— Danny Trevathan had a team-high 10 tackles in the Broncos epic overtime win over the Bengals on Monday Night Football. Pro Football Focus recently graded him as the 5th best inside linebacker in the NFL, leading the NFL’s #1 defense.
— Jacob Tamme’s 4 catches for 29 yards helped the Atlanta Falcons hand the Carolina Panthers their first loss of the season.
— Stevie Johnson hasn’t played since December 6th, but after practicing last week, he should return from a groin injury in time for this Sunday’s season finale.
— Aaron Rodgers got sacked 9 times Sunday night, so you can understand why Randall Cobb‘s numbers weren’t that great. In a blowout loss, Cobb finished with 3 catches for 15 yards.
— Avery Williamson had 7 tackles for the Titans, and Wesley Woodyard had 3 in a losing effort to the Houston Texans.
— For the fifth week in a row, Bud Dupree finished his day for the Steelers with one tackle.
— After one of his best weeks in the NFL, Za’Darius Smith brought another elite performance to the table. Big Z had a quarterback sack and for the second week in a row, he finished with 4 tackles. His Wildcat counterpart on the offensive end had his best game as a Raven. Chris Matthews scored his first touchdown for Baltimore, finishing with 3 catches for 19 yards to help the Ravens beat the Steelers 20-17.