It wasn’t the day many people expected. The BroncoBoth hawks and bears chaos on the road. The pirates did an easy job of the packer, the Eagles gave the crows a scare, and Brown went from appearing as an offensive captain in weeks 2 to 5 to outright humiliation by the Steelers.
But when you consider that many NFL teams have handled closed training facilities this week due to positive coronavirus tests, the fact that the games had been played until was as surprising as the results on the field.
This is what we learned:
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Pirates 38, 10 packets Almost everything went the way of Tampa Bay, but the most obvious thing about this game was probably the pass protection, as Aaron Rodgers, who had only been thrown out three times during his first four matches, was shot down four times by a fearsome pirate. Overflow. Rodgers finished the day with a rating of 35.4, the third worst mark in his career.
Titans 42, Texas 36 (over time) It’s hard to get into a game where a team managed 601 total yards, but Tennessee should really care about its defense, which allowed 412 yards and 36 points for a team that fired its coach and general manager two weeks ago.
Steelers 38, Browns 7 Cleveland averaged 37.5 points during their previous four matches, but couldn’t do anything whatsoever against Pittsburgh, with midfielder Baker Mayfield looking choppy and ineffective while throwing 119 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Brown crossed 30 points four times and kept under 10 twice.
Ponies 31, bengals 27 It was an emotional week for Indianapolis, with the team forced to briefly close their facilities due to some false positive tests for the Coronavirus, sliding 21-0 against Cincinnati and then racing again, tying the record for the franchise to the biggest comeback in the regular season game.
Ravens 30, Eagles 28 Baltimore beat Philadelphia with their running match during their match 17-0, but in a rare case when the crows took their collective foot away from the gas, they almost let the Eagles pull out of the crash only to be saved when Carson Wintz couldn’t run the ball in a two-point diversion with the remaining Less than two minutes.
23 bears, leopards 16 It’s hard to be excited about the Chicago attack, regardless of the team’s record, but the Bears defense once saw a rebound, leading to three turnovers including a game-saving interception in the final two minutes.
Falcons 40, Vikings 23 Coach Dan Quinn’s dismissal and the return of Julio Jones were key factors influencing Atlanta’s first win this season, but Minnesota’s Kirk Cousins chimes with three interceptions in the first half that helped Atlanta advance so much that the team was in speed control for most of the day.
Bronco 18, Patriots 12 It looks like New England will take an easy home win once it is announced that Cam Newton has been active, but Denver scored six field goals from Brandon McManus I barely stop returning. Newton led his team to the Denver 24-yard streak in the last minute of the game, dropping just six points, but the Patriots flipped the ball upon its touchdown when Newton’s pass fell to Nickel Harry incomplete.
Dolphins 24, planes 0 Ryan Fitzpatrick’s full experience was where the veteran midfielder threw three times, was intercepted twice, and impersonated Patrick Mahoms by completing a short left-hand pass in an easy win. Tua Tagovailoa made his NFL debut, but it was for the sake of eliminating laughter rather than replacing his fickle start – and it was Fitzpatrick Leading cheers For the novice who will eventually replace it.
Lions 34, Jaguar 16 Matthew Stafford threw a touchdown pass – he now has one against all 31 teams besides Detroit – D’Andre Swift ran 116 yards and the Lions won so convincingly that Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone admitted after the match that his job might be in danger.
Giants 20, soccer players 19 Tae Crowder’s struggling recovery brought down the Big Blue by seven minutes less than four minutes into play, but that match was decided between the two also when coach Ron Rivera, who was desperate to stay in the NFC East Attachment race, gambled the soccer players. . A two-point diversion attempt in the last minute of the match, only to have Kyle Allen throw an incomplete pass under pressure. Rivera wanted a clean win instead of a chance in extra time, but he had to settle for a loss.