Deshawn Watson publicly apologizes to the women who accused him of sexual assault and harassment in an interview aired before the game as his Cleveland Browns defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars; Watson completed just one of five passes for seven yards.
Quarterback Deshawn Watson made a disappointing debut for his new team as the Cleveland Browns beat the host Jacksonville Jaguars 24-13 on Friday night.
In an interview on Friday, Watson also admitted that “The decisions that I’ve made in my life that have put me in this position, I would definitely like to come back. But I want to keep moving forward, growing, learning and showing that I’m a real person with character, and I’m going to keep moving forward.”
Travis Etienne made his first appearance for the Jaguars after missing the entire rookie season with a foot injury. He rushed for 23 yards on nine carries and added a catch for 10 yards.
Second-year quarterback Zach Wilson threw just three passes for 23 yards and an interception before leaving in the first quarter with a knee injury as the New Yorkers beat Philadelphia 24-21.
Mike White replaced Wilson, but Chris Streveler eventually became the hero with two touchdowns, including a 5-yard game-winner to Calvin Jackson Jr. with 16 seconds left in the game. Jalen Hurts completed all six of his pass attempts, throwing for 80 yards and a touchdown for the Eagles.
Trace McSorley threw for 163 yards and a touchdown, while running back Jonathan Ward scored two points to lead Arizona to a 36-23 victory over Cincinnati. The Cardinals dominated the first 45 minutes of the game, winning 36–9 in the fourth quarter.
Running back Jacques Patrick found the end zone from the one-yard line, and an 11-game, 94-yard drive was capped off by Kendrick Pryor’s 25-yard touchdown reception in the fourth, but it wasn’t enough to get the Bengals. in contention
Trey Lance completed four of five passes for 92 yards and a touchdown to help San Francisco beat Jordan Love and Green Bay 28-21 in Santa Clara. Love threw for 176 yards on 13-of-24 passing and two touchdowns, but struggled to meet the 49ers’ secondary challenge with three interceptions.
However, Packers wide receiver BJ Baylor turned heads when he caught the ball and rushed 68 yards to the San Francisco 15-yard line. Three different receivers scored touchdowns for the Nine.