2018 NFL Week 7 Recap

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 22: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons looks to pass during the first quarter against the New York Giants at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 22, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
Giants 20
Falcons 23 Atlanta is wasting what is quietly shaping up to be one of Matt Ryan’s best seasons. That Falcons defense needs to get its act together during the bye week or else this team will be home for the holidays. You know, like the Giants will be. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Scott Cunningham)
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Breeland Speaks (57) and defensive lineman Chris Jones (95) sack Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. The Chiefs won, 45-10. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
Bengals 10
Chiefs 45 Look, nobody believes in the Bengals … but how do you get shut down by the worst defense in the NFL in a crucial, primetime game? How many more high profile games does Cincinnati need to lose before they press the reset button? (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann) (AP/Reed Hoffmann)
LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 21: Ryan Kerrigan #91 and Jonathan Allen #93 of the Washington Redskins react after a missed field goal by the Dallas Cowboys as time expired in the game at FedExField on October 21, 2018 in Landover, Maryland. The Redskins won 20-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Cowboys 17
Redskins 20 In a battle of teams previously incapable of stringing together wins, the Redskins defense came up clutch to keep the NFC East lead in Old D.C. and snap a miserable 4-game slide against Dallas, while the Cowboys take a forlorn field trip entering their bye week. The ‘Skins might actually mess around and win this division by accident. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) prepares to throw to a receiver in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Saints 24
Ravens 23 Y’all can focus on the timing of Justin Tucker’s first missed extra point, but I’m not taking my eyes off Drew Brees. For the second time in three weeks, Brees made history at Maryland’s expense, becoming the fourth QB to surpass 500 career TDs, the first this season to score on Baltimore’s vaunted defense after halftime, and now has victories over all 32 NFL teams. If Brees isn’t in your top five QBs all-time, I don’t like your top five. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (AP/Nick Wass)
Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, top, sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Rams 39
49ers 10 Todd Gurley is in the end zone every week, so let’s give it up for Aaron Donald’s first 4-sack performance to help the Rams improve to 7-0 for the first time in 33 years. I know it’s a month away, but I really can’t wait to see L.A. go to Kansas City for a Monday Night track meet. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 21: Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars looks up after being brought down by Jadeveon Clowney #90 of the Houston Texans during the second half at TIAA Bank Field on October 21, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Texans 20
Jaguars 7 Jacksonville is in free fall mode. Less than a year after being called trash, Blake Bortles proved it to the point where he got benched for Cody friggin’ Kessler — and even the vaunted Jaguars defense turned on itself rather than turning over the Texans. Suddenly, the AFC South is Houston’s to win. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Scott Halleran)
TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 21:  Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns walks off the field during a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Browns 23
Bucs 26 (OT) I know it took the longest overtime field goal in NFL history, but Cleveland is now  2-10-1 in games decided by three points or fewer under Hue Jackson. It’s getting pretty hard to envision Baker and the Browns getting to the next level with him on the sideline. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 21:  Defensive end Michael Bennett #77 of the Philadelphia Eagles pressures quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers into an intentional grounding during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on October 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Carolina Panthers won 21-17.  (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
Panthers 21
Eagles 17 Cam Newton led Carolina to their largest comeback in franchise history, posting a 131.1 QB rating in the fourth quarter to outscore the defending champs 21-0 in the final frame. I know it sounds counterintuitive, but Philadelphia better hope they don’t see Blake Bortles in London next week — or else the Eagles’ season could spiral out of control before midseason. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mitchell Leff)
Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray (25) runs away from New York Jets' Jamal Adams (33) and Tarell Basham (93) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Howard Simmons)
Vikings 37
Jets 17 Between the D-list celebrities and awful play by Gang Green, it was really obvious why Minnesota beat New York in the Kirk Cousins Sweepstakes, and subsequently, on the field. (AP Photo/Howard Simmons)
Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson (33) carries the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Raekwon McMillan (52) attempts to tackle, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Lions 32
Dolphins 21 So much for the Miami heat … Detroit racked up their gaudiest rushing total in 21 years (248 yards) by riding the aptly-named rookie Kerryon Johnson, the first Lion in five years to notch multiple 100-yard rushing games in a season. With the curious case of Ryan Tannehill still hovering over the Dolphins like a dark cloud, this could be the beginning of the end of the Adam Gase era. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) (AP/Wilfredo Lee)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 21: Kenny Moore #23 of the Indianapolis Colts makes the tackle from behind on Zay Jones #11 of the Buffalo Bills at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
Bills 5
Colts 37 The only way the Josh Allen injury is a Buffalo blessing is if it also turned the clock back 25 years so Jim Kelly could suit up. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Michael Hickey)
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 21:  Kevin White #11 of the Chicago Bears completes a 54 yard pass against the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter at Soldier Field on October 21, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The New England Patriots defeated the Chicago Bears 38-31.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Patriots 38
Bears 31 Bill Belichick may have scoffed at the the Khalil Mack comparison to Lawrence Taylor, but his present-day defense gave up 31 points (and nearly a game-tying Hail Mary) to Mitchell Trubisky. Chicago probably won’t win the division this year, but boy, does their future look bright. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Stacy Revere)
Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8), center, goes over for a touchdown which was later disallowed during the second half of an NFL football game against Los Angeles Chargers at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Titans 19
Chargers 20 I love a coach that goes for the win rather than the tie … but how in the world does Mike Vrabel not run it from the 1-yard line on a crucial 2-point conversion in a game that could mean a lot to the AFC wild card picture? This one could haunt Tennessee. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland) (AP/Tim Ireland)
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller (58) hits Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen (3) as he throws during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Broncos 45
Cardinals 10 Von Miller was right … and the ratings suffered for it. Josh Rosen threw twice as many TDs to the opponent as he did to Larry Fitzgerald, becoming the first rookie QB in NFL history to throw two Pick 6s in the first quarter of a game. Larry Legend doesn’t deserve this. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
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ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 22: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons looks to pass during the first quarter against the New York Giants at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 22, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Breeland Speaks (57) and defensive lineman Chris Jones (95) sack Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. The Chiefs won, 45-10. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 21: Ryan Kerrigan #91 and Jonathan Allen #93 of the Washington Redskins react after a missed field goal by the Dallas Cowboys as time expired in the game at FedExField on October 21, 2018 in Landover, Maryland. The Redskins won 20-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) prepares to throw to a receiver in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, top, sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 21: Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars looks up after being brought down by Jadeveon Clowney #90 of the Houston Texans during the second half at TIAA Bank Field on October 21, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 21:  Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns walks off the field during a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 21:  Defensive end Michael Bennett #77 of the Philadelphia Eagles pressures quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers into an intentional grounding during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on October 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Carolina Panthers won 21-17.  (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray (25) runs away from New York Jets' Jamal Adams (33) and Tarell Basham (93) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Howard Simmons)
Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson (33) carries the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Raekwon McMillan (52) attempts to tackle, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 21: Kenny Moore #23 of the Indianapolis Colts makes the tackle from behind on Zay Jones #11 of the Buffalo Bills at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 21:  Kevin White #11 of the Chicago Bears completes a 54 yard pass against the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter at Soldier Field on October 21, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The New England Patriots defeated the Chicago Bears 38-31.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8), center, goes over for a touchdown which was later disallowed during the second half of an NFL football game against Los Angeles Chargers at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller (58) hits Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen (3) as he throws during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

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