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How often does a team with possession of the ball on first-and-goal from the 1 not convert it into a touchdown? That’s what happened in the nation’s capital as the Chargers failed to score the winning touchdown with seconds left in the fourth quarter. Instead, San Diego settled for a field goal and overtime. The Redskins sealed the win when
came through with his third touchdown run of the day.
made some incredible plays and finished with seven receptions for 172 yards. Robert Griffin III seemed to be in the crossfire of the Chargers defense, but had a positive performance and showed better accuracy.
Patriots 55, Steelers 31 – Finally! Gronk is back!
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’s go-to target. The Patriots hung 55 points and 611 yards of total offense against Dick LeBeau’s defense. Guys like
were exposed. Can it get any worse in Pittsburgh?
Titans 28, Rams 21—Take that, Jeff Fisher!
Do you think Tennessee wanted this win? Check out
’s reaction after this 19-yard TD run.
The Titans toughed it out and beat their former head coach on Sunday, thanks in large part to Johnson. The running back ran for 150 yards on 23 carries as he helped his team end a three-game losing streak. The Rams, meanwhile, have now lost three straight.
Chiefs 23, Bills 13 – Kansas City doesn’t need offense
Well, at least the Chiefs didn’t on this day. They were only able to compile 210 total yards and KC’s defense gave up a whopping 470 yards to Buffalo, which was starting undrafted rookie
at quarterback. But when you get gifts like this:
Who needs scoring anyway? Congrats to the Chiefs on moving to 9-0.
Seahawks 27, Buccaneers 24 – History was made in Seattle
Do you remember the last time the Seahawks were able to come back from a 21-point deficit? You shouldn’t, because it never happened before Sunday. Through turnovers and general sloppiness, Seattle found itself in a three-touchdown hole in the first half against winless Tampa. But the Seahawks never flinched, despite their defense getting gashed for 158 yards on the ground by
and his crew kept chipping away until this TD pass late in the fourth quarter tied the score and completed the comeback:
A few minutes into overtime,
nailed the winning field goal, and the Seahawks moved to 8-1. This team personifies resiliency.
Browns 24, Ravens 18 – Speaking of history …
Baltimore had run off 11 straight victories against its lowly division rival. Well, that ended. Thanks to three touchdown passes from
, the Browns got the win and moved past the defending champions in the AFC North standings. Let’s repeat that: The 4-5 Browns are ahead of the 3-5 Ravens in the standings. This is getting serious. If Baltimore doesn’t pick itself up soon, it will be on the outside looking in once the playoffs start.
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