The Hawks try to stretch their winning streak to seven tonight as they face the Hornets in Charlotte, both Dwight Howard and Thabo Sefolosha are listed as questionable after missing Wednesday’s game.
It’s a bye week for the Falcons, but they’ve already gotten some help in the NFC South as Carolina beats New Orleans Thursday 23-20 putting the Saints two games behind the Falcons for first in the NFC South. Both teams suffered significant injuries, including the carting off of Luke Kuechly in the final quarter, Hugh said “That was scary for me to see him carted off, the look in his face made it seem like he didn’t want to play football again. It seemed to me like it was the first time that he felt he was mortal, because players don’t think they can get hurt, you can’t have that mentality.”
There’s going to be another shakeup in the college football playoff rankings, after number 5 Louisville was blasted by Houston 36-10 Thursday night. Heisman front-runner Lamar Jackson was sacked 11 times, both teams are now 9-2.