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Chubb’s Day Highlights Week For NFL Dawgs

Geez, we have to cheer for Baker Mayfield, don’t we?

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

It was another big Dawg day in the NFL this week - especially for Nick Chubb.

A look at how the other NFL Dawgs fared this week...

Browns 40, Ravens 25

Nick Chubb, RB: Chubb rushed for 165 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries for the Browns. He also caught three passes for 18 yards. Chubb is ranked third in the league with four rushing touchdowns and fourth with 398 yards rushing.

His 88-yard touchdown run is the longest rush and the second-longest play in the NFL this season. According to Next Gen Stats, Chubb reached a top speed of 21.95 miles per hour on the run, eclipsing the fastest time in the NFL this year previously held by another Bulldog, Mecole Hardman of the Chiefs (21.74 MPH), on an 83-yard touchdown. By comparison, Chubb’s top speed at Georgia was 22.9 MPH during the Rose Bowl.

In addition, Chubb became third player in NFL history with at least two touchdown runs of 85 yards or more in their first two seasons. Chubb, who had a 92-yarder last season, joined Bob Hoernschemeyer (1946-47) and Chris Johnson 2008-09) on the list.

Patriots 16, Bills 10

David Andrews, C: Andrews is on the Patriots’ injured reserve list for the season.

Sony Michel, RB: Michel carried 17 times for 63 yards for New England.

Titans 24, Falcons 10

Ben Jones, OL: Jones logged all 64 offensive snaps at center and helped the Titans accumulate 365 total yards. Jones and his linemates did not allow a sack.

Chiefs 34, Lions 30

Mecole Hardman, WR: The Kansas City rookie had two catches for nine yards and returned a kickoff 29 yards. Among NFL rookies, Hardman ranks first in punt return average (20.0), second in receiving touchdowns (two), third in yards per catch (20.9) and kickoff return average (23.0), and seventh in receiving yards (167). He also owns the longest play this season, 83 yards, by a rookie.

Matthew Stafford, QB: Stafford went 21-of-34 for 291 yards and three touchdowns for the Lions. He also ran two times for 18 yards. Stafford stands fourth in the NFL in passing touchdowns (nine), eighth in total yards per game (280.5), and 10th in passing yards (1,122).

Giants 24, Redskins 3

Deandre Baker, DB: The New York rookie had two tackles.

Lorenzo Carter, LB: Carter posted two tackles for the Giants before leaving the game with a neck injury.

Chargers 30, Dolphins 10

Thomas Davis, LB: Davis had four tackles, including half a sack, for San Diego. He stands seventh in the NFL with 38 tackles.

John Jenkins, DL: Jenkins logged 13 defensive snaps and seven special teams plays for the Dolphins, but he did not record any stats.

Reshad Jones, DB: Jones paced the Dolphins with nine tackles and he defended one pass.

Raiders 31, Colts 24

Justin Houston, DE: Houston had one tackle and recovered a fumble for the Colts. He stands ninth in the NFL with the fumble recovery.

Bears 16, Vikings 6

Javon Wims, WR: Wims hauled in four passes for 56 yards, including a 37-yarder. He was on the field for 68 of the Bears’ 72 offensive snaps.

Jaguars 26, Broncos 24

Chris Conley, WR: Conley caught just one pass, but his 17-yard reception with a minute remaining help set up the Jaguars’ game-winning field goal.

Buccaneers 55, Rams 40

Todd Gurley, RB: Gurley made the most of his five carries (for 16 yards) as he scored two touchdowns for the Rams. Gurley stands seventh in the NFL with three rushing touchdowns. Gurley also caught seven passes for 54 yards. Los Angeles became the first team in NFL history with 65 or more passes and fewer than 12 rushes (68 and 11) in a game.

Steelers 27, Bengals 3

Geno Atkins, DL: Atkins had two tackles for the Bengals.

Shawn Williams, DB: Williams had nine tackles for Cincinnati.

Go NFL Dawgs!