NFL Week 12 review

Tyreek Hill had a monstrous performance against the Bucs with three receiving touchdowns and 269 yards.

Tyreek Hill had a monstrous performance against the Bucs with three receiving touchdowns and 269 yards.

Tyler Cosier, Staff Writer

This past Sunday had some interesting moments. For example, the Falcons blew out the Raiders 43-6.  Tom Brady threw two interceptions whileTyreek Hill had three receiving touchdowns. Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdowns.

Matt Ryan came out and played a decent game against the Raiders. He threw for 185 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Calvin Ridley and Brandon Powell both had the receiving touchdowns for the Falcons. On the Raiders side of things, Derek Carr threw for more yards than Matt Ryan, but didn’t throw for a touchdown and threw an interception. Nathan Peterman replaced Derek Carr. He threw for only 60 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions. Johnathan Abram had the interception for the Raiders. Deion Jones had the lone interception for the Falcons. With Matt Ryan throwing for fewer yards than Derek Carr, but with two touchdowns, he led the Falcons to a blowout victory over the Raiders.

Aaron Rodgers played a solid game against the Chicago Bears. He threw for 211 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. Davante Adams, Robert Tonyan, Allen Lazard, and Marcedes Lewis all caught a receiving touchdown from Rodgers. Meanwhile, Mitchell Trubisky didn’t have as lights out performance as Rodgers. He threw for 242 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions. David Montgomery caught a touchdown pass. Allen Robinson caught two receiving touchdown passes. Darnell Savage got both interceptions for the Packers. With Aaron Rodgers’s four touchdown performance, he led the Packers to victory. The Packers won, 41-25.

Patrick Mahomes played one of his best games against Tom Brady. He threw for 462 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. Tyreek Hill caught all three receiving touchdowns from Mahomes. On the other hand, Tom Brady didn’t play as well. He threw for 345 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions. Ronald Jones caught a touchdown pass. Mike Evans caught two receiving touchdown passes. Bashaud Breeland and Tyrann Mathieu both each had an interception for Kansas City. With Tyreek Hill’s three receiving touchdowns and 269 yards, he led the Chiefs to victory over the Bucs. The Chiefs won, 27-24.

This week, there are some interesting games that will have playoff implications. For example, the Giants play the Seahawks. This game could help the Giants secure first place in the NFC East. The Browns play the Titans. This game may help the Browns climb closer to the Steelers. The Vikings play the Jaguars. This game may help the Vikings climb closer to the Packers.