1. All this because of bleached-out skies and wispy, worthless clouds.
2. Although he threw only 11 passes asCade McNown's backup, his athleticism and knowledge of the offense made the difference.
3. Any pesticide is by definition a poison and can be dangerous if the directions on the label are not followed to the letter.
4. Defensive inconsistency, the soul of strong March teams, was cited, as was team discipline and mental toughness.
5. Defensive leadership and an emotional approach for the whole team have been the keys to the San Francisco 49ers' resurgence since the devastating loss to Philadelphia.
6. Defensive line coach Bill Kollar, who in 1996 granted Dronett's wish and released him, said the key is that Dronett keeps his center of gravity down.
7. Defensive line coach Doug Smith will coach the offensive line, and offensive line coach Mike Barry will assist Riley.
8. Defensive line coach John Blake said stopping Heyward and the running game is as important as slowing down the Falcons' passing game.
9. Defensive line coach Romeo Crennel will interview with the Chargers and Jets, though he already may have received an offer from the Patriots.
10. Defensive line coaches Bill McPherson and Tommy Hart basically discovered Haley when Walsh assigned them to find a pass-rusher to replace Fred Dean.