What we learned in Week 6 of the NFL

By on October 22, 2020

By Aaron Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice

Clyde Edwards-Helaire. (photo credit John Munson/chiefs.com)

The Chiefs don’t need Mahomes Magic to beat good teams. The Chiefs played the Bills this week in a battle of two of the strongest arms in the game. This game was expected to be a shootout, but the final score was 26-17 Chiefs. Patrick Mahomes was 21/26 for 225 yards and 2 touchdowns, but his defense and Clyde Edwards-Helaire, who rushed for 161 yards, were the main reasons the Chiefs won.  

Green Bay vs. Buccaneers (Photo credit: buccaneers.com)

That was a really bad scary loss for the Packers. A lot went wrong for the previously undefeated Packers in their 38-10 loss to the Bucs. After starting the game up 10-0, Rogers finished 16/35 for 160 yards, no touchdowns and 2 picks. He was sacked 4 times and battered all day long. On the other side of the ball, Gronk and Ronald Jones feasted on the Packers supposedly improving defense. 

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The Bears are being slept on. The Bears are now 5-1 and first in their division after they beat Carolina 23-16. They play really good defense and QB NicK Foles makes enough plays to win the game. But they can’t get any respect and probably won’t until their offense gets a little more productive.

Denver vs Pats (Photo credit Ben Swanson/DenverBroncos.com)

Cam Newton is not Tom Brady. Cam was bad in the Pats 18-12 loss to lowly Denver. He threw for 157 yards, 0 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. We all know that Brady would’ve won that contest on a game-winning drive, but he’s not there any more. Cam is obviously much more mobile, but he has one game this year with over 200 passing yards, and has amassed 2 passing touchdowns and 4 interceptions. 

(Photo credit: Arizona Cardinals/azcardinals.com)

Andy Dalton misfires in first start this season. Anyone thinking the Cowboys won’t miss much with Dak Prescott out may want to reconsider after Dalton looked bad in a 38-10 pummeling by the Cardinals. The kindest thing you can say is the “Red Rifle” looked rusty. Still as bad as the division is, there is still a chance that the Cowboys can make the playoffs. 

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