It has been another interesting week in football, as there were a lot of surprises, upsets, and of course, the great news that some teams are still undefeated. With the New England Patriots facing off against the Buffalo Bills on Monday, the only other team that is still going strong and undefeated are the Carolina Panthers (10-0). They had a great game against the Washington Redskins, beating them 44-16, and an impressive night for Cam Newton by tossing five touchdowns.
Houston Texans Looking Good
The Texans are performing outstanding, especially their defense. They came back from the half on Sunday 10-3 against the Jets, and ultimately won 24-17. After their crushing defeat against the Miami Dolphins during Week 7, their defense has drastically improved. They were on a 3-game streak of not allowing any touchdowns until the Jets game, but they still came out on top.
Seattle Seahawks Get Their Playoff Hope Back
After a dismal start to the season, the Seahawks are finally starting to play like the Super Bowl winners they are. They easily beat the 49ers on Sunday, which also let them see that they have a lot of talent on their team. With Marshawn Lynch out due to an abdominal injury, they used an underrated running back, Thomas Rawls. He ran for 209 yards on 30 carries, along with 46 yards from catching; he was also third in NFL in yards per carry with 5.56 and first in average yards after contact with 2.73. The Seahawks have another beast they can use.
Baltimore Ravens Still Lacking
Despite their recent win over the Rams this Sunday, their 3-7 record doesn’t leave much to hope for. However, that is the least of their worries now that two of their top players are out from injuries. They lost their RB Justin Forsett to a broken arm, and then lost their star QB Joe Flacco to a torn ACL. If the Ravens, and their fans were hoping for a comeback late in the season, this may have just devastated that.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Played Like Pro’s
The Buccaneers are usually the underdog, but they managed to outshine themselves this Sunday when they played against the Philadelphia Eagles; beating them 45-17. This victory is thanks to Jameis Winston, who threw for five touchdowns, along with Doug Martin who rushed for 235 yards. This duo managed to amaze everyone, and left the Eagles spinning.
It was indeed a great week in football, and there are still six more weeks of the regular season to enjoy.