Week 8 Recap
Patriots 27, Browns 13
Sony Michel, RB: Michel carried 21 times for 74 yards for New England, which at 8-0 is the only undefeated team in the AFC. Michel is fifth in the NFL with six rushing touchdowns and eighth with six touchdowns overall.
Ben Watson, TE: Watson caught a 26-yard pass for the Patriots.
Isaiah Wynn, OL: Wynn is on New England’s injured reserve list with a toe injury. He will be eligible to return Nov. 17.
David Andrews, C: Andrews is on the Patriots’ injured reserve list for the season.
Nick Chubb, RB: Chubb had 20 rushes for 131 yards and he caught a 7-yard pass for the Browns. Chubb is ranked third in the league with 738 yards rushing, fifth with six rushing touchdowns, and eighth with six total touchdowns.
Rams 24, Bengals 10
Todd Gurley, RB: Gurley had 10 carries for 44 yards and a touchdown for the Rams. Gurley now has 63 total touchdowns in 65 career games, matching former Bulldog Terrell Davis, Marcus Allen, and LaDainian Tomlinson for No. 2 in total touchdowns after 65 games since 1970. Only Chuck Foreman, with 64, has more. Gurley stands fifth in the NFL with six rushing and seven overall touchdowns.
Natrez Patrick, LB: The Rams rookie logged 13 special teams snaps and one defensive play, but he did not have any stats.
Shawn Williams, DB: Williams posted six tackles and defended one pass for Cincinnati.
Geno Atkins, DL: Atkins had a tackle and a quarterback hit for the Bengals.
Cordy Glenn, OL: Glenn was on the Bengals’ inactive list as he remains in concussion protocol.
A.J. Green, WR: Green was on the Bengals’ inactive list due to an ankle injury.
Davin Bellamy, DE: Bellamy is a member of the Bengals’ practice squad.
Jaguars 29, Jets 15
Chris Conley, WR: Conley caught four passes for 103 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown grab, for the Jaguars.
Abry Jones, DL: Jones had four tackles, including half a sack, for Jacksonville.
Terry Godwin, WR: Godwin is a member of the Jaguars’ practice squad.
Jordan Jenkins, LB: Jenkins posted one tackle for the Jets.
Lions 31, Giants 26
Matthew Stafford, QB: Stafford went 25-for-32 for 342 yards and three touchdowns (covering 49, nine, and 41 yards) for the Lions. He passed Joe Montana for 19th place on the NFL’s all-time passing list with 40,619 yards. Stafford stands second in the NFL with 16 passing touchdowns and sixth in total offense at 291.3 yards per game.
John Atkins, DL: Atkins logged 21 defensive snaps for Detroit, but he did not have any stats.
Isaac Nauta, TE: Nauta is on the Lions’ practice squad.
Deandre Baker, DB: Baker led the Giants with eight tackles. Among NFL rookies, Baker stands eighth with 33 tackles.
Lorenzo Carter, LB: Carter had five tackles, including a sack and two for loss, for New York.
Alec Ogletree, LB: Ogletree had five tackles for the Giants.
Chargers 17, Bears 16
Thomas Davis, LB: Davis had seven tackles, including one for loss, for the Chargers.
Roquan Smith, LB: Smith registered five tackles for Chicago.
Leonard Floyd, LB: Floyd posted four tackles for the Bears.
Javon Wims, WR: Wims logged 19 plays on offense and another six on special teams, but he did not have any stats.
Riley Ridley, WR: The Chicago rookie was a healthy scratch.
Packers 31, Chiefs 24
Mecole Hardman, WR: The Kansas City rookie had two catches for 55 yards, including shovel pass he turned into a 30-yard touchdown reception. Hardman returned three kickoffs for 68 yards and one punt for 18 yards. Among NFL rookies, Hardman ranks first in punt return average (24.7), second in receiving (four) and total touchdowns (four), third in receiving yards (374), and seventh in kickoff return average (22.3).
Titans 27, Buccaneers 23
Ben Jones, OL: Jones logged 62 of 63 offensive snaps at center and helped the Titans accumulate 246 total yards. Jones made a tackle after a Tennessee fumble.
D’Andre Walker, LB: Walker is on Tennessee’s injured reserve list for the season.
Steelers 27, Dolphins 14
John Jenkins, DL: Jenkins posted one tackle and defended a pass for Miami.
Reshad Jones, DB: Jones was on the Dolphins’ inactive list due to a chest injury.
Jonathan Ledbetter, DL: The Miami rookie is on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He will be eligible to return Nov. 17.
Jayson Stanley, DB: Stanley is a member of the Dolphins’ practice squad.
Colts 15, Broncos 13
Justin Houston, DE: Houston had three tackles, including a sack, for the Colts.
Saints 31, Cardinals 9
Lamont Gaillard, OL: The Cardinals rookie was a healthy scratch.
Eagles 31, Bills 13
Isaiah McKenzie, WR: McKenzie was a healthy scratch for the Bills.
Vikings 19, Redskins 9
Maurice Smith, DB: Smith is a member of the Redskins’ practice squad.
49ers 51, Panthers 13
Elijah Holyfield, RB: Holyfield is a member of the Panthers’ practice squad.
Week 9 Schedule Involving Bulldogs
(Games are on Sunday unless otherwise noted)
49ers at Cardinals, Thursday; Texans at Jaguars (London); Bears at Eagles; Colts at Steelers; Jets at Dolphins; Vikings at Chiefs; Titans at Panthers; Redskins at Bills; Lions at Raiders; Packers at Chargers; Browns at Broncos; Patriots at Ravens; Cowboys at Giants, Monday. Bye week: Bengals, Rams.