December 4, 2021

NFL Week 6 & 7 Recap

In this two-week edition of NFL Week Recap, records are set, plays of the years were made, and the Lions lost in both weeks.

Week 6:
Buccaneers (5-1) 28 – 22 Eagles (2-4)
Dolphins (1-5) 20 – 23 Jaguars (1-5)
Bengals (4-2) 34 – 11 Lions (0-6)
Chiefs (3-3) 31 – 13 Washington (2-4)
Vikings (3-3) 34 – 28 Panthers (3-3)
Texans (1-5) 3 – 31 Colts (2-4)
Chargers (4-2) 6 – 34 Ravens (5-1)
Rams (5-1) 38 – 11 Giants (1-5)
Packers (5-1) 24 – 14 Bears (3-3)
Raiders (4-2) 34 – 24 Broncos (3-3)
Cowboys (5-1) 35 – 29 Patriots (2-4)
Seahawks (2-4) 20 – 23 Steelers (3-3)
Bills (4-2) 31 – 34 Titans (4-2)

Key Headlines:

Jaguars get their first win, snapping their losing streak

After losing almost a league record-setting 20 games in a row, the Jaguars and rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence came into this game against the weak dolphins with a little bit of confidence. The game was close through 4 quarters, with it being tied 20-20 with 1 second left in the quarter, kicker Matthew Wright lined up 53 yards deep, and drilled in his 3rd field goal of the day, helping the Jaguars finally end the losing streak, 9 games shy of the 29 game losing streak record set by the Chicago Cardinals in the 1940’s.

Derrick Henry continues his dominance with 3 touchdowns

Derrick Henry has been on another level this season, and this game showcased that. The bills came in riding on a 4 game winning streak, but that was snapped with Derrick Henry’s 3 touchdowns on 143 yards, including a rush for 73 yards.

Ryan Tannehill (Left) and Derrick Henry (Right)

Week 7:
Broncos (3-4) 14 – 17 Browns (4-3)
Lions (0-7) 19 – 28 Rams (6-1)
Panthers (3-4) 3 – 25 Giants (2-5)
Falcons (3-3) 30 – 28 Dolphins (1-6)
Washington (2-5) 10 – 24 Packers (6-1)
Bengals (5-2) 41 – 17 Ravens (5-2)
Jets (1-5) 13 – 54 Patriots (3-4)
Chiefs (3-4) 3 – 27 Titans (5-2)
Eagles (2-5) 22 – 33 Raiders (5-2)
Texans (1-6) 5 – 31 Cardinals (7-0)
Bears (3-4) 3 – 38 Buccaneers (6-1)
Colts (3-4) 30 – 18 49ers (2-4)
Saints (4-2) 13 – 10 Seahawks (2-5)

Key Headlines:

Daniel Jones gets the potential Catch of the Year in the Giants win against the Panthers

Along with his 203 yards and 1 touchdown, the young QB made a spectacular one-handed catch, which was the highlight of the dominant 25-3 win.

Daniel Jones’ one-handed catch against the Panthers.

Bengals shock the world with a blowout victory against the Ravens

This division matchup was one of the biggest surprises of the week, with the Bengals winning 41-17 against the strong looking Ravens. Joe Burrows threw for 416 yards and 3 touchdowns, his favorite target being the explosive rookie wide-receiver Ja’Marr Chase. Ja’Marr had 8 receptions for 201 yards and 1 touchdown. This win put the Bengals on top of AFC with a 5-2 record.

Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs continue to look bad as they fall to the Titans

Patrick Mahomes continued his interception streak this week, and the Chiefs defense continues to look bad, which have been common themes this season. The Titans came into this game hot off a close intense game against the Bills, which continued into this game. The Titans built up a 27-0 nothing lead in the first half. The only thing the Chiefs did to lessen the gap was score a field goal. This isn’t how you would imagine the Chiefs would play after just making the Super bowl two years in a row. Derrick Henry didn’t rush for a touchdown this game, but he threw for one.

Brady throws his 600th touchdown in win against the Bears

The legendary quarterback achieved another impressive accolade this week, when Mike Evans caught his 600th touchdown in the win against the Bears. The wide-receiver gave the ball to a fan, but the fan returned the ball to Tom and the Buccaneers. Tom and the organization promised him a multitude of things in return of the ball, including 1000 dollars in merchandise inlcluding jerseys. Tom Brady also gave the fan a bitcoin.

Yahoo! Top Fantasy Performers:

Quarterback:
Tua Tagovailoa 28.54
Joe Burrow 27.64
Matthew Stafford 27.16

Runningback:
Alvin Kamara 29.20
D’Andrew Swift 28.40

Wide-Receivers:
Cooper Kupp 37.60
Ja’Marr Chase 34.10
Mike Evans 31.60

Tight Ends:
C.J. Uzomah 24.10
Kyle Pitts 23.30

Kicker:
Graham Gano 15.00
Austin Seibert 15.00