LaMarcus Aldridge and Kyle Anderson are keeping the short-handed San Antonio Spurs going.
Thompson, the Redskins’ most dynamic player this season, suffered the injury at the end of a third-down run by quarterback Kirk Cousins. Thompson was engaged in a block, and his right leg bent back after he got caught in an awkward position under Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins.
Jeffery has become a bigger part of the Eagles’ offensive attack in recent weeks. He has been targeted by quarterback Carson Wentz 18 times over the last two games, leading to 10 catches for 151 yards with three touchdowns. He averaged nearly 17 yards per reception with a touchdown and a two-point conversion in a win Sunday night against Dallas.
We’ll be checking in with each team’s entire system soon, but I wanted to take a look at each club’s highest performing prospect to this point in the season. This isn’t to say these players have jumped to the top of the prospect charts for their respective organizations, but it’s always interesting to see which players have impressed so far.
The Steelers left tackle and former U.S. Army Ranger is leading a team effort in which Pittsburgh players will wear helmet decals representing the various Army divisions Sunday against the Colts.
“It’s just a small-unit patch that really doesn’t mean much in the grand scheme of things, but the history behind it means the whole world to a lot of veterans,” Villanueva said, via ESPN. “They died for that patch. When you watch the Steelers on Sunday and you see the flash of the 10th round division and the 7th round division … you’re calling out specific units.”