NFL Reactions: Week 15

NFL Reactions: Week 15

This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.

-Clyde Edwards-Helaire left Kansas City's win over New Orleans with a leg/hip issue that appeared to be somewhat significant, though further details weren't immediately available. Edwards-Helaire impressed otherwise in his return to Louisiana, turning 14 carries into 79 yards while catching a four-yard reception on three targets.

-Drew Brees probably wasn't himself in his return from broken ribs, completing 15-of-34 passes for 234 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in New Orleans' loss to Kansas City. That's a tough defense to play against rusty and still injured, especially given Michael Thomas' absence. Emmanuel Sanders was efficient in a low-volume role (four catches for 76 yards on five targets), but only Alvin Kamara gave Brees much help otherwise (11 carries for 54 yards, three catches for 40 yards and one touchdown on six targets).

-It was almost unthinkable for the Rams to lose to the Jets on Sunday, and on an individual level it presses belief that Jared Goff could play so poorly against an overmatched Jets secondary. Goff finished 22-of-34 for 209 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in a game where Sam Darnold finished 22-of-31 for 207 yards and one touchdown. Darnold at least had the excuse of playing against a good defense.

-It was late in a blowout loss so hopefully that means it didn't actually amount to much, but James Robinson left Sunday's loss to Baltimore after taking 16 carries for 35 yards and catching three of three targets for 18 yards and a

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