Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears tightened their grip on the NFC North with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.
Schmidt returned from his 20-game suspension and Vegas opened a three-game road trip with a 6-3 win against Edmonton on Sunday night.
It was that type of NFL Sunday for the betting public, which saw underdogs go 6-3-2 ATS with four outright upsets.
Wide receiver Brandon LaFell suffered Sunday what the Raiders believe is a season-ending rupture to his left Achilles’ tendon. He is expected to be placed on injured reserve this week.
How the Raiders performed in a 23-21 win against the Cardinals.
In a five-part series titled “Rebels in Ruins,” which begins Monday, Review-Journal sports writers Ed Graney, Ron Kantowski and Mark Anderson will analyze UNLV’s downward trajectory in the revenue sports, how expansion and television revenues have widened the gap between the Power Five and Group of Five conferences, and what, if anything, the Rebels can do to expedite a return to prominence.
The Golden Knights scored three times in a span of 2:12 in the second period to surge ahead of the Oilers, and Jonathan Marchessault and Reilly Smith added goals in the first 3:04 of the third period, as the Knights beat Edmonton 6-3 Sunday.
The Golden Knights defensman wasn’t ready for the weather in his hometown after not spending a winter there in more than a decade.
Raiders rookie wide receiver Marcell Ateman caught a 32-yard pass in his NFL debut, helping to set up Daniel Carlson’s 35-yard field goal as time expired in a 23-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
Raiders radio reporter Chris Townsend said on the air Lee Smith grabbed coach Jon Gruden by the neck to calm the coach down.