10/18/2021 6:38:07 AM GMT + 00: 00 – Dak Prescott found CeeDee Lamb for a 35 yard touchdown pass with 3:52 in overtime when the Dallas Cowboys stopped hosts New England Patriots 35-29 Sunday for the fifth victory in a row.
Prescott finished 36 of 51 for 445 yards, three touchdowns and one interception for Dallas (5-1), who have not lost since a 31-29 setback at Tampa Bay on opening night. Lamb took in nine catches for 149 yards and two TDs and Ezekiel Elliot rushed for 69 yards on 17 carries.
The Cowboys took over on their own 20-yard line after the Patriots won the coin toss and made their first possession of overtime. Prescott orchestrated a seven-game, 80-yard drive and linked up with an open lamb for the winning score. Prescott put strain on his right calf playing and will have an MRI on Monday.
Mac Jones was 15 of 21 for 229 yards, including two touchdowns and an interception for New England (2-4). Damien Harris stormed for 101 yards and a touchdown 18 times and Kendrick Bourne led the Patriots by 75 yards.
Jaguars 23, dolphins 20
Matthew Wright scored a 53-yard field goal when time ran out to help Jacksonville score a 20-game loss thanks to a win over Miami in London.
Wright also made field goals of 54 and 40 yards. At the start of that game, Jacksonville (1-5) hadn’t scored a single field goal that year. Rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence made 25 of 41 passes for 319 yards and one touchdown, and Marvin Jones Jr. caught seven passes for 100 yards and a score.
Tua Tagovailoa returned with broken ribs after missing three games, completing 33 of 47 passes for 329 yards and two touchdowns for Miami (1-5), who have lost five games in a row. Rookie wideout Jaylen Waddle had 10 catches for 70 yards and two touchdowns while tight end Mike Gesicki had nine receptions for 115 yards.
Cardinals 37, Browns 14
Kyler Murray threw four touchdown passes and Arizona remained the only undefeated team in the NFL by rolling past hosts Cleveland.
Kyler Murray completed 20 of 30 passes for 229 yards and DeAndre Hopkins took two points when the Cardinals (6-0) crossed Kingsbury (COVID-19 logs) despite head coach Kliff’s absence.
Cleveland (3-3) was already suffering from injuries and suffered injuries from quarterback Baker Mayfield (shoulder), wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (shoulder) and running back Kareem Hunt (calf). Hunt didn’t return after his injury early in the fourth quarter. Mayfield finished 19 of 28 for 234 yards and two touchdowns but had three turnovers. Donovan Peoples-Jones had four catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns.
Chiefs 31, Washington 13
Patrick Mahomes passed for 397 yards and two touchdowns, and Kansas City made three turnovers to overthrow Washington in Landover, Md.
Mahomes bounced back from two interceptions in the second quarter and completed 32 of 47 passes. The defense of Kansas City (3-3), which finished 31st, kept Washington (2-4) goalless in the second half. Tyreek Hill grabbed nine receptions, and Travis Kelce added eight for 99 yards as the Chiefs offense rose to 499 yards.
Taylor Heinicke made 24 of 39 passes for 182 yards, but Washington gained little offensive rhythm and only recorded 76 yards in the second half. JD McKissic led Washington 110 yards from scrimmage.
Ravens 34, chargers 6
Baltimore played a stingy defense as he silenced Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles dynamic offensive en route to a home win.
The Ravens (5-1) held Los Angeles (4-2) with only six points and 208 yards. Herbert struggled to move LA’s offensive against Baltimore’s stifling defense, finishing 22 of 39 for 195 yards, with a touchdown and an interception. The Ravens kept the Chargers at only 26 yards.
Lamar Jackson fared the Ravens not much better statistically, he completed 19 of 27 passes for 167 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. In contrast to the Chargers, however, Baltimore established the running game and ended with 187 rushing yards against one of the worst run defenses in the NFL.
Steelers 23, Seahawks 20 (OT)
Chris Boswell scored a 37-yard field goal with 2:50 remaining in overtime when Pittsburgh hosts beat Russell Wilson without Seattle.
The field goal was set up by Geno Smith’s TJ Watts Stripsack, with Devin Bush taking the ball back at Seattle’s 16-yard line. Seattle put the game into overtime after the time ran out on Jason Myers’ 43-yard field goal.
Ben Roethlisberger completed 29 of 40 passes for 229 yards and a touchdown for the Steelers (3-3) and Najee Harris stormed for 81 yards on 24 carries and made six receptions for 46 yards and a score. Smith, who replaced the injured Wilson, was 23 of 32 for 209 yards and a touchdown. Alex Collins stormed 20 times for 101 yards and a score for the Seahawks (2-4).
Aries 38, giant 11
Matthew Stafford tossed three touchdown passes during a dominant second quarter and Los Angeles went undefeated in three street games, beating New York in East Rutherford, NJ. defeated
Stafford was 22-of-28 pass for 251 yards, with four touchdowns and one interception. He tossed second-quarter results to Robert Woods, Cooper Kupp and Darrell Henderson Jr. as the Rams (5-1) turned an early deficit into a 28-3 halftime lead.
Henderson rushed 78 yards on 21 carries and added a rushing touchdown, and Kupp finished with nine receptions for 130 yards. Giants quarterback Daniel Jones was 29 of 51 and ranged for 242 yards and three interceptions after recovering from a concussion in Dallas last week.
Colt 31, Texan 3
Carson Wentz threw two touchdown passes, Jonathan Taylor stormed for 145 yards and two touchdowns, and hosts Indianapolis rode big games to beat Houston.
Taylor won 139 yards and scored his two touchdowns in the second half when the Colts (2-4) methodically broke away from the error-prone Texans (1-5), whose skid reached five games. Houston committed three ball losses, of which the Colts converted two into points.
Wentz passed for 223 yards with scoring strikes of 51 yards to Parris Campbell in the first quarter and 28 yards to Mo Alie-Cox with 11:50 remainder in the third quarter, the latter after an interception of Texas rookie quarterback Davis Mills by Darius Leonard .
Packer 24, Bear 14
Aaron Rodgers passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, Aaron Jones had 110 yards overall offense and the defense had the least points this season when Green Bay beat hosts Chicago.
The Packers (5-1) extended their winning streak to five games, overcame three Bears sacks and defeated Chicago 323-277, and Rodgers improved his career to 21-5 against NFC North rivals Bears. He was 17-on-23 through the air for 195 yards while rushing 19 yards.
Bears quarterback Justin Fields was 16-for-27 pass for 174 yards with a touchdown and an interception while adding 43 yards on the ground. Rookie Khalil Herbert stormed 97 yards with 19 carries and scored his first NFL touchdown.
Bengal 34, Lions 11
Joe Burrow threw three touchdown passes to bring the Cincinnati visit to a convincing win over a winless Detroit.
Burrow completed 19 of 29 passes for 271 yards and connected with running backs Joe Mixon and Chris Evans and tight end CJ Uzomah on scoring strikes. Mixon finished with five catches for 59 yards and also added 18 rushs for 94 yards for the Bengals (4-2).
Jared Goff completed 28 of 42 passes for 202 yards for the Lions (0-6). Cincinnati’s aggressive defense limited winless Detroit to just four first downs and a total of 51 yards in the first half.
Wikinger 34, Panther 28 (OT)
Kirk Cousins tossed KJ Osborn 27 yards when he defeated Minnesota in a flawed game in Charlotte, NC
Cousins tossed three touchdown passes and Dalvin Cook returned to action by storming 140 yards and a touchdown at 29 carries. Cousins went through the air 33-for-48 for 373 yards.
Panther’s quarterback Sam Darnold was 17-for-41 for 207 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Carolina forced overtime by driving 96 yards, scoring a goal on Darnold’s 7-yard pass to Robby Anderson, and converting a two-point conversion pass with 42 seconds to go.
Raiders 34, Broncos 24
Derek Carr was an 18v27 pass for 341 yards and two touchdowns, the Kenyan Drake had a touchdown run and a catch, and the visit to Las Vegas beat Denver on Sunday.
Henry Ruggs III had three catches for 97 yards and a touchdown and Josh Jacobs ran for Las Vegas (4-2). Terry Bridgewater was 35-for-49 pass for 334 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions, Noah Fant had nine catches for 97 yards and a score. Courtland Sutton had eight receptions for 94 yards and a touchdown for Denver (3-3).
The Raiders played their first game since Jon Gruden’s resignation as head coach after offensive emails were posted last week. Rich Bisaccia has been named interim head coach.
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