|NFL Today, Week 8|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 26 October 2008 15:57|
Monday, Oct. 27
Indianapolis at Tennessee (8:30 p.m. EDT). The Colts (3-3) go on the road and face the NFL's only unbeaten team in the Titans (6-0) in a key AFC South matchup.
-Kurt Warner, Cardinals, completed 35 of 49 passes for 381 yards and two TDs in Arizona's 27-23 loss to Carolina.
-Philip Rivers, Chargers, completed 25 of 40 passes for 341 yards and 3 TDs in San Diego's 37-32 loss to New Orleans. Drew Brees, Saints, went 30-for-41 for 339 yards and 3 TDs.
- Jason Campbell, Redskins, threw for 328 yards and a TD in Washington's 25-17 win over Detroit.
-Brian Westbrook, Eagles, ran for 167 yards and two touchdowns in Philadelphia's 27-14 win over Atlanta.
-Clinton Portis, Redskins, ran for 126 yards in Washington's 25-17 win over Detroit.
-DeAngelo Williams, Panthers, ran for 108 yards and a touchdown Carolina's 27-23 win over Arizona.
s 37-32 loss to the Saints.
- Ted Ginn, Dolphins, had seven catches for 175 yards in Miami's 25-16 win over Buffalo.
-Donnie Avery, Rams, had six catches for 163 yards and a touchdown in St. Louis' 23-16 loss to New England.
- Andre Johnson, Texans, had 11 catches for 143 yards in Houston's 35-6 win over Cincinnati.
- Santana Moss, Redskins, had nine catches for 140 yards and a touchdown in Washington's 25-17 win over Detroit.
-John Carney, Giants, kicked four field goals in the Giants' 21-14 win over Pittsburgh.
-Shaun Suisham, Redskins, kicked four field goals in Washington's 25-17 win over Detroit.
- Jacoby Jones, Texans, scored on a 73-yard punt return in Houston's 35-6 win over Cincinnati.
- Shaun Rogers, Browns, had nine tackles, a sack and a blocked a field goal in Cleveland's 23-17 win over Jacksonville.
- Jameel McClain, Ravens, sacked the Raiders' JaMarcus Russell for a safety in Baltimore's 29-10 win over Oakland.
-Joey Porter, Dolphins, had two sacks, including one to force a fumble for a safety in Miami's 25-16 win over Buffalo.
RECORDS AND MILESTONES
ir 500th, counting the postseason. ... Ted Ginn Jr. made seven catches for a career-high 175 yards. It was the first 100-yard game for the former first-round pick. ... The Jets celebrated the 40th anniversary of the 1969 Super Bowl team with a halftime ceremony that included 36 former players, including Joe Namath. ... The 69-yard pass play from Marc Bulger to Donnie Avery was the longest pass play of Bulger's career, 2 yards more than his hookup with Torry Holt on Oct. 15, 2006, against Seattle.
The win gave Houston (3-4) three consecutive victories in a single season for the first time in franchise history, and dropped Cincinnati to 0-8 for the fourth time. ... The Bengals are two losses away from their team-worst 0-10 start, which came in 1993. ... Miami tripled its win total from last season under the new Bill Parcells regime, and broke a four-game losing streak against Buffalo. ... The Redskins are 6-2 for the first time since 2000. ... Tampa Bay was held without a touchdown for the first time since the 2007 opener.
ries. ... Langston Walker had the first blocked field goal by the Bills since Dec. 2, 2001. ... Clinton Portis ran for 126 yards, joining O.J. Simpson in the NFL record book as the only players with 120 yards rushing in five straight games on two different occasions. ... Dallas' 10 first-half points are the most against Tampa Bay this season. It also was the first time this season the Bucs trailed at halftime. ... All of Jacksonville's games have been decided by seven points or less.
The 49ers lost their fifth straight game in a chaotic debut for Mike Singletary, who took over after Mike Nolan was fired last Monday. ... The Raiders' ground game managed only 47 yards. Oakland didn't cross midfield until its first possession of the third quarter. ... Baltimore held a 221-35 advantage in first-half yardage in building a 19-0 lead. ... In Detroit's seven losses, six quarterbacks have had a career-high passer rating against the Lions.
TRICK AND TREAT
But the biggest play came in the third quarter, when Smith heaved a pass down the sideline to Flacco, who made an excellent grab on the run after getting behind linebacker Ricky Brown. The completion set up a field goal for a 22-3 lead.
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten left the win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a rib injury. After Witten was hurt at the end of the first quarter, it was announced that he had bruised ribs. But the four-time Pro Bowl tight end said after the game that he planned to get some tests to ``find out what it is. I don't know.'' ... Buccaneers was safety Jermaine Phillips left with an arm injury. ... Seattle Pro Bowl linebacker Lofa Tatupu left the Seahawks' win over the San Francisco 49ers in the first half with a groin injury and did not return. ... San Francisco lost tight end Delanie Walker, wide receiver Arnaz Battle, right tackle Barry Sims and kick returner Allen Rossum to injuries. Sims was on crutches with a walking boot on his left foot.
rs on Sunday.