The NFL Week 11 was full of exciting games, surprising results, and dramatic finishes. Here are some of the highlights and implications of the games that took place on the 18th and 19th of November 2023.
Ravens edge out Bengals in AFC North showdown
The Baltimore Ravens (8-3) defeated the Cincinnati Bengals (5-5) by a score of 27-24 on Thursday night, extending their lead in the AFC North to two games over the Cleveland Browns (7-3) and three games over the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4). The Ravens were led by quarterback Lamar Jackson, who threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 68 yards and another score. The Bengals had a chance to tie the game in the final seconds, but kicker Randy Bullock missed a 48-yard field goal attempt wide left. The Ravens will face the Steelers in Week 12, while the Bengals will host the Colts.
Jaguars hold off Titans in AFC South clash
The Jacksonville Jaguars (7-3) beat the Tennessee Titans (3-7) by a score of 20-16 on Sunday, maintaining their one-game lead over the Houston Texans (6-4) in the AFC South. The Jaguars were led by rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence, who threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns, and wide receiver DJ Chark, who caught six passes for 102 yards and a touchdown. The Titans were without star running back Derrick Henry, who suffered a season-ending ankle injury in Week 10. The Jaguars scored a touchdown with 1:12 left in the game, but failed to recover the ensuing onside kick. The Jaguars will face the Chargers in Week 12, while the Titans will host the Raiders.
Broncos stun Vikings in last-second thriller
The Denver Broncos (5-5) beat the Minnesota Vikings (6-4) by a score of 21-20 on Sunday night, snapping the Vikings’ four-game winning streak and keeping their playoff hopes alive. The Broncos were led by quarterback Drew Lock, who threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns, and wide receiver Jerry Jeudy, who caught seven passes for 113 yards and a touchdown. The Vikings were led by quarterback Kirk Cousins, who threw for 278 yards and two touchdowns, and running back Dalvin Cook, who ran for 101 yards and a touchdown. The Broncos scored the go-ahead touchdown with 2:12 left in the game, and then stopped the Vikings on fourth-and-1 at their own 43-yard line with 1:06 left. The Broncos will face the Chiefs in Week 12, while the Vikings will host the Lions.
Other scores and standings
Here are the other scores and standings from Week 11:
Super Sunday Showdowns
- Sunday was packed with action, starting with a nail-biting finish between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns. The Browns edged out a victory with a close 13-10 win, demonstrating their resilience and strategic gameplay.
- The Detroit Lions faced off against the Chicago Bears, with Jared Goff leading the Lions to a 31-26 victory with his impressive 236 passing yards. Goff’s leadership and skill were key factors in the Lions’ success.
- In a clash of the titans, the Green Bay Packers narrowly defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 23-20. Jordan Love of the Packers threw for a whopping 322 yards, proving his worth as a valuable player for the team.
- The Miami Dolphins hosted the Las Vegas Raiders, with Tua Tagovailoa leading the Dolphins to a 20-13 victory with his 325 passing yards. Tagovailoa’s performance was a testament to his abilities as a quarterback.
- The New York Giants triumphed over the Washington Football Team with a score of 31-19, showcasing their strong offensive and defensive strategies.
- The Dallas Cowboys dominated the Carolina Panthers, winning 33-10. The Cowboys’ victory was a result of their superior tactics and teamwork.
- The Houston Texans narrowly defeated the Arizona Cardinals 21-16, demonstrating their ability to perform under pressure.
- The San Francisco 49ers triumphed over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a score of 27-14, showcasing their strong team dynamics and strategic gameplay.
- The Buffalo Bills dominated the New York Jets, winning 32-6. The Bills’ victory was a testament to their superior skills and teamwork.
- The Los Angeles Rams edged out a victory against the Seattle Seahawks with a close 17-16 win. The Rams’ victory was a result of their strategic gameplay and resilience.
- The Denver Broncos narrowly defeated the Minnesota Vikings 21-20, showcasing their ability to perform under pressure and secure a victory.
- That’s all for this week’s roundup. Stay tuned for more updates and keep cheering for your favourite teams! 🏈