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Simply one other routine 400-yard, five-touchdown day for Tom Brady.
Brady has thrown for 411 yards and 5 TDs, and Tampa Bay leads Miami 45-17 within the fourth quarter. The Buccaneers have an opportunity to take over sole possession of first place within the NFC South if Carolina loses. The Panthers are clinging to an 18-13 lead towards Philadelphia.
The Cincinnati Bengals have pulled even with Inexperienced Bay in a matchup of division leaders.
Joe Mixon’s 8-yard scoring run with 3:27 remaining capped a 75-yard drive, and the Bengals transformed a 2-point conversion to tie the sport at 22.
Joe Burrow has thrown for 230 yards and two touchdowns, enabling Cincinnati to remain proper with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.
New England nonetheless trails Houston 22-15 after failing to take full benefit of an embarrassing gaffe by the Texans.
Cameron Johnston’s punt bounced off the again of teammate Terrence Brooks for zero yards, giving the Patriots the ball on the Houston 36, however New England settled for Nick Folks’s 52-yard area purpose that made it 22-12.
—Kristie Rieken reporting from Houston
Pittsburgh Steelers huge receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is completed for the day after a shoulder harm within the second quarter towards Denver.
Smith-Schuster was injured after getting tackled by Broncos security Kareem Jackson throughout a 3-yard finish round. That is the second time this season Smith-Schuster has been injured throughout a recreation. He injured his ribs in a loss to Las Vegas final month.
The harm leaves the Steelers with out two of their prime 4 receivers. James Washington was inactive Sunday as a result of a groin harm.
The Steelers nonetheless lead Denver 17-6 within the third quarter.
—Will Graves reporting from Pittsburgh
The Panthers lead the Eagles 15-6 within the third quarter behind a protection that continues to be sturdy within the first half of residence video games.
Carolina’s protection has allowed simply 235 yards, 14 factors and 6 factors within the first half of three residence video games. Carolina received its earlier two residence video games towards the Jets and Saints.
It what has been a little bit of shock, Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts has solely two carries for 4 yards. He is accomplished 16 passes however these have gone for less than 85 yards.
—Steve Reed reporting from Charlotte
Davis Mills has thrown three landing passes, and the Houston Texans lead New England 22-9 within the third quarter.
The Texans caught a break within the second quarter when New England’s Damien Harris fumbled close to the purpose line, taking a scoring likelihood away from the Patriots.
Mills is 13 of 17 for 239 yards, and New England’s Mac Jones is 12 of 18 for 125 yards with an interception.
Jameis Winston related with Marquez Callaway on a 49-yard Hail Mary landing on the finish of the primary half to present New Orleans a 20-13 lead on Washington. There have been 8 seconds on the clock when Winston snapped the ball, and he lofted it right into a crowd in the long run zone.
Callaway got here down with the ball for Winston’s second TD throw of the sport. The Saints go into the second half with out Taysom Hill, who was injured on a success to the top whereas making an attempt to catch a go, and receiver Deonte Harris, who’s questionable with a hamstring concern. Hill has been dominated out with a concussion
— Stephen Whyno reporting from Landover, Maryland
The NFL’s final two winless groups aren’t doing a lot to alter that to date.
The Jacksonville Jaguars path Tennessee 24-13 at halftime, and the Detroit Lions are down 13-6 at Minnesota.
The Jaguars have held Derrick Henry to 31 yards on 11 carries, however he did rating on a 1-yard run — a part of a 17-point second quarter for the Titans.
Kickers are having a tricky time early this Sunday.
There have already been seven missed further factors throughout the league, with Houston’s Ka’imi Fairbairn faring the worst by lacking each of his PAT makes an attempt.
Fairbairn made his season debut final week after opening the 12 months on the injured reserve however didn’t have any further level tries because the Texans have been blanked 40-0. On Sunday his first try sailed huge proper, and his second miss was huge left towards the Patriots.
It’s the second time in franchise historical past that the Texans have missed two further factors in a recreation and the primary since Fairbairn additionally missed two in a 27-20 loss to the Falcons on Oct. 6, 2019.
There have been three missed PATs in Houston. Nick Folks additionally missed the additional level on a landing by New England within the second quarter.
The primary miss Sunday got here in London when Matt Ammendola’s try for the New York Jets hit the left upright within the third quarter of their loss to Atlanta.
Matthew Wright hit the precise upright for a miss within the first quarter for the Jaguars towards the Titans and Mason Crosby’s try within the second quarter for the Packers towards the Bengals clanged off the left upright.
Cody Parkey missed for New Orleans at Washington.
— Kristie Rieken reporting from Houston
New Orleans’ Taysom Hill was taken off the sphere on a cart after a success to the top from Washington’s William Jackson III whereas making an attempt to catch a go. Hill was grabbing his head whereas down on the sphere. Jackson was flagged for a private foul.
Hill, the quarterback the Saints use in numerous roles, had one catch earlier than being injured early within the second quarter. Hill has three speeding touchdowns this season.
The Saints and Washington are tied at 13.
—Stephen Whyno reporting from Landover, Maryland
Washington lastly stopped an opponent from scoring on the opening drive of a recreation, however issues are by no means boring for its protection that has did not dwell as much as expectations to date this season.
Cole Holcomb intercepted New Orleans quarterback Jameis Winston on a poorly thrown go below strain. On the subsequent Saints possession, Winston discovered Deonte Harris huge open for a 72-yard landing — the longest of every participant’s NFL profession. Reigning defensive rookie of the 12 months Chase Younger picked up his first sack on the subsequent Saints drive and compelled a fumble by Winston that was recovered by Washington’s Daron Payne.
—Stephen Whyno reporting from Landover, Maryland
Tight finish Sammis Reyes is lively for Washington towards New Orleans and is ready to grow to be the primary Chilean participant to seem in an NFL recreation.
A transformed basketball participant who moved to the U.S. as a teen, Reyes solely began taking part in soccer earlier this 12 months. He went by the NFL Worldwide Participant Pathway Program and earned a three-year contract with Washington, his “dream staff” as a result of his girlfriend and her household dwell within the space.
Reyes was inactive for the primary 4 video games of the season and will get this opportunity after Logan Thomas landed on injured reserve with a hamstring harm. Coach Ron Rivera has repeatedly known as Reyes an enormous a part of the staff’s future.
Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is lively and one among his favourite targets is just too for Sunday’s go to to Pittsburgh.
Bridgewater will begin after exiting final week’s loss to Baltimore as a result of a concussion. Huge receiver Courtland Sutton can be lively regardless of being listed as questionable after turning an ankle in observe on Friday.
Elsewhere, the Minnesota Vikings are holding star working again Dalvin Cook dinner out for a second time in three video games as a result of a sprained ankle. Cook dinner was listed as questionable to play towards Detroit. He had 9 carries final week in a loss to Cleveland, splitting time within the backfield with Alexander Mattison. Cook dinner didn’t play two weeks in the past in a win over Seattle, after getting damage within the staff’s second recreation at Arizona.
Cook dinner had a career-high 206 yards speeding final 12 months towards the Lions.
The NFL has returned to London after a one-year hiatus. The Atlanta Falcons face the New York Jets at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in a matchup of 1-3 groups.
London hasn’t been sort to rookie quarterbacks. They’re 0-4 within the English capital because the NFL began staging regular-season video games there in 2007.
Jets QB Zach Wilson needs to alter that by constructing on his success in New York’s 27-24 extra time win towards the Tennessee Titans final week.
Falcons counterpart Matt Ryan shall be with out prime receiver Calvin Ridley because the staff tries to bounce again from a 34-30 loss to the Washington Soccer Crew.
It was 63 levels Fahrenheit and partly cloudy forward of the two:30 p.m. kickoff.
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