It’s a poorly-kept secret that the Seattle Seahawks don’t mind taking a penalty flag or two for pass interference or defensive holding in exchange for five or six no-calls on borderline plays. Supposedly, the NFL will be cracking down on physical play in the defensive backfield. If true-and that’s a big if-it could mean even bigger numbers for the quarterbacks.
With a solid and occasionally clever script and a talented cast, this “Hercules” film is far more enjoyable than the one in theaters last January, and its worthy of your attention.
Angelina Jolie is pitch perfect as Disney’s iconic villain Maleficent, and leads a visually stunning production that’s only possible flaw is, oddly enough, its take on the title character herself.
TAMPA BAY (4-1) At CAROLINA (5-9)
Sunday, 1 p.m., Fox. OPENING LINE — Panthers by 7