Buck Showalter of the Baltimore Orioles and Matt Williams of the Washington Nationals won the Manager of the Year awards Tuesday. Lloyd McClendon of the Mariners was fourth in the voting for the AL award.
Darren Sproles had two touchdowns, Mark Sanchez threw for two scores and the defense sacked Cam Newton nine times to help the host Philadelphia Eagles beat the Carolina Panthers 45-21. The Eagles improved to 7-2.
%%%9e3295c0f10c242138954f301bc1f3ef%%%The Seattle Times will highlight a 12th Fan of the Week throughout the season. Each fan will predict the outcome of the next Seahawks game against a Seattle celebrity and Times reporters and columnists.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll isn’t worried about quarterback Russell Wilson’s recent struggles in the passing game, insisting that the focus is on the running game and wins and losses are the only statistic that really matters.