In the early games, the 8-1 Philadelphia Eagles added a running back to a roster that also includes LeGarrette Blount, obtaining Ajayi, who managed to wow in limited action against the 3-5 Denver Broncos, rushing for 77 yards and a 48-yard touchdown on eight carries. Carson Wentz continued his MVP-caliber season, completing 15 of 27 passes for 199 yards and four TDs.
The Steelers face the winless Browns and remain in the running for the top seed, but getting it would require them to win and the Patriots to lose to the Jets (putting aside tie-game scenarios). The Jaguars are locked into the No. 3 seed in the AFC and the Chiefs possess the fourth seed.
Although it had been reported since mid-December that Marvin Lewis was done in Cincinnati, it looks like he’s going to stay. Lewis and the team have agreed to terms on a new two-year deal that will keep him with the Bengals through the 2019 season. It’s somewhat surprising that he’s staying, but not totally shocking. Lewis spent the past three weeks claiming that no decision had been made and that was clearly the case here.
So far this season, preseason included, the NFL has tested players 379 times Cheap Authentic Jerseys for concussions, NFL chief medical officer Allen Sills said. “We want that number to remain high,” Sills said. “We want to have a high bar set for screening. Our motto to all of our personnel on game day is if you see something, say something. We want anyone who has a concern to point it out, we want to be very aggressive in our screening.”
One case drew attention Sunday afternoon. Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett took a vicious hit to the back of his head scrambling for a first down. He grabbed his head as he lay on the ground Cheap Authentic Soccer Jerseys and then dropped his arms to his side. Doctors returned him to the field without him missing any offensive plays, but Brissett showed symptoms afterward and remained in the concussion protocol early this week.