Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Josh Jacobs. On a day where severe weather conditions negated the passing game, Las Vegas needed Jacobs to have a big day, and he responded with 128 yards on 31 carries, both career highs. Jacobs’ work allowed the Raiders to maintain possession for 37:43 and hold Cleveland to just 6 possessions.
Others of note:
Kareem Jackson recorded a career-high 12 tackles, and set the tone in the second half, as Denver erased a 24-3 deficit to win 31-30.
Derrick Henry had 112 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Damien Harris had a career-high 102 rushing yards, and his first career touchdown.
Julio Jones had 137 receiving yards, including 5 receptions of over 15 yards. Jones is now tied for 2nd most games of 125+ receiving yards in NFL history.
Eddie Jackson, over the course of two games, had 17 tackles, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery that he returned for a touchdown. It was his 6th career touchdown, which is the most by any defender since he entered the NFL.
Ronnie Harrison equaled his career high of 10 tackles, and has 19 over the past two games.
Isaiah Buggs had a career-high 5 tackles, and had a crucial red zone 4th down stop late in the game to preserve a Pittsburgh lead. Buggs’ 5 tackles equals the number he had recorded in his previous 14 career games.
Minkah Fitzpatrick had seven tackles, a forced fumble, and broke up a potential game-winning touchdown on the last play of the game.
Trevon Diggs made his first two career interceptions, and had 4 passes defended.
Justin Knox had a 21-point game in South Korea.
Kristian Gkolomeev won his first race in the International Swimming League, and broke 21 second for the first time in the 50m freestyle event, setting a new Greek national record in the process.
Anton McKee recorded a new personal best and set another new Icelandic national record in the 200m breaststroke.
Krystal Rivers recorded 26 kills and was named Game MVP in Stuttgart’s 4-set win.
Dicky Pride finished T15 finish on Champions Tour, and ran his streak of Top 25 finishes this year to 6-for-6.