Former Maryland football players fared well in Week 4 of the NFL season. Most notably, New England Patriots defensive back J.C. Jackson picked up a punt block, and his first two interceptions of the season. Green Bay Packers safety Darnell Savage was listed in the top five NFL Rookies so far, per ESPN SportsCenter.
But the biggest buzz coming out of the NFL is over wide receiver Stefon Diggs. The Minnesota Vikings clearly aren’t utilizing him as much as they should be, and trade rumors have been circulating after some cryptic social media posts from the former Terp.
In the WNBA, the Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun are tied at one game each in the WNBA Finals. Five former Terps have combined for 28 percent of the total scoring in the series so far.
Lila Bromberg, Jordan Gold and I recap Week 4 of the NFL season and how former Terps performed. We give our opinions on which Maryland alum is standing out the most in the NFL, as well as who will have the best performance in Week 5.
We also dive into WNBA Finals action and talk about former Maryland women’s basketball players’ success in the WNBA, as well as a glimpse at the MLB Postseason for former Terps. Here we talk about:
- Is J.C. Jackson the reason the Patriots are still undefeated?
- Is the Stefon Diggs era in Minnesota coming to an end?
- If Diggs is traded, where will he end up?
- How can DJ Moore be successful without Cam Newton at quarterback?
- Which former Terps are in the WNBA Finals? How are they doing?
Oh, and this happened right after we recorded the episode.
The #Vikings listed WR Stefon Diggs as having missed practice today for non-injury reasons. No other explanation yet available.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 2, 2019
Week 5 of the NFL season gets underway Thursday night, as Quinton Jefferson and the Seattle Seahawks host the Los Angeles Rams. Game 3 of the WNBA Finals between the Washington Mystics and the Connecticut Suns tips off on Sunday in Connecticut.
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