Posts Tagged ‘Football’

Rodgers breaks Brady’s mark as Packers cruise past Falcons

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Aaron Rodgers broke Tom Brady's NFL record for most consecutive passes without an interception in style, setting the mark on a 24-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb that helped the Green Bay Packers beat the visiting Atlanta Falcons 34-20 on Sunday. The pass was Rodgers' 359th in a row without an interception dating to Week 4 of this season, a twice-deflected pass against Buffalo. Brady went 358 passes without an incompletion during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.

Amari Cooper’s wild game-winning catch vs. Eagles caps huge day for Cowboys WR

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Amari Cooper had himself a day in Dallas. The Cowboys receiver racked up 217 yards and three touchdowns on 10 catches as Dallas scored a huge win over their NFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles. None of his plays was bigger than his last as he made a juggling catch on this pass tipped by Eagles cornerback Rasul Douglas for the game-winning score in overtime.

Cowboys take commanding lead in NFC East with OT thriller

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Cowboys haven’t clinched the NFC East, but it’s over except for mathematically. Dallas’ 29-23 overtime victory over the Eagles on Sunday gives the Cowboys a two-game lead on Washington and Philadelphia with three games to play. The Cowboys are 8-5.

Cowboys, Eagles headed to overtime

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Cowboys have 491 yards to the Eagles’ 256, but we are headed to overtime. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has his biggest passing game ever with 397 yards. Amari Cooper has eight catches for 190 yards and two touchdowns.

Raiders stun Steelers with last-minute, comeback win

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Oakland Raiders, who came into Sunday last in the NFL at 2-10, threw a wrench into the Pittsburgh Steelers’ postseason plans with a stunning come-from-behind win. Trailing 21-17 with 21 seconds left in the game, Oakland quarterback Derek Carr completed a six-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier on 4th-and-goal with. Carrier played the unlikely hero with two fourth-quarter scores after previously catching just one touchdown since debuting in 2012.

Patriots rue missed chances after stunning loss to Dolphins

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Tom Brady visited with his family in the postgame locker room Sunday while the New England Patriots were still trying to figure out how they had just lost. Brady's young daughter offered an explanation. Kenyan Drake ran the last 52 yards as the Dolphins scored on a pass and double lateral on the final 69-yard play Sunday to stun New England 34-33.

Mistakes, penalties plague Falcons, ensuring losing record

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank watched coach Dan Quinn offer explanations about another defeat. The boss then gave Quinn a hug before he walked out the door of a Lambeau Field media room. Blank still appears to have Quinn's back as the losses keep piling up for Atlanta.

Texans’ win streak ends as they fall to Colts

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Despite the loss to an AFC South rival, the Texans still have a two-game lead in the division standings over the Colts and Tennessee Titans, who won on Thursday night. Because New England, currently seeded No. 2, owns the head-to-head advantage over Houston thanks to its win in the season opener, the Texans have to finish with a better record than the Patriots to overtake them.

Chiefs secure playoff berth, Saints win NFC South

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs sealed an NFL playoff berth in overtime on Sunday as they edged past the Baltimore Ravens 27-24. Defeat was staring the Chiefs in the face in the closing minutes at Arrowhead Stadium, but Patrick Mahomes came up trumps with a touchdown pass to Damien Williams. A missed field goal meant the Chiefs needed overtime to seal their playoff berth from the AFC West, and this time Harrison Butker split the posts to secure victory.

Harbaugh says he’s staying at Michigan, not returning to NFL

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Jim Harbaugh insisted he is staying at Michigan. Responding to speculation he's returning to the NFL, the former San Francisco 49ers coach told ESPN he is not going anywhere . "This is a choreographed message that comes up at this time every year before signing day," Harbaugh told ESPN.