This isn't surprising given how important Larry Fitzgerald Jr. and Michael Floyd are to Arizona's offense, but it's an interesting point of Minnesota pride nonetheless: Every Cardinals touchdown in Saturday's playoff win over Green Bay was scored by one of those former local high school receivers.
Floyd, who excelled at Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul, made a deft grab for Arizona's first score and caught the go-ahead TD in the fourth quarter on a fortunate deflection. Fitzgerald, from Holy Angels in Richfield, finished things off in OT on a shovel pass after his long catch-and-run set it up.
LONG-TERM Chris Davis' new contract with the Orioles reportedly includes deferred payments that will continue through 2037, when he will be 51.
ON PACE Even with their recent slide, the Wild has a 76 percent chance of making the playoffs, per the projections of hockey-reference.com.