With three touchdowns on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has the most passing touchdowns by a rookie through six games since the NFL-AFL merger. Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota?held the previous record, with 13 touchdowns in 2015. Watson's first touchdown came near the end of the first quarter, when he found a wide-open Will Fuller down the right sideline.
The NFL wraps up Week 6 of the 2017 NFL season with a less than stellar Monday Night Football affair. The Tennessee Titans host the Indianapolis Colts in an important AFC South matchup. The big news for this game is the potential return of Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota from a hamstring injury. He is listed as questionable, but all reports indicate he will likely play. Most people likely already adjusted for Week 6 fantasy football, but I imagine it is worth noting for some of you. The SB Nation Fantasy War Room will be live today until 8:30 p.m. ET, answering all your fantasy football questions. If you can’t see the comments at the bottom of the article, click here. The War Room is running
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Quarterback Jacoby Brissett (2014-15), Indianapolis Colts: The Colts play at the Tennessee Titans at 8:30 p.m. on Monday Night Football. He has connected on 77 of 127 throws for 997 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions, and has rushed 22 times for 83 yards and three scores for the 2-3 Colts. Cornerback Juston Burris (2012-15), New York Jets: Came off the bench in his return from injury, but didn’t record any statistics in a 24-17 home loss to the New England Patriots. He has eight tackles, an interception and one pass defended for the 3-3 Jets. Running back Matthew Dayes (2013-16), Cleveland Browns: The rookie seventh-rounder played in the Browns’ 33-17 road loss at the Houston Texans,
ESPN.com staff President Donald Trump criticized NFL players who lodge pregame protests, saying in a speech in Alabama on Sept. 22 that he wished those players would be released. He also encouraged fans who are offended to walk out of stadiums. Several players and coaches reacted strongly to Trump on social media, and players -- joined by coaches and owners, in some instances -- across the league knelt, locked arms, raised their fists and even refused to come out of the locker room during the national anthem in Week 3. There were several more protests in Week 4. Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in Week 5 because of protesting that took place
Several notable names are slated for a return to action in Week 6, although a couple of quarterbacks face dimmer prognoses. Meanwhile, a couple of receivers are finally set to make their season debuts Sunday as well. Without further ado, here's the health outlook for prominent fantasy assets heading into Sunday morning: Quarterbacks The Detroit Lions ' Matthew Stafford (ankle) turned in full practices throughout the week but is still listed as questionable on the final Week 6 injury report. However, he's expected to play in what should be a favorable matchup against a New Orleans Saints defense giving up 265.3 yards per game. The Oakland Raiders ' Derek Carr (back) returned to full participation
Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Packers for ESPN Milwaukee Marquette University graduate Follow on Twitter HOUSTON -- With two touchdowns on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has the most passing touchdowns by a rookie through six games since the NFL-AFL merger. He now has 14 on the season. Most recently, Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota threw 13 touchdowns in 2015. Watson's first touchdown came near the end of the first quarter when he found a wide-open Will Fuller down the right sideline. His second was a shovel pass to wide receiver Braxton Miller, who flipped into the end zone for the score. Watson now has four passing