2019 NFL Tournament Highlights

Having recently completed my 2019 NFL Tournament, crowning the New Orleans Saints as champions, I thought it would be fun to look back over the 59 games that I played and share some of the highlights here with you!

So, let’s go!!

Jeff Driskel, subbing for Matthew Stafford of the Lions, threw a remarkable 8 interceptions in a 46-20 loss to New Orleans.

Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes threw 6 TD passes against the Colts in a 42-10 win.  Tyreek Hill caught six of Mahome’s passes that game for a remarkable 212 yards!

In a tie for the lowest scoring game of the tournament, New England beat the Los Angeles Chargers 10-6, with the game’s sole TD scored on a Tom Brady to Julian Edelman with only 3:00 left in the contest.

In the other 16 point game, Buffalo topped Houston 13-3 , with Bills’ QB, Josh Allen, scoring the game’s only TD on a 34 yard scramble.

Carlos Hyde of the Texans had 21 carries for 150 yards in an 18-12 victory over Jacksonville.

The Bills’ John Brown caught 4 passes against Cleveland – 3 of which went for touchdowns in a 34-16 Buffalo victory.

Indianapolis’ Nyheim Hines had 4 punt returns against the Steelers for 164 yards and 2 long TD’s!

The Jets held Denver to a grand total of 65 yards of offense in a 32-7 win, allowing a remarkable 8 yards passing in the game!

Chris Godwin of Tampa Bay had 147 yars receiving on 7 catches versus the Eagles in a 23-19 loss.

The Seahawks’ Chris Carson ran the ball 17 times for 161 yards and 3 TD’s in a 36-7 victory over the Redskins.

Robbie Gould of the 49ers was 10 for 10 in place kicks (6 FG’s, 4 PAT’s) in a 46-10 win over the Panthers.

The Ravens rolled up 542 yards of offense in a 34-30 win over the Raiders, with Lamar Jackson accounting for 441 on his own!

In that loss, Oakland’s Josh Jacobs tallied 173 yards rushing on only 20 carries.

Atlanta’s Julio Jones hauled in 5 passes for 165 yards and 2 TD’s in a 34-23 victory over the Giants.

The Rams lost to the Packers 12-10, and committed 6 turnovers to Green Bay’s 0!

Austin Eckler of the Chargers had 162 yards rushing and 4 TD’s, scoring the game-winner in overtime in a win over the Broncos.

Odel Beckham of the Browns caught 7 passes for 170 yards, while teammate Jarvis Landry hauled in 6 for 137 yards in Cleveland’s 30-29 victory over the Jaguars.

New Orleans’ Michael Thomas had 13 catches, and quarterback Drew Brees completed 33 passes in a 41-24 victory over Carolina.  Later in the tournament, Brees completed another 33 passes against the Rams!

T.J. Watt of the Steelers had 4 sacks in a 23-10 loss to the Bears.

Baltimore’s Mark Ingram logged 146 yards rushing on only 14 carries in a 23-10 win over Houston.

The Chiefs ran up 600 yards of offense and forced nine turnovers against Cleveland in a 44-16 win.  Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes had 462 yards passing and 5 TD tosses.

Baltimore piled up 254 yards rushing in a 48-7 win over Chicago . . . and, later in the tournament, they had 255 yards rushing in their 41-10 victory against Buffalo.

The 49ers sacked Philadelphia’s Carson Wentz 12 times in a 37-12 victory.

In the NFC title game, San Francisco’s George Kittle had 143 yards receiving on 7 catches.  They still lost to the Saints.

In the AFC championship game, Travis Kelce of the Chiefs hauled in 11 passes for 152 yards in their victory over Baltimore.

Passing Passes/Game Completions/Game Completion% Yards/Game Yards/Completion
Tournament      34.3           21.3       62.1%       254.0           11.92
NFL      34.9           22.1       63.3%       235.0           10.63
Rushing Attempts/Game Yards/Game Yards/Carry
Tournament        28.5      125.1      4.39
NFL        26.2      112.9      4.32

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