What We Learned From Week 11 in the N.F.L.


Chargers 41, Steelers 37: A sequence of bonkers of performs — a blocked punt, a tipped choose, a fourth-down cease deep in Chargers’ territory — helped Pittsburgh overcome a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter to take a lead late. But Justin Herbert discovered Mike Williams for a 53-yard landing with two minutes remaining and the Chargers acquired one other large win in prime time.

Cardinals 23, Seahawks 13: Long dwell Colt McCoy. The journeyman quarterback has been a godsend with Kyler Murray out, and he out-played Russell Wilson with 328 yards and two touchdowns. No DeAndre Hopkins, no drawback: Five completely different Cardinals had at the very least 4 receptions.

Bengals 32, Raiders 13: A bye week served Cincinnati nicely. (*11*) no crew is as wholesome as the Bengals and that would in the end be what separates them in a crowded A.F.C. North. After struggling defensively, Cincinnati held the Raiders to 13 first downs, 278 whole yards and a 1-of-7 conversion fee on third down.

Texans 22, Titans 13: Houston, 10 ½-point underdogs, shocked Tennessee on the street behind quarterback Tyrod Taylor’s two landing runs and a protection that pressured 4 Ryan Tannehill interceptions. Three of these picks got here in the fourth quarter. Injuries are piling up for the Titans, who misplaced high receiver A.J. Brown in the third quarter with an injured chest.

Vikings 34, Packers 31: Minnesota’s Kirk Cousins completed 24 of 35 passing for 341 yards and three touchdowns, with no interceptions and a 128.4 passer ranking, to beat Green Bay, which performed with out working again Aaron Jones and tight finish Robert Tonyan, two of Aaron Rodgers’s favourite targets.

49ers 30, Jaguars 10: A stylish Super Bowl choose in August, the 49ers appeared useless by October. But as they get more healthy, they’re rediscovering their bruising id and are actually proper in the thick of the playoff race at 5-5. A string of winnable video games is lined up and, every week, it looks as if Coach Kyle Shanahan dusts off a brand new play for do-it-all receiver Deebo Samuel. He rushed eight instances for 79 yards and a landing.

Ravens 16, Bears 13: M.V.P. candidate Lamar Jackson was a late scratch with an sickness and it wasn’t fairly offensively with Tyler Huntley at quarterback. However, Devonta Freeman bashed forward for a 3-yard landing with 22 seconds left to enhance Baltimore’s report to 7-3.