Doug’s Sports Rap: Week Nine
Week Nine features some season sweeps, and some franchise bests
The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to augment their record still unbeaten at a franchise best 8-0 as Big Ben came back in the second half throwing three touchdowns and rally the Steelers over the Cowboys 24-19
The Buffalo Bills had a great day defensively slowing down and sacking Russell Wilson five times, Bills QB Josh Allen ran in a touchdown, and passed for three, as the Buffalo defeated the Seattle Seahawks 44-34
The New York Giants swept the Washington football team again for the second year in a row, as the Giants were perfect in the turnover department, while forcing four turnovers in a 23-20 victory, with a Dallas loss, this puts the lowly Giants within a game and a half of the first place Eagles in the NFC east.
The Baltimore Ravens looked good, as Lamar Jackson rallied the team in the second half to defeat the Indianapolis Colts 24-10.
Kansas City won a 33-31 nail biter over the Carolina Panthers, thanks to Patrick Mahomes who threw four touchdowns including the game winner to Tyreek Hill, the Panthers had a chance to win, but missed what would have been a NFL best 67 yard field goal, which sailed to the right as time ran out
The Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 34-20 as Devin Cook had an incredible day with a career high 206 yards on the ground. Lions QB Mathew Stafford left the game in the fourth quarter to be evaluated for concussion.
he Atlanta Falcons and their interim coach Raheem Morris are on a roll after winning three out of their last four games, Matt Ryan threw for three touchdowns as the Falcons beat the Denver Broncos 34-27
The Houston Texans got by the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-25 with a pair of touchdown passes from Deshaun Watson, The Jaguars had a chance to tie the game with a two point conversion but failed.
The Tennessee Titans broke their two game losing streak with a 24-17 victory over the Chicago Bears and viva Las Vegas after an official reply review on the last play of the game negated a Chargers touchdown as the Raiders held on to beat the LA Chargers 31-26.
The Dolphins rookie Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw a pair of touchdowns passes and led the Dolphins to their fourth straight victory with a 34-31 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
Drew Brees threw four touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints swept the series over Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Bucs with a 38-3 blow out.
Monday Night Football the New York Jet will host AFC rival New England, a Jets loss would put them at a franchise worst 0-9.