The Newest on Week 6 within the NFL (all occasions EDT):
Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield’s day seems to be over. Head trainer Kevin Stefanski pulled Mayfield in desire of backup Case Keenum overdue within the 3rd quarter with the Browns trailing the Steelers 31-7.
Mayfield used to be restricted in apply throughout the week because of a rib harm and struggled within the face of Pittsburgh’s fierce move rush. Mayfield threw a pick-six to Minkah Fitzpatrick within the first quarter and any other choose in the second one quarter arrange a Pittsburgh landing. He absorbed 4 sacks and took a chain of photographs whilst finishing 10 of 18 passes for 119 yards with a landing and the 2 interceptions.
—— Will Graves reporting from Pittsburgh
The Houston Texans have grabbed the lead over the undefeated Titans with a handful of key performs within the 3rd quarter.
Tennessee led 21-10 at halftime. However Houston were given momentum when protection Justin Reid blocked a 27-yard box objective try through Stephen Gostkowski. After a 1-yard landing run through Houston’s David Johnson, the Titans misplaced left take on Taylor Lewan to a knee harm that despatched him limping gingerly to the locker room. Two performs later, Texans finish J.J. Watt sacked Ryan Tannehill and stripped him of the ball. Jacob Martin recovered for Houston on the Titans Four.
Deshaun Watson discovered Randall Cobb on the proper pylon for a Four-yard landing move, placing Houston up 23-21 overdue within the 3rd quarter.
Tennessee got here into the sport some of the NFL’s 4 closing undefeated groups.
— Teresa M. Walker reporting from Nashville, Tennessee.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has his crew in a large hollow towards the winless Atlanta Falcons.
Cousins threw 3 first-half interceptions for the primary time in his occupation, because the Vikings fell in the back of 20-Zero on the spoil. The Falcons became the ones 3 turnovers into 17 issues. Cousins has 11 turnovers in six video games this season, matching his 15-game general for 2019.
Cousins additionally become the primary Vikings participant to throw 3 first-half interceptions since Daunte Culpepper on Dec. 1, 2002, additionally towards Atlanta. The Falcons received that sport in time beyond regulation on the Metrodome.
— Dave Campbell reporting from Minneapolis
Cleveland is taking a look just like the Similar Outdated Browns throughout their annual travel to Pittsburgh.
The Steelers constructed a 24-7 halftime lead thank you to a couple sloppy play through Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Mayfield threw a pick-six to Pittsburgh’s Minkah Fitzpatrick on Cleveland’s first ownership and a second-quarter interception resulted in a landing move from Ben Roethlisberger to James Washington.
The Browns are in search of their first win in Pittsburgh since 2003. The Steelers misplaced within linebacker Devin Bush to a left knee harm in the second one quarter.
Cleveland is off to a Four-1 get started this season. Pittsburgh has a Four-Zero report.
—- Will Graves reporting from Pittsburgh.
Bengals working again Joe Mixon has a proper foot harm and his go back is questionable. Mixon rushed 11 occasions for 44 yards and one landing prior to the harm.
Cincinnati leads Indianapolis 24-21 at halftime. Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow has entire nine of 15 passes for 164 yards. Indianapolis quarterback Philip Rivers is 18 of 26 passing for 267 yards and two touchdowns.
—- Michael Marot reporting from Indianapolis.
Andrew Thomas is again at left take on for the New York Giants to start out the second one quarter. The No. 6 general choose did not get started on Sunday after beginning the primary 5 video games of the season.
Matt Peart, any other rookie who used to be drafted within the 3rd spherical, began.
Washington left guard Saahdiq Charles (left leg) used to be harm on the second one play from scrimmage. He has no longer returned. Washington extensive receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden has been dominated out with a hamstring harm.
The winless Giants have a 13-10 lead over Washington overdue in the second one quarter.
— Tom Canavan reporting from East Rutherford, N.J.
The Cincinnati-Indianapolis sport were given underway on time and on agenda, and the Bengals are happy it did as they produced their easiest get started this season.
Cincinnati became an early fumble restoration right into a landing, then added any other prior to the tip of the primary quarter and a 3rd at the first play of the second one quarter to make it 21-Zero. The Bengals scored 13 general issues within the first quarter in their first 5 video games.
Simply two days previous, it gave the impression the sport could be postponed after 4 folks on the Colts complicated examined sure for COVID-19. However retests on all 4 decided they have been false positives.
Indianapolis has now been outscored 41-10 within the first halves of the ultimate two weeks towards the league’s two Ohio groups — Cleveland and Cincinnati.
— Michael Marot reporting from Indianapolis.
The New York Giants have benched left take on Andrew Thomas, the No. 6 general choose within the draft. He had began the primary 5 video games. Matt Peart, any other rookie who used to be drafted within the 3rd spherical, began.
Lions working again Adrian Peterson capped an opening-drive landing at Jacksonville, the 82nd time he’s had a minimum of one dashing rating in a sport and shifting him previous Corridor of Famer Walter Payton (81) for the fourth maximum in NFL historical past.
It used to be the fourth time in six video games this season that the Jaguars have given up a landing on an opponent’s first ownership.
— Mark Lengthy reporting from Jacksonville.
Celebrity receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is lively and anticipated to be to be had when the unexpected Cleveland Browns shuttle to stand the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
Beckham Jr. had his moment destructive COVID-19 take a look at in 24 hours on Saturday, clearing him to rejoin his teammates. The receiver used to be evaded Cleveland’s facility and didn’t apply for 2 days after feeling unwell on Thursday and being despatched house.
The league has prompt groups to take away any individual appearing signs very similar to COVID-19 even though they’re brought about through a chilly or the flu. The Browns are off to a Four-1 get started and looking to earn their first win in Pittsburgh since 2003. The Steelers (Four-Zero) are one in all 4 undefeated groups closing within the league.
Beckham has had a excellent get started in his moment season with the Browns, who obtained the famous person in a blockbuster business with the New York Giants. He has 21 catches for 294 yards and 3 touchdowns and in addition had an electrifying 50-yard TD run that sealed a win in Dallas.
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