The Jets defense were able to was able to shut down Josh Allen, Zach Wilson delivered a touchdown to Zach Wilson, as well Greg Zuerlein kicked a go-ahead 28-yard field-goal with 1:43 remaining to lead New York to a shock 20-17 win against The Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
The game was tied at 17 the Jets had the ball at their own 4-yard line with just 7:53 left, and then they went running. After running downfield to Bills 18 yards, in eight consecutive running plays against a tired Buffalo defense Wilson hit Denzel Mims, who gained 12 yards in the third-and-five. However, the drive ended after Wilson was tackled on the third-down line by Damar Hamlin on the third down and the Jets decided to go with Zuerlein’s field-goal.
Allen had the ball and had a shot to win or tie the game, but couldn’t do any success to beat the Jets (6-3). A hold decision on Dion Dawkins wiped out a long pass to Stefon Diggs. A couple of minutes later Bryce Huff had a strip-sack of Allen which Buffalo took back at 14. After a miscommunication with Diggs, Allen launched a long, desperate play towards Gabe Davis but rookie Sauce Gardner was able to knock the ball out and secured the win in the favor of the Jets. The win is also the last game of the Bills with a 4 game winning streak.
New York heads into its break for the bye week just a half game in front of AFC East-leading Buffalo (6-2). The Jets even escaped a short timeout in the middle of the period due to an overhead camera issue. “It only happens to the Jets,” a smiling coach Robert Saleh said.
The Jets offense was moving downfield as the SkyCam camera went off control and slid at a low level over midfield, causing delays to the game until 12 hours. The remote-controlled camera, designed for overhead shots, drifted upwards and downwards over the field until an operator of the camera was able to control it.
Miami Dolphins 35-32 Chicago Bears
Tua Tagovailoa was able to throw three touchdowns. Tyreek Hill scored 143 yards in receiving, while the Miami Dolphins overcame a record-setting rush effort led of Justin Fields.
In a game in which neither team could do much to stop the otherteam, Dolphins (6-3) Dolphins (6-3) were not having any problem moving the ball against a shaky defense and managed to make enough plays to leave with their third win in a row.
Fields had 178 yards of running. This is the highest ever run by the NFL quarterback for a regular season game. Fields scored a 61-yard touchdown running and completed three touchdowns. He was also one of the few players since at minimum 1950 with at least yards of rushing, as well as 3 TD passes in one game. His play ensured that players that the Bears (3-6) could have the chance to win to win in the final minutes. They were able to get the ball at its 28 when Miami punted with less than three minutes left. However, on fourth-and-10 on the 42-yard line, Fields threw an incomplete pass to Equanimeous St. Brown, sealing Chicago’s five-game losing streak.
Los Angeles Rams 13-16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tom Brady tossed a one-yard touchdown pass to Cade Otton with nine seconds remaining to give his Tampa Bay Buccaneers victory in an uninspired matchup between the two previous Super Bowl champions. Brady was in control after 44 seconds and completed 5-6 for 60 yards during the game-winning drive. It was the record for his career-high 55th. He is a 7-time Super Bowl champion avoided his first losing streak of four games in the last 20 years, and defeated Rams Rams to win for the first time after the span of four attempts after joining in the Bucs (4-5) in 2020.
Green Bay Packers 9-15 Detroit Lions
Aaron Rodgers matched a career record by catching three interceptions. He completed a pass that was not successful on fourth down to his Detroit 17, in the closing minute and let the Lions keep their cool to take the victory over The Green Bay Packers.
The Lions (2-6) have ended their losing streak to five games.
The Packers (3-6) have lost five straight games for only the second time in 2008 , when Rodgers the four-time NFL MVP was a first-year starting.
Detroit attempted to seal victory during the fourth quarter, in the fourth Dan Campbell went for it on fourth-and-3 from the Green Bay 43. Goff’s pass was not completed. Rodgers did not capitalize. He was able to convert a fourth-and-2 by slamming off balance to Samori Toure, who fumbled off the field at the Detroit 17. Rodgers who is one-time reigning NFL MVP He threw four consecutive incompletive passes to conclude a mediocre game overall. He completed 23 of 42 for 291 yards and the TD and threw five interceptions in the span of his professional career for the fifth time.
Carolina Panthers 21-42 Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Mixon rushed for 153 yards and scored five touchdowns in the game as the Cincinnati Bengals built a 35-0 halftime lead before cruising to victory. Mixon had entered playing with just three TDs throughout the year and scored 4 times during the opening period, the first three on quick sprints, and the fourth on a 12-yard touchdown pass to Joe Burrow, who finished 22-for-28 for the 206-yards before stepping down to be replaced by the backup Brandon Allen late in the third quarter.
The Bengals (5-4) rebounded from a sour loss on Monday night at AFC North opponent Cleveland to take over Carolina (2-7) in the first quarter and take over the defense. Cincinnati did not allow PJ Walker to pass for just nine yards, and also intercepted him twice in the first quarter and chased Walker, who was a former XFL quarterback off the field instead of Baker Mayfield to start the second half.
Seattle Seahawks 31-21 Arizona Cardinals
Geno Smith was a 275-yard runner with two touchdowns. Rookie Kenneth Walker III ran for 109 yards and scored two points as they Seattle Seahawks won their fourth consecutive game. The NFC West’s top team Seattle (6-3) maintained their meteoric rise, while the Cardinals (3-6) have lost four of their last five.
Minnesota Vikings 20-17 Washington Commanders
Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes. Harrison Smith picked off Taylor Heinicke to create the tie score, and the Minnesota Vikings came back to beat the Washington Commanders and extend their winning streak to six games.
In his first game in Washington as a guest, Cousins rebounded from an intercept at the close of the first period and returned after one of the many large hits that he took in to kick off a 68-yard run that culminated with the goal of Greg Joseph.
Smith’s intercept midway through the fourth quarter provided players of the Vikings an opportunity to play in”red zone. Cousins caught Dalvin Cook for 12-yard TD pass. It was one of his most impressive passes of the game. He also made up for earlier mistakes. He completed 22 of 40 to gain 265 yards. After a rash roughness penalty in the first field goal attempt, which allowed Minnesota to take longer and take more time off the clock, Joseph connected from 28 yards away with just 12 seconds remaining to extend the streak.
Los Angeles Chargers 20-17 Atlanta Falcons
Cameron Dicker kicked a game-ending field goal just three days following signing as a free agent making a 37-yarder, which lifted the Los Angeles Chargers over the Atlanta Falcons.
Dicker also hit a field goal of 31 yards with 5:27 remaining, which tied with 17. The youngster from Texas was added as a practice team member on Thursday and then activated Sunday in lieu of injury-stricken Dustin Hopkins. The only time Dicker played was in his second NFL game, but he kicked an untimely strike to Philadelphia Eagles. Philadelphia Eagles as an injury replacement in Week 5.
Las Vegas Raiders 20-27 Jacksonville Jaguars
Travis Etienne ran for two touchdowns, and the Jacksonville Jaguars finally won a tightly contested game, coming back against a 17-point lead win over The Las Vegas Raiders.
It was the second biggest turnaround in the history of the franchise the Jaguars (3-6) that came back from an abyss of 21 points to defeat their rivals the New York Giants in 2014.
The Raiders (2-6) which were eliminated last week in New Orleans, dominated early. They scored on four of their initial five drives and had a lead of 20-7 at the half. The elusive Davante Adams was never stopped in his play, receiving nine passes for 146 yards and two scores over just 30 minutes. However, Jacksonville was able to get stiffer to stop the former five-time Pro-Bowler who had one reception but just one yard after the break.
Indianapolis Colts 3-26 New England Patriots
Mac Jones had a touchdown pass. Nick Folk added four field goals, and the Patriots had nine sacks in helping New England beat the Indianapolis Colts.
The win lifts to the Patriots (5-4) over .500 in the very first game in their season as they prepare for the bye weekend. It’s not a good sign for the Colts (3-5-1) are a loss in their last three games and haven’t yet earned victory since announcing the benching of the quarterback Matt Ryan in favor of second-year player Sam Ehlinger.