Three Things to consider after the
Thing 1: Solid day from
"I thought he managed the game well," Philbin said. "Made some good decisions and bought some extra time, found some guys, didn't just automatically tuck the ball away and run. He found some receivers downfield, which were big plays for us."
One of those came on a 28-yard strike to
Thing 2: Speaking of Bush, he's still not right physically.
That was obvious to anyone who saw the dynamic weapon rush for just 2.5 yards per carry (48 yards on 19 attempts) with another two catches for 24 yards.
But Bush, who has been battling knee and hip ailments, never begged off on a day when
"We had to win," Bush said.
"We need to put him on the 'hands' team," said fellow defensive lineman
Starks, of course, can be a free agent at season's end.