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Thursday things you may have missed

NFL

  1. In the Thursday night AFC West showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers the biggest play of the night coming from a 7th round pick rookie cornerback Jaylen Watson. Watson pulling down a pick-six 99 yard runback with 10:40 left in the 4th and the game tied at 17 all. The Chiefs managed to hold on and get the win 27-24.

What a moment for Jaylen Watson! ๐Ÿ”ฅ pic.twitter.com/4VSD9Xg3Tb โ€” Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) September 16, 2022

  1. Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley said after the game that QB Justin Herbert seems to be โ€œOKโ€ after suffering what appeared to be some sort of injury to his abdomen late in the 4th quarter of Thursday nights game. Herbert did undergo x-rays after the game and the team saying they will know more today after getting the results.

Chargers leaving Justin Herbert out here for dead. Seems to me you shut him down than risk making his apparent injury worse. pic.twitter.com/TGUNBwTuYl โ€” ChuckModi (@ChuckModi1) September 16, 2022

  1. Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams will unfortunately undergo season-ending surgery to fix a torn quadriceps tendon. Adams was injured while attempting to sack Russell Wilson during Monday nights win over the Denver Broncos.

Sources: #Seahawks star S Jamal Adams will have season-ending surgery to repair his torn quad tendon suffered against the #Broncos, his 2022 over as heโ€™s headed to IR. Adams is still talking to doctors about the timing of the procedure, as well as who performs it. pic.twitter.com/z6b7K8iCZx โ€” Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 15, 2022

MLB

  1. Sandy Alderson will be stepping down as president of the New York Mets since the team has now hired his successor. 74-year-old Alderson will move into a new role and become a special adviser to owners Steve and Alex Cohen and the senior leadership team.

BREAKING: Sandy Alderson will be transitioning out of his role as Mets president. He is expected to remain with the organization. Interviews are already underway for the next team president. From @martinonyc: https://t.co/1CPBomzcUR pic.twitter.com/mnIO83z3Xc โ€” SNY Mets (@SNY_Mets) September 15, 2022

  1. Yandy Dรญaz sent a 3-run shot over the wall and the Tampa Bay Rays, who started 9 Latin American position players on Roberto Clemente Day, rolled over the Toronto Blue Jays 11-0 on Thursday. The win put them within a half-game of the Blue Jays in the wild-card race. All 9 of Tampa Bay starters and their base coaches all wore No. 21 in honor of Clemente.

Today is Roberto Clemente day across MLB โšพ The @RaysBaseball starting lineup featured all Latin American-born players, the first time in league history. ๐Ÿ“ธ | H/T @MLB pic.twitter.com/YPKLoszaWF โ€” The Athletic (@TheAthletic) September 15, 2022

  1. Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco helped lift the New York Mets over the Pittsburg Pirates 7-1 on Thursday, affectively extending their very slim lead in the NL East. Lindor smashed his 24th home run and set a Mets season record for shortstops. Carrasco who is 15-6 struck out his season-best 11 over 6 fantastic innings. New York moved to a full game ahead of Atlanta.

Lindor ๐Ÿ’ฃ๐Ÿ‘ A 2-run shot extends the @Mets lead! pic.twitter.com/GkU5FkeqDX โ€” FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) September 16, 2022

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