NFL Week 13 Recap: Best Performances

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell scores against the Cincinnati Bengals on December 4. Photo Courtesy: Twitter: @AroundTheNFL

The stretch run of the NFL season is underway as we highlight the best performances in Week 13.

Le’Veon Bell (18 carries, 76 yards/5 receptions, 106 yards, TD) – The Steelers rallied back from 17 points to beat the Bengals 23-20 on Monday night. The comeback was sparked by Le’Veon Bell’s 35-yard touchdown reception in the 3rd quarter. He leads the league in rushing with 1,057 yards on the season.

Russell Wilson (20-31, 227 yards, 3 TDs) – Russell Wilson’s numbers against the Eagles weren’t eye-popping, but he was effective in Seattle’s 24-10 win. He found three different receivers in the end zone, ending Philadelphia’s nine-game winning streak. Seattle improves to 8-4 and will travel cross-country to face Jacksonville next Sunday.

Alfred Morris (27 carries, 127 yards, TD) – With the season on the line for Dallas, Alfred Morris had a breakout game against his former team, rushing for 127 yards and a touchdown against the Redskins.

Keenan Allen (10 receptions, 105 yards, TD) – Keenan Allen’s third straight 100-yard receiving effort helped Los Angeles win it’s third consecutive game and improve to 6-6 on the season. The Chargers are tied with Oakland and Kansas City for the lead in the AFC West.

Paul Posluszny (14 tackles, 1.5 sacks) – Our defensive player of the week goes to Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny who recorded 14 tackles and 1.5 sacks in the 30-10 win over the Indianapolis Colts. The Jags are 8-4 and host the Seattle Seahawks next week.


Last Week’s Game of the Week Pick Recap:

Carolina Panthers vs New Orleans Saints

Actual Result: New Orleans 31 – Carolina 21

Predictions:

Jason Romano: New Orleans Saints 34 – Carolina Panthers 20

Justin Adams: New Orleans Saints 31 – Carolina Panthers 23

Jon Ackerman: New Orleans Saints 31 – Carolina Panthers 21

Season Record: (Upsets Record in Parentheses) 

Jason: 10-4 (2-8)

Justin: 7-7 (4-6)

Jon: 10-3 (2-7)

Next Week’s Game of the Week: Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams


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