Jaguars poised to spend big, rebuild quickly in free agency
Free agency feels a lot like recruiting to new Jaguars coach Urban Meyer. It certainly should help that the Jaguars have more salary cap space (nearly $73 million) than any other team. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Free agency feels a lot like recruiting to new Jaguars coach Urban Meyer. Clemson star Trevor Lawrence is the presumptive choice, and the Jaguars will use free agency to build around him. “That’s a room that’s going to have to be rebuilt in some ways,” said Meyer, who could sign Hunter Henry, Jonnu Smith or Gerald Everett when free agency officially begins Wednesday.
Henry runs wild, Titans hand Jags 12th straight loss, 31-10
Enjoying a big performance about 25 miles from his hometown of Yulee was something new for Henry. He managed just 13 yards as a rookie in 2016, followed by outings of 92, 57 and 44 yards in front of friends and family. Henry had 170 yards on 17 carries in the first 30 minutes, including a 36-yard touchdown run. He added a 47-yard scamper early in the third as the Titans (9-4) started to pull away. AFC South-leading Tennessee clinched its fifth consecutive winning season and moved a step closer to securing a playoff berth.
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 11: Salvon Ahmed Stepping Into Spotlight For Dolphins
With that said, here are the top waiver wide adds for Week 11. Winston is an intriguing streaming option in Week 11, and possibly for the next few weeks depending on how long Brees is sidelined. Jones looks like a solid streaming option at least for a few games following the Week 11 bye. Ekeler does not look likely to return for Week 11, meaning Ballage will almost certainly lead Los Angeles in carries again in an appetizing matchup. The Chargers will welcome the Jets out west in Week 11, making Ballage a very solid streaming option.detroit.cbslocal.com
The Latest: Quarterbacks drafted No. 1 shine around NFL
The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST):___8 p.m.From Kyler Murray magic to Alex Smith’s latest milestone, it was quite the day for quarterbacks selected first in the NFL draft. The Cardinals beat Buffalo 32-30 on a 43-yard touchdown pass from Kyler Murray to DeAndre Hopkins with 2 seconds left, dropping the Bills record to 7-3. Brees was shaken up on a sack in the second quarter when Kentavius Street landed on him. 1 pick Joe Burrow, threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Jakeem Grant with 58 seconds left in the first quarter. Cole had scored on a franchise-record 91-yard punt return in the second quarter.
Falcons, Lions both eyeing rare feat: a winning streak
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Falcons actually have a shot at a winning streak. “I stopped looking at the standings about three weeks ago,” Falcons running back Todd Gurley said with a chuckle. '”Coming off a bye week, the Lions (2-3) romped to a 34-16 victory at Jacksonville, finally showing they could hold a double-digit lead. The Lions haven't had a winning streak since Weeks 2 and 3 of the 2019 season. Now, they've got to face Gurley, who seems to be getting up to the speed in the Falcons offense.
Detroit Lions smother Jacksonville Jaguars in 34-16 win: Live updates recap
FINAL -- Detroit Lions 34, Jacksonville Jaguars 16The Detroit Lions came out of the bye week looking better than they had all season. Lions 34, Jaguars 1612:25 -- Detroit Lions drive starts on own 36D’Andre Swift rips another to eclipse the 100-yard mark on the ground. Lions 24, Jaguars 1011:40 -- Detroit Lions drive starts on own 14Adrian Peterson picks up an early first down on second-and-4. — kyle meinke (@kmeinke) October 18, 2020#DETvsJAX inactives presented by Henry Ford Health System pic.twitter.com/XU0Etfzfxs — Detroit Lions (@Lions) October 18, 2020Josh Allen is inactive today against the Lions. A Field Goal https://t.co/SB9qlXeVqa — Rodger Sherman (@rodger) October 18, 2020Team stats:Average yards per game: Lions 334 (25th) | Jaguars 366.4 (18th)Passing yards per game: Lions 232.3 (21st) | Jaguars 268 (10th)Rushing yards per game: Lions 101.8 (23rd) | Jaguars 98.4 (25th)Points per game: Lions 24.8 (18th) | Jaguars 21.8 (25th)Points allowed per game: Lions 31.8 (29th) | Jaguars 29.4 (24th)Defensive yards allowed per game: Lions 405 (28th) | Jaguars 416.8 (30th)Passing yards allowed per game: Lions 234.8 | Jaguars 280.2 (29th)Rushing yards allowed per game: Lions 170.3 (32nd) | Jaguars 136.6 (26th)Takeaways: Lions 4 | Jaguars 5 (Browns lead the league with 12)mlive.com