Jahmyr Gibbs had a breakout game tonight, getting 31 touches and 189 yards from scrimmage in Detroit’s 26-14 win over Buffalo. Gibbs, starting in place of the injured David Montgomery, had 26 rushes for 152 yards, and caught 5 passes for another 37 yards.
Minkah Fitzpatrick, who left yesterday’s game with a hamstring injury, will miss Pittsburgh’s game Thursday night.
Mike Sielski of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Jalen Hurts has been dealing with a bone bruise on his left knee. Hurts’ post-game press conference yesterday was delayed while Hurts received treatment on his injured knee.
Julio Jones’ go-ahead touchdown yesterday was the product of repetition and patience – the team practiced the play 15 times during the past week.
Derrick Henry, Jalen Hurts, and Tua Tagovailoa are all nominees for this week’s FedEx awards. Henry is nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week, while Hurts and Tagovailoa received nominations for the FedEx Air Player of the Week.
NBA G League camps opened up today around the league. NBA players on two-way contracts (J.D. Davison, Keon Ellis, Braxton Key, Charles Bediako) have reported to their respective G League teams, and Noah Clowney, who hasn’t appeared in an NBA game yet, is practicing with the Nets’ G League team this week. Other former Alabama players in G League camps are Jaden Shackelford (Oklahoma City Blue), Alex Reese (Rio Grande Valley Vipers), Daniel Giddens (Birmingham Squadron), and Dominick Welch (Memphis Hustle).
Patrick Surtain II is hosting an event tonight where he’s awarding one local high school with a “Pat’s Inspiration Room. The room will be an innovative space designed to nurture Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM).
Bradley and Nikki Bozeman hosted their annual Halloween Costume and Casino Night fundraiser tonight in Charlotte. Proceeds benefit the Bozemans’ foundation, which supports efforts to combat food insecurity in the Charlotte metro area.
Braxton Key recently spoke to the boys and girls basketball teams at John F. Kennedy High School in Denver on the subject of financial literacy.
Mac Jones made his weekly appearance on WEEI today.
Week 9 Injury Reports
Practice Reports – Monday:
- Did Not Practice – Minkah Fitzpatrick (hamstring).
- Limited Participation – Derrick Henry (ankle), Levi Wallace (foot).
- Full Participation – N/A.
Scenes and Highlights
BRANDON MILLER MY GOODNESS. 🔥— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) October 30, 2023
No. 2 Pick Brandon Miller showcased an array of skills tonight vs. the Nets 👀— NBA (@NBA) October 31, 2023
1 BLK pic.twitter.com/ZBVBNjW5XT
Z TO HERB OOPS 🆙🆙 pic.twitter.com/HQemlC6pJz— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) October 31, 2023
Herb drawing charges & Trey making the call 😂 pic.twitter.com/u1gU6CRHyn— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) October 31, 2023
KIRA 🔨 pic.twitter.com/YPQ9GFUUoH— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) October 31, 2023
- Julio Jones – reverted back to the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad at the end of Week 8.
- Rashaan Evans – reverted back to the Dallas Cowboys’ practice squad at the end of Week 8.
- Isaiah Buggs – deactivated for Week 8 by the Detroit Lions.
- Byron Young – deactivated for Week 8 by the Las Vegas Raiders.
- Shyheim Carter – cleared waivers and became a free agent.
SOFTBALL Pan American Games United States 9, Venezuela 2 (F/6). Haylie McCleney – 1-1, 1 hit, 1 BB. Montana Fouts – DNP. TRACK & FIELD Pan American Games Men’s Discus Throw Alan De Falchi – 54.34 meters, 10th. FOOTBALL Detroit 26, Las Vegas 14. Jahmyr Gibbs – 26 rushes, 152 yds, 1 TD; 5 catches, 37 yds. Jameson Williams – 2 catches, 16 yds. Brian Branch – 6 tackles. Isaiah Buggs – inactive. Josh Jacobs – 15 rushes, 61 yds, 1 TD; 2 catches, 27 yds; 1 fumble (not lost). Byron Young – inactive. BASKETBALL Brooklyn 133, Charlotte 121. Noah Clowney – inactive (G League assignment). Brandon Miller – 35 minutes, 22 points (5-11 2pg, 2-5 3pg, 6-6 FT), 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block, 3 fouls, -5. Boston 126, Washington 107. J.D. Davison – inactive (G League assignment). Golden State 130, New Orleans 102. Herbert Jones – 22 minutes, 4 points (1-1 2pg, 0-4 3pg, 2-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, 1 block, 4 fouls, -22. Kira Lewis – 16 minutes, 11 points (4-4 2pg, 0-2 3pg, 3-4 FT), 1 rebound, 2 assists, 1 foul, -13. Denver 110, Utah 102. Braxton Key – inactive (G League assignment). Collin Sexton – 17 minutes, 12 points (3-5 2pg, 2-5 3pg), 1 turnover, 2 fouls, -10. BASEBALL Surprise 5, Scottsdale 3. Peyton Wilson (LF) – 1-3, 1 single, 2 RBI, 1 SB.