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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) is lifted by teammate Nick Martin (66) as they celebrate a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 06, 2019 - 7:35 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Will Fuller knew it was up to him to make things happen on Sunday with Atlanta focused on slowing down DeAndre Hopkins. Fuller didn't disappoint, catching three of Deshaun Watson's five touchdown passes and finishing with a career-high 217 yards receiving to lead the Houston Texans...
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Denver Broncos defensive back Kareem Jackson, left, forces a fumble by Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler at the goal line during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
October 06, 2019 - 7:30 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Phillip Lindsay ran for 114 yards, Denver's defense forced three turnovers and the Broncos got their first win under Vic Fangio by defeating the Los Angeles Chargers 20-13 on Sunday. Joe Flacco completed 14 of 20 passes for 162 yards and a touchdown as Denver (1-4) raced to a...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
October 06, 2019 - 7:16 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater won the affection of the Superdome crowd, which chanted his name as he picked apart Tampa Bay's struggling secondary, turning in his best performance in nearly four years. Bridgewater passed for 314 yards and four touchdowns and New Orleans beat the Buccaneers...
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Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) dives into the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)
October 06, 2019 - 7:07 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers motto is to "Keep Pounding." They did just that on Sunday, finding a running play they liked and exploiting it time and time again. Using a single-back, inside zone run the Panthers piled up 285 yards rushing and three touchdowns on the ground, and held...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes against the New York Giants during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
October 06, 2019 - 6:52 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — So much for the Minnesota Vikings being one dimensional. The passing game is back in synch with the run. Add in the defense, and the reality is the Vikings have it all. Kirk Cousins threw two touchdowns to Adam Thielen, Dalvin Cook ran for 132 yards and the Vikings made...
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Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (28) goes in for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in London. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
October 06, 2019 - 6:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — All that pregame talk about Khalil Mack and the Monsters of the Midway defense only served as motivation for the Oakland Raiders. A dominant performance from the offensive line, a breakthrough game from a rookie running back and the ability to bounce back from a third-quarter meltdown...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes against the New York Giants during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
October 06, 2019 - 5:52 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — So much for the Minnesota Vikings being one dimensional. The passing game is back in synch with the run. Add in the defense, and the reality is the Vikings have it all. Kirk Cousins threw two touchdowns to Adam Thielen, Dalvin Cook ran for 132 yards and the Vikings made...
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Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) calls for a timeout in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Bills won 14-7. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
October 06, 2019 - 5:49 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Allen threw for 219 yards and two touchdowns as the Buffalo Bills beat the Tennessee Titans 14-7 Sunday in a defensive showdown for their third straight win in this series. The Bills (4-1) now have won three consecutive games away from Buffalo for the first time since...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) works in ther pocket against the Washington Redskins during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 06, 2019 - 5:38 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Playing before an appreciative audience in a place far from home, Tom Brady helped the New England Patriots stay unbeaten by picking apart the lowly Washington Redskins. While he was at it, the 42-year-old quarterback climbed past a former star in the NFL record book. Brady...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco passes under pressure from Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Justin Jones during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
October 06, 2019 - 4:58 pm
The Latest on NFL Week 5 (all times EDT) 4:50 p.m. Broncos cornerback De'Vante Bausby has been strapped to a backboard and taken off the field on a cart in the second quarter of Denver's game against the Los Angeles Chargers. Bausby was hurt when he collided with Denver teammate Alexander Johnson...
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