A big weekend for football's dogged underdogs

Monday, January 12, 2009

The fates aligned for some of football’s dogged underdogs this weekend. The Philadelphia Eagles knocked defending Super Bowl champs the New York Giants out of the running and long-time losers the Arizona Cardinals staged a spectacular upset against North Carolina. The Takeaway is joined by frequent sports contributor Jeff Beresford Howe to discuss the wild weekend in sports.

Read Jeff's notes on weekend NFL playoff action.

"You just don't see a major professional athlete go out and, to be blunt, choke away a game like that."
— Jeff Beresford Howe on the Carolina Panthers' Jake Delhomme's lackluster performance

Guests:

Jeff Beresford-Howe

Contributors:

Noel King

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