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CHICAGO (AP) — Adrian Peterson’s legs and Blair Walsh’s foot lifted the Minnesota Vikings to a rare Windy City win. Peterson ran for 103 yards and Walsh kicked a 36-yard field goal as time expired to lift Minnesota to a 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. The Vikings had dropped seven...
HOUSTON (AP) — Brian Hoyer got things going for the Houston Texans on Sunday and the defense did the rest. Hoyer threw for 235 yards and two touchdowns and Houston tied a franchise record with seven sacks to help the Texans to a 20-6 win over the mistake-prone Tennessee Titans. A 21-yard...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks are back to .500. And the Dallas Cowboys are running out of time to find a way to win without Tony Romo. Russell Wilson had a scoring pass for the game’s only touchdown and directed a late drive to the winning field goal,...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is sacked by Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith (90) and outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, in Denver. The Broncos improved to 7-0 with a 29-10 defeat of the Packers. AP Photo/Jack Dempsey
DENVER (AP) — This is exactly what Gary Kubiak envisioned when he returned to Denver: Peyton Manning running bootlegs and rollouts, using his tight ends as targets and watching his running backs race into the end zone. The Broncos finally found some offense to go with all that defense, powering...
LONDON (AP) — Whenever the Chiefs needed to pick up some yards, Alex Smith ran for them. The Kansas City quarterback threw for 145 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 78 yards and another TD to lead Kansas City over the Detroit Lions 45-10 Sunday at Wembley Stadium. Smith scrambled his way...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr and the high-powered Oakland offense have the Raiders — after a dozen years of losing — back into contention in the AFC for a change. Carr threw for 333 yards and four touchdowns to help Oakland pick apart the New York Jets’ vaunted defense in a 34-20 victory...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It took the most prolific game of Drew Brees’ career and a clutch field goal by a new kicker for the New Orleans Saints to spoil a scintillating homecoming for Giants stars Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. Brees passed for career highs of 511 yards and seven touchdowns, and...
BALTIMORE (AP) — As usual, the Ravens got themselves involved in a close finish. For a change, Baltimore found a way to win. Justin Tucker kicked a 39-yard field goal on the final play to give the Ravens a 29-26 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. Joe Flacco threw for 319 yards and...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carson Palmer only needed one half to put away the badly bruised Browns. Palmer threw four touchdown passes — three in the second half — and for 374 yards as the Arizona Cardinals rallied for a 34-20 win Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, who lost two defensive starters with...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers faced another stunning defeat. Instead, they pulled one out in overtime. Bouncing back after blowing a 17-point lead, the Bucs got a 31-yard field goal from Connor Barth in the extra period to beat the mistake-prone Atlanta Falcons 23-20 on Sunday....

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