (AP photo)
  By Brad Carroll  
This New York Jets team couldn't be more consistent this season. Consistently frustrating. Consistently depressing. Consistently bad when you expect them to be good and consistently good when you expect them to be bad. Sunday afternoon against the winless Pittsburgh Steelers, the Jets were at their consistent best, losing a game they should have won and looking terrible on offense in doing so.

We've all seen this script before. The same exact situation went down in Weeks 3 and 4 this season, when the team was impressive in a victory over Buffalo and then were completely inept the following game in a blowout loss to Tennessee. Last week, the team had the best win of the season, a complete performance in beating double-digit favorite Atlanta on the road. The Jets answered what should have been a momentum-building, season-changing victory with yet another dud, losing 19-6 to the Steelers Sunday.

It starts and ends with quarterback Geno Smith, as it will every single week this season. Smith continued his trend of playing great one win and then following it up with a terrible game. He threw two back-breaking interceptions Sunday in the loss to Pittsburgh, with both being picked off at the goal line.

Jets Vs Steelers Preview: If Jets Are For Real This Season, They Must Beat Winless Pittsburgh, Here's How They Can Do It, Starting With Defense

  By Brad Carroll  
The days leading up to the New York Jets' game against the winless Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday afternoon should have been filled with momentum after an uplifting Monday night victory over the Falcons. The Jets improved to an unexpected 3-2 with a huge road win that had quarterback Geno Smith officially arriving as a for-sure starting quarterback in this league.

But the momentum has stalled with a pair of troubling situations hours apart that could effect the team's chances against Pittsburgh at MetLife Stadium. Tight end Kellen Winslow was suspended four games by the NFL for testing positive for a banned substance. Winslow was the team's leading receiver and Smith's security blanket in the offense, so his absence surely hurts. Next, to make matters worse, star cornerback Antonio Cromartie injured his knee during practice and is questionable for Sunday's important game.

Cromartie is expected to play, though, which would be a huge difference maker for the Jets. With Cromartie, the Jets can do whatever they want on defense, as he's one of the best shut-down corners in the game. Without him, the defense changes completely, as the front seven would have to get pressure on the quarterback or replacements Kyle Wilson and Darrin Walls could be torched by the Steelers wide receivers.

GameDay Live Football Scoring: Woodland At St. Paul

 Woodland 59, St. Paul 14
Woodland                  14    39   6   0   -   59
St. Paul                        0     8    6   0   -  14

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Woodland's Pat Hale scores on a 1-yard run.