The Miami Dolphins had a dominant performance against the Denver Broncos, winning 70-20 in Miami Gardens, Fla. De’Von Achane and Raheem Mostert both had career days with four touchdowns each. Tua Tagovailoa completed his first 17 pass attempts, and the Dolphins put together their highest-scoring performance in franchise history, coming within two points of the NFL record. Achane rushed for two touchdowns and caught two more, while Miami racked up 726 yards of total offense.
Tagovailoa finished the game with 309 yards and four touchdowns on 23-of-26 passing. Tyreek Hill also had a standout performance, making nine catches for 157 yards and a touchdown. On the other side, Russell Wilson completed 23 of 38 passes for 306 yards with a touchdown and an interception for the Broncos, who also lost three turnovers.
In another game, the Los Angeles Chargers narrowly escaped with a 28-24 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Linebacker Kenneth Murray Jr. made a game-saving interception in the end zone with seven seconds left. Justin Herbert had an impressive performance, completing 40 of 47 passes for 405 yards and three touchdowns. Keenan Allen caught a career-high 18 passes for 215 yards and threw a touchdown pass on a trick play. Kirk Cousins completed 32 of 50 passes for 367 yards, three touchdowns, and an interception for the Vikings. Justin Jefferson had seven catches for 149 yards and a touchdown.
The Arizona Cardinals pulled off an upset win against the Dallas Cowboys, winning 28-16 in Glendale, Ariz. Joshua Dobbs threw for 189 yards and a pivotal fourth-quarter touchdown. Arizona cracked the code on the previously impenetrable Dallas defense, rolling up 400 total yards and averaging 7.5 yards per play. Dak Prescott completed 25 of 40 passes for 249 yards and a touchdown for the Cowboys, but he also threw a game-clinching interception in the end zone.
The Cleveland Browns dominated the Tennessee Titans, winning 27-3 at home. Deshaun Watson had an outstanding game, going 27-of-33 passing for 289 yards and two touchdowns. Amari Cooper caught seven passes for 116 yards and a touchdown, and Elijah Moore had nine receptions for 49 yards. The Browns’ defense was also impressive, sacking Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill five times and limiting Derrick Henry to just 20 yards rushing on 11 carries.
The Detroit Lions secured a 20-6 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Quarterback Jared Goff had two total touchdowns, and the Lions’ defense put on a stout performance. Goff passed for 243 yards, while Amon-Ra St. Brown had nine receptions for 102 yards. Desmond Ridder, the NFL’s second-leading rusher, was limited to 33 yards on 10 carries for the Falcons.
The Green Bay Packers staged a comeback victory against the New Orleans Saints, winning 18-17. Jordan Love ran for a touchdown and threw for another during an 18-point fourth-quarter blitz. Love completed 22 of 44 passes for 259 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Rashan Gary had three sacks, including the one that knocked Derek Carr out of the game. The Saints had a 17-0 halftime lead but went scoreless in the second half.
The Houston Texans pulled off an upset against the Jacksonville Jaguars, winning 37-17. Fullback Andrew Beck returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown, and C.J. Stroud passed for 280 yards and two scores. Trevor Lawrence completed 27 of 40 passes for 279 yards, one touchdown, and one interception for the Jaguars.
The Buffalo Bills dominated the Washington Commanders, winning 37-3. Buffalo intercepted four Sam Howell passes and sacked him nine times. Josh Allen passed for one touchdown and ran for another, while Stefon Diggs had eight catches for 111 yards.
The New England Patriots held on for a 15-10 win against the New York Jets. Matthew Judon recorded a safety with 2:19 to go to seal the victory. Mac Jones went 15-of-29 passing for 201 yards and a touchdown, and Ezekiel Elliott rushed for a season-high 80 yards.
The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Baltimore Ravens 22-19 in overtime. Matt Gay’s 53-yard field goal with 1:09 left in overtime lifted the Colts to victory. Indianapolis got the ball with 3:21 remaining and capitalized on the opportunity. Zack Moss rushed for 122 yards and a receiving touchdown for the Colts.
The Kansas City Chiefs had a dominant performance against the Chicago Bears, winning 41-10. Patrick Mahomes passed for 272 yards and three touchdowns, while Isiah Pacheco rushed for 62 yards and a score. Justin Fields struggled for the Bears, going 11-for-22 passing for 99 yards with a touchdown and interception.
The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Carolina Panthers 37-27. Kenneth Walker III rushed for two touchdowns, and Jason Myers kicked five field goals for the Seahawks. Geno Smith had a solid performance, going 23-of-36 passing for 296 yards and one touchdown. Andy Dalton started for the Panthers in place of the injured Bryce Young and completed 34 of 58 passes for 361 yards with two touchdowns.
In the final game, the Buffalo Bills routed the Washington Commanders 37-3. Buffalo intercepted four Sam Howell passes and sacked him nine times. Josh Allen passed for one touchdown and ran for another, while Stefon Diggs had eight catches for 111 yards.
Overall, it was an eventful day in the NFL with several standout performances and surprising upsets.
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