NFC North winners and losers from the 2022 NFL draft
It’s time to start dissecting the 2022 NFL draft with an eye toward the NFC North. The Packers missed out on the first six receivers in the draft, then made the most of the board. The Packers also got one of the better bargains of the draft in South Carolina edge defender Kingsley Enagbare. Detroit Lions and defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn: Brad Holmes picked six defensive players, the most in franchise history of the seven-round era. Lions QB Jared Goff: Detroit didn’t draft a quarterback while getting Jared Goff an electric playmaker in Jameson Williams.mlive.com
No. 1 Clemson wakes up late to beat Syracuse 47-21
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) throws a pass during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. 1 Clemson used a late boost to pull away to a 47-21 victory after Syracuse drew within a score at 27-21. Syracuse (1-5, 1-4), a 45-point underdog, rallied from 17-0 down to draw within a touchdown late in the third quarter before Clemson regained its footing. The Syracuse Orange couldn't finish this one off, however. There seemed no way Syracuse should be in position to scare the Tigers, yet it had its chances late.
Lawrence's 3 TDs lead No. 1 Clemson to 41-23 win vs Virginia
CLEMSON, S.C. – Trevor Lawrence was happy with Clemson's win over Virginia. Lawrence threw for 329 yards and three touchdowns as Clemson opened 3-0 for the sixth straight year with a 41-23 victory over the Cavaliers on Saturday night. However, like so often the past few years when pressed, Clemson and Lawrence found what it took to succeed. Rodgers had two TD catches in the final six minutes of the opening half to give Clemson a 24-3 lead that Virginia could not overcome. That's when Lawrence found Etienne for a final scoring throw to restore Clemson's momentum.