As the NFL’s Week 8 matchup for Monday Night Football draws near, football fans are gearing up for an exciting clash between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Detroit Lions. Here’s what you need to know about the key players and storylines.
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Home: Detroit Lions
Quarterback Jared Goff showcased his arm in Week 7, passing for 284 yards. Goff boasts a 105.9 rating in 20 home starts with the Lions, with 45 touchdowns (43 passing, 2 rushing) against 8 interceptions.
Rookie running back Jahmyr Gibbs finally showcased his skills, setting career highs with 9 receptions and 126 scrimmage yards in Week 7, including his first career rushing touchdown. David Montgomery, who was out due to injury last week, looks to continue his primetime success for his 17th consecutive game with over 50 scrimmage yards under the lights. Wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown remains a top target, with a career-high 13 receptions and 102 receiving yards last week. He’s aiming for his third consecutive game with 10+ catches and 100+ receiving yards.
Aidan Hutchinson had his first fumble recovery of the season in Week 7, and he’s the only player with 4+ interceptions and 4+ fumble recoveries since 2022. Isaiah Buggs added his second tackle for loss of the season, while linebacker Alex Anzalone continues his impressive tackle streak with 50 tackles in 2023.
Detroit Lions Home Feed
SiriusXM channel 225 in your vehicle
Channel 810 on the SiriusXM App
Las Vegas Raiders Away Feed
SiriusXM channel 226 in your vehicle
Channel 816 on the SiriusXM App
SiriusXM channel 88 in your vehicle
Channel 88 on the SiriusXM App
SiriusXM channel 227 in your vehicle
Channel 832 on the SiriusXM App
Away: Las Vegas Raiders
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has a history of success against Detroit, going 2-0 with 520 passing yards and 3 touchdowns. Backup quarterback Brian Hoyer, in his first start of the season last week, passed for 129 yards. Rookie quarterback Aidan O’Connell secured his first career touchdown pass last week.
Running back Josh Jacobs has been strong, recording 80+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his last 5 games. WR Davante Adams has consistently delivered on the road, with 6+ catches and 55+ receiving yards in each of his four road games this season; look for him to make an impact in Detroit. Jakobi Meyers aims for his fourth consecutive game with 5+ catches, 50+ receiving yards, and a receiving touchdown.
Defensively, Maxx Crosby looks for his sixth consecutive game with 0.5+ sacks. Rookie Tyree Wilson made an impact with his first career sack and forced fumble in Week 7. Linebacker Robert Spillane is seeking his fourth consecutive game with 7+ tackles.
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