Lakers Close to Getting Trevor Ariza In Three-Team Trade
The Los Angeles Lakers want to acquire Trevor Ariza in a three-team trade.
Todd Gurley extended his franchise-record of consecutive games with a touchdown (13), totaling 160 yards. Jared Goff threw for two touchdowns and wideout Brandin Cooks posted 119 total yards with a rushing touchdown, as the Rams beat the Seahawks to close in on a second consecutive division title.
Aaron Donald, well on his way towards collecting a second straight Defensive Player of the Year Award, amassed 2.5 sacks.
The Chiefs sacked Cardinals rookie quarterback Josh Rosen five times and intercepted two of his passes.
Tyreek Hill paced the offense, registering 117 receiving yards with two scores and adding 20 yards on the ground in the 26-14 victory.
The Saints, winners of eight straight, are the hottest team in football and Drew Brees is playing MVP-level quarterback. He tossed three touchdown passes to give him 508 for his legendary career, moving ahead of Brett Favre for second-most TD passes all-time.
Michael Thomas caught two touchdown passes in the Saints’ spanking of the host Bengals.
Melvin Gordon totaled 165 yards versus the Raiders, including 93 yards on the ground and 72 yards receiving with a touchdown reception for the Chargers, who have quietly won six straight.
The Chargers own the second-best record in the AFC.
The Patriots allowed a season-high three sacks and rushed for only 40 yards. Tom Brady did not throw a TD and was pulled with seven minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.
The 24-point loss to the Titans tied the highest margin of defeat for a Brady-led team.
Ben Roethlisberger completed 22 of 25 passes for 328 yards and five touchdowns, posting a perfect 158.3 quarterback rating in the Steelers’ 52-21 whooping of the Panthers on Thursday Night Football.
The Vikings return to action for a divisional showdown versus the Bears on Sunday Night Football in Chicago.
Mitchell Trubisky threw for 355 yards with three touchdowns and Allen Robinson had his best game as a member of the Bears, corralling six passes for 133 yards with two TDs against Detroit. Rookie wide receiver Anthony Miller had 122 receiving yards of his own and caught a touchdown.
Carolina, which tied a franchise record for most points allowed with 52, has never won at Pittsburgh (0-4).
The Texans, riding a six-game win streak and sitting atop the AFC South, return from their bye to play the NFC East-leading Redskins.
The Redskins gave up over 500 yards of offense, but somehow held the Buccaneers to just three points in a commanding road victory.
Head coach Mike Vrabel, who played for New England for eight seasons, led his Titans to a blowout win over his former coach Bill Belichick and the visiting Patriots. Marcus Mariota threw for 235 yards and two touchdowns. Corey Davis shined in the passing attack, catching seven balls for 125 yards and a TD.
The Titans turned 36 rushing attempts into 150 yards. Derrick Henry had a game-high 58 rushing yards with two touchdowns. Former Patriots running back Dion Lewis rushed for 57 yards and caught two passes for 11 yards. He sounded off on his former team after the win.
Losers of four of their last five following a pounding at the hands of the Saints, the Bengals fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin. Head coach Marvin Lewis will take over the defensive playcalling duties.
The Ravens had an eventful bye with news coming out midweek that struggling QB Joe Flacco may miss time with a hip injury.
On Sunday, reports surfaced that the Ravens and head coach John Harbaugh are heading for a “mutual parting of the ways.”
The Eagles looked awful on Sunday Night Football, despite having an extra week to prepare for the Cowboys. The defending champions are in serious danger of missing the postseason.