NFL Week 8 Takeaway Lessons: big questions for games
Week 8 of the 2022 NFL season had plenty of games to wake up early.
Baltimore Ravens and Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked off Thursday night, with the Ravens winning 27-22 and giving quarterback Tom Brady a 3-5 record for the first time in his career as a starting pitcher.
An overtime win over Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon took the Atlanta Falcons first in the Bucks in the NFC South.
On Sunday morning, the league played its third and final game in London this season. The attacks from Russell Wilson and Denver Broncos weren’t great, but they were good enough to outrun the Jacksonville Jaguars 21-17.
The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 35-13 to win 7-0. The brown Miami Dolphins have reunited to defeat the Detroit Lions on the road, the Vikings have won Game 6 of the season and the New England Patriots have beaten the New York Jets for their 13th straight.
Tony Pollard’s three touchdowns gave the Dallas Cowboys 49 points in their home game against the Chicago Bears.
In the afternoon window, Christian McCaffrey became the first player in 17 years to lead the San Francisco 49ers and the Los Angeles Rams to another victory, passing and dashing for a touchdown in the same game.
Derrick Henry also continued his skills against the Houston Texans, leading the Tennessee Titans to a five-game losing streak.
On Sunday night, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers improved to 6-1 by beating the Buffalo Bills for the fourth time in a row.
The Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers are taking a break and will return in Week 9.
NFL Nation reporters answer the biggest takeaways from this week’s matchup, looking forward to the remaining questions and what’s next. (Games are Sunday unless otherwise noted.) Let’s go.