The new College Football Playoff Poll is out; NFL news and more in our Wednesday Sports Update…
** The new College Football Playoff Committee poll is out today and Alabama is now number one in the poll. Oregon is two, followed by FSU, Mississippi State and TCU.
** In the NFL, cornerback Champ Bailey officially retires after signing a ceremonial one day contract with the Denver Broncos. The Hall of Fame awaits.
** The Pittsburgh Steelers release running back LeGarrette Blount after he left the field before the game ended this past Monday night when the Steelers beat Tennessee. Blount did not get any carries in the game.
** Cleveland releases running back Ben Tate after he was upset at the lack of carries he has been getting; he got just two last week.
** Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended for at least the rest of the regular season for violating the NFL’s Personal Code of Conduct policy; the decision is being appealed.