Sunday, October 18, 2009


This Sunday of NFL action saw some great games and exciting finishes, with none better than the Minnesota Vikings hanging on to beat the Baltimore Ravens, 33-31 as kicker Steve Hauschka hooked a 44-yard field goal wide left as time expired.
Baltimore overcame a 27-10 deficit to lead 31-30, but with time still on the clock, Vikings' QB Brett Favre drove the team down the field and Ryan Longwell nailed a field goal to make the difference for the 6-0 Vikings.
The Buffalo Bills beat the New York Jets, sending the host team to their third straight loss, 16-13 in overtime... The Jacksonville Jaguars beat the winless St. Louis Rams in like fashion with a Josh Scobee 36-yard field goal in OT to win, 23-20.

More on the games in detail in the future once all of the Week Six action is in the books... Following is a run down of the top performances in Week Six.


Tom Brady (New England) 380 yards passing and 6 touchdown passes, including a record 5 TD tosses in the second quarter.

Matt Schaub (Houston) 392 yards passing and 4 touchdown passes.

Drew Brees (New Orleans) 369 yards passing and 4 touchdown passes.

Ben Roethlisberger (Pittsburgh) 417 yards passing and 2 TD passes.

Joe Flacco (Baltimore) 385 yards passing and 2 TD passes.

Brett Favre (Minnesota) 278 yards passing and 3 TD passes.

Kurt Warner (Arizona) 276 yards passing and 2 TD passes.


Thomas Jones (NY Jets) 210 yards and one touchdown.

DeAngelo Williams (Carolina) 152 yards and 2 TDs.

Maurice Jones-Drew (Jacksonville) 133 yards and 3 TDs.

Laurence Maroney (New England) 123 yards and one touchdown.

Jonathan Stewart (Carolina) 110 yards and one touchdown.

Adrian Peterson (Minnesota) 143 yards (NFL rushing leader through Week Six).


Marques Colston (New Orleans) 8 catches for 166 yards and one touchdown.

Hines Ward (Pittsburgh) 8 catches for 159 yards and one touchdown.

Randy Moss (New England) 8 catches for 129 yards and 3 TDs.

Wes Welker (New England) 10 catches for 150 yards and 2 TDs.

Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona) 13 catches and one touchdown.


Eddie Royal (Denver) 93-yard kickoff return for touchdown and a 71-yard punt return for a touchdown in Broncos' 34-23 win at San Diego on Monday Night Football.

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