Week 3 was filled with exciting matchups between a number division rivals. The New York Jets prevailed over the Miami Dolphins to claim the top spot in the AFC East. The Atlanta Falcons defeated the New Orleans Saints in OT, handing Drew Brees and Co. their first loss since January. This week’s final contest featured the Chicago Bears outdueling the Green Bay Packers on a late field goal to stay 3-0. Other teams that remain undefeated include the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers. Check for all Week 3 scores below.
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Minnesota Vikings 24, Detroit Lions 10 – Adrian Peterson took charge from the ground with 160 yards and two touchdowns.
Kansas City Chiefs 31, San Francisco 49ers 10 – Matt Cassel completed 16 passes for 250 yards and three TD’s for Kansas City to stay perfect.
New England Patriots 38, Buffalo Bills 30 – Tom Brady and Randy Moss connected in the end zone twice to defeat the Bills for the 12th consecutive time.
Atlanta Falcons 27, New Orleans Saints 24 – Matt Bryant sent one through the uprights from 46 yards out after Garrett Hartley’s missed attempt in overtime to stun the Saints at the Superdome.
Tennessee Titans 29, New York Giants 10 – Chris Johnson rushed for 125 yards and two touchdowns from 32 carries.
Pittsburgh Steelers 38, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 - Pittsburgh scored 21 second quarter points and coasted to victory from there.
Cincinnati Bengals 20, Carolina Panthers 7 – Carson Palmer led his men downfield for ten points in the fourth to solidify the W.
Baltimore Ravens 24, Cleveland Browns 17 – Anquan Boldin caught three TD’s to help Baltimore rally past Cleveland at M&T Bank Stadium.
Dallas Cowboys 27, Houston Texans 13 – Tony Romo completed 23 passes for 284 yards and two touchdowns as the Cowboys defense harnessed the in-state rival Texans to just 13 points.
St Louis Rams 30, Washington Redskins 16 – The Rams surprised Washington with 14 first quarter points en route to a decisive victory.
Philadelphia Eagles 28, Jacksonville Jaguars 3 – Michael Vick threw for 291 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 30 yards and one touchdown.
Indianapolis Colts 27, Denver Broncos 13 – The Colts scored at least six points in each quarter to win big in Denver.
Arizona Cardinals 24, Oakland Raiders 23 – Oakland kicker Sebastian Janikowski missed a FG in the final seconds for the Cardinals to hang on by one.
Seattle Seahawks 27, San Diego Chargers 20 – Leon Washington returned two kickoffs for six to lift Seattle past the Chargers at home.
New York Jets 31, Miami Dolphins 23 – Mark Sanchez threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns from 15 passes completed.
Monday, September 27, 2010
Chicago Bears 20, Green Bay Packers 17 – Brian Urlacher forced a key fumble and Chicago took advantage of a team-record 18 penalties by the Packers.