In partnership with the NFL in the UK

NFL

NFL Week Six recap: Cowboys dominate as Seahawks stumble

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Week Six started to provide a little more clarity on who the contenders and pretenders are. Some very impressive wins by Dallas, Philadelphia, Cleveland and New England.

Here's a brief rundown of your team as we are now a little more than a third of the way through the season:

Arizona Cardinals - With Seattle's slip up, the Cardinals are now in first in the NFC West. Here's why they may stay.

Atlanta Falcons - At 2-4 and a 3-game losing streak, you have to wonder if Mike Smith's days are starting to become numbered. Awful showing by the home crowd, as it sounded like a home game for the Bears. 

Related articles

- Russell Wilson leads NFL merchandise sales
- NFL Power Rankings update: Bottom of the barrel
- Jarryd Hayne quits Rugby League to pursue NFL career

Baltimore Ravens - The 28 points scored in the first quarter by the Ravens was a franchise record.

Buffalo Bills - What is up with CJ Spiller? His 3.4 YPC average is the lowest of his five year career and has yet to run one in the end zone. 

Carolina Panthers - Panthers rookie Kelvin Benjamin had no idea you could tie in the NFL.

Chicago Bears - In three wins, Jay Cutler has one turnover. In three losses, Jay Cutler has seven turnovers.

Cincinnati Bengals - Mike Nugent had never missed more than five field goals in a season for the Bengals, he's already missed six this year.

Cleveland Browns - Isaiah Crowell, undrafted after trouble in college, appears to be a steal, he's second in the NFL among qualified rushers with 5.4 YPC.

Dallas Cowboys - The score didn't do justice how much the Cowboys dominated Seattle on Sunday. They outgained them 401-206 in the game and won the time of possession battle by more than 15 minutes.

Denver Broncos - Ronnie Hillman is only the second running back in the last 19 games to get 100 yards against the Jets stingy rush defense.

Detroit Lions - The Lions defense has been flat out dominant. They lead the league, allowing just 270 yards per game. 

Green Bay Packers - The go ahead TD pass by Aaron Rodgers in the final minute was just the second of his career in the final minute.

Houston Texans - After not allowing a point in the first quarter all year, The Texans gave up 24 Thursday night.

Indianapolis Colts - Andrew Luck has two more 300-yard passing games already than he did last year.

Jacksonville Jaguars - The Jaguars running game is so bad, Blake Bortles is the second leading rusher on the team.

Kansas City Chiefs - Kansas City is a team you don't want to face with Andy Reid at the helm after a bye week. He's 13-2 as a head coach after a bye.

Miami Dolphins - Some questionable timeouts by the Dolphins coaching staff on the Packers game-winning drive. There's talk the players are losing faith in Philbin, and rightfully so.

Minnesota Vikings - Teddy Bridgewater's QBR of 2.9 was the lowest in a game in the NFL this year.

New England Patriots-  The Patriots are tied with the Packers in the Takeaway/Giveaway ratio with a plus-9.

New Orleans Saints - The Saints come off the bye week with a brutal schedule to close the season. 10 of 11 teams they face are currently .500 or better.

New York Giants - With Victor Cruz lost for the season and Hakeem Nicks gone, its time for first round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. to step up.

New York Jets - Geno Smith had a 4.4 yards per attempt average on Sunday. Factoring in he went 23-of-43 on those passes, that's pathetic.

Oakland Raiders - Derek Carr has been sacked a league low three times this year.

Philadelphia Eagles-  The Eagles defense produced its first shutout in 18 years. 

Pittsburgh Steelers - Ben Roethlisberger continues to take a lot of hits. He's been sacked the second most times in the NFL this year (17).

Saint Louis Rams - Rookie Tre Mason looked good in his first touches with the Rams Monday night, getting the ball six times for 52 yards.

San Diego Chargers - Phillip Rivers is completing a league high 69.8 percent of his passes this year.

San Francisco 49ers - Colin Kaepernick's numbers are eerily similar to Steve Young's first 29 starts.

Seattle Seahawks - The Legion of Boom has struggled to force turnovers with just five so far this season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - The Bucs are the most Jekyll & Hyde team in the NFL. They'll either lose by 30 plus, or have a nail biter in the final minute.

Tennessee Titans - The Titans offense needs Jake Locker back in a bad way. They were only able to muster up 14 first-downs against a porous Jaguars defense.

Washington Redskins - The Redskins offense is still getting theirs, gaining 296.5 yards per game, good for fifth best in the NFL. Kirk Cousins eight interceptions aren't helping though. 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
NFL
AFC
Cleveland Browns
Dallas Cowboys
New England Patriots
NFC
Philadelphia Eagles

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again