Kemba Walker re-entered the game with under 8 minutes left and things changed for the Charlotte Hornets.
2. Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson left for the locker room during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Vikings to undergo evaluation for a concussion, but he cleared the protocol. Defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun left in the fourth quarter after suffering a hamstring injury.
3. Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon, who has been battling a foot injury, is active for Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough.
The Wisconsin product has 394 rushing yards and 228 receiving yards, with seven touchdowns scored this season for the Chargers, who have won three straight.
The ageless Panthers defensive end got to Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston Sunday to move past former Vikings defensive end Chris Doleman for fourth place. Peppers was credited with a sack after forcing a fumble that was recovered by Carolina safety Kurt Coleman.
Winston is the 75th different quarterback sacked by Peppers, who was the second Cheap Jerseys Online Free Shipping overall pick in the 2002 NFL Draft. Peppers missed a chance to reach Cheap Jerseys Paypal Payment the milestone last week at the expense of another former North Carolina player in Chicago’s Mitchell Trubisky, who was the second overall pick in this year’s draft.
Sunday’s sack gave Peppers 7 1/2 on the season, triggering a $250,000 incentive bonus on the one-year, $3.5 million contract he signed in March. If he reaches nine sacks this season, the bonus will be pushed to $500K.