We’ve already had the NFL regular season come to a close, and so only 12 teams are going to advance, with a few Auburn players still in the rotation as we move along to the Playoffs. The last weekend of the regular season had a few highlights, though!
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30th
NEW ENGLAND 38, NEW YORK JETS 3
Patriots - Jonathan Jones (DB) recorded 2 tackles and a forced fumble as New England finished up the regular season with a win.
CAROLINA 33, NEW ORLEANS 14
Panthers - Cameron Artis-Payne (RB) got most of the work yesterday with 16 carries for 56 yards and his first touchdown of the season!
First TD of the season for Cameron Artis-Payne! pic.twitter.com/RUAsq2OIwn— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) December 30, 2018
ATLANTA 34, TAMPA BAY 32
Buccaneers - Peyton Barber (RB) ran 15 times for 66 yards in the loss.
HOUSTON 20, JACKSONVILLE 3
Texans - Angelo Blackson (DT) had 2 tackles for Houston as they finish the year with a win.
DETROIT 31, GREEN BAY 0
Packers - Montravius Adams (DT) recorded 7 tackles for the Packers in the loss.
LOS ANGELES RAMS 48, SAN FRANCISCO 32
PITTSBURGH 16, CINCINNATI 13
CHICAGO 24, MINNESOTA 10
Bears - Cody Parkey (K) hit his only field goal attempt and 1-2 extra points.
KANSAS CITY 35, OAKLAND 3
Raiders - Daniel Carlson (K) hit his only field goal attempt from 50 yards away, and ended up setting a franchise record in the process since being picked up early in the season.
Former Auburn kicker Daniel Carlson finishes with the best single-season field goal percentage in Oakland Raiders history, connecting on 16 of 17 tries and hitting 94.1 percent of his kicks.— Auburn Gold Mine (@AUGoldMine) December 31, 2018
He kicked a 50-yarder Sunday In Oakland’s season finale. pic.twitter.com/8GKoyCCvhG
Chiefs - Dee Ford (LB) meanwhile had 3 tackles with another sack and forced fumble.
LB Dee Ford with the sack. He has 13.0 sacks this season and owns 7 forced fumbles this season - both single-season career-highs.— Chiefs Communications (@ChiefsPR) December 30, 2018
INDIANAPOLIS 33, TENNESSEE 17
Colts - Braden Smith (RT) started again on the line and helped anchor an effort that allowed just 1 sack of Andrew Luck while paving the way for over 400 yards on offense again.