For a few NFL Dawgs, it’s a very Merry Christmas right now...notably Nick Chubb and Sony Michel as both hit the century rushing mark this past week.
How former UGA players rank this season in NFL rushing:— Marc Weiszer (@marcweiszer) December 24, 2018
2. Todd Gurley 1,251 yards, 17 TDs
9. Nick Chubb 972 yards, 8 TDs
14. Sony Michel 881 yards, 6 TDs
25. Isaiah Crowell, 685 yards, 6 TDs
Michel piled up 116 yards and a touchdown as the Patriots, also with David Andrews at center, clinched the AFC East in a win over Buffalo, who had a pair of punt returns for 12 yards and an 8-yard catch from Isaiah McKenzie.
In makes Falcons fans stomach churn, but at least Ben Watson is a part of the fortunes of the Saints this year. A 31-28 win against the Steelers clinched home-field advantage for the playoffs, and Watson had a catch for six yards.
Chubb ran into the Browns record book, setting the single-season record for a rookie in franchise history as he gained 112 yards against the Bengals. Geno Atkins had two tackles with Shawn Williams having six. Cordy Glenn and Clint Boling started on Cincy’s offensive line.
Ben Jones started on the offensive line as the Titans beat the Redskins to keep division title hopes alive.
Roquan Smith had a nine tackles and a sack, two for a loss to help the Bears win against the Niners, 14-9. Leonard Floyd also had one tackle.
Ramik Wilson had three tackles for the Rams in a easy win over the Cardinals. Todd Gurley was inactive with a knee injury.
Abry Jones had two tackles in a dominant defensive win for Jacksonville over the Dolphins, who had seven tackles from Reshad Jones.
Jordan Jenkins had a tackle for the Jets in a 44-38 loss to the Packers.
In a 24-10 loss to the Falcons, Thomas Davis had six tackles for Carolina.
The Vikings beat the Lions 27-9 as Matthew Stafford threw for 116 yards.
The Chiefs lost to the Seahawks 38-31 despite Chris Conley’s three catches for 54 yards and three tackles and a sack from Justin Houston.