NFL Reactions: Week 12

NFL Reactions: Week 12

This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.

-Although the Chargers couldn't get the road win over the Bills, Austin Ekeler was highly promising in his return from injury. Rather than working back in slowly, Ekeler played a high-volume role off the bat, taking 14 carries for 44 yards while catching 11 of 16 targets for 85 yards. He did all that in what was a down game for Justin Herbert, who completed only 31-of-52 passes for 316 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

-Joey Bosa bullied Bills quarterbacks to the tune of five hits and three sacks, which was understandably difficult for Allen to work through against the Chargers. Completing 18-of-24 passes for just 157 yards, one touchdown and one interception, Allen got more mileage on the ground (32 yards and one touchdown) in the disappointing matchup.

-The Buccaneers chose to approach the Chiefs offense with man-to-man coverage Sunday, a decision that all but lost them the game by the end of the first quarter. The Buccaneers would end up making it close in Kansas City's 27-24 win, but Tyreek Hill had 210 of his 269 yards and three touchdowns in the first quarter alone.

-Tom Brady wasn't very good against the Chiefs in real-life terms, but he came through for his fantasy investors by completing 27-of-41 passes for 345 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Ronald Jones did a good amount of the work for Brady after the catch on a 37-yard touchdown reception, and Brady was inefficient toward both Mike Evans (three

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