NFL Week 5 review

The Titans won on Tuesday night despite the COVID outbreak.

The Titans won on Tuesday night despite the COVID outbreak.

Tyler Cosier, Staff Writer

This week, teams have played four or five games of their schedule already. This means only 11 or 12 games remain for every team.

Derek Carr went out and played better than Patrick Mahomes as the Raiders took on the Chiefs.  He threw for 347 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. Henry Ruggs III, Nelson Agholor, and Darren Waller all caught a touchdown pass from Carr. Carr’s opposer, Patrick Mahomes threw for 340 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Travis Kelce and Sammy Watkins both caught a touchdown pass from Mahomes. Jeff Heath had the lone interception for Vegas. Meanwhile, Bashaud Breeland had the interception for the Chiefs. Despite the Raiders being the underdogs against the Chiefs, they still won, 40-32.

Jalen Hurts played his first game against the Steelers as a backup to Carson Wentz. Hurts only played on one play. Hurts threw for 18 yards on his first pass in the NFL. Wentz threw for 258 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. Travis Fulgham caught a touchdown pass on a day where he had 152 receiving yards. Greg Ward also caught a touchdown pass. On the other side, Ben Roethlisberger threw for 239 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. Chase Claypool caught all four of the touchdown passes from Roethlisberger. Steven Nelson had both of the interceptions for the Steelers. Claypool’s four receiving touchdowns helped the Steelers to beat the Eagles, 38-29.

Due to the positive COVID tests, the NFL played its first Tuesday night game since 2010. Josh Allen in the Tuesday night game threw for 263 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. To go along with, Matt Barkley throwing for 22 yards. T.J Yeldon and Isaiah McKenzie each caught a touchdown pass. On the Titans’ side of things, Ryan Tannehill threw for 195 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. Jonnu Smith and A.J Brown caught all three touchdowns for the Titans. Malcolm Butler had both of the interceptions for Tennessee. Despite the COVID outbreak, the Titans won by a big margin against the Bills.

Next week, there are four teams with a bye week. The teams will be the Chargers, Raiders, Seahawks and Saints.