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Academy Sports + Outdoors Noles In The NFL: Week 11

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Former FSU All-American Xavier Rhodes provided one of Sunday’s top highlights with 100-yard interception return for a touchdown in Minnesota’s win over Arizona. It was the first pick-six of Rhodes’ career and one of two interceptions for him on Sunday.

Here’s a lap around the league:

Carolina 23, New Orleans 20
Panthers: WR Kelvin Benjamin started and caught three passes for 56 yards. K Graham Gano was 3 for 3 on field goals (49, 42 and 32 yards) and 2 for 2 on extra points.
Saints: CB P.J. Williams (neck) is on injured reserve.

Buffalo 16, Cincinnati 12
Bills: CB Ronald Darby started, made four tackles and defended a pass. LS Garrison Sanborn handled long-snapping duties. TE Nick O’Leary played but not did record any statistics. QB EJ Manuel was active but did not play.

Pittsburgh 24, Cleveland 9
Steelers: LB Lawrence Timmons started, led the team with eight tackles (one for loss), had a sack and record three QB hurries. LB Vince Williams played but did not record any statistics. RB Karlos Williams is on the practice squad.
Browns: C Cameron Erving started up front. DT Nile Lawrence-Stample(shoulder) is on injured reserve.

Dallas 27, Baltimore 17
Ravens: DT Timmy Jernigan made one tackle.

Detroit 26, Jacksonville 19
Lions: WR Anquan Boldin started and made six catches for 37 yards.
Jaguars: LB Telvin Smith started, made eight tackles (one for loss) recorded one QB hurry and recovered a fumble. CB Jalen Ramsey started and made six tackles. WR Rashad Greene returned two punts for a total of three yards.

Indianapolis 24, Tennessee 17
Colts: CB Patrick Robinson (groin) was inactive.
Titans: OG Josue Matias (knee) is on injured reserve.

Tampa Bay 19, Kansas City 17
Buccaneers: QB Jameis Winston started and completed 24 of 39 passes for 331 yards and a touchdown. He added another 22 yards on the ground. K Roberto Aguayo was 4 for 4 on field goals (41, 36, 31 and 22 yards) and 1 for 1 on extra points. RB Antone Smith (knee) is on injured reserve. DB Javien Elliott is on the practice squad.
Chiefs: LB Terrance Smith played but did not record any statistics.

Minnesota 30, Arizona 24
CB Xavier Rhodes started and made two interceptions, one of which he returned 100 yards for a touchdown. He also had three tackles and defended two passes.

New York Giants 22, Chicago 16
Giants: RT Bobby Hart started up front.
Bears: LB Christian Jones recorded an assisted tackle. DT Eddie Goldman (ankle) was inactive.

Miami 14, Los Angeles 10
Rams: CB Lamarcus Joyner started and made four tackles (one for loss), a sack and a QB hurry, and he also defended a pass.

Seattle 26, Philadelphia 15
Eagles: LB Nigel Bradham started, made six tackles and defended a pass. S Terrence Brooks was inactive.

New England 30, San Francisco 17
Patriots: OG Tre’ Jackson (knee) is on injured reserve.
49ers: LB/DE Cornellius Carradine made three tackles. QB Christian Ponder was inactive.

Washington 42, Green Bay 24
Redskins: RB Chris Thompson had 19 yards from scrimmage (two carries for 10 yards, one reception for nine yards) and returned two kicks for a total of 40 yards. K Dustin Hopkins was 1 for 1 on field goals (37) and 3 for 4 on extra points.
Packers: DT Letroy Guion started and made two tackle.

Monday Night Football: Houston vs. Oakland (in Mexico City)
Raiders: C Rodney Hudson has started in all nine games this season. OT Menelik Watson has appeared in three games (two starts). K Sebastian Janikowski is 16 of 22 on field goals with a long of 56 yards. He’s also 23 of 23 on extra points. DL Mario Edwards Jr. (hip) is on injured reserve.

Bye weeks: Atlanta, Denver, New York Jets, San Diego
Falcons: RB Devonta Freeman has 669 yards and three touchdowns on 145 carries (4.6 YPC), and he’s added 31 catches for 252 yards and two scores through the air.
Denver:  LB Dekoda Watson has appeared in all 10 games and made 11 tackles.

Academy Sports + Outdoors Noles In The NFL: Week 11

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