Jalen Ramsey wears his villain mask as trade rumors swirl, the young guys keep themselves entertained in a locker room with no video games, the offense hits rock bottom, and veterans across the locker room say they saw the skid coming. How the Jaguars are dealing with the fact that it has all fallen apart.
The spotlight was on not only the Rams and the Chiefs as they made NFL history on Monday night, but also on the first responders who worked tirelessly in the wake of the shooting in Thousand Oaks and the two wildfires that scorched the land less than 30 miles away from the Los Angeles Coliseum.
Monday night’s thriller between the Rams and the Chiefs was even more than the high-powered game everyone expected it to be—and the game’s relocation from Mexico City to Los Angeles made for a powerful moment in the wake of the area’s recent tragedies.
Plus, Clemson’s freshman QB continues to impress, Chip Kelly turns things around at UCLA, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly could be back on the NFL radar, and a Michigan linebacker solidifies his place as a first-round prospect.
Veteran Benjamin Watson says his 2018 Saints have the same relentlesss mind-set—and same explosive talent—as the record-setting ’07 New England team he played on. Plus, Leighton Vander Esch and the surging Dallas defense, Lamar Jackson’s big debut, the Steelers’ myth-making and much more from a rollicking NFL weekend.
On Sunday, Baltimore won the rookie QB’s first start with an extremely run-heavy game plan. The question now becomes: Do they stick with Jackson and a revamped system, or go back to Flacco and the offense they’ve been preparing all season?
Plus, Alex Smith’s devastating injury, choking season comes early for the Chargers, Panthers and Eagles on the brink, Colts are in total control, Ryan Fitzpatrick can’t stop throwing interceptions and more from Week 11