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October 21, 2020 12:28 AM
Bills' Taron Johnson: Another big tackle day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson recorded eight tackles during Monday's loss to the Chiefs, tied for second most on the team.

Johnson sure does pick up a lot of tackles for a third cornerback, as he's second on the team with 42 stops on the season. As we know, however, IDP numbers don't always equate with strong play and sometimes means your guy is simply allowing too many passes to be caught. In Johnson's case, he didn't even start Monday's game after temporarily losing his No. 3 spot, but he ended up seeing 86 percent of the defensive snaps after his replacement, Cam Lewis, got hurt early in the contest.

October 21, 2020 12:16 AM
Bills' Jordan Poyer: Reaches double-digit tackles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Poyer had 10 tackles (nine solo) during Monday's 26-17 loss to Kansas City.

The 29-year-old played every defensive snap again Monday and has missed only two snaps through six games. Poyer has been a solid IDP contributor with 52 total tackles and one sack this season.

October 21, 2020 12:16 AM
Bills' Tremaine Edmunds: Tallies 12 tackles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Edmunds had 12 tackles (eight solo) during Monday's 26-17 loss to the Chiefs.

The 22-year-old had only eight tackles over his first two games of the season, but he's combined for 33 tackles over the past three contests. Edmunds posted 121 tackles and 115 tackles in his first two seasons and is on pace for a similar total in 2020.

October 21, 2020 12:00 AM
Chiefs' Daniel Sorensen: Grabs first interception
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sorensen had five tackles (two solo) and one interception during Monday's 26-17 win over the Bills.

The 30-year-old played 100 percent of defensive snaps for the first time this season and secured his first interception of the year of Josh Allen to deal the win for Kansas City. Sorensen is playing a significant role in the secondary for the Chiefs, but he's not much of an IDP option with 29 total tackles through six games.

October 20, 2020 11:52 PM
Chiefs' Anthony Hitchens: Five tackles Monday
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Hitchens had five tackles (three solo) and one quarterback hit during Monday's 26-17 win over the Bills.

The 28-year-old's modest total tied for second on the team, as Damien Wilson led the way with six tackles. Hitchens has 43 total tackles through six games, and he has only one game with double-digit stops.

October 21, 2020 02:20 AM
Eagles' Jake Elliott: Misses only FG attempt Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Elliott went 0-for-1 on field goals Sunday against the Ravens.

This was a poor outing for Elliott, who missed only his second field goal of the season on a 52-yard attempt (wide right). Both his misses this season have come on attempts over 50 yards, which will be something to keep an eye on. He'll look to put this performance behind him with Thursday's divisional tilt against the Giants quickly approaching.

October 20, 2020 11:40 PM
Bengals' Randy Bullock: Misses field goal Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bullock went 2-for-3 on field goals and converted three extra points Sunday against the Colts.

Bullock missed his first field goal since Week 1, as he hit the right upright on a 48-yard attempt. However, he was able to knock through attempts from 47 and 55 yards out. He also remains perfect on extra-point tries this season, improving to 12-for-12 on the year.

October 20, 2020 11:36 PM
Cowboys' Leighton Vander Esch: Three tackles in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vander Esch had three tackles (two solo) and one pass breakup during Monday's 38-10 loss to Arizona.

The 24-year-old returned from a four-game absence Monday and played 32 of 62 defensive snaps. Vander Esch missed about a month due to the collarbone injury, and it appears the Cowboys were easing him back into the fold. He should continue to ramp up his workload against Washington in Week 7.

October 21, 2020 02:20 AM
Cowboys' Greg Zuerlein: 50 percent on field goals Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Zuerlein went 1-for-2 on field goals and converted one extra point Monday against the Cardinals.

Zuerlein was able to knock through a 34-yard field-goal attempt but was wide right on a 58-yard attempt later in the contest. The veteran is now 9-for-11 on field-goal attempts this season, with both misses coming on kicks over 50 yards.

October 20, 2020 11:32 PM
Cowboys' Jaylon Smith: Totals 10 tackles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith had 10 tackles (seven solo) during Monday's 38-10 loss to the Cardinals.

Dallas had little going for it during Monday's drubbing, though Smith reached double-digit tackles for the fourth time this season. The 25-year-old has been a valuable and consistent IDP piece this season with 63 tackles and a half-sack through six games, while never totaling fewer than seven tackles in a single contest.

October 20, 2020 11:28 PM
Ravens' Justin Tucker: Perfect on Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tucker went 3-for-3 on field goals and converted three extra points Sunday against the Eagles.

A perfect outing for Tucker on Sunday, he hit two field-goal attempts from 46-yards out and one from 55-yards away. He'll look to keep his perfect streak alive once the Ravens come back from their bye in Week 8.

October 20, 2020 11:28 PM
Jaguars' Jonathan Brown: Misses one kick in debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Brown made his only extra-point attempt and one of two field-goal attempts during Sunday's 34-16 loss to the Lions.

The 27-year-old made his NFL debut and converted from 31 yards during the first quarter for his first field goal, but he missed on his second attempt when he hit the right upright. Josh Lambo (hip) is expected to return to practice this week, which figures to be the beginning of the end for Brown's time on the active roster, though it remains unclear if Lambo will be ready for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

October 20, 2020 11:28 PM
Dolphins' Lynn Bowden: No chances on offense
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bowden did not garner a single rush attempt or target during Sunday's 24-0 win against the Jets.

The third-round rookie fielded five offensive snaps against Gang Green, which is near his typical level of involvement. But Week 6 marked the first time in four appearances this season that Bowden went without a touch. He's been a peripheral contributor in his debut NFL season out of Kentucky, with four total rush attempts and just one reception, and he's expected to resume that role once Miami returns from its Week 7 bye to take on the Rams.

October 20, 2020 09:48 PM
Football Team's Robert Foster: Signs in Washington
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington signed Foster to the active roster Tuesday, Matt Zenitz of AL.com reports.

The Football Team signed Foster off the Packers' practice squad, where the 26-year-old wide receiver has spent the last six weeks after getting cut by Buffalo. The 6-foot-2 wideout can stretch the field, as he caught 27 passes for 541 yards (20.0 yards per reception) for the Bills in 2018. If Isaiah Wright (undisclosed) and Antonio Gandy-Golden (hamstring) are forced to miss any time, Foster handle a decent workload immediately in Washington's offense.

October 20, 2020 09:44 PM
Buccaneers' Jamel Dean: Notches pick-six off Rodgers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dean posted two tackles (one solo) and recorded a pick-six in the Buccaneers' 38-10 win over the Packers on Sunday.

The 2019 third-round pick jumped Davante Adams' out route on the left side of the field late in the second quarter and returned the resulting interception 32 yards for a touchdown to notch the first six of the Buccaneers' 38 unanswered points. While it was the first interception of the season for Dean, he already has six defensed passes overall and has also surpassed his 2019 tally of 21 stops by seven tackles in seven fewer games. Much like fellow corner Carlton Davis, Dean is developing into a disruptive force in a Buccaneers defense that's rather quietly surrendering the sixth-fewest passing yards per game (217.7) thus far in 2020.

October 20, 2020 09:44 PM
Buccaneers' Ndamukong Suh: Gets to quarterback in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Suh recorded a sack for his one tackle in the Buccaneers' 38-10 win over the Packers on Sunday.

The big defensive tackle took down old nemesis Aaron Rodgers for his third sack of the season, renewing acquaintances with his old NFC North rival from Suh's days with the Lions. Suh's three QB takedowns through six games currently have him on pace to tie the third-best tally (eight) of his career in that category, one season after he posted a career-low 2.5 but offset it with a career-high two touchdowns and four fumble recoveries. Suh's single-game tackle numbers rarely go above five these days, but he always offers the possibility of wreaking havoc in the pocket with his athleticism and potentially producing a turnover.

October 20, 2020 09:28 PM
Buccaneers' Antoine Winfield: Another solid tackle tally
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Winfield furnished five tackles (three solo) in the Buccaneers' 38-10 win over the Packers on Sunday.

The rookie wasn't able to make any impact plays, but he had another solid day on the tackle front and helped limit Aaron Jones to a minuscule 1.5 yards per carry on 10 rush attempts. Winfield now has at least five stops in five of his first six contests, numbers that he's supplemented with two sacks, three defensed passes and a forced fumble.

October 20, 2020 09:20 PM
Buccaneers' Carlton Davis: Busy day in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Davis (abdomen) registered six tackles (five solo) and four defensed passes in the Buccaneers' 38-10 win over the Packers on Sunday.

Davis continued what is turning out to be a Pro-Bowl-caliber campaign with Sunday's disruptive performance, which featured a season high in defensed passes. The third-year cornerback's propensity for getting his hands on the ball has him on pace to easily blow past the 19 pass breakups he was credited with across 14 games in 2019. Davis has now batted down multiple balls in three straight contests, and although he's allowing just a 43.9 percent completion rate in primary coverage, the Auburn product also boasts a solid 27 tackles (23 solo) through six games.

October 20, 2020 09:16 PM
Buccaneers' Lavonte David: Another standout effort
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

David registered eight tackles (six solo), including 2.5 for loss, and 1.5 total sacks in the Buccaneers' 38-10 win over the Packers on Sunday.

David's robust line serves as a testament to how much of a disruptive force he was on a banner afternoon for the Buccaneers. The veteran linebacker checked in second only to Devin White in tackles and tied Jason Pierre-Paul for the team lead in sacks as well. Through six contests, David has eight or more stops in three games, while his quarterback takedowns Sunday qualified as his first of the campaign.

October 20, 2020 09:04 PM
Emmanuel Smith: Joins KC's practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (hamstring) signed to the Chiefs' practice squad Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

The 25-year-old was waived from injured reserve after reaching an injury settlement with Kansas City in early September, but it appears he's fully recovered from the hamstring injury. Smith has yet to see action in an NFL game since going undrafted out of Vanderbilt in 2018.

 
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