“He’s a smart kid,” said Reid, via the Kansas City Star. “He’s picking it up … I’ve been around a lot of good backs and smart backs and he’s right in there. He picks it up quick.”
A 2013 sixth-round pick, Ware was cut by the Seattle Seahawks after just one year. He landed with Kansas City and won the starting job after Jamaal Charles’ knees started breaking down. Ware enjoyed a breakout year in 2016, rushing for 921 yards and catching 33 passes for 447 yards, scoring five touchdowns in the process.
Another positional battle to watch is the running back competition in Denver. C.J. Anderson seemingly has the starting job locked down, but Jamaal Charles will be playing after sitting out the first two games. This might be his one and only chance to make the team, so it’ll be interesting if Charles shows any of his old form after multiple knee injuries derailed his career.
The late afternoon game will feature two quarterbacks trying to will their respective teams back to the playoffs this year. Andy Dalton and Cousins have yet to find any sort of postseason success, but 2017 could be a turning point for either player. For Dalton, willing a depleted Bengals team to the playoffs in a tough AFC North would be the biggest accomplishment of his career.
The next step on either passer’s arc comes Cheap Authentic Hockey Jerseys Sunday when the two teams meet. Finally, the evening caps off with a showdown between the 49ers Cheap NFL Jerseys and Vikings in a game that will certainly happen.