NFL Reactions: Week 7
NFL Reactions: Week 7

This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.

-The game script and circumstances generally were favorable for both Teddy Bridgewater (23-of-38 for 281 yards and two touchdowns) and Latavius Murray (119 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries, five catches for 31 yards on six targets) as the Saints beat down the Bears, and Michael Thomas was automatic as usual (nine catches for 131 yards on 11 targets.

-The Bears are toast, and Matt Nagy's job might be in some real trouble. Allen Robinson (10 catches for 87 yards and one touchdown on 16 targets) is really great, but the numbers for Mitch Trubisky (34-of-54 for 251 yards and two touchdowns) don't do justice to how poorly he played. With a stumbling defense and a helpless offense, this team won't necessarily bounce back anytime soon.

-Lamar Jackson made up for a rough day passing (9-of-20 for 143 yards) with an excellent output on the ground (14 carries for 116 yards and one touchdown), but his passing struggles lately are putting a lot of pressure on the rushing production. Miles Boykin stepped up a bit (two catches for 55 yards on two targets), but the Ravens need more so that the whole passing game doesn't tank whenever Mark Andrews (two catches for 39 yards on eight targets) and Marquise Brown (out, ankle) can't come through.

-Chris Carson was contained by a suddenly competent Baltimore defense, limiting him to 65 yards on 21 carries and three catches for nine yards on five targets. Rashaad Penny didn't play, which

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