Carr’s two interceptions in his first two Ravens starts match the total posted during his final 52 games with the Cowboys dating back to late in the 2013 season. Carr said the main reason for the increase in turnovers and seamless fit in Baltimore’s secondary stems from the Ravens playing a defensive style similar to that in Kansas City �� the team that did draft him in the fifth round �� by utilizing his press-coverage skills more than the Cowboys did during his five seasons in Dallas.
I like playing aggressively at the line of scrimmage, getting my hands on the wide receiver and mixing some different coverage in between, said Carr, who signed a four-year, $23 million contract with Baltimore in the offseason. Plus with our front seven, quarterbacks aren’t getting too much time back there.
Minnesota is optimistic Sam Bradford can return from his bruised knee for a key NFC home game against Tampa Bay. If that’s the case, it becomes a battle of former Florida State stars Jameis Winston and Dalvin Cook. The latter will help the Vikings finish in the red zone, while the Bucs will struggle on a few drives in deep.
New Orleans is already on the brink of having its playoff hopes dashed thanks to its still-atrocious overall defense. Even without Greg Olsen and with some kinks in the short passing game, Cam Newton can enjoy rearing back and firing deep in this game. Drew Brees will see more pass-rush discomfort, as a rally falls short for him and his own big targets.
Even though I’m thankful the BILLS won today, I’m really upset and sad about what’s happening. And I imagine many of you are too. I love the game of football and all that it means to the players, fans and cities across THIS country…but with all that’s going on it’s hard. The only time I will ever take a knee is to pray and to thank the Good Lord for what he’s given me. We all have our issues. We all need to try and appreciate and understand each other and help each other and that goes for our PRESIDENT TOO. I don’t have all the answers. But I do know that we need to UNITE not SEPARATE. I hope next week we can STAND , LOCK ARMS and become ONE FAMILY.
Touchdown . The Jaguars were in total control of the game early. A methodical seven-play, 80-yard drive was capped by a 17-yard Blake Bortles touchdown pass to Marcedes Lewis. The drive took just 3:53 off the clock. 10-0, Jaguars
Field goal . A 23-yard field goal from Jason Myers capped a nine-play, 58-yard scoring drive for the Jaguars. 3-0, Jaguars
Kickoff. The Jaguars won the coin toss and elected to defer to the second half.
All members of both teams, including coaches and trainers, either linked arms or took a knee (or both) during the playing of the U.S. national anthem. Jaguars owner Shad Khan joined, as did former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis.
Field goal. Back to a three-score game. Dustin Hopkins’ 28-yard field goal capped a nine-play Washington drive that burned 5:52 off the clock. 27-10, Redskins
Field goal. The Raiders failed to turn the Redskins’ turnover into six points, but they were able to cut Washington’s lead down to two scores with a 22-yard Giorgio Tavecchio field goal. 24-10, Redskins
Samaje Perine had the ball knocked loose, and the Raiders recovered deep in Redskins turnover �� exactly the play Oakland needed to keep itself in the game. Perine left the game with a hand injury.