CINCINNATI ( MainStreet) -- NFL blackouts took a breather in Week 2, but Week 3 gives NFL fans a bevy of blackouts to blank their Sunday slate.The NFL aired every game in it's home markets last weekend, but any football fan who sat through one of the NFL's 26 home-market blackouts last year knew it couldn't last. By this time last year, the NFL had blacked out four games after teams failed to sell out their stadiums 72 hours before kickoff. The NFL can consider itself fortunate if it doesn't match that pace this week, as the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have confirmed blackouts and the San Diego Chargers are struggling with sales.
|The Cincinnati Bengals have confirmed a TV blackout for the team's next game. Meanwhile, police say wide receiver Jerome Simpson was caught with 2.5 pounds of marijuana in his home.|