Aces WNBA Champs, Dolphins/Jets Comeback Wins, Garoppolo Starter, Rodgers 450th TD, Bills/Eagles Prevail On MNF

Betsy Berns
FiredUp Network Sports Writer

@BetsyBerns

Tuesday, September 20, 2022


BASKETBALL

The Las Vegas Aces beat the Connecticut Sun to win the WNBA Championship, the city's first major pro sports championship.

FOOTBALL

Some exciting week 2 NFL games:

The Miami Dolphins stunned the fans with a 42-38 win after a deficit of 35-14. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw four fourth-quarter touchdown passes (two to WR Tyreek Hill). Tua captured a special place in Dolphins history by joining Hall of Famers Bob Griese and Dan Marino in throwing six touchdowns in one game.

The New York Jets were down 13 points but came back to beat the Cleveland Browns 31-10.

The San Francisco 49ers lost their starting quarterback Trey Lance (#3 pick in the 2021 draft) for the season due to an ankle injury. Veteran QB Jimmy Garoppolo will take over the reins.

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers threw his 450th career touchdown pass on Sunday in a 27-10 win over the Chicago Bears. Rodgers joins an elite group of passers with over 450 touchdown passes: Tom Brady (626), Drew Brees (571), Peyton Manning (539), and Brett Favre (508).

In the Monday night doubleheader, the Buffalo bills outscored the Tennessee Titans 41-7, while the Philadelphia Eagles overshadowed the Minnesota Vikings for a 24-7 win.