The Newest from Week 13 of the NFL (all instances EST):
The Los Angeles Rams are off to a stable begin of their effort to finish a three-game skid regardless of dropping beginning heart Brian Allen to a knee damage on their first play from scrimmage.
Los Angeles took a 10-Zero lead on Jacksonville after the primary quarter with assist from a fumble pressured by Aaron Donald, who threw James Robinson to the turf violently sufficient to dislodge the ball. Sony Michel subsequently scored for the Rams.
Jacksonville trimmed the result in 10-7 early within the second quarter on Carlos Hyde’s 1-yard TD run, completed a drive abetted by Rams penalties.
San Francisco reserve operating again Trenton Cannon was taken off the sector on a backboard after a scary collision on the opening kickoff in opposition to Seattle. Cannon was making an attempt to make a sort out on DeeJay Dallas when his head hit the leg of a teammate.
San Francisco’s athletic coaching employees instantly rushed to the sector and stabilized Cannon’s neck. He was finally positioned on a backboard, loaded onto a stretcher and into an ambulance that had been introduced onto the sector.
He was seen shifting his arm as he was being loaded into the ambulance. The workforce mentioned he was out for the sport with a concussion.
Cannon is in his fourth season out of Virginia State. He began the season with Baltimore earlier than becoming a member of the 49ers and has primarily performed on particular groups. ___
Houston Texans quarterback Tyrod Taylor has been benched within the third quarter in opposition to the Indianapolis Colts.
Taylor was evaluated for an undisclosed injured after a Houston’s first possession of the third quarter however the workforce mentioned he was obtainable to play and it was coach David Culley’s choice to insert backup Davis Mills in his place.
Houston trailed 21-Zero when Taylor was benched. Taylor threw an interception on the primary play of the sport and the Texans fumbled on their second possession earlier than punting on their subsequent 4 drives.
Mills, a rookie from Stanford, took over with about 4 minutes left within the third quarter.
Minnesota broad receiver Adam Thielen has been downgraded to out for the sport after hurting his left ankle on the sport’s opening drive of their matchup with the Lions
Thielen entered the sport tied for the league lead with 10 receiving touchdowns.
He had one catch for no yards previous to leaving the sport Sunday.
Minnesota receiver Justin Jefferson has joined Odell Beckham Jr. and Randy Moss as the one gamers with 2,500 or extra receiving yards of their first two seasons throughout within the Tremendous Bowl period.
Jefferson supplied a few of the few highlights for the Vikings within the first half of their matchup with the Lions, catching 5 passes for 85 yards.
Minnesota trailed 20-6 at halftime.
Jefferson has 72 receptions for 1,112 yards this season and 160 catches for two,512 yards in his two-year profession.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray turned the fourth-youngest participant with 10,00Zero profession yards passing at 24 years, 120 days, in accordance with NFL analysis.
Murray got here into the matchup in opposition to Chicago with 9,969 yards. The third-year professional threw for 73 yards and two touchdowns within the first half. He additionally ran for a rating, serving to the Cardinals seize a 21-7 lead.
Drew Bledsoe (23 years, 299 days), Jameis Winston (23 years, 303 days) and Dan Marino (24 years, 63 days) are the one gamers to achieve 10,00Zero yards passing at a youthful age.
Murray additionally joined Cam Newton as the one gamers in NFL historical past with no less than 10,00Zero yards passing and 1,500 dashing. ___
Los Angeles Chargers defensive finish Joey Bosa is being evaluated for a concussion after going out within the first quarter in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Bosa went to the locker room after coming off the sector below his personal energy.
For the Bengals, linebacker Logan Wilson (proper shoulder) and Markus Bailey (left shoulder) additionally left the sport. Their return is questionable.
The Chargers had been main the Bengals 24-Zero on the time.
New kicker, identical troubles for the New York Jets.
Alex Kessman was signed from the apply squad Saturday to exchange the struggling Matt Ammendola, however missed each of his first two additional level alternatives in his NFL debut.
After Elijah Moore’s 3-yard landing catch gave the Jets the lead over the Philadelphia Eagles, Kessman was broad left on the purpose after.
Philadelphia took a 7-6 lead on its opening possession, with Gardner Minshew throwing a 36-yard TD cross to Dallas Goedert. Zach Wilson and the Jets answered proper again with the rookie quarterback capping an 11-play drive with a 1-yard landing run. However Kessman was broad left once more on the additional level, prompting boos from the Jets followers at MetLife Stadium.
Kessman, who beforehand frolicked with the Los Angeles Chargers after being signed as an undrafted free agent in Could, was signed to the Jets’ apply squad final week. He received an open competitors with Ammendola, who was 13 of 19 on area aim makes an attempt, however New York may once more be out there subsequent week for a kicker.
Kessman’s misses had been two of 5 early missed additional factors across the NFL. Ryan Succop missed one for Tampa Bay and Dustin Hopkins (Chargers) and Evan McPherson (Cincinnati) each had misses of their matchup. – Dennis Waszak Jr. reporting from East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Tom Brady has come out throwing in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers handed on their first 13 performs — the primary time they’ve performed that since 2004.
Brady is now 14 of 17 for 139 yards, guiding the Bucs to touchdowns on their first two possessions. He’s thrown a pair of 3-yard scoring passes, connecting with Leonard Fournette and Cameron Brate to offer Tampa Bay a 13-7 lead with simply over four minutes left within the opening quarter. ___
Minnesota broad receiver Adam Thielen damage his left ankle on the sport’s opening drive and had his helmet off on the sideline the following time the Vikings had the ball within the first quarter at Detroit.
Thielen entered the sport tied for the league lead with 10 receiving touchdowns.
Lions defensive sort out Nick Williams was additionally injured on the primary possession, strolling off the sector holding his left hand and wrist. ___ 12:00 p.m.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray and three-time All-Professional receiver DeAndre Hopkins are lively in opposition to the Chicago Bears after lacking the earlier three video games due to accidents.
Murray (ankle) and Hopkins (hamstring) returned to apply this week. Each gamers had been listed as questionable for the NFC West leaders.
The Cardinals, homeowners of a league-best 9-2 file coming in, received two of three with out them previous to a bye final week.
Chicago linebacker Roquan Smith is lively after leaving the Bears’ Thanksgiving win at Detroit with a hamstring damage. Receiver Allen Robinson (hamstring) and defensive sort out Akiem Hicks (ankle) are lacking their third straight sport. ___ 12:00 p.m.
The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings paid tribute to the victims of Tuesday’s faculty taking pictures in Oxford, Michigan, by sporting a gold “O” on the again of their helmets.
Whereas warming up for the sport Sunday at Ford Discipline, many Lions gamers and coaches and a few Vikings gamers and coaches wore white Oxford Wildcats T-shirts.
Each franchises have ties to Oxford Excessive Faculty soccer coach Zach Line. The previous NFL fullback performed for the Vikings from 2013 to 2016 and in New Orleans from 2017 to 2019, when Detroit coach Dan Campbell was an assistant coach for the Saints.
The tragedy took the lives of 4 highschool college students, together with Tate Myre, a standout soccer participant and wrestler. ___
Gardner Minshew is beginning at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles in opposition to the New York Jets instead of the injured Jalen Hurts.
Hurts was restricted in apply all week with a sprained ankle, however insisted he can be able to play Sunday. Coach Nick Sirianni opted to as an alternative play it secure and begin Minshew, who has thrown two passes this season for the Eagles.
Hurts was inactive for the sport, so Reid Stinnett will function Minshew’s backup.
Hurts was injured in Philadelphia’s 13-7 loss in opposition to the Giants final Sunday, when the second-year quarterback had his worst sport as a professional with three interceptions. His ankle was stepped on within the second half, however he remained within the sport.
Hurts’ mobility is a significant a part of his sport, so enjoying on a sprained ankle is a matter. He’s the Eagles’ main rusher with 695 yards on 122 carries and has rushed for no less than 50 yards within the Eagles’ previous six video games — the franchise’s first QB to do this since Randall Cunningham in 1990.
Minshew was acquired in a commerce with Jacksonville simply earlier than the beginning of the season. He was third on the Eagles’ depth chart till Joe Flacco was dealt to the Jets on Oct. 25. Minshew’s solely look this season got here in Week 8, when he accomplished each of his passes for 11 yards in Philadelphia’s 44-6 blowout win at Detroit.
Minshew threw for five,530 yards and 37 touchdowns with 11 interceptions in 23 video games, together with 20 begins, in two seasons in Jacksonville. He turned expendable after the Jaguars drafted Trevor Lawrence with the No. 1 total choose in April.
Working again Jordan Howard was additionally among the many Eagles’ inactives, however Boston Scott was lively after sitting out apply all week with a non-COVID-19 sickness.
Jets broad receiver Corey Davis was additionally lively after lacking final week with a groin damage and being listed as questionable for this sport. – Dennis Waszak Jr. reporting from East Rutherford, New Jersey..
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