Top 5 Games of NFL Week 4
Written By: @CodyMack94
5) Dallas Cowboys vs. Detroit Lions
The Dallas Cowboys dominated the first half to say the least. Tony Romo played as close to flawless as a quarterback possibly could, tossing 3 touchdowns to no interceptions, and made the lead 27-3. Then the mistakes began to tank the team. Romo tossed three picks and the Lions started driving. Once getting an opportunity, Matt Stafford and Calvin Johnson tore up the Cowboys defense. In the end, the Cowboys made too many mistakes and the Lions capitalized to win 34-30.
4) San Francisco 49’ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles, much like the Cowboys, controlled this game for much of the way. Michael Vick was on fire, throwing over 400 yards and two scores. But in the end, the Eagles let off the gas and allowed Alex Smith (291 yards and 2 touchdowns) and Frank Gore (127 yards, 1 TD) to take over and pull out the win, 24-23
3) Carolina Panthers vs. Chicago Bears
This was a very interesting game for the Chicago Bears. After the Bears’ offensive line woes over the first 3 weeks, what does Mike Martz do? Has Cutler pass only 17 times and run the ball 30+. Jay Cutler finished this game with 102 yards and a score, as opposed to Cam Newton’s 374 yards. Matt Forte was the force that kept the Bears ahead, running for 205 yards on 25 carries and a score. The running game held up and the Bears won 34-29.
2) Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Texans
The Pittsburgh Steelers are becoming an interesting topic this season. The once assumed best defense in the NFL was absolutely dominated on Sunday, especially in the running game. In Arian Fosters first full game of the season, he rushed for over 150 yards and a score. Along with defensive troubles, the offensive line couldn’t hold up to a small breeze, leaving Ben Roethlisberger exposed and rendered the running game utterly useless. The Texans grinded this one out 17-10.
1) Cincinnati Bengals vs. Buffalo Bills
The Undefeated Buffalo Bills went up against a lowly Cincinnati Bengals team and got a little bit of a surprise. The Bills looked complacent, like a team that had some type of entitlement of mailing it in, assuming they’d win. Ryan Fitzpatrick was average at best and the running game was non-existent. The biggest story might have been the fact that no one is looking at the Bengals defense as one of the stingiest in the league. The Bengals stole this one 23-20.