Doug’s Sports Rap: Week Twelve
Some last minute victories and shining stars in the NFL's Week Twelve.
The NFL’s premiere Quarterbacks had a productive weekend as Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady combined for over 800 yards in the air as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-24. Chiefs are 10-1 and the Bucs drop to 7-5.
The Buffalo Bills remain on top of the AFC East with a 27-17 win over the LA Chargers , Josh Allen scored another rushing a touchdown and Tre’Davious White intercepted a pass in the fourth to set up a field goal and put the game away. Bills are now 8-3.
The New York Giants won their third consecutive game with a 19-17 nail biter in Cincinnati, the Bengals had a chance for a short drive to set up a winning field goal, but Leonard Williams recovered a fumble off a QB sack, and the Giants took over first place in the NFC East at 4-7.
The Green Bay packers had an answer for the Chicago Bear, three consecutive touchdowns on their first three possessions and Aaron Rodgers tossed in another one for good measure as the packers blew out the Bears 41-25. Green Bay is abtop the NFC North.
Baker Mayfield returned to form with a touchdown pass (his first in three games) in a 27-25 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Browns are now 8-3.
The Miami Dolphins with Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a pair of touchdown passes and the Dolphins defense stifled the winless New York Jets with a 20-3 victory. Dolphins improve to 7-4 just one game behind the division leading Buffalo Bills, The Jets dropped to 0-11.
The Minnesota Vikings rallied with a pair of touchdowns with less than six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, and Carolina missed a 54-yard field goal with time expiring as the Vikings defeated the Panthers 28-27.
The Denver Broncos were severely undermanned as COVID forced Wide receiver Kendall Hilton to take the snaps, the New Orleans Saints rolled over the Broncos 31-3. Saints are now 9-2, and in on top of the NFC South.
Matt Ryan had a good performance throwing for two touchdown passes, and the Falcons defense forced four turnovers, as the Atlanta Falcons crushes the Las Vegas Raiders 43-6.
Two fourth quarter drives by the 49ers resulting in touchdowns coupled with a last second 49 yard Robbie Gould field goal lifted the San Francisco 49ers over the LA Rams 23-20.
In another game that went down to the wire, the New England Patriots Nick Folk kicked a 50 yard field goal as time ran out, and the Patriots beat the Arizona Cardinals 20-17.
The Titans locomotive Derrick Henry had 140 yards on the ground and three touchdowns as the Tennessee Titans rolled over the Indianapolis Colts 45-26. Titans are 8-3 and remain in first place in the AFC South.
Monday Night Football the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Seattle Seahawks.