American football | NFL | Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | NFL Week 14

Week 14 did not disappoint as the fight for playoff spots intensified with just three weeks to go. The Chiefs, Titans, Packers, Buccaneers have all won their games while crucial wins for Seattle, Carolina, Cleveland and Denver kept their play-off dreams alive for an extra week. In the Monday Night Football game to close Week 14, there were two Super Bowl prospects clashing as the Los Angeles Rams faced the Arizona Cardinals.

Tom Brady + Broken records = The norm

Another week, another Tom Brady record. If you’re still not convinced he’s the GOAT, you’re probably thinking the world is flat and COVID-19 is coming from 5G towers. The best quarterback to ever play the sport recorded his 700th career touchdown (TD) while passing Drew Brees to become the QB with the most career achievements, ending the night at 7,153. With a base division , Brady averages 20.6 assists per game for 346 games. He did it all by leading the Bucs to a 33-27 victory over the Buffalo Bills.

Micah Parsons: Rookie Defensive Candidate of the Year

The Dallas Cowboys themselves have an absolute ball. Micah Parsons is setting the league on fire and with another dominating performance in the Cowboys’ 27-20 win over Washington, his name will be among the defensive rookie of the year, if not outright rookie of the year. After registering two sacks and three solo tackles as well as a forced fumble that was recovered and returned for a touchdown, Parson’s is just three sacks away from breaking the all-time record for a rookie. With only three games to play in the regular season, this is definitely a game to watch.

Aaron Rodgers still “owns” the bears

It’s safe to say Aaron Rodgers still owns the Chicago Bears after his team the Packers claimed a 45-30 win on Sunday night. The scoring made the game closer than it was and despite the bears leading 10 points, you always thought Green Bay would win. Rodgers stepped up again with a near-perfect performance, completing 29/37 passes for 341 yards and four touchdowns. With Rodgers’ 23rd win over Chicago, he tied legendary Packer QB Brett Favre’s record for most team wins in franchise history.

The Kansas City Chiefs warm up in time for the play-offs + Scorigami!

After an inconsistent and slightly capricious start to the season, the Chiefs are finally starting to look alike. Patrick Mahomes plays with confidence, Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill make big plays on offense, while Chris Jones and Frank Clark create chaos for the opposition QBs. This week, the Chiefs won comfortably with a 48-9 victory over the Raiders.

The Raiders held their team meeting on the Chiefs logo in the middle of the field. Such provocative behavior usually never ends well and it did this weekend with Kansas taking a 35-3 lead at HT. The Chiefs took a more stable approach in the second half and scored just 13 more points, but it resulted in some scorigami. A scorigami occurs whenever a score is first achieved in the NFL, with the 48-9 victory becoming the 1071st single score in league history.

Denver Broncos pay tribute to Demaryius Thomas

In a week the league came together to mourn the tragic loss of 4xProbowler and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, who was found dead at his home last week, the team where he spent the majority of his 10-year career paid homage to him at the start of their game against the Detroit Lions. Fittingly, the Broncos won 38-10 on a day in Denver where football took a back seat.

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