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Gators within the NFL: Week 8

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – We’re on the halfway level of the NFL season, and Gators within the league proceed to make performs all around the area, all around the nation.

Defensive Highlights

Women and gentleman, CJ Gardner-Johnson has completed it once more. For the third consecutive sport, he has intercepted a cross.

Up huge late within the ultimate body with the Steelers threatening, Gardner-Johnson jumped in to nab the tipped ball in the long run zone to seal it and maintain his Eagles undefeated. Gardner-Johnson has 4 interceptions in simply his final three video games alone. He is tied for the league-lead in IN-T’s.

He did greater than seal the sport with an enormous turnover, packing the statsheet Sunday:

Down in Atlanta, with the sport tied in additional time, Gardner-Johnson’s former teammate at DBU made a play to alter the sport. Panthers cornerback CJ Henderson out-muscled a Falcons receiver on the deep ball to snag the interception and seize possession and momentum for his facet.

The decide was Henderson’s second of his younger profession and his first in Carolina.

Gator defenders did not simply make performs within the secondary. Cowboys cross rusher Dante Fowler Jr. made a huge effect in an enormous win over Chicago Sunday.

Fowler Jr. did all of it for America’s crew, racking up:

  • 5 tackles
  • Two tackles for loss
  • One QB hit
  • One cross defended
  • one sack

Fowler Jr. continues to make a significant influence in his eighth season. He is helped the Cowboys protection take over and enhance to 6-2 on the yr.

Offensive Highlights

Whereas Sunday was an enormous day for Gators defensively, it was an equally big day on offense.

Kyle Pitts is simply wonderful, people. After a little bit of a sluggish begin to the season, Pitts seemed unstoppable Sunday.

Merely put, nobody on Carolina’s protection – not even Henderson – had a solution for the unicorn, Pitts.

Pitts received the touchdowns began in a sport that will see loads of them. His first quarter rating was his second of the season and third of his profession and helped raise Atlanta to an electrifying 37-34 additional time win.

On the massive day, Pitts reeled in 5 grabs for 80 yards. He is now as much as 1,284 yards on 84 receptions in his 24-game profession.

Texans’ operating again Dameon Pierce continues to make his case for offensive rookie of the yr.

Pierce hit pay dust for the fourth time this season, logging the primary receiving landing in his younger profession.

On the west coast, it was the return of Van Jefferson because the Rams stud wideout made his season debut Sunday. The final time we noticed Jefferson, he was hoisting the Lombardi Trophy and his new child son on an unforgettable night time.

Now that he is wholesome and again on the sphere, he’ll hope the remainder of 2022 can supplant 2021’s magical season.

Again in Texas, Cowboys operating again Malik Davis made his NFL debut Sunday. Davis totaled 41 yards on 10 touches, and almost scored his first profession landing.

It was a formidable debut from Davis, who was elevated from the observe squad final week. A efficiency like that might earn Davis a everlasting spot on the roster.

Arizona Cardinals (Arizona 26 – Minnesota 34)

74 – DJ Humphries – OL – eighth yr (Inactive)

20 – Marco Wilson – CB – 2nd yr (Began at cornerback, recorded 4 tackles and one QB hit)

75 – Max Garcia – G – eighth yr (Inactive)

Atlanta Falcons (Atlanta 37 – Carolina 34)

8 – Kyle Pitts – TE – 2nd yr (Began at tight finish, recorded 5 receptions for 80 yards and a landing)

Baltimore Ravens (Baltimore 27 – Tampa Bay 22)

10 – Demarcus Robinson – WR – seventh yr (Caught six passes for 64 yards)

48 – Jeremiah Moon – OLB – Rookie (Apply Squad)

74 – David Sharpe – OT – fifth yr (Apply Squad)

Buffalo Payments (Buffalo 27 – Inexperienced Bay 17)

24 – Kaiir Elam – CB – Rookie (Began at cornerback, recorded two tackles)

Carolina Panthers (Carolina 34 – Atlanta 37)

24 – CJ Henderson – CB – third yr (Recorded one interception and two assists defended)

4 – Eddy Pineiro – Ok – fifth yr (2-for-3 on additional factors, 2-for-3 on area objectives, connecting from 37 and 42 yards)

Cincinnati Bengals (Monday Night time vs. Cleveland)

95 – Zachary Carter – DL – Rookie

2 – Evan McPherson – Ok – 2nd yr

Cleveland Browns (Monday Night time vs. Cincinnati)

99 – Taven Bryan – DT – fifth yr

Dallas Cowboys (Dallas 49 – Chicago 29)

56 – Dante Fowler Jr. – OLB – eighth yr (Recorded 5 tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack, one QB hit, and one cross defended)

34 – Malik Davis – RB – Rookie (Carried eight occasions for 23 yards, caught two passes for 18 yards)

Denver Broncos (Denver 21 – Jacksonville 17)

16 – Tyrie Cleveland – WR – 4th yr (Inactive)

Detroit Lions (Detroit 27 – Miami 31)

34 – Alex Anzalone – LB – sixth yr (Began at linebacker, recorded seven tackles)

40 – Jarrad Davis – LB – sixth yr (Apply Squad)

Inexperienced Bay Packers (Inexperienced Bay 17 – Buffalo 27)

93 – TJ Slaton – DL – 2nd yr (Recorded two tackles)

Houston Texans (Houston 10 – Tennessee 17)

31 – Dameon Pierce – RB – Rookie (Began at operating again, carried 15 occasions for 35 yards and caught three passes for 16 yards and landing)

52 – Jonathan Greenard – DE – third yr (Injured Reserve)

Jacksonville Jaguars (Jacksonville 17 – Denver 21)

75 – Jawaan Taylor – OT – fifth yr (Began at proper sort out)

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (Bye)

8 – Carlos Dunlap – DE – thirteenth yr

19 – Kadarius Toney – WR – 2nd yr

5 – Tommy Townsend – P – third yr

Los Angeles Rams (LA Rams 14 – San Francisco 31)

19 – Brandon Powell – WR – fifth yr (Returned one kickoff for 21 yards and one punt)

12 – Van Jefferson – WR – third yr (Began at broad receiver)

Miami Dolphins (Miami 31 – Detroit 27)

83 – Freddie Swain – WR – third yr (Apply Squad)

22 – La’Mical Perine – RB – third yr (Apply Squad)

Minnesota Vikings (Minnesota 34 – Arizona 26)

93 – Jonathan Bullard – DL – seventh yr (Inactive)

New England Patriots (New England 22 – New York 17)

77 – Trent Brown – OT – eighth yr (Began at left sort out)

New Orleans Saints (New Orleans 24 – Las Vegas 0)

6 – Marcus Maye – S – sixth yr (Began at security, recorded one sort out)

New York Jets (NY Jets 17 – New England 22)

36 – Marcell Harris – LB – fifth yr (Appeared at linebacker towards New England)

Philadelphia Eagles (Philadelphia 35 – Pittsburgh 13)

23 – CJ Gardner-Johnson – S – third yr (Began at security, recorded eight tackles, one sack, one sort out for loss, one QB hit, one interception and one cross defended)

Pittsburgh Steelers (Pittsburgh 13 – Philadelphia 35)

0 – Quincy Wilson – CB – sixth yr (Apply Squad)

Seattle Seahawks (Seattle 27 – NY Giants 13)

78 – Stone Forsythe – OL – 2nd yr (Appeared on particular groups towards New York)

39 – Teez Tabor – DB – 4th yr (Inactive)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Tampa Bay 22 – Baltimore 27)

22 – Keanu Neal – S – seventh yr (Began at defensive again, recorded eight tackles)

74 – Fred Johnson – OL – 4th yr (Lively)

2 – Kyle Trask – QB – 2nd yr (Lively)

Washington Commanders (Washington 17 – Indianapolis 16)

59 – Jon Bostic – LB – tenth yr (Recorded one sort out)

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