Former Fresno State star and NFL rookie Mykal Walker got her first professional start on Sunday. Walker not only climbed the depths of the Atlanta Falcons, but also drew as the team’s main tackler of the day.
Walker had eight tackles on Sunday after finishing with six tackles the week before. This week Walker was also credited with six solo tackles, a forced fumble, a loss tackle and a quarterback hit. He also made a critical stop for the Falcons as he defended a fourth-quarter two-point conversion attempt from opponents Chicago Bears.
Walker now has 17 tackles in three games in his NFL rookie season.
While Walker continues to amaze, it was yet another collapse of the Atlanta defense. The Falcons lost a 26-10 lead in the last seven minutes of the game, falling 30-26 in Chicago and dropping 0-3 this season.
Companion former Bulldog and current Falcon Tyeler Davison he also made two tackles from the defensive tackle position.
The two former Bulldogs will face off against the former Fresno State star In front of Adams next week as the Falcons play Green Bay in the Week 4 Monday Night Football match.
Other milestones for Carr
The Las Vegas Raiders suffered their first defeat of the season, falling 36-20 to the New England Patriots. The Raiders are now 2-1.
Derek Carr finished with 24-of-32 completions for 261 yards and 2 touchdowns, along with 10 yards running. He was also fired twice and tinkered with twice.
Carr’s 97th career with the Raiders officially surpassed Ken Stabler as the greatest ever in franchise history.
His first passing touchdown of the day also gave Carr an all-time 2nd draw in Raiders history with Central Valley native Daryle Lamonica. Carr’s second touchdown of the game was career number 149 for Carr, just one behind Raiders all-time leader Ken Stabler at 150.
Carr looks to clinch the title next week when the Raiders host the Buffalo Bills in a showdown with fellow Central Valley quarterback Josh Allen.
Wide / Bulldog catcher returns have four players in one game
After missing the first two games on the Reserve / COVID-19 list, former Bulldog wide receiver KeeSean Johnson He is now cleared for his first game of the season for the Arizona Cardinals. Joins the defensive backs of the former Bulldog Charles Washington is Curtis Riley – play against former Bulldog Kennny Wiggins for the Detroit Lions.
That game is in progress.
Adams on guard against injuries
The Green Bay Packers will be in the spotlight in Sunday night’s game, but wide receivers In front of Adams is officially listed as doubtful after a hamstring injury last weekend. The Packers are on their way to New Orleans.
Muti waiting to debut
Former Bulldog offensive lineman and sixth round Denver Broncos draft pick Netane Muti made the Denver roster but is listed as inactive for the third consecutive week.