Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

Pete Carroll praises “breakout game” from Jadeveon Clowney

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says defensive end Jadeveon Clowney showed exactly why Seattle traded for him on Monday night. Clowney picked up a fumble and ran it in for a touchdown and had a sack and hit 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo five times on Monday night. Carroll loved it.

Seahawks end 49ers’ perfect start with overtime win

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

The 49ers went into the NFC West clash with an 8-0 record, but finally came unstuck thanks to a Jason Myers 42-yard field goal.

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

NFL notebook: Stafford says Lions right to sit him on Sunday Matthew Stafford was scratched with a back injury by the Detroit Lions before Sunday's game at Chicago, and the NFL is looking into when the team knew its quarterback wouldn't be able to go against the Bears, per multiple reports on Monday. Stafford was hurt late in the Week 9 loss to Oakland, according to general manager Bob Quinn, and the Lions did list Stafford as limited throughout the week on the official injury report.

Tyler Lockett taken to hospital following severe contusion to leg

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett was taken to the hospital for evaluation after sustaining a “really bad” lower leg contusion in the latter stages of Monday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers. “He's out of here right now to get looked at,” head coach Pete Carroll said afterward. The “compartment element” Carroll was referring to is likely compartment syndrome, which is a severe swelling of a muscle that could lead to cut off blood flow and effect nerve and muscle cells.

NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a touchdown. Facing the mighty New England Patriots on the NFL's biggest stage, Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson's decision to try a trick play - the ''Philly Special '' - on a fourth down late in the first half of Super Bowl 52 will be remembered as one of the gutsiest calls in sports history.

Heartbreak for 49ers K Chase McLaughlin, who shanks chance to cement hero status

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

McLaughlin hits first 3 kicks in high-pressure game The rookie out of Illinois got off to a good start, hitting a 43-yard field goal to give the 49ers a lead on the opening drive of the game. He made good on his second chance with a clutch 39-yard kick in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 21-21. And when the 49ers needed a hero send the game into overtime, he delivered with a perfect 47-yard boot with a single second remaining in regulation to tie the game at 24-24 In a game with a multitude of big moments, McLaughlin delivered on of the biggest and appeared to be setting himself up for regular work in the NFL.

NFL Power Rankings: 49ers could have, and should have, taken a tie

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

An 8-0-1 49ers team would have still led the Seahawks by two games in the loss column. The odds of going all the way down to set up a field-goal attempt — which would have been attempted by a rookie injury fill-in kicker who missed badly earlier in overtime — were not good for the 49ers. Even worse when you consider they were without tight end George Kittle and top receiver Emmanuel Sanders.

Jason Myers 42-yard field goal on last play of OT lifts Seahawks to 27-24 win over 49ers

Monday, November 11th, 2019

The San Francisco 49ers are no longer unbeaten and the NFC West race just got a whole lot more interesting. It took until the final play of overtime but Jason Myers converted a 42-yard field goal to lift the Seattle Seahawks to a 27-24 victory over the 49ers on Monday night. Russell Wilson scrambled for a critical 18 yards on third-and-2 with just over a minute left in overtime to move Seattle into field goal range.

Russell Wilson has MVP magic as Seahawks beat 49ers in OT classic

Monday, November 11th, 2019

An enormous 18-yard run by Russell Wilson in overtime set up a game-winning field goal attempt by Jason Myers on the final play of the game. Myers, an All-Pro last season who has been struggling since joining the Seahawks in the offseason, hit a 42-yard attempt as time expired to give the Seahawks a 27-24 win. It was the 49ers' first loss of the season.

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Monday, November 11th, 2019

NFL notebook: Stafford says Lions right to sit him on Sunday Matthew Stafford was scratched with a back injury by the Detroit Lions before Sunday's game at Chicago, and the NFL is looking into when the team knew its quarterback wouldn't be able to go against the Bears, per multiple reports on Monday. Stafford was hurt late in the Week 9 loss to Oakland, according to general manager Bob Quinn, and the Lions did list Stafford as limited throughout the week on the official injury report.