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Oct 13 (The Sports Xchange) - Patriots 30, Saints 27

Tom Brady worked his late-game magic, knocking the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten.

Brady, who struggled with new receivers this season, led his team down the field and hit rookie Kenbrell Thompkins with a 17-yard touchdown pass with five seconds left, giving the New England Patriots a 30-27 victory over the Saints.

With much of the crowd in the parking lot, the Patriots (5-1) went 70 yards on eight plays in 68 seconds with no timeouts for the winning score - Brady's first touchdown pass in two weeks.

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49ers 32, Cardinals 20

Tight end Vernon Davis caught eight passes for a career-high-tying 180 yards and two touchdowns, and Frank Gore rushed for 101 yards on 25 carries, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 32-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park.

Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick completed 16 of 29 passes for 252 yards, two touchdowns and one interception with a passer rating of 92.9.

Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer went 25-for-41 for 298 yards with two interceptions, two touchdowns and a 79.1 rating.

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Broncos 35, Jaguars 19

Knowshon Moreno ran for three touchdowns, Peyton Manning threw for two scores to help offset three turnovers and the Denver Broncos pulled away to beat the winless Jacksonville Jaguars 35-19.

Manning had touchdown passes of 3 yards to Julius Thomas and 20 yards to Wes Welker to increase his season total to 22, the most through six games in NFL history. But he also threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown and fumbled twice.

Moreno ran for 42 yards and had touchdowns of 3, 8 and 5 yards, all in the second half, to help Denver (6-0) extend its franchise-record winning streak to 17 regular-season games.

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Seahawks 20, Titans 13

Running back Marshawn Lynch shook off a hip injury to pile up 155 yards of total offense and both Seattle touchdowns as the Seahawks got back to their winning ways.

Lynch had a 77-yard, two-touchdown performance on the ground and added a season-high 78 yards on four receptions while leading the Seahawks to a 20-13 win over the Tennessee Titans.

Seattle (5-1) bounced back from a loss to the Colts at Indianapolis by extending its league-best streak of consecutive home victories to 11.

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had another strong afternoon as a dual threat, throwing for 257 yards and rushing for 61.

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Packers 19, Ravens 17

Aaron Rodgers completed a 64-yard touchdown pass to Jordy Nelson, Eddie Lacy rushed for 120 yards on 23 carries and Mason Crosby kicked four field goals as the Green Bay Packers defeated the Baltimore Ravens 19-17.

The passing battle between Super Bowl MVP-winning quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Joe Flacco played second string to dominant defenses until the final 18 minutes.

Playing much of the game without injured wide receivers James Jones and Randall Cobb, Rodgers completed 17 of 32 passes for 315 yards and one touchdown.

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Chiefs 24, Raiders 7

The Kansas City Chiefs pushed their remarkable start to the 2013 NFL season to 6-0 with a 24-7 victory over the Oakland Raiders in an AFC West matchup at Arrowhead Stadium.

In the 109th meeting between these teams, it was a defensive battle where the Chiefs unit stood out. Led by outside linebacker Tamba Hali, the Chiefs sacked Oakland quarterback Terrelle Pryor 10 times and forced three second-half interceptions that set up the winning points and then sealed the victory.

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Bengals 27, Bills 24 (OT)

Mike Nugent kicked a 43-yard field goal with 6:44 remaining in overtime to give the Cincinnati Bengals a 27-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

The win was the Bengals' first in three road games this season and improved their record to 4-2. The Bills dropped to 2-.

After two straight games without a touchdown pass, Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton had scoring strikes of 18 yards to A.J. Green, 20 yards to Giovani Bernard and 10 yards to Marvin Jones. Dalton finished 26 of 40 for 337 yards and was picked off once by safety Jim Leonhard.

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Lions 31, Browns 17

Matthew Stafford threw four touchdown passes, leading the Detroit Lions past the Cleveland Browns 31-17.

Rookie tight end Joseph Fauria caught three scoring passes and Reggie Bush made one touchdown reception for the Lions (4-2), who share the NFC North lead with the Chicago Bears. The Browns (3-3) saw their three-game winning streak end, and they slipped behind the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North.

The Lions scored 24 unanswered points in the second half, holding the Browns to 20 yards of net offense after halftime until the final two minutes.

Stafford completed 25 of 43 passes for 248 yards. He was intercepted once. Cleveland quarterback Brandon Weeden finished 26-for-43 for 292 yards with two touchdown passes and two interceptions.

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Eagles 31, Buccaneers 20

Backup quarterback Nick Foles had another big game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a 31-20 win at Raymond James Stadium.

With Michael Vick sidelined because of a hamstring injury, Foles made his seventh career start, going 22-for-31 for 296 yards and three touchdowns and running for a score.

Foles helped seal the game with a 36-yard touchdown strike to DeSean Jackson that put Philadelphia up eight points with under 10 minutes left.

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Panthers 35, Vikings 10

Carolina dismantled a Minnesota team that, coming off a bye, looked completely unprepared, winning 35-10.

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton completed 20 of 26 passes for 242 yards and TDs to three different receivers, including a 79-yard catch-and-run to Brandon LaFell early in the third quarter that gave Carolina a 21-3 lead.

Newton also ran nine times for 30 yards and a score, leading an attack that held the ball for 36:27 and gained 367 yards.

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Steelers 19, Jets 6

An efficient Ben Roethlisberger threw for 264 yards and a touchdown and Shaun Suisham kicked four field goals as the Pittsburgh Steelers earned their first win of the season, 19-6 over the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium.

Roethlisberger (23-for-30) threw a 55-yard touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders early in the third quarter for the Steelers (1-4), who opened with four consecutive losses for the first time since 1968. Antonio Brown had nine catches for 86 yards, while Heath Miller had six grabs for 84 yards.

Nick Folk had two field goals for the Jets (3-3), who continued their season-long pattern of alternating wins with losses. Rookie quarterback Geno Smith finished 19-for-34 for 201 yards and two red-zone interceptions. Running back Bilal Powell gained 30 yards on nine carries.

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Rams 38, Texans 13

The St. Louis Rams took full advantage of the error-prone Houston Texans, rolling to a 38-13 win at Reliant Stadium.

After greasing the skids to a 17-6 halftime deficit with 95 first-half penalty yards, the Texans (2-4) handed the Rams (3-3) two touchdowns on turnovers.

Houston entered the game minus-8 in turnover margin and those misfortunes continued in its fourth consecutive loss. (Editing by Julian Linden)

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