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NFL Week 4 – What to Look Forward to From This Week’s Matchups

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Mohamed Bughrara

The Miami Dolphins were defeated 27-15 by the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 4 of the NFL. Tua Tagovailoa’s horrific head injury as he was taken off the field and straight to the hospital was the game’s greatest story. Tua, thankfully, regained all of his motions and was able to reconnect with his team. The Bengals move to 2-2, while the Dolphins (3-1) suffer their first loss.

Cleveland Browns (2-1) at Atlanta Falcons (1-2), 1 p.m: 

The Falcons are looking to build on their first-round triumph against the Seahawks. Amari Cooper of the Cleveland Browns is coming off back-to-back 100-yard games for the first time since 2016. No Browns receiver has had four straight 100-yard games since Josh Gordon in 2013. The Browns were one knee away from becoming unbeaten, but they shouldn’t blink against the Falcons because their loss total this year is only 5 points against good opponents like the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams.

Georgia Legislature approves coverage to help first responders cope with job-related PTSD treatment

The Ashley Wilson Act, named for Gwinnett police sergeant Ashley Wilson, passed unanimously in the Georgia House of Representatives, aiming to provide supplemental health insurance for first responders diagnosed with PTSD due to on-the-job experiences. This landmark legislation, celebrated for its potential to significantly aid in the recovery and support of traumatized first responders, reflects a broader recognition of PTSD’s serious impact on public safety personnel, promising financial and treatment support beginning January 1, 2025.

FAFSA delays pose challenges for Georgia college-bound students

Students across Georgia are facing delays in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process, particularly challenging due to its late January rollout and additional complications for mixed-status families. Despite these setbacks, the Department of Education has implemented fixes for major issues, and officials, including MorraLee Keller of the National College Attainment Network, urge students not to give up on securing financial aid for college.