September 26, 2016 - by
Noles In The NFL: Week 3

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A big day for Dustin Hopkins and a return to action for Xavier Rhodes highlighted Week 3 for the Noles in the NFL. Here’s a lap around the league:

Buffalo 33, Arizona 18
Bills: TE Nick O’Leary caught one pass for 28 yards. LS Garrison Sanborn handled his duties. QB EJ Manuel did not play. CB Ronald Darby was inactive.


Minnesota 22, Carolina 10
Vikings: CB Xavier Rhodes, making his season debut, started and defended one pass.
Panthers: WR Kelvin Benjamin started but was held off the score sheet. K Graham Gano was 1 for 2 on field goals (make of 48, miss of 54 off the upright) and was 1 for 1 on extra points.

Denver 29, Cincinnati 17
Broncos: LB Dekoda Watson made two tackles.

Green Bay 34, Detroit 27
Packers: DT Letroy Guion was inactive.
Lions: WR Anquan Boldin started and caught four passes for 22 yards and a touchdown.

Baltimore 19, Jacksonville 17
Ravens: DT Timmy Jernigan started, had two tackles and recorded a sack.
Jaguars: LB Telvin Smith made seven tackles. CB Jalen Ramsey had five tackles. WR Rashad Greene returned five punts, including one of 42 yards.

Miami 30, Cleveland 24 (OT)
Browns: C Cameron Erving was inactive.

Washington 29, New York Giants 27
Redskins: RB Chris Thompson carried six times for 23 yards, and he lost seven yards on one catch. K Dustin Hopkins made all five field goal attempts (25, 33, 37, 45, 49) and was 2 for 2 on extra points.
Giants: RT Bobby Hart started.

Oakland 17, Tennessee 10
Raiders: C Rodney Hudson and RT Menelik Watson both started. K Sebastian Janikowski made his only field goal attempt (52) to set a new record for most 05-yard field goals in NFL history. He was also 2 for 2 on extra points.

Seattle 37, San Francisco 18
49ers: DL Cornellius Carradine made two tackles. QB Christian Ponder did not play.

Los Angeles 37, Tampa Bay 32
Rams: CB Lamarcus Joyner made nine tackles.
Buccaneers: QB Jameis Winston completed 36 of his 58 passes for 405 yards, three touchdowns and an interception. K Roberto Aguayo was 0 for 1 on field goals (41) and 2 for 3 on extra points.

Indianapolis 26, San Diego 22
Colts: CB Antonio Cromartie made two tackles. CB Patrick Robinson was inactive.

Philadelphia 34, Pittsburgh 3
Eagles: LB Nigel Bradham started and made four tackles (one for loss). S Terrence Brooks played but not record any statistics.
Steelers: LB Lawrence Timmons started and made a tackle before leaving the game with an injury. LB Vince Williams had four tackles.

Monday Night Football: Atlanta at New Orleans
Falcons: RB Devonta Freeman has run for 113 yards on 28 carries, and he’s caught four passes for 20 yards.
Saints: CB P.J. Williams is on injured reserve after suffering an injury last week.

Noles In The NFL: Week 3
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