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ProCanes NFL Recap: Week 13

Olivier Vernon wreaks havoc, Lamar Miller runs wild and Badgley wins it for the Chargers. Catch up with all your ProCanes here.

NFL: Chicago Bears at New York Giants
Olivier Vernon was a nightmare for the Bears on Sunday
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Baltimore Ravens 26 - Atlanta Falcons 16

Falcons P Matt Bosher put out some quality work punting the ball, as he averaged 50.4 yards per punt, dropping 3 of 5 inside of the 20.

Denver Broncos 24 - Cincinnati Bengals 10

Bengals RB Mark Walton only received one carry in Sunday’s game, but he made the most of it by gaining 10 yards during a day where the Cincinnati offense struggled to move the ball against a talented Denver defense.

Los Angeles Rams 30 - Detroit Lions 16

Rams CB Sam Shields registered a tackle as a part of Rams defense that stifled the Lions on the way to clinching the NFC West on Sunday.

Arizona Cardinals 20 - Green Bay Packers 17

Packers TE Jimmy Graham had a strong outing despite dealing with an injured thumb all week. Graham reeled in a team-high 8 catches for 50 yards, but the Packers fell to the Cardinals, likely ending their playoff hopes this season.

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Green Bay Packers
Jimmy Graham pulled in a team-high 8 catches on Sunday
Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Dolphins 21 - Buffalo Bills 17

Dolphins RB Frank Gore rushed 8 times for 21 yards while adding a catch for 10 yards against the Bills. Earlier this week, the Miami Herald looked at another record in Gore’s crosshairs:

Here’s the unprecedented feat Gore is on pace to achieve. And a young Dolphin impressing - Miami Herald

New York Giants 30 - Chicago 27

Giants LB Olivier Vernon had his best game of the season, terrorizing the Bears offense with 5 tackles, 2 sacks, a tackle for loss and a forced fumble. Vernon balled out while raising awareness for Coats Disease with his cleats:

What did these Giants wear for ‘My Cause, My Cleats’? Eli Manning, Saquon Barkley, more - NJ.com

Giants DT RJ McIntosh recorded the first 2 tackles of his career after missing the majority of the season with a health issue.

NFL: Chicago Bears at New York Giants
Rookie DT RJ McIntosh tries to carve out a niche for himself in New York
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Bears P Pat O’Donnell boomed 6 punts for a total of 303 yards with one punt finishing inside the 20.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 - Carolina Panthers 17

Panthers TE Greg Olsen was able to make 1 catch for 13 yards before exiting the game with what appears to be a season-ending foot injury:

Greg Olsen believes his season likely over - Carolina Panthers.com

Jacksonville Jaguars 6 - Indianapolis Colts 0

Jaguars DE Calais Campbell was busy in the Colts backfield, as he finished with 2 tackles for loss, a sack and a pass deflection in the shutout for the Jax defense.

Colts TE Erik Swoope caught his first pass in his first action since October after suffering a knee injury. DE Al-Quadin Muhammad registered 2 tackles in a solid day for the Colts defense, which held the Jaguars to only 6 points.

Houston Texans 29 - Cleveland Browns 13

Texans RB Lamar Miller propelled the offense with another 100-yard rushing effort, gaining 103 yards on 19 carries, while adding a catch for 12 yards.

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Houston Texans
Lamar Miller ran all over the Browns defense Sunday
John Glaser-USA TODAY Sports

The Browns had some offensive struggles against the Texans Sunday. TE David Njoku caught 3 balls for 8 yards, while Duke Johnson Jr caught 2 passes for 12 yards.

Tennessee Titans 26 - New York Jets 22

Jets TE Chris Herndon caught 2 passes for 31 yards in the losing effort.

Kansas City Chiefs 40 - Oakland Raiders 33

Chiefs DL Allen Bailey was all over the field Sunday as the Chiefs defense did just enough to hold off their division rivals. Bailey collected 7 tackles, .5 sacks, 1 tackle for loss and a forced fumble.

NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos
DL Allen Bailey has come on strong late in the season
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Chargers 33 - Pittsburgh Steelers 30

The Chargers used major contributions from 2 former Canes to help pull out a close victory over the Steelers. Early on WR Travis Benjamin took one of his 2 receptions to the house:

K Michael Badgley recovered from an early miss to hit the game-winning kick as time expired. It was an interesting series of events that involved Badgley attempting the final kick 3 times after fellow Cane and Steelers DB Artie Burns was called for offsides on all 3 plays:

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