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NFL boxes 2 11-20

BILLS24, TEXANS 21

HOUSTON(AP)— J.P. Losman hit Peerless Price in the back of the end zone for the winning score with 9 seconds left.

Lee Evans caught six passes for 205 yards and two TDs in the first quarter. Evans’ performance was a Buffalo (4-6) record. David Carr tied the NFL record for consecutive completions with 22 in the loss.

Buffalo 14 3 0 7 — 24

Houston 7 7 7 0 — 21

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First Quarter

Buf—Evans 83 pass from Losman (Lindell kick), 12:21.

Buf—Evans 83 pass from Losman (Lindell kick), 6:35.

Hou—Lundy 17 run (K.Brown kick), 3:02.

Second Quarter

Buf—FG Lindell 40, 12:13.

Buffalo 17, Houston 7.

Hou—Gado 1 run (K.Brown), 6:01.

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Third Quarter

Hou—Robinson 9 interception return (Brown kick), 7:02.

Fourth Quarter

Buf—Price 15 pass from Losman (Lindell kick), :09.

A—70,125.

Buf Hou

First downs 17 20

Total Net Yards 403 397

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Rushes-yards 21-70 27-188

Passing 333 209

Punt Returns 2-12 2-21

Kickoff Returns 4-80 4-58

Interceptions Ret. 1-0 1-9

Comp-Att-Int 26-38-1 25-30-1

Sacked-Yards Lost 2-7 2-14

Punts 7-46.9 6-40.8

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-1

Penalties-Yards 3-17 5-40

Time of Possession 27:35 32:25

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Buffalo, Thomas 19-56, Losman 2-14. Houston, Gado 10-69, Lundy 8-61, Carr 6-31, A.Johnson 1-18, Moulds 1-6, Walter 1-3.

PASSING—Buffalo, Losman 26-38-1-340. Houston, Carr 25-30-1-223.

RECEIVING—Buffalo, Evans 11-265, Thomas 7-33, Shelton 4-12, Price 2-21, Royal 1-5, Cieslak 1-4. Houston, A.Johnson 6-76, Moulds 5-68, Gado 5-30, Lundy 4-22, Cook 2-10, Daniels 1-10, Walter 1-4, Bruener 1-3.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

BEARS10, JETS 0

EASTRUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP)— Mark Bradley turned a short completion into a 57-yard touchdown 10 seconds into the final quarter. Chicago notched its second shutout this season — the Bears blanked the Packers at Green Bay on Sept. 10.

Chicago (9-1) ended two long Jets drives with interceptions of Chad Pennington in a 10-0 win. The Bears entered the game with a league-leading 27 takeaways.

"I was just reading his eyes," linebacker Brian Urlacher said of his end-zone pickoff. "I don’t think he saw me."

The Bears, coming off a 38-20 victory over the New York Giants, also became the first road team since the 1999 Redskins to win two straight games at the Meadowlands.

Thomas Jones had 121 yards rushing on 23 carries against the Jets (5-5).

Chicago 0 0 3 7 — 10

New York 0 0 0 0 — 0

Third Quarter

Chi—FG Gould 20, 10:39.

Fourth Quarter

Chi—Bradley 57 pass from Grossman (Gould kick), 14:50.

A—77,632.

Chi NY

First downs 12 15

Total Net Yards 284 264

Rushes-yards 35-173 30-108

Passing 111 156

Punt Returns 1-7 2-27

Kickoff Returns 1-0 3-48

Interceptions Ret. 2-39 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 11-22-0 19-35-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 1-8 2-6

Punts 8-42.9 7-44.3

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0

Penalties-Yards 10-65 6-40

Time of Possession 28:06 31:54

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Chicago, T.Jones 23-121, Benson 10-51, McKie 1-2, Grossman 1-(minus 1). New York, Houston 11-50, Dwight 1-28, Washington 13-22, Smith 1-6, Barlow 4-2.

PASSING—Chicago, Grossman 11-22-0-119. New York, Pennington 19-35-2-162.

RECEIVING—Chicago, Bradley 4-80, Muhammad 2-29, T.Jones 2-1, Peterson 1-4, McKie 1-3, Clark 1-2. New York, Coles 8-80, Dwight 5-40, Cotchery 3-25, Smith 1-7, Washington 1-7, Baker 1-3.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

RAVENS24, FALCONS 10

BALTIMORE (AP)— B.J. Sams returned six kicks for 212 yards, Jamal Lewis scored three touchdowns and the Ravens wore down the Falcons in the second half.

It was the fourth straight victory for the Ravens (8-2), who rallied behind Sams, who set up two third-quarter touchdowns.

The Ravens then clinched it with an 87-yard drive that lasted more than eight minutes and ended when Lewis scored with 3:02 left. Lewis ran for 91 yards on 22 carries. Michael Vick ran for 54 yards on six carries, but was sacked five times for 45 yards in losses. It was the third straight loss for the Falcons (5-5).

Atlanta 7 0 3 0 — 10

Baltimore 0 0 17 7 — 24

First Quarter

Atl—Jenkins 13 pass from Vick (Andersen kick), 1:45.

Third Quarter

Bal—FG Stover 29, 9:18.

Bal—J.Lewis 2 run (Stover kick), 4:32.

Atl—FG Andersen 21, 1:58.

Bal—J.Lewis 16 run (Stover kick), :20.

Fourth Quarter

Bal—J.Lewis 5 run (Stover kick), 3:02.

A—70,790.

Atl Bal

First downs 12 20

Total Net Yards 186 328

Rushes-yards 25-104 31-103

Passing 82 225

Punt Returns 2-46 3-121

Kickoff Returns 5-109 3-91

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 11-21-0 24-34-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 5-45 2-11

Punts 6-40.3 4-36.5

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1

Penalties-Yards 4-47 7-56

Time of Possession 23:17 36:43

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Atlanta, Vick 6-54, Dunn 15-52, Norwood 3-2, Jennings 1-(minus 4). Baltimore, J.Lewis 22-91, Smith 5-19, McNair 3-(minus 2), Clayton 1-(minus 5).

PASSING—Atlanta, Vick 11-21-0-127. Baltimore, McNair 24-34-0-236.

RECEIVING—Atlanta, Griffith 4-34, Jenkins 3-23, Crumpler 2-16, R.White 1-49, Dunn 1-5. Baltimore, Heap 6-62, Clayton 5-89, Mason 3-28, J.Lewis 3-17, Smith 3-12, Mughelli 2-14, Wilcox 1-7, Deme.Williams 1-7.

MISSED FIELD GOAL—Baltimore, Stover 42 (WL).

BENGALS31, SAINTS16

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — the Carson Palmer-to-Chad Johnson connection was clicking again, for touchdowns of 41, 60 and 4 yards as the Bengals snapped a three-game losing streak.

Rudi Johnson ran for 111 yards for the Bengals (5-5). Drew Brees threw for 510 yards for the Saints (6-4).

Cincinnati 7 3 0 21 — 31

New Orleans 7 0 0 9 — 16

First Quarter

Cin—C.Johnson 41 pass from Palmer (Graham kick), 13:08.

NO—Horn 72 pass from Brees (Carney kick), 8:20.

Second Quarter

Cin—FG Graham 21, 7:30.

Fourth Quarter

NO—FG Carney 24, 13:39.

Cin—C.Johnson 60 pass from Palmer (Graham kick), 10:23.

Cin—C.Johnson 4 pass from Palmer (Graham kick), 7:37.

Cin—Kilmer 52 interception return (Graham kick), 6:14.

NO—Copper 27 pass from Brees (kick failed), 4:21.

A—68,001.

Cin NO

First downs 15 29

Total Net Yards 385 595

Rushes-yards 31-119 23-91

Passing 266 504

Punt Returns 3-17 4-30

Kickoff Returns 3-47 5-103

Interceptions Ret. 3-77 1-0

Comp-Att-Int 14-:2-1 37-52-3

Sacked-Yards Lost 1-9 2-6

Punts 6-41.3 5-37.2

Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-1

Penalties-Yards 2-10 4-25

Time of Possession 26:27 33:33

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Cincinnati, R.Johnson 27-111, J.Johnson 1-6, C.Johnson 1-3, Palmer 2-(minus 1). New Orleans, Bush 13-51, McAllister 10-40.

PASSING—Cincinnati, Palmer 14-22-1-275. New Orleans, Brees 37-52-3-510.

RECEIVING—Cincinnati, C.Johnson 6-190, Henry 2-24, Houshmandzadeh 2-15, Kelly 1-32, R.Johnson 1-7, C.Perry 1-5, Watson 1-2. New Orleans, Henderson 9-169, Bush 8-58, Copper 6-87, Stecker 5-53, Horn 3-93, McAllister 3-29, Miller 2-11, Campbell 1-10.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

CHIEFS17, RAIDERS13

KANSASCITY (AP) — Trent Green, in his first action since suffering a severe concussion 10 weeks ago, directed an 80-yard touchdown drive in the final minutes and sluggish Kansas City (6-4) won its seventh straight vs. Oakland (2-8).

The visiting Raiders led 13-10 lead when the Chiefs took the ball on their 20 with 4:53 to play. Hitting 3-of-5 for 50 yards, Green set up a 1-yard TD run by Larry Johnson with 1:32 to play. Johnson, on his 27th birthday, rushed for 159 yards and two touchdowns.

Oakland 3 10 0 0 — 13

Kansas City 7 0 3 7 — 17

First Quarter

KC—L.Johnson 5 run (Tynes kick), 6:19.

Oak—FG Janikowski 41, :22.

Second Quarter

Oak—FG Janikowski 36, 7:53.

Oak—Anderson 2 pass from Brooks (Janikowski kick), :19.

Third Quarter

KC—FG Tynes 37, 2:43.

Fourth Quarter

KC—L.Johnson 1 run (Tynes kick), 1:32.

A—78,097.

Oak KC

First downs 18 21

Total Net Yards 326 292

Rushes-yards 34-133 37-200

Passing 193 92

Punt Returns 1-(-1) 2-11

Kickoff Returns 4-84 4-118

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-0

Comp-Att-Int 15-25-1 9-16-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 1-1 2-10

Punts 4-44.8 3-41.0

Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0

Penalties-Yards 8-65 4-20

Time of Possession 32:34 27:26

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Oakland, Fargas 19-52, Brooks 5-34, Jordan 4-24, Crockett 5-19, Lee 1-4. Kansas City, L.Johnson 31-154, Bennett 3-43, Green 2-4, D.Hall 1-(minus 1).

PASSING—Oakland, Brooks 13-22-1-179, Walter 2-3-0-15. Kansas City, Green 9-16-0-102.

RECEIVING—Oakland, Curry 5-85, R.Williams 3-41, Anderson 3-15, Whitted 2-37, Fargas 1-12, Jordan 1-4. Kansas City, Parker 3-44, Kennison 2-38, Bennett 2-10, D.Hall 2-10.

MISSED FIELD GOAL—Kansas City, Tynes 35 (WL).

PATRIOTS35, PACKERS0

GREENBAY(AP)— New England had a 21-0 lead with under two minutes left in the first half when Tully Banta-Cain wrapped up Brett Favre and Tedy Bruschi jumped in to finish the sack. Bruschi’s hit slammed Favre to the ground on his throwing arm, and the three-time MVP got up wincing. Favre, who made his 251st consecutive start, was replaced by Aaron Rodgers.

New England 7 14 7 7 — 35

Green Bay 0 0 0 0 — 0

First Quarter

NE—Graham 2 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 10:47.

Second Quarter

NE—Dillon 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 10:54.

NE—Caldwell 54 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 2:22.

Third Quarter

NE—Watson 8 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), :43.

Fourth Quarter

NE—Maroney 19 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 8:49.

A—70,753.

NE GB

First downs 22 5

Total Net Yards 357 120

Rushes-yards 40-122 17-43

Passing 235 77

Punt Returns 7-55 2-3

Kickoff Returns 1-21 6-116

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 20-31-0 9-27-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 2-9 4-28

Punts 6-35.7 10-45.9

Fumbles-Lost 4-1 1-1

Penalties-Yards 6-38 3-32

Time of Possession 39:10 20:50

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—New England, Maroney 19-82, Dillon 12-31, Brady 4-6, Evans 1-4, Faulk 1-2, Testaverde 3-(minus 3). Green Bay, Green 13-28, Rodgers 2-11, Morency 1-5, Favre 1-(minus 1).

PASSING—New England, Brady 20-31-0-244. Green Bay, Favre 5-15-0-73, Rodgers 4-12-0-32.

RECEIVING—New England, Watson 5-74, Maroney -34, T.Brown 4-26, Caldwell 3-70, Jackson 1-21, Faulk 1-13, Gaffney 1-4, Graham 1-2. Green Bay, Driver 2-42, Morency 2-9, Jennings 1-26, D.Lee 1-16, Franks 1-6, Henderson 1-6, Green 1-0.

MISSED FIELD GOAL—Green Bay, Rayner 44 (WR).

PANTHERS15, RAMS 0

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)— The host Panthers handed St. Louis (4-6) a fifth straight loss. Jake Delhomme threw a 62-yard touchdown pass to Steve Smith. Rookie DeAngelo Williams took over for injured running back DeShaun Foster and rushed for 114 yards on 20 carries for the Panthers, who came into the game 28th in the league in rushing.

The Rams had nine punts, an interception, a fumble and a safety as they finished with 111 yards. Mike Rucker had two of the Panthers’ seven sacks of Marc Bulger, one for a safety, as Carolina (6-4) moved into a tie with New Orleans atop the NFC South.

St. Louis 0 0 0 0 — 0

Carolina 0 10 3 2 — 15

Second Quarter

Car—FG Kasay 40, 4:06.

Car—S.Smith 62 pass from Delhomme (Kasay kick), 1:31.

Third Quarter

Car—FG Kasay 34, 1:01.

Fourth Quarter

Car—Safety, Rucker sacked Bulger in end zone, 2:24.

A—73,348.

StL Car

First downs 8 20

Total Net Yards 111 411

Rushes-yards 8-31 43-242

Passing 80 169

Punt Returns 2-11 4-11

Kickoff Returns 3-58 2-10

Interceptions Ret. 2-42 1-8

Comp-Att-Int 19-34-1 13-26-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 7-62 3-22

Punts 9-46.2 5-55.0

Fumbles-Lost 1-1 5-1

Penalties-Yards 6-40 9-80

Time of Possession 21:17 38:43

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—St. Louis, Jackson 7-27, Davis 1-4. Carolina, Williams 20-114, Foster 9-63, Goings 4-34, Hoover 7-34, Delhomme 3-(minus 3).

PASSING—St. Louis, Bulger 19-34-1-142. Carolina, Delhomme 13-25-1-191, Johnson 0-1-1-0.

RECEIVING—St. Louis, Holt 7-68, Jackson 7-30, Klopfenstein 1-18, Harris 1-10, Bruce 1-6, Hedgecock 1-5, McDonald 1-5. Carolina, S.Smith 4-90, Johnson 4-55, Goings 2-25, Williams 2-24, Hoover 1-(minus 3).

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

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