He was one of the NFL's most distinctive coaches, and he was the first New Orleans Saints head coach to last more than two years with the team. Oail Andrew "Bum" Phillips passed away yesterday at the age of 90.
Adrian Peterson took the field for the Minnesota Vikings game against the Carolina Panthers this past weekend with a heavy heart, following the murder of his two year old son. But should he have played so soon after such a tragedy in his personal life?
UPDATE 1:40 p.m. ET: TMZ reports the boy is on life support with no brain activity since 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Sources say that if the child fails to show any signs of improvement over the course of the next 24 hours his mother wants to take him off of life support and donate his organs.
Three NFL teams (the Broncos, Chiefs and Saints) remain undefeated heading into the sixth week of the 2013 season, while four (the Steelers, Jaguars, Giants and Buccaneers) are still looking for their first win. Here are the storylines we're following this week: