NFL roundup: Saints clinch NFC South title

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Taysom Hill scored two touchdowns and Wil Lutz kicked 4 area objectives because the visiting New Orleans Saints clinched the NFC South championship by beating the Atlanta Falcons 26-18 on Thursday night time.

Nov 28, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) scores a speeding landing within the second quarter towards the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Obligatory Credit score: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports activities

Hill, a backup quarterback who performs quite a lot of roles, deflected a punt to arrange his landing reception from Drew Brees, and he changed Brees on a third-down play that produced his speeding landing.

The Saints (10-2) gained their third consecutive division title by avenging a 26-9 house loss to the Falcons 18 days earlier.

Brees had comparatively modest statistics, finishing 18 of 30 for 184 yards, however that was greater than sufficient due to Hill’s huge performs and the Saints protection, which created three turnovers and sacked Matt Ryan 9 occasions. Ryan accomplished 35 of 50 for 312 yards and two touchdowns however he threw two interceptions.

Payments 26, Cowboys 15

Josh Allen threw for 231 yards and a landing, finishing 12 straight passes at one level, and the protection checked Dallas after a gap landing drive in Buffalo’s win in Arlington, Texas.

Buffalo (9-Three) tightened its grip on a playoff spot and moved inside 1 half video games of AFC East chief New England, which performs at Houston on Sunday night time.

Dallas (6-6) now could be a half-game forward of Philadelphia within the NFC East. The Eagles go to Miami on Sunday.

Bears 24, Lions 20

Mitchell Trubisky handed for 338 yards and three touchdowns, together with the go-ahead, Three-yard rating to David Montgomery with 2:17 left, and Chicago spoiled a surprisingly sturdy NFL debut from David Blough.

Montgomery rushed for 75 yards on 16 carries and caught two passes for 12 yards. Anthony Miller caught 9 passes for 140 yards, whereas Allen Robinson hauled in eight for 86 yards and a landing for the Bears (6-6), who’ve gained two in a row.

Blough, a third-string quarterback, handed for 280 yards and two touchdowns earlier than getting picked off on the workforce’s ultimate possession. Kenny Golladay had 4 receptions for 158 yards and a 75-yard landing for the Lions (Three-Eight-1), who’ve misplaced 5 straight and eight of 9.

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