Offbeat Gonzalez again on VfB-Bank
NFL chief medical officer: Playoff bubble environment not 'safest course of action' for avoiding COVID-19
The NFL isn't looking to enact a bubble environment for the postseason, as chief medical officer Allen Sills has several concerns about the idea.The NFL’s owners on Tuesday took part in a virtual meeting on health, safety and other on-field matters. Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills reiterated their message of the need for compliance and a commitment to the strategy of the preventative measures of wearing masks, hand-washing and maintaining social distancing along with testing, tracing and isolation.
VfB Stuttgart will initially continue without the Argentine national soccer player Nicolas Gonzalez in its starting line-up. After recovering from the injury, the 22-year-old will sit on the Swabian bench against 1. FC Köln on Friday evening (8.30 p.m. / DAZN). Instead, VfB coach Pellegrino Matarazzo lets 19-year-old Tanguy Coulibaly start again on the left wing. The Stuttgart start with the same team as last weekend in the 2-0 win at Hertha BSC.
FC coach Markus Gisdol also relies on the tried and tested and initially relies on the team that last started with the first point win this season against Eintracht Frankfurt (1-1).
Arizona knocks off undefeated Seattle with 37-34 OT victory .
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The NFC West has a new challenger for the top that's won three straight games. The Arizona Cardinals earned a few style points with the way they pulled off this prime-time thriller, too. Zane Gonzalez made a 48-yard field goal with 20 seconds left in overtime to give the Cardinals a 37-34 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in a Sunday night show that featured 1,091 total yards, huge plays, crucial mistakes and — finally — a winner. “These are the games you honestly dream about,” Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray said. Seattle led all of regulation until Gonzalez made a 44-yard field goal as time expired to tie it at 34.