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#StanfordNFL Week 9: Run CMC

Nov 10, 2021

Highlights

Run CMC Returns

Running back Christian McCaffrey returned and had 52 rushing yards (14 attempts), 54 receiving yards (four catches) in a loss to the Patriots. It was McCaffrey's 20th career 50+ rushing, 50+ receiving game, surpassing Le'Veon Bell for the most such games in a player's first five seasons in NFL history.

Okereke's Puts on a Show

Linebacker Bobby Okereke had another double-digit tackle game, totaling 11 (9 solo) with an interception in the Colts' 45-30 win over the Jets. He had an 82.9 tackling grade, according to Pro Football Focus.

Vaugther's Salute to Service

James Vaughters tallied a 91.4 pass rush grade by PFF, making two tackles, forcing a fumble and registering a 15-yard sack in the Falcons' 27-25 road win at New Orleans.

Starting 11

Walker Little played all 61 offensive snaps in his first career start, helping the Jaguars to a 9-6 win vs. Buffalo.

Quick Hitters

  • Cornerback Paulson Adebo started in a 27-25 loss to Atlanta.
  • Jake Bailey punted three times, averaging 50.7 yards per punt, and tallied two touchbacks on three kickoffs in the Patriots' 24-6 win over the Panthers.
  • Drew Dalman played five special teams snaps in the Falcons' win over the Saints. 
  • Zach Ertz had three receptions for 27 yards as the Cardinals defeated the 49ers, 31-17, on the road.
  • Cameron Fleming played 65% of snaps at right tackle off the bench and did not allow a pressure in the Broncos' 30-16 win over the Cowboys.
  • Offensive lineman Nate Herbig played four special teams snaps in the Eagles' 27-24 loss to the Chargers.
  • Tight end Austin Hooper had two catches for 14 yards and sprung Nick Chubb to several, game-changing, incredible runs in the Browns' 41-16 dominant triumph over division foe Cincinnati. 
  • Defensive lineman Josh Mauro had one tackle on 18 snaps in the Cardinals' road victory at San Francisco.
  • Quarterback Davis Mills was active but did not play for the Texans in their loss to the Dolphins. 
  • Defensive lineman Harrison Phillips had five tackles (three solo) while playing 41% of defensive snaps in a loss to the Jaguars. 
  • Safety Justin Reid did not allow a reception on 49 pass coverage snaps, adding one tackle in a loss at Miami.
  • Outside linebacker Brennan Scarlett had one tackle in a win over the Texans, playing 22% of defensive snaps and 75% of special teams snaps.
  • Tight end Dalton Schultz had four catches for 54 yards, while adding a tackle on an interception, in the Cowboys' loss to Denver.
  • Kaden Smith played 15 total snaps in the Giants' 23-16 win over the Raiders.
  • Defensive end Solomon Thomas had two tackles and one QB hit, playing 36% of defensive snaps in a 23-16 win over the Giants.
  • Colby Parkinson (Seahawks), Richard Sherman (Bucs) and Casey Toohill (Washington) were on byes in week nine.
  • J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (Eagles), Simi Fehoko (Cowboys), Trenton Irwin (Bengals) and Ty Montgomery (Saints) were all inactive during week nine.