Patriots-Buccaneers report cards: Mac Jones sets 40-year-old mark for rookie QBs
There was a stretch in the second half where Jones could do no wrong. By the end of the game, Jones had completed passes to nine different receivers, showing a new level of mastery of this offense. Not only did he catch eight passes for 70 yards (both team highs), he also completed two passes for 45 yards. Hunter Henry continues to chug along as an effective option in the passing game, catching four passes for 32 yards. Grade: FDefensive LineThis wasn’t the Patriots’ best day in rush defense or pass rush overall from this group.mlive.com
Patriots, Bucs among those making biggest waves so far
(AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)Bill Belichick never was one to spent wildly in free agency. Whether by trade, free agency or re-signings, the group brings a good mix of offense, defense and special teams. In addition to keeping Von Miller, Justin Simmons and Shelby Harris, Paton filled his biggest defensive pothole by signing free agent cornerbacks Ronald Darby and Kyle Fuller. FUTURE CONSIDERATIONSThe Lions didn’t do much in free agency but nobody in Detroit should be bothered. The Lions are focused on rebuilding through the draft after sending QB Matthew Stafford to the Rams and then letting star wide receiver Kenny Golladay walk in free agency.
Some NFL veterans prosper as business season begins
FILE - San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) looks on prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz., in this Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, file photo. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart, File)As the NFL opened its business year Wednesday, veterans Trent Williams, A.J. The Seahawks addressed another need, agreeing to terms with tight end Gerald Everett on a one-year deal. Ad— Kansas City agreed to a $5 million contract for next season with three-time Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long, who will come out of retirement. — New England brought back center Ted Karras on a one-year, $4 million contract.
Dolphins stun Raiders 26-25 to move step closer to playoffs
during the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. Fitzpatrick's desperation heave to Mack Hollins set up Jason Sanders’ 44-yard field goal as the Dolphins drove the field in the final 19 seconds to move one step closer to a playoff berth with an improbable 26-25 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday night. The move to play for the field goal backfired as the Raiders lost on a kick instead. My head was getting ripped off.”The penalty moved the ball down to the Las Vegas 26, setting up Sanders’ winning kick. Las Vegas then ran out most of the clock but not enough.
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 15: Jalen Hurts A Legit QB1 Option?
Week 15 is here, meaning the fantasy football semifinals are here for most leagues. Here are the top waiver wire adds for Week 15. The Eagles will face off against the Cardinals in Week 15 before traveling to Dallas to take on the Cowboys in the fantasy championship the following week. The Bears get to take on the Vikings in Week 15 and Jaguars in Week 16 as they continue to fight to keep their playoff hopes alive. You may not start him with much confidence, but I like Reed’s chances of finding the end zone against Dallas in Week 15.detroit.cbslocal.com