Humpday Happenings You Might Have Missed
Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill is more then likely going to miss the rest of the season due to an ankle injury. The team is not sure if the 34-year-old will require surgery or not , he suffered the injury in last Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. Tannehill was taken by cart to the locker room but did return to play, ended up finishing the game with 15 completions in 22 attempts for 165 yards, no touchdowns and 1 interception.
The Arizona Cardinals had to rule out quarterback Colt McCoy for this Sundays game as he remains under concussion protocol. The 36-year-old was starting in place of Kyler Murray, who suffered a season ending knee injury in week 14. Week 15 found McCoy being pulled early in the 3rd quarter and ultimately placed under concussion protocol. Trace McSorley will get the ball for the Arizona Cardinals and make his 1st NFL start on Christmas Day against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Not much a surprise to anyone but the Indianapolis Colts have benched quarterback Matt Ryan for the 2nd time this season. Nick Foles will get the start on Monday night against the Los Angeles Chargers, and the plan is for Foles to finish out this season under center. Head coach Jeff Saturday saying:
"Ultimately, I feel like Nick will give us a better chance to go win these last three games."
The Toronto Raptors, with a whole lot of help from Pascal Siakam's 52 point game, beat the New York Knicks 113-106 on Wednesday night. Toronto putting and end to their own 6 game losing streak while stopping the Knicks 8 game winning streak.
The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announcing Wednesday that Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade are among the first-time nominees. Pau Gasol, Tony Parker, Gregg Popovich, and the 1976 United States women's Olympic basketball team are also newly eligible candidates for the class of 2023.
Nashville Predators captain Roman Josi managing a goal and an assist on Wednesday to first tie, then pass David Legwand. The 32-year-old over taking Legwand for the #1 spot on the franchise's all-time points list. Josi now sits with Boston Bruins legend Ray Bourque as only the 2nd defenseman in NHL history to lead an active franchise in points.
The Edmonton Oilers scored 3 times in the 3rd period to beat the Dallas Stars 6-3 on Wednesday night. Connor McDavid scored with 3:43 remaining to make it 5-3. McDavid leads the NHL with 29 goals and 65 points. The 25-year-old is on a 14-game point streak, the longest active run in the league.
The New York Mets continue to make moves, they traded catcher James McCann to the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday for a player to be named later. The team then agreed on a 1 year, $1-million contract with infielder Danny Mendick.