Monday, Oct. 6
Minnesota at New Orleans (8:30 p.m. EDT) Adrian Peterson and the ground-oriented Vikings (1-3) take on Drew Brees and the high-flying Saints (2-2).

-Kyle Orton, Bears, was 24-of-34 for a career-high 334 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in a 34-7 rout of the winless Lions.
-Eli Manning, Giants, threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns without an interception in a 44-6 win over the Seahawks.
-Chad Pennington, Dolphins, was 22-of-29 for 228 yards and a touchdown in a 17-10 victory over the Chargers.
-Kurt Warner, Cardinals went 33-of-42 for 250 yards with a pair of touchdowns and no interceptions in a 41-17 win over the Bills.

-Ronnie Brown, Dolphins, ran for 125 yards and a touchdown - often out of the single wing - in a 17-10 win over the Chargers.
-Brandon Jacobs, Giants, had 136 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-6 win over the sagging Seahawks.
-DeAngelo Williams, Panthers, ran for 123 yards and a pair of scores in a 34-0 win over the bumbling Chiefs.
27-24 win over the Packers.
-Clinton Portis, Redskins, carried 29 times for 145 yards and a touchdown in a 23-17 win over the Eagles.
-Marion Barber and Felix Jones, Cowboys, combined to carry 32 times for 180 yards in a 31-22 win over the Bengals.

-Roddy White, Falcons, grabbed eight passes for 132 yards and a touchdown, all in the first half, in a 27-24 win over the Packers.
-Chris Cooley, Redskins, caught eight passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in a 23-17 victory over the Eagles.
-Reggie Wayne, Colts, caught seven passes for 97 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown in a 31-27 comeback victory over the Texans.
-Domenik Hixon, Giants, had 104 yards receiving - 10 more than he had in his entire career coming in - and scored a touchdown in a 44-6 win over the Seahawks.
-Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals, caught seven passes for 52 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-17 rout of the Bills.
-Randy Moss, Patriots, had five catches for 111 yards and a TD in a 30-21 win over the 49ers.

Special Teams
-John Carney, Giants, was 3-for-3 on field goals and 5-for-5 on extra points in a 44-6 win over the Seahawks.
-John Kasay, Panthers, was 2-for-2 on field goals in a 34-0 rout of the Chiefs, moving into ninth on the career list with 368.

ds for a score in a 31-27, come-from-behind victory over the Texans.
-Mario Williams, Texans, had a pair of sacks in a 31-27 loss to the Colts.
-Tramon Williams, Packers, made 11 tackles and picked off a pass for the second straight week in a 27-24 loss to the Falcons.
-Travis LaBoy, Cardinals, had a pair of sacks in a 41-17 win over the Bills.
-Patrick Willis, 49ers, had 14 tackles and four assists along with a sack in a 30-21 loss to the Patriots.

Kansas City's Tony Gonzalez broke the NFL career record for yards receiving by a tight end in a loss to Carolina. He surpassed the mark set by Shannon Sharpe by catching a 6-yard pass from Damon Huard late in the first quarter. ... The Colts' victory over Houston tied Peyton Manning with Terry Bradshaw for seventh on the NFL's win list with 107. ... Panthers kicker John Kasay was 2-for-2 on field goals, giving him 368 and moving past Norm Johnson for ninth on the career list. ... Terrell Owens' first catch in a win over the Bengals was the 900th of his career. He's the eighth receiver to do so, the third-fastest (178 games).

idn't commit a turnover for the fifth straight game. ... Dallas ended a franchise record-tying drought of five games without an interception when Greg Ellis picked off Carson Palmer on the Bengals' first play.

Larry Johnson carried seven times for 2 yards, and Carolina outgained the Chiefs 206-35 on the ground. ... Tennessee was penalized 10 times for 78 yards in a 13-10 win over Baltimore. The Ravens committed 11 penalties for 91 yards. ... The Giants had nine plays of 15 yards or more in the first half of a 44-6 win over Seattle. ... The Lions have given up 82 points in their first two home games, the most since 1958. ... Running back Chris Perry fumbled for the fifth time in as many games in the Bengals' 30-21 loss to Dallas. ... In two home games, Arizona has outscored Miami and Buffalo by a combined 72-17.

Green Bay cornerback Al Harris and safeties Atari Bigby and Aaron Rouse all sat out with injuries. ... Buffalo quarterback Trent Edwards went down with a concussion on the third play of the game against the Cardinals. ... Tampa Bay quarterback Brian Griese knocked out of the game with a swollen right elbow and Denver rookie Eddie Royal sprained his ankle on separate plays in the third quarter of their game. Buccaneers middle linebacker Barrett Ruud sprained his right knee in the fourth quarter.

inutes late in Sunday's game, rallying past the stunned Houston Texans 31-27. Peyton Manning threw two touchdown passes, connecting with Reggie Wayne on a 5-yarder with 1:54 remaining for the decisive points. Linebacker Gary Brackett returned a fumble by quarterback Sage Rosenfels 68 yards for a score in between Manning's TD throws.

A charitable campaign set up by the Houston Texans to benefit victims of Hurricane Ike has raised $2.45 million. The campaign was announced prior to the Texans' Sept. 21 game against Tennessee. Texans owner Bob McNair donated $500,000 and the NFL and its players' association matched McNair's contribution with a $500,000 donation to the league's disaster relief fund.

``All of our team played great football today, played winning football and I made those mistakes that cost football games. There is no reason we should have lost that game.'' -Texans quarterback Sage Rosenfels, whose two late fumbles helped Indianapolis rally to a 31-27 win.
``We want respect. After last year, going 1-15, we really don't have much. How you get it is you go out and you take it, and I think we took a step in that direction today.'' -Miami safety Yeremiah Bell, after a 17-10 win over San Diego made the Dolphins 2-2.

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