PFF broke down the numbers immediately after every NFL Week 11 game, including scores, rookie standouts, offensive line performances and more.
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Offensive Spotlight: In his second game back from injury, Titans QB Ryan Tannehill was back to his usual efficient self, finishing 21-of-26 for 282 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. In addition, Tannehill registered two big-time throws and accumulated an impressive 10.2 yards per attempt en route to a 75.0-plus passing grade on first review in the Titans' road victory.
Defensive Spotlight: Titans LB David Long had a busy night against the run, generating four run stops — three of which went for a loss or no gain — across 14 run-defense snaps. Most impressively, Long finished with a -0.25 average depth of tackle against the run, illuminating how much of a nuisance Long was for Green Bay's talented backfield. Long also generated a pressure.
Offensive spotlight: QB Justin Fields was once again central to the Chicago offense, rushing for 85 yards and a touchdown in addition to his 153 passing yards. He was also carted to the locker room with a shoulder injury after the game and did not look 100% as the Bears tried to come back in the final minutes.
Defensive spotlight: These two defenses had the two least effective pass rushes in football entering this game, but Atlanta’s defense racked up a lot of pressure and notched four sacks. Lorenzo Carter produced pressure on 33.3% of his snaps.
Offensive Spotlight: It was almost literally all Jalen Hurts for the Eagles offense on Sunday. His led all players in the game with 86 rushing yards on 16 carries, eight of which resulted in a first down. He ran for 39 more yards than Miles Sanders did and had three more attempts.
The fumble problem that plagued the Eagles in their first loss of the season last week once again reared its ugly head. Hurts and A.J. Brown both had key fumbles, one to give the Colts an easy score and another to kill a potential scoring drive. That’s all very uncharacteristic for the team first in turnover-differential in the NFL.
Defensive Spotlight: The Eagles cornerback duo once again flexed their muscles in a favorable matchup. James Bradberry was targeted eight times and allowed only four catches for 10 yards, with none going for a first down. Darius Slay was targeted four times and allowed three catches for 36 yards, with only one going for a first down. You’re going to win a lot of games when your starting cornerback duo is playing at that kind of level.
Offensive spotlight: The Patriots’ running backs were the best offensive players in this game. Rhamondre Stevenson led New England with six catches for 56 yards, while Damien Harris took just eight carries for 65 yards and added 28 yards on two catches. Stevenson picked up 65 yards after the catch and 38 after contact and forced six total missed tackles.
Quarterback Mac Jones played a conservative game but completed 85.2% of his passes and was sacked six times.
The Jets averaged -0.550 expected points added per play, while the Patriots were still bad but averaged only -0.189 EPA per play.
Defensive spotlight: Wilson couldn’t hit the broadside of a barn, completing just 9-of-22 passes for 77 yards with two turnover-worthy plays, but Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones didn’t relinquish a single catch on four targets with a forced incompletion and a dropped interception.
Edge defender Matt Judon collected 1.5 more sacks and now has a career-high 13 through 10 games.
Offensive spotlight: Commanders tight end Logan Thomas had the most productive game of his year to date, snaring all five of his catchable targets for 65 yards. Three of his receptions went for 15 or more yards, he caught his only contested target of the day and he averaged 5.6 yards after the catch per reception.
Defensive spotlight: DI Jonathan Allen was on an absolute tear today. The veteran defensive lineman racked up two sacks, one hit and three hurries across 34 pass-rush snaps, and he added a tackle for loss against the run.
Offensive spotlight: Saints quarterback Andy Dalton has been hot and cold this season since taking over for Jameis Winston. This week was one of his better performances. He earned a 90.5 passing on first review, completing 21-of-25 passes for 260 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. Dalton had two big-time throws with no turnover-worthy plays and an adjusted completion percentage of 91.%.
Defensive spotlight: Despite the losing result, Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald has to be the top player of the day on defense. He recorded four total pressures and a pass-rush win rate of 26.5%.
Offensive spotlight: Wide receiver Amari Cooper was a constant problem for the Buffalo defense and gave the Browns an excellent start in this game. He caught eight passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns from 12 targets.
Defensive spotlight: Safety Jordan Poyer made a couple of outstanding plays early in the game for the Bills, breaking up a pass for David Njoku with a big hit and tackling the same player for a loss on a quick screen. He struggled some later in the game but made a big difference to the defense overall.
Offensive spotlight: With Rashod Bateman sidelined for several weeks with a foot injury, Baltimore needs someone to step up and complement Mark Andrews in the passing game. Today, that was Demarcus Robinson.
The former Kansas City Chief brought in all nine of his targets for 128 yards and six first downs in a game where Baltimore struggled to move the ball through other outlets. Those six receiving conversions for Robinson set a career-high for a single game in his career, surpassing his previous high-water mark of five in a 2019 game against the Raiders.
Defensive spotlight: The Panthers had been able to lean on D’Onta Foreman and their run game in recent weeks, but that wasn’t the case today. Carolina averaged just 2.1 yards per carry with fewer than 10 rushing yards before contact on their 17 carries. Patrick Queen was a big part of Baltimore’s success against the run, notching seven total tackles in run defense with an average depth of just one yard downfield. Six of those tackles qualified as run stops — tied for most of any defender in the early slate of games on initial review.
Offensive spotlight: It was the Jamaal Williams show around the goal line once again. Williams punched in a quarter of his 12 carries on Sunday. That now gives him an NFL-leading 12 scores on the season, and he wasn't even supposed to be the starter heading into 2022.
Defensive spotlight: The Lions' defensive line has been much maligned this season, but the unit showed up in a big way to shut down the Giants' run game. Chief among them was second-year defensive tackle Alim McNeill. He led all players in the game with three run stops. That paled in comparison to his production as a pass-rusher. McNeil also led all players in the game with seven pressures in a dominant performance.
Offensive spotlight: Davante Adams turned 13 targets into a seven-reception, two-touchdown afternoon in one of his better performances of the year. The nine-year veteran recorded his sixth 100-yard receiving game of the season.
Defensive spotlight: Maxx Crosby produced six total pressures and two sacks to record his second consecutive 10-plus-sack season. His performance against the Broncos offensive line helped the former fourth-round selection finish with a 74.8 pass-rushing grade on first review.
Offensive spotlight: Tony Pollard snagged all five of his targets for 105 yards and two scores. The performance helped the budding star finish with an 83.2 receiving grade. If that grade holds after review, it will be the highest of his season.
Defensive spotlight: Before he left the game with an ankle injury, Micah Parsons wreaked havoc against the Vikings' offensive line. The second-year standout had his second eight-pressure performance of the season and ended the afternoon with four hurries and two sacks.
Offensive spotlight: Tee Higgins has had to step up as the Bengals’ No. 1 receiver with Ja’Marr Chase out with a hip injury. Higgins certainly stepped up against the Steelers, with nine catches on 13 targets for 148 yards. Higgins averaged 4.35 yards per route run, his new season-high.
Defensive spotlight: Bengals linebacker Germaine Pratt was flying around the ball. The fourth-year linebacker out of NC State finished with a 90.1 grade on first review. Over the last three weeks, his 92.1 grade is second among all linebackers. Against the Steelers, Pratt finished with five run-defense stops and a couple of tackles for loss or no gain.
Offensive spotlight: Patrick Mahomes was once again playing at an MVP standard. He was dialed in from a clean pocket and hit deadly accurate throws on the horizontal concepts stretching across the field.
Tight end Travis Kelce had the best night of any player on the field and is the highest-graded offensive player from this matchup on first review. He was targeted on over a third of his routes and hauled in three touchdowns for the game. On six receptions, Kelce broke two tackles and averaged 14.8 yards after the catch per reception.
Defensive spotlight: Chiefs off-ball linebacker Nick Bolton was one of the most notable players from either team on the defensive side of the ball. In addition to grabbing the game-sealing interception, Bolton flew to ball carriers and racked up double-digit tackles. He didn’t miss a single one of his 13 tackle attempts and was the first defender to contact on 10 of those.
Offensive spotlight: George Kittle could not be stopped by the Cardinals. He scored two touchdowns on just four catches, with a game-high 149.3 passer rating when targeted. His 88.8 grade on first review is currently a season-high.
Defensive spotlight: Nick Bosa may get all the love, but his teammate Charles Omenihu was the one who dominated as a pass-rusher. The fourth-year 49ers edge defender had an 85.2 pass-rushing grade on first review, nearly 20 points higher than any other defender on Monday night. He picked up six pressures on 33 pass-rushing snaps to go along with a 30.3% pass-rush win rate.