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In Week 12 of the National Football League…

Las Vegas Raiders 6, Atlanta Falcons 43

LA Chargers 17, Buffalo Bills 27

NY Giants 19, Cincinnati Bengals 17

Tennessee Titans 45, Indianapolis Colts 26

Carolina Panthers 27, Minnesota Vikings 28

Arizona Cardinals 17, New England Patriots 20

Miami Dolphins 20, NY Jets 3

Cleveland Browns 27, Jacksonville Jaguars 25

New Orleans Saints 31, Denver Broncos 3

San Francisco 49ers 23, LA Rams 20

Kansas City Chiefs 27, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24

Chicago Bears 25, Green Bay Packers 41

Houston Texans 41, Detroit Lions 25

Washington 41, Dallas Cowboys 16


And finally … the sports person of the weekend has to be Sarah Fuller,  the starting goalkeeper for Vanderbilt’s women’s soccer team, who found herself on Saturday kicking off for Vanderbilt's men's football team (and available for field goal duty, though, alas, she never got that opportunity).

Fuller, the New York Times writes, "became the first woman to play during a regular-season game in one of college football’s Power 5 conferences by booting a kickoff on Saturday for Vanderbilt to start the second half against Missouri."

She was "not the first woman to play college football in the top tier of Division I, the Football Bowl Subdivision: Katie Hnida was the first woman to score in an F.B.S. game as a place-kicker for New Mexico in August 2003, and April Goss scored while playing for Kent State in 2015. Ashley Martin is credited as the first woman to score in any N.C.A.A. Division I football game for Jacksonville State University, which is in the Football Championship Subdivision. And Becca Longo became the first woman to receive an N.C.A.A. football scholarship to a Division II school when she signed to Adams State as a kicker in 2017 (she never kicked for the school because of injury)."