It's encouraging to still find viable running backs on the waiver wire heading into Week 8. When it comes to such a precious commodity, the cupboard is usually bare by this time, so finding an RB1 is a minor miracle.
The Alliance of American Football will stage its championship game in Las Vegas. The new eight-team league, which begins play on Feb. 9 _ the weekend after the Super Bowl _ will conclude with a Saturday night title match on April 27 on CBS.
Matt Ryan threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Hall, Tevin Coleman added a late 30-yard scoring run and the Atlanta Falcons added another miserable chapter to New York's season, beating the Giants 23-20.