This is another game tainted by missing vital players — for both teams, in this case. No Devonta Freeman for the Falcons, no Richard Sherman and (possibly) Earl Thomas for the Seahawks.
That makes up for the letdowns in all the primetime games this weekend. No Aaron Rodgers on Sunday night, no Deshaun Watson on Monday night … and that Thanksgiving night matchup is strictly for those without good streaming service or recent DVDs. Even bootlegs (especially bootlegs) are acceptable.
But before looking ahead to the feast of week 12 games, let’s recap the NFL Africa performances in week 11, which was littered with close finishes and quite a few injuries.
Coming off a tough loss to the Detroit Lions, the Bears will play the NFC East leading Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The Eagles will have receivers Alshon Jeffery, Torrey Smith, and Nelson Agholor on the field and Amukamara will be called upon to disrupt their timing and, along with his teammates in the secondary, help bring about coverage sacks on Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz.
When will Adam Gase realize Matt Moore is a better option than Jay Cutler at quarterback?
With at least 16 points in seven consecutive games and a sizable surge in offensive responsibility of late, Hood is one of these 27 players, as he’s averaging 20 points and a gaudy 3.2 3PG over this recent stretch of success. I’ve been banging this drum all season, and it appears the market is finally ready to appreciate Hood’s game.