Keep Those Wheels in Motion

Roll into Irving and do your thing. Another 100-plus yard game for Deuce McAllister, Reggie Bush racks up 160 all-purpose yards, and Drew Brees throws for 384 yards and five touchdowns. Hell, even unsung stud fullback Mike Karney scores the first threee touchdowns of his typically blue-collar career. Defensive end Will Smith bounces back from injury to inflict a pair of sacks on Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. And New Orleans coach Sean Payton looks like he owns his former Lone Star employers to the tune of a 42-17 Sunday-night route. As the 9-4 Saints continue their drive to the playoffs, a confidence boost provided by such a massive win might be just what the doctor ordered.

Meanwhile down in Houston, self-proclaimed Screw-head Vince Young took the most stupendous crap on Texans coach Gary Kubiak. The lifelong Aggie brought to H-town after decades spent killing brain cells in the rarified air of Denver just couldn’t bring himself to do the most logical thing last spring. Just draft Vince Young the local public implored. But the misguided newcomer insisted on not listening. Forget that Vince is an accomplished hometown hero. Forget that Vince is a once-in-a-lifetime performer. Forget that Vince wins wherever he goes. But never, ever forget that Sunday afternoon Vince Young made Gary Kubiak look like the dumbest decision-maker in the history of football. May a slowed-and-chopped replay of the game-winning touchdown forever haunt his sleepless nights.

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