Reality

Week 9 at a glance…

The way it went down in week 9

Bills 21 Jets 34 (5-3, 4-5)

QB: Taylor 29/40-285-2-0                                                       McCown 14/20-140-1-0

Rush: Taylor 6-35-1, McCoy 12/25                                         Forte 14/77-2, Powell 9/74

Rec: Thompson 7/81-1                                                           Anderson 4/48-1

TD: Taylor, Thompson, Jones                                                  Anderson, Forte 2, McCown

Jets D allows just 63 rush yards to the Bills

2 TDs in a game for Forte, the first time since week 8 v Browns last year

Jets Sack Taylor 7 times, Jeremey Kerley suspended 4 games for PEDs

Falcons 17 Panthers 20

QB: Ryan 24/38-313-2-1                                                         Newton 13/24-137-0-0

Rush: Freeman 11/46                                                 Newton 9/86-1, McCaffrey 15/66-1

Rec: Jones 6/118                                                                     Funchess 5/86

TD: Sanu, Coleman                                                                 Newton, McCaffrey

Julio drops the game when clean through with 8 mins to go

Panthers run D keeps Freeman and co to just 3 rushing first downs, Panthers manage 12

Matt Ryan 11TDs to 7INTs so far, 19-4 last season at midway.

Colts 20 Texans 14

QB: Brissett 20/30-308-2-0                                                     Savage 19/44-219-1-0

Rush: Gore 17-51                                                                    Miller 10/57

Rec:  Hilton 5/175-2                                                                Hopkins 6/86-1

TD: Hilton 2                                                                             Hopkins, Houston (FR)

Savage not able to move the offense in place of Watson

Luck shut down for season so Brissett set to stay at QB

Both teams operating at just 28% third down efficiency on the day

Bengals 7 Jags 23

QB: Dalton 10/18-136-0-0                                                      Bortles 24/38-259-1-0

Rush: Mixon 13/31-1                                                              Ivory 20/70

Rec: Kroft 2/79                                                                        Lee 8/75-1

TD: Mixon                                                                               Lee, Mickens (PR)

Mickens 63 yrd Punt return in 4th quarter seals win for Jags

Jeremey Hill injures ankle in pre-game warm up

Bortles and Marrone have harsh words post game…

Buccs 10 Saints 30

QB: Fitz 8/15-68-1-0, Winston 7/13-67                                  Brees 22/27-263-2-0

Rush: Barber 11/34, Fitz 3/30                                                 Ingram 16/77, Kamara 10/68-1

Rec: Jackson 2/25                                                                   Kamara 6/84-1

TD: Stocker                                                                              Kamara 2, Ginn, Hardee

Winston out for several weeks with shoulder injury

Hardee returns blocked punt for score

Evans elbow drops Lattimore after altercation with Winston

Rams 51 Giants 17

QB: Goff 14/22-311-4-0                                                          Manning 20/36-220-2-1

Rush: Gurley 16/59-2                                                              Darkwa 16/71

Rec: Woods 4/70-2                                                                 Engram 4/70-1

TD: Woods 2, Gurley 2, Watkins, Higbee                               Engram

Worst home defeat for Giants since 1998 v Packers, Most points conceded since week 8 2015 v Saints (52)

First Rams win over Giants since 2001, Giants played their 6th O-Line combo of season

Manning became 7th player to pass for 50,000 yards (Peyton, Farve, Brees, Brady, Marino, Elway)

Broncos 23 Eagles 51

QB: Osweiler 19/38-208-1-2                                                   Wentz 15/27-199-4-0

Rush: Booker 6/21, Anderson 9/13                                        Ajayi 8/77-1, Clement 12/51-2

Rec: Thomas 8/70-2                                                                Jeffrey 6/84-2

TD: Thomas, Marshall (FR)                                         Jeffrey 2, Clement 2, Ajayi, Burton

Osweiler returns to starting role ahead of Siemian, is useless

Eagles new look backfield racks up 189 at 5.3 per carry

Wentz leads NFL in touchdown passes (23)

Ravens 20 Titans 23

QB: Flacco 34/52-261-2-2                                                       Mariota 19/28-218-2-1

Rush: Collins 13/43                                                                 Henry 8/26-1

Rec: Maclin 8/98, Allen 7/44-1                                               Walker 5/71, Matthews 4/70-1

TD: Allen, Wallace                                                                  Matthews, Decker, Henry

Walker returns for Titans to lead to in receiving yards

Ravens go 3-4 on 4th down attempts

Cardinals 20 49ers 10

QB: Stanton 15/30-201-2-1                                                    Beathard 24/51-294-0-1

Rush: Peterson 37-159                                                            Hyde 12/41

Rec: Fitzgerald 5/71                                                                Hyde 9/84, Goodwin 2/86

TD: Gresham, Jarron Brown                                                    Beathard

Beathard sacked 5 times, Garropalo being protected from getting crushed?

Fitzgerald moves up to 6th all time on receiving chart

Hyde, Rucker and Redick all ejected following late qb hit and fight

Redskins 17 Seahawks 14

QB: Cousins 21/31-247-0-0                                                     Wilson 24/45-297-2-2

Rush: Thompson 4/20, Kelley 14/18-2                                   Wilson 10/77, Rawls 9/39

Rec: Davis 6/72                                                                       Baldwin 7/108-1

TD: Kelley 2                                                                             Baldwin, Wilson

SAFETY! Cousins brought down by Wagner in first qtr

Walsh misses the FGs (39,44,49) first kicker to miss three in 1st half since Nugent week2, 2014

Kelley scores twice on 1 yard runs, Cousins sacked 6times.

Chiefs 17 Cowboys 28

QB: Smith 25/34-263-2-1                                                        Prescott 21/33-249-2-0

Rush: Hunt 9/37                                                                      Elliot 27/93-1

Rec: Kelce 7/73-1                                                                    Williams 9-141

TD: Kelce, Hill                                                                          Beasley 2, Elliot, Prescott

Hunt fails to score for 6th successive game

Cowboys 4/4 redzone efficiency and 7/12 on 3rd down, Chiefs 1/2 and 4/11

Williams first 100+ yard game since week 17 2015-173 v Redskins

Raiders 27 Dolphins 24

QB: Carr 21/30-300-1-1                                                          Cutler 34/42-311-3-0

Rush: Lynch 14/57-2                                                               Drake 9/69

Rec: Cook 8/126                                                                      Thomas 6/84-1

TD: Lynch 2, Holton                                                                 Thomas , Landry, Williams

Cutler throws season high 311 yards in return from rib injury, Carr had 300+ for 3rd week in a row

Neither team generated huge pass rush numbers, 1 sack each for a combined -7 yards

Lions 30 Packers 17

QB: Stafford 26/33-361-2-0                                                    Hundley 26/38-245

Rush: Abdullah 21/48-1                                                          Montgomery 5/33

Rec: Tate 7/113, Jones 7/107-2                                              Cobb 5/58

TD: Jones 2, Abdullah                                                              Hundley, Williams

Lions win at Lambeau to level with pack in div at 4-4 each

Lions win time of possession 36-24 as packers D surrender 400+ yards for third time in 4 weeks

Aaron Jones manages just 12 yards from 5 carries for the pack, not what they needed

 

A few extra points…

Rams have gone from scoring on 22% of offensive drives in 2016 to 52% in 2017

Rams have More pts in 2017 at midway than the whole of 2016

Goff and Wentz both threw 4 TDs to 0 INTs, first time that the first 2 qbs taken in any draft have achieved that on the same weekend.

Lions don’t punt in a game for first time since 1971!

Raiders D fails to record an INT for 9th consecutive game, a new league record

Calais Campbell sits on 11 sacks at the midway point, 1 shy of the Jags all-time season record

Against ther Buccs the Saints managed their 4th def/spec teams TD of the season, they had 3 between ’13-16.

Following an 0-2 start the saints have won 6 straight, two teams have done that before ’07 Giants and ’93 Cowboys…both went on the S.B glory.

Brock Osweiler had the lowest QB rating of any starter this weekend (53.4)

A.P had 159 rush yards on 37 carries…the most in a game by a 32 year old. (Hes younger than me ☹)

Alex smith started the season with 287 passes before Sundays INT. He now holds the record, passing Bernie Kosars 286 from 1991. Smith was just two TDs shy of Peytons record of 20 TDs to start the year without an INT too.

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