NFL: a spectacular game between the Vikings and the Packers; Jonathan Taylor dominates the Bills

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Kirk Cousins ​​threw three touchdown passes, including two to Justin Jefferson who amassed 169 yards and Greg Joseph pulled off the game-winning field goal for the Minnesota Vikings to post a spectacular 34-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. afternoon.

The Packers’ attack never gave up. Aaron Rodgers completed four touchdown passes and tallied 385 yards. Marquez Valdes-Scantling (4 receptions, 123 yards, one touchdown) and Davante Adams (7 receptions, 115 yards, 2 touchdowns) were Rodgers’ favorite targets.

However, it was Cousins ​​and the Vikings who secured the last possession in this tight game from start to finish.

The Vikings took a 31-24 lead late in the 4e quarterback on a 23-yard game thanks to the 2e Jefferson’s touchdown on a 3e trial.

With the 149e caught in his career, Jefferson edged Randy Moss for the most receptions in the first two seasons of his career with the Vikings.

In the next offensive play, Rodgers turned to Valdes-Scantling for a 75-yard touchdown.

When the Vikings retrieved the ball, Cousins ​​threw the ball into the hands of Darnell Savage, but the Packers player juggled the object as it fell on the field. The interception was canceled.

Cousins ​​then completed his next three passes for gains of 51 yards and Cook got a first rush down to set the table for Joseph’s field goal.

The Packers hadn’t allowed as many points to an opponent since their 38-3 loss to the New Orleans Saints in their opener.

The Green Bay roster had only allowed a total of 34 points in their last three outings. Preston Smith registered two sacks, but the Packers were unable to apply as much pressure as they wanted as Rashan Gary, Za’Darius Smith and Whitney Mercilus were sidelined.

Jonathan Taylor crushes the Bills on his own

The Buffalo Bills were corrected in front of their fans by a score of 41-15 against the Indianapolis Colts.

Jonathan Taylor had an exceptional game with five touchdowns, four rushing and one passing, and 185 yards rushing on 32 carries.

Taylor now comes to 1er NFL rank for rushing yards and touchdowns.

He’s 1,122 yards this season, having started the day tied with injured Derrick Henry of Tennessee for the league lead. Taylor has 14 touchdowns, two more than James Conner of the Cardinals.

Taylor tallied over 100 total yards and one or more touchdowns in an 8e match in a row, which equals the longest streak in history. LaDainian Tomlinson achieved the feat in 2006.

Josh Allen had a tough outing completing just 21 of his 35 attempted passes for gains of 209 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.

Allen is now 1-10 when he throws two or more interceptions in a game.

The Colts (6-5) have now won six of their last eight games after starting the season with three losses in a row.

The Bills (6-4) have lost three of their five games, including a 9-6 loss to Jacksonville two weeks ago

Buffalo left the first rung of the American Association’s Eastern section to the Patriots (7-4). The two teams will cross swords twice over the next five weeks.

The Niners convincing for the second time in six days

Jimmy Garoppolo threw two touchdown passes for the third straight week, and the San Francisco 49ers outscored the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-3 for their third victory in four games.

After playing their best game of the season (31-10 against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night), the 49ers (5-5) traveled across the country for a short week and behaved like playoff contenders. for the second time in six days.

They scored on their first five possessions, and it quickly became clear that it would be another long day for the Jaguars (2-8).

San Francisco made 33 of the game’s first 37 games and had more first downs (14) than Jacksonville had in yards (12) midway through the second quarter.

Garoppolo completed 16 of 22 passes for 176 yards. He joined Brandon Aiyuk and George Kittle for touchdowns. Deebo Samuel ran eight times for 79 yards and a touchdown.

The Niners were equally strong on the other side of the ball, tackling Trevor Lawrence three times, blocking James Robinson and not allowing any touchdowns until the end of the 4th quarter.

The Jaguars have now lost 14 straight games to NFC teams, a slippage that dates back to the 2018 season.

The Eagles are building up; the saints in free fall

Jalen Hurts had three rushing touchdowns, Darius Slay returned an interception for a major and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New Orleans Saints 40-29.

The Eagles (5-6) have won their last two outings for the first time this season. Rookie head coach Nick Sirianni earned his first home victory in five attempts.

The Saints (5-5) suffered a third straight loss since losing the services of quarterback Jameis Winston in a 36-27 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Trevor Siemian threw three touchdown passes and two interceptions and registered a rushing touchdown. Star running back Alvin Kamara was not on the roster.

Facing the best defense in the NFL, the Eagles amassed 242 rushing yards. Miles Sanders had 94, Hurts had 69 and Jordan Howard added 63.

Washington spoils Cam Newton’s return to Carolina

Taylor Heinicke threw three touchdowns and for 206 yards and the Washington Soccer Team beat the Carolina Panthers 27-21.

Heinicke excelled against the NFL’s best defense against aerial play, and Washington’s roster spoiled Cam Newton’s return to Bank of America Stadium.

Washington Football Team 27 – Panthers 21

Terry McLaurin caught five balls for 103 yards and a touchdown against the Panthers (5-6), who allowed just 173.3 passing yards per game.

Newton, who was making his first start since he recently struck up with the Panthers, threw two touchdown passes and for 19 yards and added a 24-yard touchdown.

Newton’s last two offensive possessions, however, had to end with a turnaround on testing, confirming Washington’s victory (4-6).

Without Lamar Jackson, the Ravens manage to pull through

Replacing star quarterback Lamar Jackson, Tyler Huntley orchestrated a winning streak and the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Chicago Bears 16-13.

Jackson was missing Sunday’s game due to an illness unrelated to COVID-19. Meanwhile, Devonta Freeman hit a touchdown after a three-yard run, with 22 seconds left, to give the Ravens the victory (7-3).

Justin Tucker landed three hits for the Baltimore squad, who recovered from a loss to the Miami Dolphins. Huntley completed 26 of his 36 passes for gains of 219 yards in his first career start.

Andy Dalton threw two touchdown passes for the Bears, including a 49-yard one to Marquise Goodwin in the dying minutes of the fourth quarter. Rookie Justin Fields left the game in the third quarter.

The Bears (3-7) lost for the fifth time in a row.

Unconvincing, Browns beat Lions

Nick Chubb caught a touchdown pass and rushed for 130 rushing yards, guiding the Cleveland Browns to a 13-10 victory over the Detroit Lions.

Chubb returned to the game after a one-game absence due to COVID-19. He grabbed a five-yard touchdown pass from Baker Mayfield and helped the Browns (6-5) go through the final seconds on the clock.

As fans shouted his name before each play, Chubb gained 36 yards in the Browns’ final offensive streak, which went by the last two minutes and 29 seconds.

Receiver Jarvis Landry netted a touchdown and the Browns were able to at least celebrate a victory after being outscored by 38 points last week against the New England Patriots.

The Lions (0-9-1) were unable to keep pace after delivering a 16-16 draw to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Detroit troops haven’t won in their last 14 games.

Texans finally win, Titans unrecognizable

The Houston Texans ended the NFL’s longest winning streak by beating the Tennessee Titans 22-13.

Tyrod Taylor had two rushing touchdowns, in addition to amassing 107 yards in passing.

The Texans (2-8) had lost eight straight since their first win of the season and hadn’t scored a touchdown on the road since September 19.

Desmond King made two of the Texans’ four interceptions in a game to forget for Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

The Titans (8-3) ended their six-game winning streak and suffered their first loss since October 3, when they lost to the then winless New York Jets.

The Titans lost the services of wide receiver AJ Brown in 3e quarter after a chest injury.

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