as the New York Jets battled the New England Patriots the entire game before falling 30-23 at Gillette Stadium.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady ran for a touchdown and threw two TD passes along with 355 yards as the Pats only ran the ball nine times in the win.
The victory kept the Patriots unbeaten at 6-0 while the Jets fell to 4-2 in the AFC East race.
The Miami Dolphins continued their resurgence under interim Head Coach Dan Campbell by completely smashing the visiting Houston Texans, 44-26 in a game they led 41-0 at halftime.
Miami running back Lamar Miller ran for 175 yards (14 carries) and scored on a 85-yard run and also hauled in a 54-yard scoring pass from QB Ryan Tannehill, who was superb, going 18-for-19 passing for 282 yards and four touchdowns. The defense scored a touchdown for Miami as well and wide receiver Jarvis Landry had two touchdown receptions.
TOP RUSHERS FOR WEEK SEVEN - Lamar Miller (Miami) 175 yards and two touchdowns (one receiving); Darren McFadden (Dallas) 152 yards and one touchdown; Mark Ingram (New Orleans) 143 yards and one touchdown; Todd Gurley (St. Louis) 128 yards and one touchdown; Doug Martin (Tampa Bay) 136 yards.
TOP PASSERS FOR WEEK SEVEN - Ryan Tannehill (Miami) 282 yards and four touchdowns; Kirk Cousins (Washington) 317 yards and three touchdowns; Tom Brady (New England) 355 yards and two touchdowns; Teddy Bridgewater (Minnesota) 316 yards and two touchdowns; Derek Carr (Oakland) 289 yards and three touchdowns.
Heftyinfo NFL Player of the Week - Ryan Tannehill (Miami QB) led the way
|Ryan Tannehill had a huge game in Sunday's win.|
News and Notes from the NFL . . . The Dallas Cowboys were haunted by former player Dwayne Harris who took a kickoff back 100 yards for the winning score in the New York Giants 27-20 win . . . In that same game, Cowboys QB Matt Cassel was intercepted three times, including a "pick six" INT by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who had two picks in the game . . . The Washington Redskins overcame a 24-0 deficit to shock the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-30 as 'Skins QB Kirk Cousins threw the game-winning eight-yard TD pass to tight end Jordan Reed with only 24 seconds to go . . . Carolina remained unbeaten with a 27-16 win over Philadelphia on Sunday Night Football as QB Cam Newton overcame three interceptions by running for a score while fullback Mike Tolbert scored twice to lead the way . . . The San Diego Chargers lost to Oakland, 37-29 as the Raiders thoroughly dominated the game, intercepting Chargers QB Philip Rivers twice to salt the game away in the first half, building a 30-6 lead . . . Houston RB Arian Foster was lost for the season with a torn Achilles injury in the Texans loss . . . Across the pond in London, England, Jacksonville held off the Buffalo Bills, 34-31 as they nearly blew a 24-point first half lead. Jaguars QB Blake Bortles had two TD passes and the Jags defense scored twice in the win . . . In the Monday Night Football game, Arizona topped Baltimore, 26-18 as RB Chris Johnson had a big night, going for 122 yards and a rushing touchdown while Cardinals QB Carson Palmer threw for two touchdowns.
SCORES FROM WEEK SEVEN
Seattle 20, San Francisco 3
Jacksonville 34, Buffalo 31
Atlanta 10, Tennessee 7
Kansas City 23, Pittsburgh 13
New England 30, NY Jets 23
St. Louis 24, Cleveland 6
Washington 31, Tampa Bay 30
New Orleans 27, Indianapolis 21
Miami 44, Houston 26
Minnesota 28, Detroit 19
Oakland 37, San Diego 29
NY Giants 27, Dallas 20
Carolina 27, Philadelphia 16
Arizona 26, Baltimore 18
Cheerleader Photos of the Week
|The Washington Redskins cheerleaders were fired up following the team's largest ever comeback win.|