NFL Game Recap

Pupil beats teacher as Lions manhandle Patriots

Pupil beats teacher as Lions manhandle Patriots

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September 23 The Lions entered this game motivated, but reeling after starting 0-2. In some ways, the Lions' season or at least respectability was on the line Sunday night in the Motor City. If the Lions started 0-3, fans might be thinking about the 2019 draft in a division with the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings. FULL STORY

Wentz returns to lead Eagles past Colts

Wentz returns to lead Eagles past Colts

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September 23 Wentz made his first appearance in a game since tearing two ligaments in his left knee last Dec. 10 and led the Eagles to a touchdown on his first possession. There were plenty of twists and turns after that, but in the end, Wentz's return was a success as the Eagles FULL STORY

McCaffrey's career day leads Panthers over Bengals

McCaffrey's career day leads Panthers over Bengals

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September 23 McCaffrey produced his first NFL career rushing total of more than 100 yards on 28 carries, and quarterback Cam Newton added two rushing touchdowns while passing for two more, including a short connection with running back C.J. Anderson. FULL STORY

Mayfield era begins as Browns get elusive W vs. Jets

Mayfield era begins as Browns get elusive W vs. Jets

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September 20 Mayfield made his NFL debut in relief of an injured Tyrod Taylor and led the Browns to a 21-17 win, their first since Christmas Eve 2016. The top pick of the 2018 draft, despite not throwing a touchdown pass, out-dueled the No. 3 pick, leading Cleveland (1-1-1) to scores FULL STORY

Bears start strong again, but finish off Seahawks

Bears start strong again, but finish off Seahawks

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September 18 The Chicago Bears dominated defensively with six sacks, and cornerback Prince Amukamara sealed a 24-17 victory at Soldier Field over the Seahawks with a pick-six as the Bears handed coach Matt Nagy his first NFL victory. FULL STORY

Jags erase sting of AFC title game with win vs. Pats

Jags erase sting of AFC title game with win vs. Pats

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September 16 Bolstered by a raucous sellout crowd of 68,527, the Jaguars raced to a 24-3 lead midway in the third quarter, survived two quick Patriots scores in less than three minutes, and then used the second longest pass FULL STORY

Mahomes' six TD passes carry Chiefs past Steelers

Mahomes' six TD passes carry Chiefs past Steelers

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September 16 If any doubts lingered about Patrick Mahomes as the starting quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, he erased those concerns with six touchdown passes on Sunday in a 42-37 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers FULL STORY

Saints give hard-luck Browns the boot

Saints give hard-luck Browns the boot

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September 16 In the end, Drew Brees threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes, teammate Wil Lutz kicked a tie-breaking field goal with 21 seconds left and Browns kicker Zane Gonzalez missed two field goals and two extra points. FULL STORY

Ryan directs Falcons to rebound win over Panthers

Ryan directs Falcons to rebound win over Panthers

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September 16 Quarterback Matt Ryan took personal responsibility for solving the Atlanta Falcons' red-zone problems. The veteran threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more -- all within the red zone -- in helping Atlanta beat the Carolina Panthers 31-24 FULL STORY

Sam I Am: Darnold shines in Jets rout of Lions

Sam I Am: Darnold shines in Jets rout of Lions

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September 11 Even if you thought the Jets, a touchdown underdog, had a chance Monday night against the Lions in Detroit, only the completely delusional would've predicted a 31-point victory, especially with the inauspicious start in an eventual 48-17 victory. FULL STORY