Your Alabama Pro Athletes of the Week are Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne. The two Washington interior defensive linemen combined for 6 tackles for loss, a sack, and 6 quarterback hits to stymie the Minnesota offense for much of the game on Sunday.
Runner-up this week is Tua Tagovailoa. Tagovailoa threw for 302 yards and 3 touchdowns to lead Miami to a 35-32 win over Chicago. Tagovailoa’s 135.7 rating led all quarterbacks in Week 9, and he became the first quarterback in Dolphins history to post back-to-back games with 300+ yards passing, 3+ touchdowns, and no interceptions.
Others of note:
Amari Cooper had 131 receiving yards and a touchdown in the Week 8 Monday night game.
Derrick Henry rushed for 115 yards and 2 touchdowns, marking his 5th straight 100+ rusing game.
Jalen Hurts threw for 243 yards and 2 touchdowns to lead Philadelphia to an 8-0 record.
Rashaan Evans had a 12 tackle game with a forced fumble, a tackle for loss, and a defended pass.
Jaylen Waddle had 85 receiving yards and a touchdown.
Josh Jacobs had 87 yards from scrimmage.
Collin Sexton averaged 18.3 points off the bench in 4 games, including a 22 point game where he scored 9 points in the game’s last five minutes.
Herbert Jones had a 19 point, 9 rebound game for New Orleans.
J.D. Davison had 13 points, 9 rebounds in his G League debut, and also had a 17 point, 7 assist game.
Keon Ellis had 18 points and 7 assists in his G League debut.
Braxton Key had a 24 point, 11 rebound game in his G League season opener.
Levi Randolph had 14 points and the game-winning assist in a EuroLeague win for Jerusalem. Randolph also had an 18 point game in a Winner League win.
Justin Knox had a career-high 19 rebounds, along with 18 points, in a win for Ulsan.
Galin Smith had an 11 point, 11 rebound game and a 16 point, 9 rebound game.
Jordan Bruner had a 21 point, 9 rebound game for Prague.
Ar’mond Davis had a 33 point game for Kipinä.
Alex Reese had 16 points, 13 rebounds for Amicale Steesel in a win.
Ricky Tarrant had 18 points and 11 assists for Ankara Kolejliler.