Week 8 Recap

Andrew Owen
BarnBurner Sports Writer


Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The Atlanta Falcons beat The Carolina Panthers 25-17 in this Thursday night football matchup. Matt Ryan went 21/30 with 281 yards and one interception. Todd Gurley had 18 attempts with 46 rushing yards and one touchdown in the win. 

The Cincinnati Bengals beat The Tennessee Titans 31-20. Joe Burrow went 26/37 with 249 yards and two touchdowns in the win. The Bengals now move to 2-5-1, while The Titans move to 5-2. 

The LA Chargers beat The Denver Broncos 31-30. Drew Lock went 26/41 with 248 yards, 3 touchdowns and one interception. Lock ended up throwing the game wining touchdown to K.J Hamler, a 13-yard pass. Denver now moves to 3-4 on the year, while The Chargers move to 2-5. 

The New Orleans Saints beat The Chicago Bears in overtime 26-23. Drew Brees went 31-41 with 280 yards and two touchdowns. Will Lutz made a 35-yard field goal to seal the win for The Saints. The Saints now move to 5-2 on the year, while The Bears move to 5-3. 

The Seattle Seahawks beat The San Francisco 49ers 37-27. Russel Wilson went 27/37 with 261 yards and four touchdowns. DK Metcalf had 12 receptions with 161 yards and two touchdowns. The Seahawks move to 6-1 on the season, while The 49ers move to 4-4 on the year. 

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat The Baltimore Ravens 28-24 in a tense division matchup. Ben Roethilsberger went 21-32 with 182 yards and two touchdowns. Chase Claypool had a bounce back game getting five receptions with 42 yards and a touchdown. Pittsburgh stays undefeated at 7-0 and The Ravens move to 5-2 on the year. 

The Kansas City Chiefs beat The New York Jets 35-9. Patrick Mahomes went 31/42 with 416 yards and five touchdowns. Tyreek Hill had four receptions with 98 yards and two touchdowns. The Chiefs move to 7-1, while The Jets stay winless at 0-7. 

The Miami Dolphins beat The LA Rams 28-17. Tua Tagovailoa made his full NFL debut. Tua went 12/22 with 93 yards and a touchdown. Myles Gaskin had 18 rushing attempts with 47 yards and one touchdown. Miami now improves to 4-3 on the year, while The Rams move to 5-3. 

The Indianapolis Colts beat The Detroit Lions 41-21. Philip Rivers went 23/33 with 262 yards and three touchdowns. Nyheim Hynes had three receptions with 54 yards and two touchdowns. The Colts now move to 5-2 and The Lions move to 3-4 on the year.

The Buffalo Bills beat The New England Patriots 24-21. Josh Allen went 11/18 with 154 yards and one interception. Zack Moss had 14 rushing attempts with 81 yards and two touchdowns in this one. Tyler Bass made a 28-yard field goal in the 4th quarter to give The Bills the lead and the win. The Bills move to 6-2 on the year, while The Patriots move to 2-5 on the year.  

The Las Vegas Raiders beat The Cleveland Browns 16-6. Derek Carr went 15-24 with 112 yards and one touchdown. Josh Jacobs ran the ball 31 times, for 128 yards in the win. The Raiders move to 4-3 on the year, while Cleveland moves to 5-3. 

The Minnesota Vikings beat The Green Bay Packers 28-22. Kirk Cousins went 11/14 with 160 yards and one touchdown. Dalvin Cook exploded for a season high 30 rushing attempts with 163 yards and three touchdowns, and in the air, he went for 2 receptions for 63 yards and one touchdown. The Vikings move to 2-5 on the year and The Packers move to 5-2. 

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat The New York Giants 25-23 in this Monday Night football clash. Tom Brady went 28/40 with 279 yards and two touchdowns. Rob Gronkowski had 4 receptions with 41 yards and one touchdown, as Tom Brady found him in the endzone for the second straight game. The Buccaneers move to 6-2, while The Giants move to 1-7.