Sports: Monday, November 23, 2020
23 November 2020 Sports
Football Team Downs Cincy, Ravens Fall In OT, CFP Stays At Four
The Washington Football Team won it’s third game of the year by beating the Cincinnati Bengals Yesterday, 20-9 at an empty Fed-Ex Field. Trailing 9-7 at the half, Washington took advantage of a possible season-ending knee injury to Bengal’s QB Joe Burrow. The rookie sensation was replaced by Ryan Finley, who was sacked 4 times by the Washington defense. Alex Smith threw for 166 yards in the win, while Antonio Gibson added 94 yards on the ground. Next up for Washington, a trip to Dallas on Thanksgiving Day.
Derrick Henry’s 29-yard touchdown run in overtime sent the Baltimore Ravens to a 30-24 home defeat at the hands of the Tennessee Titans yesterday. Henry rushed for 133 yards on the afternoon, as Baltimore fell to 6-4 on the season, and into third place in the AFC North. Lamar Jackson threw for 186 yards for the Ravens, who now face the undefeated Steelers on Thanksgiving night.
Elsewhere around the NFL yesterday, Dallas outlasted Minnesota 31-28, Cleveland beat Philadelphia 22-17, Pittsburgh improved to 10-0 with a 27-3 win over Jacksonville, and The Chiefs outscored the Raiders in the Sunday Night game 35-31. Tonight, it’s the Rams at Tampa Bay.
This year’s College Football Playoff will remain at four teams this year. The announcement was made ahead of tomorrow night’s first CFP rankings of the season.
In college football this past weekend, Pitt routed Virginia Tech 47-17, UVA slaughtered Abilene Christian 55-15, and Liberty suffered it’s first loss of the year, a 15-14 heartbreaker to NC State.