Orlando Pace, a seven-time Pro Bowler, tore his right labrum and rotator cuff in St. Louis’ loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
Rookie kicker Justin Medlock missed a 30-yard field goal attempt in Kansas City’s opener against the Houston Texans, and former Green Bay Packer Dave Rayner could replace the fifth-round draft pick.
The Cardinals dropped three games below .500 after a 12-3 makeup game loss Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Second-year defensive lineman Mario Williams, the former No. 1 overall pick, returned a fumble recovery for a touchdown in Houston’s victory over the Chiefs.
The Carolina wide reciever hauled in seven catches for 118 yards and one touchdown in a 27-13 Panthers win.
Notre Dame begins its season with a 33-3 stumble against Georgia Tech.
Columbia resident Steve McIntyre, 29, won the Stockholm Half Marathon in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday.
Matt Albers (4-6) walked four and struck out three, shutting down the Cardinals’ offense for the second time this season.
The Tigers’ right fielder continues his torrid hitting to help Detroit attempt to get back in playoff race.
The Chiefs and Rams played their final preseason game Thursday night. It was the first time Larry Johnson took the field, since ending his holdout earlier in the month.
Undrafted free agent and former Missouri wide receiver Brad Ekwerekwu is attempting to make the Kansas City Chiefs’ 53-man roster as final cuts approach.
Now in contention for the NL Central crown, St. Louis spends its last day off preparing for a 35-game stretch in 34 days.
Brett Romberg beat out veteran lineman Andy McCollum in a battle for the only starting position up for grabs in the preseason.
Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright held the Braves to one run in seven innings, helping St. Louis close to within 2 1/2 games of the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central.