Quite a full rundown this week, so let’s dive into it.
What a game and what a season Chris Godwin is having down in Tampa.
Godwin had a monster afternoon on Sunday, hauling in 15 receptions for 143 yards in the Buccaneers’ 30-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
Those 15 catches were a Tampa Bay record for receptions in a single game and the most any player has recorded this season.
Miles Sanders, Running Back, Philadelphia Eagles
A welcome return for Miles Sanders to our rundown.
It’s been a challenging season for Sanders, dealing with injury and a lack of usage, but he broke out in a big way on Sunday.
Sanders helped lead the team to a win over the New York Jets with 24 carries for 120 yards, while also catching three passes for 22 yards.
He did need to leave the game early due to an ankle injury and did not return, but should be back when the team returns from its bye week.
Pat Freiermuth, Tight End, Pittsburgh Steelers
Pat Freiermuth’s two-point conversion reception proved to be the game-winner for the Steelers in their AFC North clash with the Ravens.
Micah Parsons, Linebacker, Dallas Cowboys
Micah Parsons continues his NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year campaign and remains in the hunt for the NFC Defensive Player of the Year award.
Parsons tallied his 10th sack of the season in Dallas’ much-needed win over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday Night Football. He also finished with five total tackles.
Amani Oruwariye, Cornerback, Detroit Lions
Welcome to the win column, Detroit!
The Lions claimed that elusive first win of the season in dramatic fashion, topping the Vikings with a touchdown as time expired.
Amani Oruwariye was his usual solid self in the win, finishing with seven tackles, including a tackle-for-loss.
Mike Gesicki, Tight End, Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins are on a roll and are firmly in the AFC Wild Card hunt.
Mike Gesicki remains a key piece in this resurgence for Miami and snagged another seven receptions in Sunday’s win over the Giants.
The tight end ranks second on the team with 642 receiving yards.
Saquon Barkley, Running Back, New York Giants
While Saquon Barkley isn’t back to his excellent best just yet, there are signs he’s coming around after an ankle injury knocked him out of action for a few weeks.
Barkley rushed for 55 yards on the ground and added six catches for 19 yards.