Mountaineers in the NFL: Week 9

WVU Football

Only one undefeated team remains in the NFL after the New England Patriots lost 37-20 to the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night. Lamar Jackson led the way as he went 17/23 for 163 yards with a touchdown. He also rushed 16 times for 61 yards and two touchdowns.

The lone undefeated team is the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers narrowly escaped Arizona with a 28-25 victory over the Cardinals on Thursday. This is only the second time in franchise history that San Francisco is 8-0 as it started 10-0 in 1990.

The Pittsburgh Steelers keep climbing up as they have won three straight games and are sitting at 4-4. The Steelers defeated the Colts on Sunday, 26-24, after veteran kicker, Adam Vinatieri missed the game-winning field goal wide left.

The woes continued for Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears as they have now lost four straight. Trubisky threw 10/21 for 125 yards with no touchdowns in a 22-14 loss on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Along with the Bears, the rest of the NFC North struggled Sunday. The Packers, Lions, and Vikings all lost in their respective games. Green Bay lost its first game since September against the Los Angeles Chargers, 26-11.

The Vikings gave up two field goals in the final three minutes, including the game-winner by kicker Harrison Butker to lose 26-23 in Kansas City. Detroit fought hard in a back and forth game against the Raiders, but they were unable to extend their winning streak as they lost, 31-24.

Miami ended its chances of going 0-16 with a 26-18 defeat over the New York Jets. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick dominated, as he went 24/36 for 288 yards and three touchdowns to get the Dolphins in the win column for the first time in 2019.

Now, here are the former Mountaineers that had the biggest impacts for their teams over the weekend:

Defensive Player of the Week

DARYL WORLEY: Worley finished Sunday’s game with three total tackles and one pass deflection. He also made an exceptional one-handed interception in the end zone late in the second quarter for Oakland.

Offensive Player of the Week

No former Mountaineers recorded any offensive stats.

Surprise Player of the Week

NAJEE GOODE: Goode played well for Jacksonville despite the loss to the Texans in London. Goode finished the game with five total tackles in a 26-3 defeat.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Watch the latest from WVi

Kerry Martin on his preparation over the summer playing defensive back

Thumbnail for the video titled "Kerry Martin on his preparation over the summer playing defensive back"

Noah Guzman talks KSU, first time in the snow

Thumbnail for the video titled "Noah Guzman talks KSU, first time in the snow"

George Campbell on what he has seen out of Sam James

Thumbnail for the video titled "George Campbell on what he has seen out of Sam James"

Sam James on why Coach Brown coaches him the hardest

Thumbnail for the video titled "Sam James on why Coach Brown coaches him the hardest"

Reese Donahue discusses having a standard and playing to it

Thumbnail for the video titled "Reese Donahue discusses having a standard and playing to it"

DC Koenning on "low morale" defense after loss against Texas Tech, and preparation for Kansas State

Thumbnail for the video titled "DC Koenning on "low morale" defense after loss against Texas Tech, and preparation for Kansas State"
More Top Stories

More on WVU football

More WVU Football

Catch up on your favorite shows!

More WVU Coaches Show

Check us out on Twitter!

WVU Medicine Children’s Countdown Clock

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds