Two NFL Teams With Estonians Clash; Hunt Injured ({{commentsTotal}})

News
News

Margus Hunt's Cincinnati Bengals team dominated Michael Roos's Tennessee Titans 33-7 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Sunday, in a faceoff of two American NFL teams with players with Estonian roots.

Hunt, the first Estonian who is not a US citizen to play in the NFL, finished the game with one assisted tackle. He was injured with 3:20 remaining in the fourth quarter, scrambling after Titans quarterback Jake Locker, who threw the ball away.

Hunt fell to the turf after the play and lay on the ground for several minutes. He was taken to the sidelines, worked on by the training staff. The team announced he had suffered a shoulder injury and would not return, although he chatted with teammates on the bench for the rest of the game.

This is Hunt's second year in the league for the Bengals (3-0) after going to the US on a university athletic scholarship.

Roos, who was born "Mihkel," moved to the US as a child and was drafted by Tennessee (1-2) in 2005. As an offensive lineman, he doesn't generate individual game statistic. As a team, the Titans were only able to score one touchdown, with 6:09 in the game.

The two will not be on the same field again this season unless they meet in the AFC playoffs.



{{c.alias}}
{{c.createdMoment}}
{{c.body}}
{{cc.alias}}
{{cc.createdMoment}}
+{{cc.replyToName}} {{cc.body}}
No comments yet.
Logged in as {{user.alias}}. Log out
Login failed

Register user/reset password

Name needs to be fewer than 32 characters long
Comment needs to be fewer than 600 characters long
{{comment.captcha.word.answer}}

news.err.ee

Opinion
Independence Day: Estonia’s way into the future isn’t a race

There is a lack of connection between the Estonian state, and the people who live here. While it expects a lot of the state, Estonian society doesn’t seem ready to contribute, writes Viktor Trasberg.

Lotman: Security academy would be crucial Estonian identity point in Narva

In an opinion piece published by Eesti Päevaleht, Tallinn University professor Mihhail Lotman found it important to overcome the mental barrier separating Ida-Viru County from the rest of Estonia.

About us

Staff & contacts | Comments rules

Would you like to contribute an article, a feature, or an opinion piece?

Let us know: news@err.ee