The bowl ban for 2018 is one motivating factor, certainly, and the recent departure of star quarterback Shea Patterson to MI dealt another blow to the Rebels' outlook. This season, the 6-foot-2 pass-catcher accumulated 456 yards and 1 TD on 42 receptions. Jefferson was rated as a 4-star recruit and the No. 11 WR in the Class of 2015.
Christian McCaffrey continued his strong rookie season as he totaled 136 yards on the day, which included catching six of his seven targets as he frequently made the Packers defenders look overmatched. Adams had five catches for 57 yards and a touchdown against the Panthers before leaving the game. Brett Hundley had led the Packers to back-to-back overtime wins over Tampa Bay and Cleveland and it is open to debate as to whether Mike McCarthy should have tampered with his QB.
He is also the Premier League's top scorer after netting 14 goals in 18 league outings. Aubameyang will surely be hopeful of winning his second POTY award - and his first since 2015 - after winning the Bundesliga top scorer award, albeit during a hard season for Borussia Dortmund .
The Cowboys lost their first three games without Elliott and failed to score 10 points in any of those losses, a first in franchise history. "I don't want to get fined". Once they get there, now that they've got Elliott and defensive lynchpin Sean Lee back, they'd certainly have to feel like they can be unsafe. Around the National Football League will have more on this game shortly.
His work at City, who are now flying away with the Premier League lead, has earned him plenty of praise including, it appears, at Arsenal . That would leave former Arsenal and Everton midfielder Arteta needing to leave the club to find his first job in management - and Wenger's potential departure could be perfectly timed.
Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Donald Penn left Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys with what his team announced as a foot injury. Penn has appeared in all 174 regular-season games since making his debut as an undrafted free agent with Tampa Bay in 2007.
The last scenario is wild: If the Lions win out, and New Orleans and Carolina both lose out, Detroit could actually end up as the No. 5 seed in the NFC playoffs. ■ Outlook: The Rams pounded the Seahawks, 42-7, to maintain their NFC West lead, but were unable to clinch the division or a playoff berth due to the Lions' win.
The Serie A club have pencilled in Luiz as a replacement for Leonardo Bonucci who shocked everyone with a move to AC Milan in the summer. Cape Town - Chelsea manager Antonio Conte did not want to talk about what he insists are false reports of his impending departure from Stamford Bridge.
Ozil scored with a stunning volley as Arsenal secured all three points in a 1-0 victory over Newcastle at the Emirates on Saturday. He is more mature, he guides the team very well, he does a lot on the ball and your heart rate always goes down when he has the ball.
It was great to see wide receiver Martavis Bryant lay out and haul in that 39-yard reception Sunday but don't expect the volume of deep throws while Brown is out of the lineup. In the second quarter, Brown left the game with an injury to his left leg. The Steelers (11-3) will visit the Texans (4-10) at 4:30 p.m. ET Christmas Day before closing the regular season at Heinz Field against the winless Browns (0-14).
During its five-game losing streak, Portland's defense , which had been ranked in the Top 5 all season, was playing at a league-worst level. What they wrote: Their offense is starting to find itself, but the defense is beginning to slip a little.
The Islanders want to build an 18,000-seat, year-round arena that would host 150 events annually as well as 435,000-square feet of space for retail, a hotel with 200 to 250 rooms and a 10,000-square foot "innovation center" that would be developed with resident input.
Phil Foden, fresh from his BBC Young sportsperson of the year win, could play a part after making his Premier League debut at the weekend. Holders Manchester United travel to Bristol City to face the only team from outside the top flight still alive in the competition.
Black's take: It's possible no game this bowl season features two more fun, quotable coaches than Akron's Terry Bowden and Florida Atlantic's Lane Kiffin . "This is further proof of FAU's unbridled ambition", FAU president Dr. John Kelly told ESPN . "And we haven't done anything else differently, so it has to be Lane", Kelly said.
The 24-year-old Argentine went down when challenged by Erik Pieters to win a penalty for the Hammers . Hughes said of the charge: "Whether or not he is [suspended] or not, it doesn't help us". Pieters was visibly fuming with Scott's decision while it left under fire manager Mark Hughes incensed at the final whistle with his side suffering yet another defeat.
WTVF reports that MLS Commissioner Don Garber, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and Gov. Bill Haslam (R-Tennessee) will be a part of the announcement at 4 p.m. If a soccer team comes to Music City, a stadium would likely be built at the fairgrounds off Wedgewood Avenue. FC Cincinnati fans are eagerly awaiting news about whether the soccer club will be granted an expansion bid from Major League Soccer.
Entering in the third quarter after injuries to starter Jon Bostic and backup Jeremiah George , rookie inside linebacker Anthony Walker would actually end up playing 29 defensive snaps, logging four tackles in the Colts' 25-13 loss at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Saturday's [16 December] 1-0 win over Gremio was his 115th in the Real dugout, meaning he averages a trophy every 14,37 games. Ronaldo could find Messi/Neymar level wages playing outside of Europe but he is too competitive to walk away from the chance to further fill his trophy cabinet with more European success just yet.
The Northern Irish boss will call on his senior players to step up and be counted, and give a performance worthy of making up for the defeat in the capital at the weekend, and if they do that and pick up the victory, they will restore their five point lead in Scottish Premiership table once again.