Tua Tagovailoa has been voted FedEx Air Player of the Week for Week 10. It’s the third straight week that Tagovailoa has won the fan-voted award, and the fourth time this season.
In more Tagovailoa press, the Sun-Sentinel says that Tagovailoa is displaying stellar quarterback play and having fun at the same time. And Sharp Football Analysis examines how the Dolphins are taking advantage of Tagovailoa’s speed of delivery in the offense.
After three straight DNPs, JaMychal Green got back into the Golden State rotation this week, and had success playing as a 5 in a smaller lineup. Golden State coach Steve Kerr says that Green needs to play more, and envisions playing him in the center role.
Jaden Shackelford was unconscious from the field for most of the Oklahoma City Blue’s game today, going 8-for-9 from the field with 6 three-pointers. Shack finished with 24 points.
Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell said today that the team is targeting the week after Thanksgiving for Jameson Williams’ return to practice. Williams is still recovering from off-season knee surgery.
Appearing in his first Futures Tour event since graduating from Alabama, Alexei Nesterov and his partner knocked off the top seeds in first round play at the at the MNOTennis Classic in Boca Raton, Florida.
Kareem Jackson was recognized as a runner-up for the NFLPA’s Week 10 Community MVP for his turkey giveaway in Aurora, Colorado last week.
WBTV in Charlotte did a piece on Bradley and Nikki Bozeman Foundation’s efforts last night, along with Harris Teeter and the Carolina Panthers, to prepare 2,000 Thanksgiving boxes for needy families in the Charlotte area.
Links to press conferences from today:
O.J. Howard and George Teague were this week’s guests on The Bama Standard (regular contributors Bo Scarbrough and Marvin Constant were on as well).
Trevon Diggs did an interview with Dallas Cowboys fan blog Blogging the Boys. Diggs and his brother Stefon Diggs are part of a promotion with SAXX Underwear where the company will donate $10,000 to the Testicular Cancer Foundation if Trevon has an interception or Stefon scores a touchdown on Thanksgiving Day.
Week 11 Injury Reports
Practice Reports – Wednesday:
- Did Not Practice – Amari Cooper (resting player), Minkah Fitzpatrick (appendix), Mark Ingram (knee), Jerry Jeudy (ankle), Josh Jobe (hamstring), A’Shawn Robinson (illness), J.K. Scott (illness), Dalvin Tomlinson (calf).
- Limited Participation – Jalyn Armour-Davis (hip), Christian Barmore (knee), Kareem Jackson (resting player), Anfernee Jennings (back), Ryan Kelly (knee), Evan Neal (knee), DeVonta Smith (knee).
- Full Participation – Najee Harris (knee).
Scenes and Highlights
- Joshua Frazier – drafted by the Orlando Guardians of the XFL.
- Chris Owens – drafted by the Seattle Sea Dragons of the XFL.
- Maurice Smith – drafted by the Vegas Vipers of the XFL.
VOLLEYBALL Stuttgart 3, Straubing 0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-21). Krystal Rivers – 11 points (9 kills, 2 block points); 45% (9-20) attack efficiency. TENNIS ATP Helsinki Challenger, Doubles Rd of 16: Patrick Kaukovalta / O Martikainen lost to 4-seed Raja / Sharan 7-6 (7-4), 6-1. ITF Boca Raton 15K, Doubles Rd of 16: Alexei Nesterov / P Kotan defeated 1-seed Andrade / Vale 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-1). BASKETBALL Ulsan 92, Anyang 85. Justin Knox – inactive (foot) Kataja 94, Pyrintö 86. Galin Smith – 31 minutes, 20 points (8-13 FG, 4-5 FT), 10 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 1 foul, -5. G League Ignite 110, Oklahoma City 95. Jaden Shackelford – 27 minutes, 24 points (2-2 2pg, 6-7 3pg, 1-1 FT), 3 rebounds, 1 block, 1 turnover, 2 fouls, -7. Morovis 73, Lares 58. Jasmine Walker – DNP. Boston 126, Atlanta 101. JD Davison – 3 minutes, 0 points (0-2 3pg), 1 turnover, -3. New Orleans 124, Chicago 110. Herbert Jones – 32 minutes, 10 points (1-5 2pg, 2-2 3pg, 2-3 FT), 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 4 fouls, +21. Phoenix 130, Golden State 119. JaMychal Green - 17 minutes, 2 points (1-5 2pg, 0-2 3pg), 2 rebounds, 1 turnover, 4 fouls, +7. Stjarnan 91, Athena 83. Cierra Johnson – 30 minutes, 22 points (7-15 2pg, 2-6 3pg, 2-4 FT), 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 5 steals, 2 blocks, 5 turnovers, 4 fouls, -5.