Sunday Summary In Case You Missed Something
Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle La'el Collins is out for the rest of the season after an MRI on Sunday showed he has torn his ACL and MCL. Collins suffered the injury in the 1st quarter of Saturdays' win over the New England Patriots.
Baker Mayfield and the Los Angeles Rams routed the Denver Broncos on Christmas Day 51-14. Mayfield threw 2 touchdowns passes, both to Tyler Higbee. Cam Akers rushed for a career high 3 touchdowns.
Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander saying defensive backs coach Jerry Gray surprisingly yelled at them at halftime of Sundays game against the Miami Dolphins. Green Bay intercepted Tua 3 times in the 4th quarter to mount their comeback and beat the Miami 26-20.
“That woke us up for sure. He doesn’t really yell, but he was yelling at us then, and you see the results. He probably needed to yell at us at the beginning of the game.”
Jalen Brown scoring 13 of his 29 points in the 4th quarter, Jayson Tatum in with 41 points, and the meeting of the top 2 teams in the NBA ended with a Boston Celtics 139-118 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Boston sits at 24-10 and Milwaukee is at 22-11.
Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker did not return to Sunday's game against the Denver Nuggets after he re-aggravated a groin injury just 4 minutes into the 1st quarter. The 26-year-old missed the previous 3 games with the injury. He initially suffered the injury late in the Dec. 17 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.
Philadelphia 76ers star James Harden is reportedly entertaining the thought of a move back to the Houston Rockets this summer. If he decides not to sign a new deal with the 76er's he does have a player option that would allow him to enter free agency early. Harden previously spent 8 and 1/2 seasons in Houston, leaving midway through the 2020-2021 season.