1 p.m. video games
Past 7 days against Denver, Tampa Bay wide receiver Mike Evans had a odd, exceptional line: He caught two passes for two yards and two touchdowns, becoming a member of Lee Folkins of the 1963 Cowboys and Howard Cross of the 1994 Giants as the only players to do that because 1950, according to Professional Football Reference. Significantly less unusual is how Tom Brady has shown symptoms of coming alongside. Brady had his most effective passing match since early in the 2019 period with 297 yards and a few touchdowns. For the initially time, Rob Gronkowski got included in the offense, far too. Soon after currently being focused 4 times in the to start with two games and catching two passes, he caught 6 of 7 targets for 48 yards in opposition to the Broncos.
For the Chargers, rookie Justin Herbert is established to begin once more, with Tyrod Taylor nevertheless recovering from the errant injection he gained right before the team’s Week 2 activity. In Week 3, Herbert handed for 330 yards in a loss to Carolina, becoming only the fifth player to throw for 300 or more yards in each individual of his to start with two starts off. Rookie quarterbacks shed their earlier 10 video games from Brady when he was with the New England Patriots, with eight defeats coming by double digits. In all, they ended up 1-15 from Brady (and, a lot more correctly, Bill Belichick’s defenses). …
There are scorching begins, and then there’s what the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson is doing. Soon after he threw 5 landing passes in each and every of his past two game titles, Wilson can overtake just one of Peyton Manning’s NFL marks Sunday at the Dolphins: If the Seattle quarterback tosses a few landing passes in opposition to Miami, he would move Manning for the most in the 1st four online games of a period. Manning experienced 16 in the initially 4 weeks of the 2013 time with the Broncos.
Seattle’s mantra is straightforward: Allow Russ cook dinner. Preserving him out of the kitchen area has been unachievable. His 14 landing passes in the season’s 1st a few game titles broke Patrick Mahomes’s 2018 NFL record of 13. The Dolphins have a respectable pass protection and Seattle to Miami is very long haul, but Wilson appears to be a gentleman on a mission. …
Sunday’s coach wreck notify goes to Browns at Cowboys. The Browns (2-1) have a winning record for the 1st time given that 2014 it is the Cowboys that have been perplexing. Previous week, Dak Prescott handed for 472 yards — his 2nd straight activity with at least 450 — and 3 touchdowns, but the Cowboys lost, 38-31, at Seattle. And here’s a sobering considered: If not for the prosperous onside kick in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons, the Cowboys would be -3. As an alternative, they are 1-2 and thankful to be in the NFC East, in which they are tied for initially.
4 p.m. video games
In Chicago, the Bears will facial area the Colts in a video game moved to late afternoon by the postponement of the Chiefs-Patriots activity. For the Bears, it’s Nick Foles time. Very last 7 days, he performed in his 1st sport in approximately 10 months, replacing the benched Mitchell Trubisky, and he passed for 3 touchdowns in the final seven minutes of the Bears’ comeback win more than the Falcons. Now Foles will get started versus traveling to Indianapolis. Colts Mentor Frank Reich provides exclusive expertise to the game. He “was the a single who figured me out as a player” when both equally were being with Philadelphia, Foles claimed last week. …
The late-afternoon activity that bears looking at options the undefeated Buffalo Bills from the Raiders in Las Vegas. The Bills’ Josh Allen has thrown for additional than 300 yards in all a few game titles immediately after not executing so after in his initial two seasons, but he experienced an adventurous outing against the Los Angeles Rams past 7 days. On the activity-winning travel, he was sacked, was known as for unsportsmanlike perform following grabbing a defender’s encounter mask, converted on third and 22 and then threw an incomplete pass on fourth and eight with considerably less than a moment remaining. But a pass interference contact gave the Expenditures new everyday living, and Allen tossed a a few-property touchdown move to Tyler Kroft for the acquire.
Sunday night time
Sometimes games glance seriously excellent when the program is drawn up. The Eagles-49ers nightcap is one this sort of recreation. The Eagles are cranky, coming off a 23-23 tie with the Bengals that lifted issues about Mentor Doug Pederson’s selection to punt late in time beyond regulation and about whether or not Carson Wentz must proceed to be the starting quarterback. Pederson admitted just about right away that he could have made a distinct strategic determination, but he reported a improve to rookie Jalen Hurts would be a “knee-jerk decision.”
The 49ers are back dwelling right after a two-7 days nightmare journey in which they visited the Jets and Giants and shed a number of gamers to injuries. Nonetheless, they’re 2-1, and they hope tight conclude George Kittle and wide receiver Deebo Samuel to return. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, nevertheless, has not recovered from his ankle harm and will not enjoy. The 49ers, Pederson claimed, are “blessed with in all probability two starters” in Garoppolo and Nick Mullens. We will discover irrespective of whether that’s the case.