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Week 3 roundup: Boys bounce back, Saints blow it in OT

 Dallas, Minnesota, St. Louis pick up first wins of the season.

FALCONS 27, SAINTS 24
» Drew Brees tried to play the hero, but Garrett Hartley missed a 29-yard field goal in overtime.
» Atlanta’s Matt Bryant drilled a 46-yarder with 1:15 left.


BILLS 30, PATRIOTS 38
» Tom Brady went 21 of 27 for 252 yards and three TDs.
» The Bills put up a fight and took an early second half lead after rookie speedster C.J.?Spiller returned a kickoff for a TD.

COWBOYS 27. TEXANS 13
» The Dallas Cowboys are on the board. Tony Romo finally looked settled behind the offensive line and tossed two TD passes to Roy Williams.
» DeMarcus Ware had three sacks and Dallas forced three turnovers.

STEELERS 38, BUCCANEERS 13
» Mike Tomlin went to his fourth quarterback on the depth chart in Charlie Batch and the trusted veteran delivered three touchdown passes to keep the Steelers perfect on the year.
» Rashard Mendenhall ran for 143 yards and a score.

BENGALS 20, PANTHERS 7
» Carson Palmer struggled again, but two touchdowns by Cedric Benson helped the Bengals snap a five-game road losing streak.
» Jimmy Clausen went 16 of 33 for 188 yards and an INT.

BROWNS 17, RAVENS 24
» Anquan Boldin finally showed up for his new team, catching eight passes for 142 yards and three touchdowns.

49ERS 10, CHIEFS 31
» Maybe Matt Cassel is a legit starting QB. Cassel fired three TDs and the Chiefs improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2003.

LIONS 10, VIKINGS 24
» The Vikings’ passing game still needs work, as Brett Favre threw two picks.
» Adrian Peterson picked up the slack with 160 yards, including an 80-yard TD?run.

EAGLES 28, JAGUARS 3
» Michael Vick cemented his role as the starting quarterback, throwing for 291 yards and three TDs.
» An energized Vick also ran for another score.

CHARGERS 20, SEAHAWKS 27
» Leon?Washington was the difference, returning two kickoffs for TDs.
» Philip Rivers failed to tie it in the closing seconds.

COLTS 27, BRONCOS 13
» Peyton Manning was on fire again, despite missing two of his favorite targets.
» Last season’s league MVP threw for three TDs.

REDSKINS 16, RAMS 30
» The Rams overcame an injury to Steven Jackson to earn their first win.
» Sam Bradford went 23 for 37 for 235 yards and one touchdown.

RAIDERS 23, CARDINALS 24
» Sebastian Janikowski missed a 32-yard field goal in the closing seconds.
» The sloppy game featured 227 yards on 18 penalties.

 
 
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