2018 NFL Week 8 Recap

New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) returns an interception for a touchdown on a pass from Buffalo Bills quarterback Derek Anderson, not pictured, during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Patriots 25
Bills 6 I don’t know what’s more unbelievable: New England going a league-high 40 games without a defensive touchdown before Monday or Buffalo being the only team in the last four years to keep the Pats out of the end zone for three quarters of a game. Either way, the Bills’ first home game on MNF in 10 years is just cause to go another decade until their next one. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 28: P.J. Williams #26  of the New Orleans Saints carries the ball for a 45 yard touchdown after intercepting Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings in the third quarter of the game at U.S. Bank Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)
Saints 30
Vikings 20 Even though New Orleans isn’t talking revenge for the Minneapolis Miracle, this win has to be especially sweet. The Saints stepped on the national stage, in a stadium they deserve to have demons, and had their defense acquit themselves by cashing in on a pair of Vikings turnovers. This is the most complete team in the NFL and they’re showing why I picked them to win the Super Bowl. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley, right, makes a catch as Green Bay Packers defensive back Jermaine Whitehead defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Packers 27
Rams 29 Look, I know the undefeated Rams are the toast of the NFL right now but the Packers had them dead to rights in their own stadium (crowd included) and straight up blew it. If Green Bay finally moves on from Mike McCarthy, it won’t be because of league-worst clock management but because he’s failed to get the most out of the prime years of Aaron Rodgers’ career. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) (AP/Denis Poroy)
GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 28:  Offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich and offensive guard John Wetzel #73 of the Arizona Cardinals walk off the field after the Cardinals beat the San Francisco 49ers 18-15 at State Farm Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
49ers 15
Cardinals 18 Byron Leftwich, the pride of H.D. Woodson High and one of only two black offensive coordinators in the NFL, took over for the fired Mike McCoy and coaxed a good-enough game out of rookie Josh Rosen to finally get the ball to their top weapons and score the second-most points by Arizona this season. I know they beat a one-win team, but give Leftwich props for doing well in a tough spot. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Norm Hall)
Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, right, is congratulated by teammates after kicking a field goal against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Vinatieri surpassed Morten Andersen's NFL record for points with this kick. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Colts 42
Raiders 28 You know these two teams are awful if Adam Vinatieri setting the career scoring mark is the highlight. If Derek Carr wasn’t crying before, he should shed many tears if he’s still in Silver and Black after the trade deadline. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (AP/Ben Margot)
Washington Redskins free safety D.J. Swearinger (36) brings the ball back up the field after intercepting a pass by New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Redskins 20
Giants 13 Adrian Peterson’s 149-yard, 2 TD effort is deservedly earning him the headlines, but the 5-2 ‘Skins are off to their best start since 2008 because of their defense. D.J. Swearinger has a league-best four interceptions after calling his own shot and the team’s seven sacks of Eli Manning prompted questions about whether he should waive his no-trade clause to save his life. If the passing game ever gets its act together, we’d be looking at the best Redskins team in two decades. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (AP/Seth Wenig)
CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 28:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers scores a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Ravens 21
Panthers 36 Based on Eric Weddle’s words and the way Cam Newton laid waste to the league’s top-ranked defense, Cam shall be heretofore called “The Jurassic Panther” in these here NFL Recaps. So let it be written, so let it be done. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
A Pittsburgh Steelers fan holds a sign honoring the victims of a deadly shooting spree at a synagogue on Saturday during the second half of an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Browns 18
Steelers 33 On this day, James Conner playing as well as Le’Veon Bell didn’t matter. Or Joe Haden getting his first pick of the season against his former team. The Pittsburgh Steelers had a fitting memorial to the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting victims, and reminded us all how sports can help heal. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) (AP/Gene J. Puskar)
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford (55) sacks Denver Broncos quarterback Case Keenum (4), causing him to fumble the ball for a turnover, during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Linebacker Breeland Speaks (57) recovered the fumble. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Broncos 23
Chiefs 30 Who had a worse week than Denver? Bad Halloween costume choices, bad life choices by Chad Kelly, and bad football that should (but won’t) get John Elway fired. The Broncos are halfway to the 6-10 record they richly deserve. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson rolls out to pass against the Detroit Lions during an NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Seahawks 28
Lions 14 Instead of trying to figure out Detroit’s Jekyll and Hyde routine, let’s focus on how Russell Wilson’s perfect passer rating has Seattle fans dreaming of the possibilities in a what is supposed to be a rebuilding year. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (AP/Paul Sancya)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) scramble against the Cincinnati Bengals during the first half of an NFL football game in Cincinnati, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
Bucs 34
Bengals 37 I mean, Tampa Bay can’t go back to Jameis Winston after this 4-pick performance against a beatable Bengals team, right? Right?! (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11), left, skips out of a tackle during the second half of an NFL football game against Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Eagles 24
Jaguars 18 Blake Bortles actually plays his best ball in London, and still Jacksonville found a way to lose a winnable game that could have saved their season. Instead, the Jaguars are circling the drain because of a defense not nearly as gangster on the field as they are off it. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) (AP/Matt Dunham)
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New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) returns an interception for a touchdown on a pass from Buffalo Bills quarterback Derek Anderson, not pictured, during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 28: P.J. Williams #26  of the New Orleans Saints carries the ball for a 45 yard touchdown after intercepting Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings in the third quarter of the game at U.S. Bank Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley, right, makes a catch as Green Bay Packers defensive back Jermaine Whitehead defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 28:  Offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich and offensive guard John Wetzel #73 of the Arizona Cardinals walk off the field after the Cardinals beat the San Francisco 49ers 18-15 at State Farm Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, right, is congratulated by teammates after kicking a field goal against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Vinatieri surpassed Morten Andersen's NFL record for points with this kick. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Washington Redskins free safety D.J. Swearinger (36) brings the ball back up the field after intercepting a pass by New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 28:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers scores a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
A Pittsburgh Steelers fan holds a sign honoring the victims of a deadly shooting spree at a synagogue on Saturday during the second half of an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford (55) sacks Denver Broncos quarterback Case Keenum (4), causing him to fumble the ball for a turnover, during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Linebacker Breeland Speaks (57) recovered the fumble. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson rolls out to pass against the Detroit Lions during an NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) scramble against the Cincinnati Bengals during the first half of an NFL football game in Cincinnati, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11), left, skips out of a tackle during the second half of an NFL football game against Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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