Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says Aldon Smith ‘couldn’t hold up his end’

Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Bucs lose to Bengals, but Tom Brady survives

TAMPA ― On the sixth play of Saturday’s preseason opener against the Bengals, Tom Brady took a shotgun snap and was sacked immediately, disappearing under Bengals defensive linemen Trey Hendrickson and Joseph Ossai. For a few breathless seconds, as Brady was sprawled on the turf, it was fair to question the sanity of playing the 44-year-old Bucs quarterback in a meaningless game. There simply …