EARLY NFL FINALS
October 20, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Final Score: Pittsburgh 19, Baltimore 16
Shaun Suisham kicked four field goals giving the Pittsburgh Steelers a 19-16 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. Eight of the previous 10 meetings between these teams have been decided by three points.
Final Score: San Francisco 31, Tennessee 17
Frank Gore rushed for 70 yards and two TD’s leading the 49ers to a 31-17 win over Tennessee. Colin Kaepernick went 13-of-21 for 199 yards and also rushed for 64 yards and a TD.
Final Score: Washington 45, Chicago 41
Roy Helu scored three rushing touchdowns, the final touchdown coming with 45 seconds left in regulation, as the Washington Redskins beat the Chicago Bears 45-41. Alfred Morris ran for 95 yards on 19 carries. Jordan Reed ended with a game-best 134 yards with one score.
Final Score: Dallas 17, Philadelphia 3
The Dallas Cowboys shut down the Philadelphia Eagles' offense in a 17-3 victory. Coming into the game, Dallas was second in the NFL with an average of 30.5 points per game and Philadelphia was fourth with 27.2 ppg, but managed only 20 total points.
The Dallas defense recorded three sacks, intercepted rookie quarterback Matt Barkley three times and held RB LeSean McCoy to 55 yards on 18 carries.
Final Score: NY Jets 30, New England 27 (OT)
Nick Folk hit a 42-yarder with 5:07 remaining in overtime giving the Jets a 30-27 win over the Patriots.
Final Score: Buffalo 23, Miami 21
Dan Carpenter nailed a 31-yard field goal with 33 seconds left after lifting the Bills to a 23-21 win over the Dolphins. Carpenter kicked two field goals against his former team.
Final Score: San Diego 24, Jacksonville 6
Philip Rivers went 22-of-26 passes for 285 yards and a touchdown leading the Chargers to a 24-6 win over the Jaguars. Ryan Mathews carried the ball 21 times for 110 yards and a touchdown.
Final Score: Cincinnati 27, Detroit 24
Mike Nugent's 54-yard field goal as time ran out gave the Bengals a 27-24 win over Detroit Lions.
Andy Dalton went for 372 yards and three TD’s on 24-of-34 attempts. A.J. Green catching six passes for 155 yards and a score. Matthew Stafford went 28-for-51 for 357 yards and three touchdowns for the Lions. Calvin Johnson caught nine passes for 155 yards and two scores.
Final Score: Carolina 30, St. Louis 15
Cam Newton passed for 204 yards and a touchdown to lead the Panthers to a 30-15 victory over St. Louis. The Panthers have won three of their last four.
Final Score: Atlanta 31, Tampa Bay 23
Matt Ryan threw for 273 yards and three TD’s to lead the Falcons to a 31-23 win over the Buccaneers.
Harry Douglas had a career-best 149 yards and a touchdown on seven catches for Atlanta.
Final Score: Kansas City 17, Houston 16
Alex Smith threw for 240 yards while rushing for a touchdown, as the Kansas City Chiefs beat Houston 17-16. Smith finished 23-of-34 with an interception, while Jamaal Charles churned out 86 yards and a touchdown.
Final Score: Green Bay 31, Cleveland 13
Aaron Rodgers threw for 260 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Packers to a 31-13 victory over the Browns. Rodgers finished 25-of-36 passing for the Packers who notched their 10th consecutive home victory.