As the drama unfolds off the field with the Roger Goodell’s contract extension controversy and Ezekiel Elliott’s on-again, off again suspension, which is now officially on again, the on the field drama has temporarily subsided. According to reports, only three NFL players took a knee on Sunday. Other players, who previously knelt or raised fists during the national anthem, stood this week to prove that their issue was not with our troops.
As for the games this weekend, the Seahawks prevailed in their matchup against the Arizona Cardinals, 22-16.
On Sunday, the Buccaneers beat the Jets, 15-10. The Saints blew out the Bills, 47-10, while the Lions defeated the Browns, 38-24. The Titans beat the Bengals, 24-20 and the Packers beat the Bears, 23-16. The Jaguars defeat the Chargers, 20-17, and the Vikings beat the Redskins, 38-30.
The Steelers managed to defeat the Colts, 20-17 and the Rams demolished the Deshaun Watson-less Texans, 33-7. The Giants fell to the 49ers, 31-21 and the Falcons demolished the Cowboys, 27-7.
In the primetime matchups, the Patriots crushed the Broncos, 41-16 and the Panthers beat the Dolphins, 45-21.