Lambo displayed a powerful leg in two seasons with the Chargers but also missed a spate of critical kicks, including three potential game-winners.
We just wanted to bring a guy in to see if we can get more consistency from that position, Marrone said.
While the Jaguars have special teams issues, the Colts continue life without franchise quarterback Andrew Luck. It was hoping that Luck would be able to return this week, but the Colts had to shut him down because of recurring shoulder soreness.
There are no more undefeated teams after the Chiefs fell to the Steelers, but they still are the team that defeated the league’s only other one-loss team, the Eagles.
Kansas City and Philadelphia are the easy choices for the top, but behind them, the three powerhouses of preseason predictions — New England, Pittsburgh and Seattle — are making their moves.
Alex Smith was bound to cool off a little with some injuries to his skill players against a good defense, which is exactly what happened against the Steelers. They need to shake off the stirring up of tough playoff memories, stat.
Mike Evans caught his fourth pass on the night midway through the fourth quarter, putting the Bucs inside the Patriots’ 10-yard line.
In an effort to get extra yardage, Evans pulled off this awkward jump-spin that failed miserably:
You gotta admire the effort by Evans, who is one of the best wide receivers in the NFL today. But there’s no denying it just wasn’t close to being pretty or effective.