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Nov 20 2017 - Matthew Stafford (Lions), QB Matthew Stafford moved past Troy Aikman and into 36th place on the NFL's all-time career passing list with 299 yards on Sunday.
Stafford grew up a huge Aikman fan in the Dallas suburbs. He now has 33,063 yards passing in his career.
Nov 20 2017 - Jamal Agnew (Lions), PR Jamal Agnew left Sunday's game in the fourth quarter with a left knee injury. Agnew was injured covering a kick and did not return.
Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said Monday the team still was waiting on results of further testing. Agnew's status for Thursday's game against the Vikings is up in the air.
Nov 20 2017 - D.J. Hayden (Lions), CB DJ Hayden scooped up a Mitchell Trubisky fumble and returned it 27 yards to the end zone. The Lions tied a franchise record with their seventh return touchdown of the season.
Nov 20 2017 - Ryan Kerrigan (Redskins), LB Ryan Kerrigan has started 106 consecutive regular-season games, which leads all active NFL linebackers.
Nov 20 2017 - Jeremy Sprinkle (Redskins), TE Jeremy Sprinkle caught his first career touchdown pass in Sunday's 34-31 overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Nov 20 2017 - Chase Roullier (Redskins), C Chase Roullier has played every snap at center in three of the past four games.
Nov 20 2017 - *Montae Nicholson (Redskins), S Montae Nicholson (concussion) is questionable to play Thursday against the New York Giants.
Nov 20 2017 - Evan Smith (Buccaneers), OL Evan Smith left the game with a concussion.
Nov 20 2017 - Doug Martin (Buccaneers), RB Doug Martin continues to struggle to run the ball consistently, getting 38 yards on 19 carries.
Only once in the NFL this season has a back had that many carries and averaged 2.0 yards or fewer; Adrian Peterson had 21 carries for 29 yards against Seattle.
Nov 20 2017 - T.J. Ward (Buccaneers), S T.J. Ward started for the Bucs for the first time ahead of Chris Conte Sunday at Miami, though both finished with three tackles.
Nov 20 2017 - Patrick Murray (Buccaneers), K Patrick Murray has been so consistent since taking over as the Bucs' kicker that he had no doubt when called upon to make a go-ahead field goal with four seconds left in Sunday's win.
Ryan Fitzpatrick completed three passes for 55 yards in the final three minutes, and Murray made good on his 35-yard kick to break a 20-all tie.
Nov 20 2017 - Ryan Fitzpatrick (Buccaneers), QB Ryan Fitzpatrick was much better in his second start with the Bucs. He made good decisions and did not turn the ball over. He passed for 275 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions.
Nov 20 2017 - Zach Ertz (Eagles), TE Zach Ertz, who missed the previous game with a hamstring injury, had his least productive game of the season. Ertz, who leads the team in receptions, had just two catches for 8 yards.
Nov 20 2017 - LeGarrette Blount (Eagles), RB LeGarrette Blount played 30 snaps and had a team-high 13 carries against the Cowboys. Eight of his 13 carries were on first down.
Nov 20 2017 - Ronald Darby (Eagles), CB Ronald Darby played for the first time Sunday since dislocating his ankle in Week 1. He had an interception and knocked away a pass in the end zone intended for Dez Bryant. He also had a team-high eight tackles. Darby said the ankle still isn't completely healed, but is close.
Nov 20 2017 - Caleb Sturgis (Eagles), K Caleb Sturgis, who was the Eagles' kicker until he suffered a hip injury in Week 1, is on injured reserve and could be activated if Elliott can't go. He is healthy and has been kicking on his own. .
Nov 20 2017 - Jake Elliott (Eagles), K Jake Elliott suffered a concussion on the opening kickoff Sunday when he tried to tackle Cowboys return man Ryan Switzer at the end of his game-opening 61-yard kickoff return. They will monitor him this week. It's too early to tell whether he'll be able to play Sunday against Chicago.
Nov 20 2017 - Patrick Peterson (Cardinals), CB Patrick Peterson now has 21 career interceptions, which is tied for the ninth-most in Cardinals' history and is tied for the third-most among active players since the start of the 2011 season.
Nov 20 2017 - *Ricky Seals-Jones (Cardinals), TE Ricky Seals-Jones, moving up to No. 3 on the depth chart following a season-ending ankle injury to Ifeanyi Momah, didn't have a catch in the NFL until Sunday's game against the Texans.
The undrafted rookie free agent out of Texans A&M had three receptions for 56 yards and two touchdowns, however, in a 31-21 loss at Houston just some 50 miles from his hometown. "Ricky has really been impressive in practice against our defense," head coach Bruce Arians said. "Just put some plays in for him and he responded really well." Said Seals-Jones, "It was memorable. It's very good to make the last name on my back proud."
Nov 20 2017 - *Budda Baker (Cardinals), SS Budda Baker, the team's rookie second-round pick out of Washington, made his first start of the season in place of the injured Tyvon Branch, and didn't disappoint in the loss to Houston.
He finished with 13 tackles, a sack, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup. "Throughout the week I got all the (first-team) reps so that helped a lot," Baker said. "Once it's game time, you just get to play." Head coach Bruce Arians was impressed, saying, "I thought Budda played his tail off. Just from the sideline, making the plays he made. He's going to be a heck of a player
Nov 20 2017 - Andre Ellington (Cardinals), RB Andre Ellington, who typically plays as the team's third-down back, was a healthy scratch on Sunday against the Texans.
He was replaced as the third-down back by second-year pro D.J. Foster, who finished with two receptions for 26 yards in his first action of the season. He did not have a rushing attempt. The Arizona State product won a Super Bowl last season as a member of the Patriots. Ellington was waived Monday.
Nov 20 2017 - Adrian Peterson (Cardinals), RB Adrian Peterson is averaging less than two yards per carry over his past two games, gaining just 53 yards on 35 attempts.
Nov 20 2017 - Larry Fitzgerald (Cardinals), WR Larry Fitzgerald would not discuss the one-year contract extension he signed Friday with the club following the Cardinals' 31-21 loss on the road Sunday to the Texans.
Fitzgerald has caught at least one touchdown pass from 14 quarterbacks during his career with the Cardinals. The list, after catching his first TD from Blaine Gabbert on Sunday vs. the Texans, looks like this: Kurt Warner (39), Carson Palmer (28), Josh McCown (12), John Skelton (7), Kevin Kolb (5), Matt Leinart (5), Derek Anderson (4), Drew Stanton (2), Max Hall (1), Rich Bartel (1), John Navarre (1), Shaun King (1), Brian St. Pierre (1) and now Gabbert (1).
Nov 20 2017 - Bronson Hill (Cardinals), RB Bronson Hill, who entered the league in 2015 as an undrafted free agent out of Eastern Michigan,was signed to the Cardinals' practice squad.
Nov 20 2017 - Andre Ellington (Cardinals), RB Andre Ellington was released on Monday, a day after he was a healthy scratch for Sunday's game in Houston.