Tyrod Taylor, QB, Buffalo Bills (48.4 percent): Although it’s not official yet, it feels inevitable that the Bills will go back to Taylor as the starter in Week 12. Despite not playing in the first half of Week 11, he managed 18.1 fantasy points against the Chargers (albeit in a game that was out of reach).
We’re back for the second half in Pittsburgh. The Titans will start the period’s first possession at their 25 following a touchback on the kickoff.
Pittsburgh heads into halftime leading by nine. Antonio Brown registers 88 receiving yards and a touchdown in the half to lead the Steelers. Marcus Mariota has thrown two picks so far.
Elliott is just 22, and if or when he is forced to sit out six games, the Cowboys are hoping he will continue to mature. The totality of his poor decision making — not only in the alleged domestic violence case, but also other issues, such as an alleged bar fight and the St. Patrick’s Day incident in March — perhaps played into the NFL’s suspension. If there are no repercussions, will Elliott believe he can continue to make poor choices and skate by?
Another problem for the Cowboys and the NFL: The Elliott case makes the league look bad. It keeps a domestic violence issue front and center in a season that already includes enough bad publicity.
He has promising natural talent and seems to be finding his footing in the NFL. Jones is a deeper league consideration to have as a bench player for now, with upside should his development continue like we’ve seen of late.
No, I don’t think that passes my “any chance” rule. After all, the Houston Rockets scored 90 in a half, the most in a first half in more than two decades — and still didn’t even get three-quarters of the way to 200. Part of the problem, of course, is that you’d have to find an opponent capable of scoring enough to keep the game close because teams tend to slow their scoring pace considerably in garbage time. Even with that, you’re probably going to need multiple overtimes.
From a mathematical perspective, if we take a look at the Golden State Warriors, 200 points is still 5.5 standard deviations away from their league-leading average of 117.5 points per game.