“We can win a shootout against anybody,” Bell said. “I feel like we can score points whenever we need to.”
Good thing, because Pittsburgh might have to. The Ravens (7-6) rolled up 414 yards against the NFL’s fourth-ranked defense and recovered from a slow start to score on five consecutive drives and six out of seven to take a 38-29 lead on Javorius Allen’s second touchdown with 6:44 left.
Because Paul offers redundancy that in some ways improves the system when run by Harden, the Rockets as a team have a more robust and reliable offense, even utilizing the dreaded long-range shooting.
Bills: Benching Tyrod Taylor for Nathan Peterman, at Chargers, Week 11. Hopefully there will be a “30 For 30” on the exact thought process of Bills coach Sean McDermott in deciding that this was the time he needed to get Taylor out and get Peterman, the backup and a raw, untested fifth-round pick, in. The Bills might still have lost with Taylor, but no one will ever know, because Peterman was exactly what everybody except McDermott thought he would be.
“He’s like you,” Eppler replied. “He’s simple, humble, and he wants to be great.”
Ohtani took a moment during his news conference to send good wishes to the two-time MVP for his wedding. Asked why he had chosen No. 17 after wearing No. 11 in Japan, Ohtani quipped: “I actually wanted No. 27, but somebody else [Trout] was wearing that number.”
Baker Mayfield, QB, Oklahoma — Baker Mayfield is the likely Heisman winner this season and he showed why again Saturday tossing four touchdowns while amassing 243 yards passing and 65 yards rushing against the best defense in the Big 12 in TCU.