THE BUZZ On one end of downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, the Wolves provided hope for their fans; on the other end Sunday, the Vikings showed the complete absence of it.

REMOTE PATROL A week after one of the worst "MNF" matchups we've seen in a while, we get one of the best: Pittsburgh and San Francisco, both 10-3 (7:30 p.m., ESPN).

CLICK PICK Feeling hungry, we visited famousidahopotatobowl.com and found tongue-in-cheek ads for how potatoes saved football in the Great Pigskin Famine of 1918.

STAR GAZING Discovered when reading about Teemu Selanne's return to Winnipeg: At age 41, he's the Ducks' leading scorer, albeit on one of the NHL's worst teams (9-18-5).

FAST FACT The Cowboys' beatdown of the Buccaneers was only Tampa Bay's second home sellout in the past two seasons; at least half the fans appeared to be backing Dallas.