Patriots fall; LA tops Chicago
Brad Baxter ran for two touchdowns and Ken O'Brien threw for 282 yards to lead the New York Jets past New England, 37-13. New York's Rob Moore hauled in nine passes for 175 yards as the Jets improved to 2-1. The Patriots are 1-3.
The Denver Broncos have to be wondering what happened in Orchard Park, NY. Buffalo came up with 20 points within a span of one
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minute, 17 seconds of the fourth quarter to post a 29-28 win. The Bills took advantage of three Broncos miscues, turning a blocked field goal, interception and fumble recovery into scores.
In the battle of unbeaten clubs, the Los Angeles Raiders beat the Chicago Bears, 24-10, Sunday in LA. Raiders' quarterback Jay Schroeder passed for 178 yards, 151 in the first half, to lead LA, which, with a 4-0 record, is off to its best start since 1984.
The New York Giants (4-0) remained unbeaten with a 31-17 win over Dallas. Phil Simms passed for three touchdowns and moved past former Pittsburgh quarterback Terry Bradshaw into 20th place in all-time completions.
The Indianapolis Colts stunned the Philadelphia Eagles at Veteran's Stadium, 24-23, when Jack Trudeau hit Bill Brooks with a six-yard touchdown pass as time ran out. Dean Biasucci connected on the extra point for the margin of victory. Trudeau, who was filling in for the injured Jeff George, connected on 19 of 40 attempts for 329 yards and two touchdowns. It was the Colts' first win of the season.
Don Majkowski rallied the Green Bay Packers to a 24-21 comeback win over Detroit in Pontiac, MI. The Green Bay quarterback was 28-46, for 289 yards, with two fourth-quarter touchdowns. Detroit's Eddie Murray missed a 44-yard field goal attempt with three seconds left.
The Pittsburgh Steelers offense is still looking for its first touchdown of the season. Miami duped Pittsburgh, 28-6, to improve to 3-1. The Steelers drop to 1-3 with their offense gaining just 160 yards. Sammie Smith ran for two touchdowns for the winners.
Kansas City embarrassed the Cleveland Browns, 34-0 as Kevin Ross and Chris Martin each scored touchdowns off blocked punts and Steve Deberg threw two scoring passes.
Tampa Bay improved to 3-1 with a 23-20 overtime win against Minnesota. Steve Christie's 36-yards field goal with just under six minutes to go in the extra period wa the difference. The winning kick was set up when Wayne Haddix intercepted a Rich Gannon Pass. Gannon started for the injured Wade Wilson. The loss leaves the Vikings at 1-3.
AMERICAN CONFERENCE_Z_NATIONAL CONFERENCE
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Central Division_Z_Central Division
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*last night's game not included