KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Quinn is getting another shot on the Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback merry-go-round. Coach Romeo Crennel announced yesterday that Quinn will start Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos, regaining the job he lost when he sustained a concussion against Oakland. He lasted less than a quarter before getting hurt against the Raiders on October 28th.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola didn’t practice and was wearing a walking boot on his right foot. Center Scott Wells practiced yesterday, a day after being activated as the team’s marquee injury reserve player. Wells, who broke a bone in his left foot in the opener, was confident he’d be ready to start Sunday at Arizona.
NEW YORK (AP) — Will Spradling scored 12 points and made four free throws in the final 30 seconds to lead Kansas State into the championship game of the NIT Season Tipoff with a 66-63 win over Delaware last night. The Wildcats overcame 32 points by Devon Saddler and will play Number 4 Michigan on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
DETROIT (AP) — The 9-1 Houston Texans put their four-game winning streak on the line when they play the Detroit Lions in the traditional NFL Thanksgiving Day game in the Motor City. The Lions have lost nine of their last 10 Thanksgiving Day games and last won on Turkey Day in 2003.
UNDATED (AP) — Houston-Detroit is just one of three NFL games on the Thanksgiving Day menu. Robert Griffin III leads the 4-6 Washington Redskins into Texas to play the 5-5 Dallas Cowboys in an NFC East matchup. And tonight, the 7-3 New England Patriots, coming off a 59-point performance against Indianapolis, test Rex Ryan’s defense when they play the New York Jets in the Meadowlands.