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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

No sacks for Aaron Donald, but he pressured the quarterback seven times on Sunday, according to Pro Football Focus. That's more than the entire Texans defense from Sunday. Donald has 60 pressures on the year, at least 12 more than any interior defender.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams' O-line combined to give up 13 QB pressures Sunday, its 2nd-highest total this season and 2nd-most among O-lines in Week 11, according to Pro Football Focus. Jared Goff was 5-of-13 for 40 yards when pressured, 18-of-24 for 185 yards when not, per PFF.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

From Elias: Sunday's Rams-Saints game will mark the fourth time since the 1970 merger that two teams averaging 30-plus points per game meet in Week 12 or later. In the previous three such games, only one team reached 30 points. Saints and Rams each have good defenses, too.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Worth noting: Rookie NT Tanzel Smart received only seven snaps on Sunday, with Rams still looking for a third starter alongside Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers. DE Ethan Westbrooks (31 snaps), DT Tyrunn Walker (26) and Morgan Fox (19) all played more.

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Vote: Which job is the best fit for Chip Kelly?

Chip Kelly is the hottest name on the college coaching market, and the recent UCLA head coach vacancy joins Florida, Tennessee and Ole Miss as Power 5 openings. If not Kelly, should teams take a flier on Lane Kiffin?


Lakers, Butler iced, Embiid and Sixers, Isaiah

Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike, Andrew Han and Ohm Youngmisuk talk about the Lakers (2:30), if the circus around Lonzo matches early LeBron (13:15), Jimmy Butler getting iced (23:50), Embiid shade investigation (29:40), Sixers (35:10) and Isaiah Thomas (49:05).

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Fisch: Want to be Mora's full-time replacement

Jedd Fisch was called into a meeting Sunday and informed that Jim Mora, the man who hired him as the offensive coordinator not even a year ago, had been let go. Fisch made it clear he would like to get the full-time job at UCLA.

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Bountiful night for Ball

Lonzo Ball delivered the second triple-double of his career in just his 17th NBA game, leading the Lakers to a 127–109 victory over the Nuggets on Sunday with 11 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, the only other Lakers player with two triple-doubles in his first 20 NBA games was Magic Johnson in 1979 (two in his first 12 games).


Assessing Suspensions

Don La Greca is joined by NHL Network's E.J. Hradek as they discuss league suspensions, the overachieving Winnipeg Jets and the recent struggles of the L.A. Kings.

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Rivers and Allen caught fire Sunday

Philip Rivers has thrown to Keenan Allen often this season (93 targets), but the pair hadn't been particularly efficient until Sunday. Allen caught 12 of 13 targets and tripled his touchdown total for the season against the Bills.


Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA interim coach Jedd Fisch on Jim Mora's dismissal: "Its never good, it's very emotional." As expected, he would like to be considered to be the permanent head coach.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA AD Dan Guerrero will not hold a press conference or comment about the coaching search until the process is complete.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Former NBA player Metta World Peace will play under his former name, Ron Artest, with The Big 3 next season, the league says.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Though on a cold streak, the Chiefs are still overwhelming favorites to win the AFC West at 91%. The Chargers, who FPI believes are the eighth-best team in football going forward, have an 8% shot at the division title.