Continuing the Legacy: Fitzpatrick finds end zone again


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Jack Kennedy, Staff Reporter

Week 10 marked another week in which former Alabama football standouts showcased their talents across the NFL.

For the fourth week in a row, a Crimson Tide alum scored a defensive touchdown. Continuing his streak of impressive performances as a Pittsburgh Steeler, defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick had a 43-yard fumble return for a touchdown and also intercepted a pass by Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff. In seven games as a Steeler, Fitzpatrick has five interceptions and two defensive touchdowns.

Tennessee Titans linebacker Rashaan Evans returned a fumble 53 yards for a touchdown. He recorded seven tackles, two tackles for a loss and one sack. Overall, former members of the Alabama defense have eight touchdowns in the 2019 season.

Titans running back Derrick Henry led the Titans to a 35-32 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, rushing for 188 yards and one touchdown.

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Jarran Reed made his first impact of the season, recording his first sack and first forced fumble, which helped the Seahawks hand the San Francisco 49ers their first loss of the season.

Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs scored the game-winning touchdown with 1:02 remaining in the fourth quarter on an 18-yard rushing touchdown. He ran for 71 yards on 16 carries and caught three passes for 30 yards in a 26-24 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper had his fourth game of the season of over 100 yards receiving, catching 11 passes for 147 yards and one touchdown.

In a rout against the Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram scored one touchdown while running for 34 yards in the game.

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones hauled in three catches for 79 yards while Calvin Ridley caught three passes for 28 yards and had one carry for 19 yards.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end O.J. Howard caught his first touchdown of the season against the Arizona Cardinals.