Bama in the NFL Week 5: Brian Robinson Jr. Makes NFL Debut

Bama in the NFL Week 5: Brian Robinson Jr. Makes NFL Debut
Bama in the NFL Week 5: Brian Robinson Jr. Makes NFL Debut

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Breaking down the best moments and statistics of former Crimson Tide standouts from Week 5 of the NFL season.

Offense

  • Titans running back Derrick Henry’s second touchdown against the Washington Commanders ended up being the game-winner, giving Tennessee their third consecutive win. The 2015 Heisman Trophy winner totaled 102 rushing yards and 30 receiving yards.
  • Cleveland Browns wide receiver Amari Cooper finished with seven receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown in a 30-28 loss against the Los Angeles Chargers.
  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts continued his MVP campaign with 239 passing yards, 61 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns in 20-17 win against the Arizona Cardinals. Philadelphia is the last undefeated team to have a 5-0 record.
  • Eagles wide receiver DeVonta Smith finished with 87 receiving yards after catching 10 of his 11 targets against the Cardinals.
  • Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. played in his first career NFL game after being shot twice in the leg on Aug. 28. He led Washington in rushing with nine carries for 22 yards.

Defense

  • Linebacker C.J. Mosley and defensive lineman Quinnen Williams helped lead the New York Jets to a dominant 40-17 win against the Miami Dolphins. Mosley finished with 10 total tackles, while Williams had 0.5 sacks and a fumble recovery.

Saivion Smith Suffers Scary Injury

Former Alabama defensive back Saivion Smith collapsed and fell awkwardly to the turf at Gillette Stadium after attempting to block tight end Hunter Henry.

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Medical staffs from both the Lions and patriots teams immediately came to Smith’s aid, and he was eventually carted off the field in an ambulance.

Crews waited and also allowed family members to ride along in the ambulance. According to the team Saivion Smith was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for evaluation of a possible neck injury. He was later discharged.

“He’s got full motor skills,” Lions head coach Dan Campbell said after the game. Alabama quarterback Bryce Young (9) during a football game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021That’s good news.”

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