Friday Facts You Might Have Missed
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray will make his return Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. The 25-year-old missed Weeks 10 and 11 with a hamstring injury. Murray was a full participant in the Cardinals' practices all of this week, and Arizona did not give him an injury designation for Week 12.
Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the New York Jets. The 23-year-old is reportedly dealing with a shoulder dislocation on his non-throwing arm. He appeared to suffer the injury in the 4th quarter of last weeks loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Buffalo Bills pass-rusher, Von Miller fortunately did avoid an ACL tear but unfortunately will be out indefinitely. They are still reviewing other knee damage that has been done before any sort of determination can be made about how long they expect him to be out. He is reportedly suffering from a torn lateral meniscus.
The Portland Trailblazers edged out the New York Knicks 132-129 in OT on Friday night. Portland feeding off of Jerami Grants career-high 44 points and Anfernee Simons strong 38 point outing.
Gordon Hayward, wing for the Charlotte Hornets, will be out indefinitely due to a left shoulder fracture. The 32-year-old has not played more then 52 games in a regular season since 2018-2019 when he played for the Boston Celtics.
The Milwaukee Bucks rallied past the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night coming out on top 117-102. Giannis Antetokounmpo coming in clutch scoring 38 points. The Bucks outscored Cleveland 35-10 in the 3rd period.
The Boston Bruins set a new NHL record after beating the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Friday giving them their 12th straight home win to start the season. Boston head coach Jim Montgomery saying post game:
"There's been a lot of great teams in this league and you're able to set a precedent and break a record. It's pretty special. It doesn't happen if those guys don't believe in themselves like they do."
Friday nights matchup between the NHL's 2 most recent expansion teams saw the Seattle Kraken take heir 1st ever win over the Vegas Golden Knights. Andre Burakovsky scored twice and Philipp Grubauer made 20 saves on his 31st birthday giving the Kraken the 4-2 win over the Golden Knights.