Minkah Fitzpatrick tested positive for COVID-19 today, and was placed on the COVID reserve list by Pittsburgh. If he’s vaccinated, he could still play in Week 11 if he has 2 negative PCR tests 24 hours apart, and is symptom-free for 48 hours.
Mac Jones is getting a lot of positive press as a result of the Patriots’ win streak. Tom Curran of NBCS Boston says that Jones is real, and he’s spectacular. Phil Perry’s weekly report card also shows Jones checking off more boxes. Josh Norris of the Underdog Football Show says Jones is making all of the difference for the Patriots. Pat McAfee did a segment on Jones and the Patriots on his show today.
The Patriots’ other Alabama rookie, Christian Barmore, continues to be a dominating force for the Pats’ pass rush.
Jalen Hurts delivered possibly the strongest half of football of his pro career yesterday, per the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Apparently Joshua Primo isn’t the only good shooter in his family.
Juwan Simpson was named to the Calgary Stampeders’ Top 75 Players of All-Time list today. The CFL team is publishing the unordered list as part of its 75th anniversary as a team.
Mac Jones had his weekly appearance on WEEI’s Merloni and Fauria today. Jones recapped the Patriots’ win yesterday, and the team’s reaction to WR Jakobi Meyers finally getting his first receiving touchdown. Jones also discussed hanging out with Hunter Harvey off the field.
Bradley Bozeman took part in festivities at Hampden Elementary/Middle School to honor this year’s M&T Bank Touchdown for Teachers honoree.
Week 11 Injury Reports
Practice Reports – Monday (Thursday game):
- Did Not Practice – Damien Harris (concussion)
- Limited Participation – Dont’a Hightower (ankle)
- Full Participation – N/A
- Ha Ha Clinton-Dix – reverted to the Las Vegas Raiders’ practice squad following Week 10.
- Dre Kirkpatrick – deactivated for Week 10 by the San Francisco 49ers.
- Minkah Fitzpatrick – placed on the Reserve / COVID-19 list by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Scenes and Highlights
BASKETBALL Ofek-Dist Herzliya 85, Hapoel Jerusalem 79. Retin Obasohan – 35 minutes, 19 points (5-12 2pg, 2-3 3pg, 3-5 FT), 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 4 turnovers, 4 fouls. Boston 98, Cleveland 92. Collins Sexton – DNP (knee) Washington 105, New Orleans 100. Herbert Jones – 19 minutes, 4 points (1-2 FG, 2-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 1 block, 5 fouls. Kira Lewis – DNP Dallas 111, Denver 101. JaMychal Green – 15 minutes, 2 points (0-1 2pg, 0-1 3pg, 2-2 FT), 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 turnover, 3 fouls. FOOTBALL San Francisco 31, Los Angeles Rams 10. Dre Kirkpatrick – inactive A’Shawn Robinson – 8 tackles Terrell Lewis – 1 tackle TENNIS WTA Finals Guadalajara, Doubles Group Stage: 6 seed Alexa Guarachi / D Krawczyk lost 1-seed Krejcikova / Siniakova 5-7, 7-6, 1-0 (10-7).