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ProCanes NFL Recap: Week 14

Gore climbs another all-time list, Vernon continues his recent tear, and Badgley hits a career long. Catch up with your former Canes in the NFL here.

NFL: New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

New York Jets 27 - Buffalo Bills 23

Jets TE Chris Herndon pulled in 1 of his 2 targets for 14 yards as the Jets outdueled their AFC east rival Buffalo Bills.

Cleveland Browns 26 - Carolina Panthers 20

Browns TE David Njoku caught 3 passes for 35 yards as the Browns secured their 5th win of the season.

NFL: Carolina Panthers at Cleveland Browns
David Njoku has been a steady target in the Browns offense that has turned the franchise’s fortunes around.
Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports

Green Bay Packers 34 - Atlanta Falcons 20

Packers TE Jimmy Graham caught 2 passes for 13 yards in the Green Bay victory.

Falcons P Matt Bosher continued his run of solid punting performances, averaging 50 yards per punt over his four opportunities.

Kansas City Chiefs 27 - Baltimore Ravens 24

Chiefs DT Allen Bailey collected 4 tackles as Kansas City moved to 11-2, strengthening its hold on the AFC.

Miami Dolphins 34 - New England Patriots 33

Dolphins RB Frank Gore turned in another timeless performance, as he led the Miami rushing attack with 92 yards on 12 carries, also adding a 24-yard reception. Not only did Gore help the Dolphins pull out a big victory over their rivals, but he also passed a legend on the all-time list for scrimmage yards:

The Miami Herald tries to figure out if the 35 year old running back is going to give it another go next season:

Frank Gore has been incredible in 2018. Does he want to keep playing in 2019? - Miami Herald

New York Giants 40 - Washington Redskins 16

2 former Canes helped the Giants defensive line turn in a smothering performance in a division game, as they held the Redskins to 84 rushing yards while sacking their QBs 5 times. 1.5 of those sacks came from LB Olivier Vernon, who backed up last weeks 2-sack game with 5 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a tackle for loss this week. Backup DT RJ McIntosh added 2 tackles of his own.

NFL: New York Giants at Washington Redskins
Olivier Vernon has been a terror in opposing backfields the last two weeks.
Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Indianapolis Colts 24 - Houston Texans 21

Texans RB Lamar Miller found paydirt against the Texans’ divisional foe:

Miller would finish with 33 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries, while also playing a major role in the passing game with a team-high 5 receptions for 19 yards.

Los Angeles Chargers 26 - Cincinnati Bengals 21

Chargers K Michael Badgley continued his storybook season with another perfect day, nailing all 4 of his field goal attempts including this bomb:

Chargers WR Travis Benjamin had a catch for 11 yards, and S Rayshawn Jenkins registered a tackle in the team’s 10th win of the season.

Oakland Raiders 24 - Pittsburgh Steelers 21

Steelers DE Anthony Chickillo registered a tackle in the losing effort.

Dallas Cowboys 29 - Philadelphia Eagles 23

Cowboys WR Allen Hurns caught one pass for 9 yards as the Cowboys won their 5th straight game.

Tennessee Titans 30 - Jacksonville Jaguars 9

Jaguars DE Calais Campbell collected 2 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss, but the Jags defense allowed Titans RB Derrick Henry to have a career day with 238 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns, and Jacksonville fell to 4-9 on the season after being a quarter away from the Super Bowl last season.

Chicago Bears 15 - Los Angeles Rams 6

Bears P Pat O’Donnell put in a quality day’s work Sunday evening, placing 4 of his 5 punts inside the 20 for a total of 229 yards.