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MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2011

Bears 24, Buccaneers 18

Matt Forte ran for 145 yards and a touchdown and Chicago held on to beat Tampa Bay (4-3) in the fifth-annual NFL regular-season game at Wembley Stadium in London. Jay Cutler threw for 226 yards and a touchdown and the Bears (4-3) intercepted Josh Freeman four times to win their second game in a row.

Chicago 7 7 7 3 24
Tampa Bay 2 3 0 13 18

Chi—Forte 32 run (Gould kick)

TB—Barber safety

Chi—R.Williams 25 pass from Cutler (Gould kick)

TB—FG Barth 33

Chi—Barber 12 run (Gould kick)

TB—Winslow 2 pass from Freeman (pass failed)

TB—Briscoe 24 pass from Freeman (Barth kick)

Chi—FG Gould 25

A—76,981.

Chi TB
First downs 19 16
Total Net Yards 395 280
Rushes-yards 33-177 11-30
Passing 218 250
Punt Returns 5-33 3-8
Kickoff Returns 2-43 2-28
Interceptions Ret. 4-18 2-57
Comp-Att-Int 17-32-2 29-52-4
Sacked-Yards Lost 2-8 1-14
Punts 6-38.0 8-47.6
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0
Penalties-Yards 7-54 8-69
Time of Possession 33:12 26:48

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Chicago, Forte 25-145, Barber 6-39, Cutler 1-(minus 1), Hester 1-(minus 6). Tampa Bay, Lumpkin 8-15, Graham 2-13, Benn 1-2.

PASSING—Chicago, Cutler 17-32-2-226. Tampa Bay, Freeman 29-51-4-264, Spurlock 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING—Chicago, R.Williams 4-59, Hester 4-46, Knox 3-53, Forte 2-38, Clutts 2-17, Sanzenbacher 2-13. Tampa Bay, Williams 6-75, Briscoe 6-73, Lumpkin 6-37, Parker 4-42, Winslow 4-25, Stocker 2-14, Graham 1-(minus 2).

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Chicago, Gould 41 (WR).

Jets 27, Chargers 21

Plaxico Burress caught three touchdown passes, including the go-ahead score that was set up by an interception by Darrelle Revis, and New York (4-3) stormed back in the second half to defeat San Diego (4-2) in East Rutherford, N.J. LaDainian Tomlinson left the game against his former club early with flu-like symptoms.

San Diego 7 14 0 0 21
N.Y. Jets 3 7 7 10 27

SD—Butler 37 fumble return (Novak kick)

NYJ—FG Folk 35

SD—Gates 2 pass from Rivers (Novak kick)

NYJ—Burress 3 pass from Sanchez (Folk kick)

SD—Tolbert 1 run (Novak kick)

NYJ—Burress 4 pass from Sanchez (Folk kick)

NYJ—Burress 3 pass from Sanchez (Folk kick)

NYJ—FG Folk 30

A—79,088.

SD NYJ
First downs 16 25
Total Net Yards 268 318
Rushes-yards 25-96 31-162
Passing 172 156
Punt Returns 1-0 2-14
Kickoff Returns 6-139 3-79
Interceptions Ret. 1-25 2-74
Comp-Att-Int 16-32-2 18-33-1
Sacked-Yards Lost 1-7 2-17
Punts 4-50.3 3-36.7
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1
Penalties-Yards 13-95 8-60
Time of Possession 27:14 32:46

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—San Diego, Tolbert 11-58, Mathews 13-39, Rivers 1-(minus 1). N.Y. Jets, Greene 20-112, Sanchez 3-25, Tomlinson 5-14, McKnight 3-11.

PASSING—San Diego, Rivers 16-32-2-179. N.Y. Jets, Sanchez 18-33-1-173.

RECEIVING—San Diego, Gates 5-54, Mathews 4-26, McMichael 3-45, Floyd 2-36, Jackson 1-15, Crayton 1-3. N.Y. Jets, Keller 4-53, Kerley 4-29, Burress 4-25, Tomlinson 3-37, Holmes 2-24, Greene 1-5.

Packers 33, Vikings 27

Aaron Rodgers kept Green Bay (7-0) unbeaten with three touchdowns and 335 yards passing, holding off rookie Christian Ponder and Minnesota (1-6) in Minneapolis. Mason Crosby had four field goals for the Packers , including a franchise record 58-yarder.

Green Bay 7 6 20 0 33
Minnesota 7 10 0 10 27

Min—Shiancoe 2 pass from Ponder (Longwell kick)

GB—Kuhn 2 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick)

Min—Peterson 1 run (Longwell kick)

GB—FG Crosby 39

Min—FG Longwell 52

GB—FG Crosby 45

GB—G.Jennings 79 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick)

GB—Finley 2 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick)

GB—FG Crosby 24

GB—FG Crosby 58

Min—FG Longwell 46

Min—Jenkins 24 pass from Ponder (Longwell kick)

A—63,946.

GB Min
First downs 25 22
Total Net Yards 421 435
Rushes-yards 26-114 31-218
Passing 307 217
Punt Returns 2-42 2-12
Kickoff Returns 3-71 3-76
Interceptions Ret. 2-26 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 24-30-0 13-32-2
Sacked-Yards Lost 4-28 2-2
Punts 3-59.3 4-40.3
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Penalties-Yards 6-44 9-91
Time of Possession 32:06 27:54

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Green Bay, Starks 13-75, Grant 9-29, Rodgers 2-8, Cobb 1-1, Kuhn 1-1. Minnesota, Peterson 24-175, Ponder 4-31, Harvin 2-8, Gerhart 1-4.

PASSING—Green Bay, Rodgers 24-30-0-335. Minnesota, Ponder 13-32-2-219.

RECEIVING—Green Bay, G.Jennings 7-147, J.Jones 4-63, Nelson 4-52, Starks 3-24, Finley 2-13, Quarless 1-21, Cobb 1-7, Driver 1-6, Kuhn 1-2. Minnesota, Shiancoe 4-45, Jenkins 3-111, Camarillo 2-35, Harvin 2-15, Aromashodu 1-13, Peterson 1-0.

Panthers 33, Redskins 20

Cam Newton ran for a touchdown and threw for another in the second half to help Carolina (2-5) beat Washington (3-3) in Charlotte, N.C. Newton threw for 256 yards and ran for 59 more. He ran for his seventh touchdown tying a record for most TDs rushing by a rookie quarterback since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger. The Redskins’ John Beck threw for 279 yards and scored on a short keeper in his first start in four years.

Washington 0 6 7 7 20
Carolina 3 6 14 10 33

Car—FG Mare 20

Was—FG Gano 31

Car—FG Mare 45

Was—FG Gano 49

Car—FG Mare 45

Car—Newton 16 run (Mare kick)

Was—Beck 4 run (Gano kick)

Car—Stewart 2 run (Mare kick)

Car—LaFell 2 pass from Newton (Mare kick)

Was—Davis 7 pass from Beck (Gano kick)

Car—FG Mare 40

A—73,245.

Was Car
First downs 22 20
Total Net Yards 353 407
Rushes-yards 23-92 37-175
Passing 261 232
Punt Returns 1-(-4) 0-0
Kickoff Returns 2-25 1-15
Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-19
Comp-Att-Int 22-37-1 18-23-0
Sacked-Yards Lost 3-18 4-24
Punts 1-37.0 3-38.7
Fumbles-Lost 2-2 1-0
Penalties-Yards 3-26 13-105
Time of Possession 24:30 35:30

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Washington, Hightower 17-88, Beck 3-10, Helu 1-(minus 1), Torain 2-(minus 5). Carolina, Stewart 14-68, Newton 10-59, D.Williams 10-35, Felton 2-7, Smith 1-6.

PASSING—Washington, Beck 22-37-1-279. Carolina, Newton 18-23-0-256.

RECEIVING—Washington, Davis 6-80, Gaffney 4-68, Austin 3-26, Paulsen 2-48, Paul 2-25, Moss 2-17, Helu 2-6, Armstrong 1-9. Carolina, Smith 7-143, Shockey 4-32, Naanee 3-21, LaFell 2-39, Felton 1-17, Olsen 1-4.

Falcons 23, Lions 16

Matt Ryan ran and threw for touchdowns to give Atlanta a double-digit lead in the first half, and the Falcons held on to win at Detroit. Ryan was 20 of 34 for 218 yards with a TD and two interceptions and scored on a 1-yard plunge to break a 3-all tie late in the first quarter. He left the game briefly when teammate Will Svitek stepped on his left ankle.

Atlanta 10 7 3 3 23
Detroit 3 3 10 0 16

Det—FG Hanson 43

Atl—FG Bryant 23

Atl—Ryan 1 run (Bryant kick)

Det—FG Hanson 38

Atl—White 18 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick)

Det—FG Hanson 29

Atl—FG Bryant 47

Det—Johnson 57 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick)

Atl—FG Bryant 40

A—63,625.

Atl Det
First downs 22 13
Total Net Yards 328 263
Rushes-yards 31-129 20-104
Passing 199 159
Punt Returns 4-62 1-0
Kickoff Returns 3-82 5-141
Interceptions Ret. 0-0 2-24
Comp-Att-Int 20-35-2 15-32-0
Sacked-Yards Lost 3-19 3-24
Punts 5-35.4 6-43.8
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-1
Penalties-Yards 11-80 10-84
Time of Possession 34:57 25:03

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Atlanta, Turner 27-122, Rodgers 1-5, Ryan 3-2. Detroit, Morris 9-50, K.Williams 9-44, Burleson 2-10.

PASSING—Atlanta, Ryan 20-34-2-218, Redman 0-1-0-0. Detroit, Stafford 15-32-0-183.

RECEIVING—Atlanta, Gonzalez 5-62, White 5-52, Douglas 4-62, Rodgers 3-12, Snelling 1-18, Palmer 1-8, Mughelli 1-4. Detroit, Johnson 5-115, Pettigrew 4-31, Scheffler 2-15, Morris 2-13, Heller 1-8, Burleson 1-1.

Chiefs 28, Raiders 0

Kendrick Lewis and Brandon Flowers returned interceptions for touchdowns and Kansas City (3-3) took advantage of rusty quarterback play from Kyle Boller and Carson Palmer to beat the Raiders (4-3) in Oakland, Calif. Javier Arenas and Le’Ron McClain each added touchdown runs for the Chiefs on a day the Kansas City offense didn’t have to do much at all.

Kansas City 14 0 7 7 28
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0

KC—Lewis 59 interception return (Succop kick)

KC—McClain 1 run (Succop kick)

KC—Arenas 7 run (Succop kick)

KC—Flowers 58 interception return (Succop kick)

A—57,361.

KC Oak
First downs 22 18
Total Net Yards 300 322
Rushes-yards 39-139 27-155
Passing 161 167
Punt Returns 2-23 4-39
Kickoff Returns 1-28 1-6
Interceptions Ret. 6-113 2-2
Comp-Att-Int 15-30-2 15-35-6
Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 1-10
Punts 7-52.6 6-48.2
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-0
Penalties-Yards 10-98 14-120
Time of Possession 33:37 26:23

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Kansas City, Battle 16-76, McCluster 10-38, Jones 9-19, Arenas 1-7, McClain 1-1, Cassel 2-(minus 2). Oakland, Bush 17-99, Boller 4-29, T.Jones 3-18, Ford 1-5, McFadden 2-4.

PASSING—Kansas City, Cassel 15-30-2-161. Oakland, Palmer 8-21-3-116, Boller 7-14-3-61.

RECEIVING—Kansas City, Bowe 6-76, Breaston 5-64, Baldwin 1-14, O’Connell 1-6, McClain 1-4, McCluster 1-(minus 3). Oakland, Heyward-Bey 5-89, Ford 2-13, Bush 2-12, T.Jones 1-30, Boss 1-11, Myers 1-9, Tonga 1-6, Moore 1-4, McFadden 1-3.

Steelers 32, Cardinals 20

Ben Roethlisberger threw 95 yards to Mike Wallace for the longest pass play in Steelers’ history and Pittsburgh (5-2) went on to hand Arizona (1-5) a loss in Glendale, Ariz. Roethlisberger, 25 of 38 for 340 yards, also had TD passes of 12 yards to Heath Miller and 4 yards to Emmanuel Sanders.

Pittsburgh 7 10 9 6 32
Arizona 0 7 7 6 20

Pit—Miller 12 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)

Pit—Wallace 95 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)

Ari—Smith 1 run (Feely kick)

Pit—FG Suisham 41

Ari—Stephens-Howling 73 pass from Kolb (Feely kick)

Pit—Sanders 4 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)

Pit—Team safety

Pit—FG Suisham 42

Pit—FG Suisham 39

Ari—Doucet 2 pass from Kolb (pass failed)

A—62,475.

Pit Ari
First downs 26 23
Total Net Yards 445 330
Rushes-yards 28-91 19-73
Passing 354 257
Punt Returns 2-47 0-0
Kickoff Returns 3-66 5-107
Interceptions Ret. 1-10 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 26-39-0 18-34-1
Sacked-Yards Lost 2-7 2-15
Punts 3-39.3 4-47.8
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 9-69 9-67
Time of Possession 35:47 24:13

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Pittsburgh, Mendenhall 13-32, Redman 6-29, Moore 6-26, Miller 1-6, Roethlisberger 2-(minus 2). Arizona, Wells 12-42, Smith 5-17, Kolb 2-14.

PASSING—Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 26-39-0-361. Arizona, Kolb 18-34-1-272.

RECEIVING—Pittsburgh, A.Brown 7-102, Sanders 5-46, Miller 4-59, Wallace 3-118, Ward 3-21, Redman 2-1, C.Brown 1-9, Mendenhall 1-5. Arizona, Doucet 5-30, Fitzgerald 4-78, Stephens-Howling 2-76, Housler 2-28, Sampson 2-27, Sherman 1-15, King 1-10, Roberts 1-8.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Cowboys 34, Rams 7

In his first extended playing time, rookie DeMarco Murray ran for a franchise-record 253 yards, including a 91-yard touchdown that’s the second-longest in club history, to lead Dallas (3-3) past St. Louis (0-6) in Arlington, Texas. Rams’ quarterback A.J. Feeley – starting in place of the injured Sam Bradford – made his first start since 2007 and was 20 of 33 for 196 yards with one interception and one sack.

St. Louis 0 7 0 0 7
Dallas 7 10 3 14 34

Dal—Murray 91 run (Bailey kick)

Dal—Witten 1 pass from Romo (Bailey kick)

StL—S.Jackson 6 run (Jo.Brown kick)

Dal—FG Bailey 30

Dal—FG Bailey 51

Dal—Tanner 6 run (Bailey kick)

Dal—Bryant 20 pass from Romo (Bailey kick)

A—80,086.

StL Dal
First downs 13 24
Total Net Yards 265 445
Rushes-yards 21-70 34-294
Passing 195 151
Punt Returns 1-9 1-7
Kickoff Returns 5-114 0-0
Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-3
Comp-Att-Int 20-33-1 14-24-0
Sacked-Yards Lost 1-1 2-15
Punts 5-47.4 3-48.3
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1
Penalties-Yards 4-16 6-30
Time of Possession 26:04 33:56

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—St. Louis, S.Jackson 18-70, C.Williams 2-1, Feeley 1-(minus 1). Dallas, Murray 25-253, Tanner 6-34, Choice 2-8, Kitna 1-(minus 1).

PASSING—St. Louis, Feeley 20-33-1-196. Dallas, Romo 14-24-0-166.

RECEIVING—St. Louis, Lloyd 6-74, S.Jackson 4-3, Hoomanawanui 3-44, Salas 2-33, Bajema 2-20, Alexander 2-9, C.Williams 1-13. Dallas, Bryant 5-90, Witten 5-35, Robinson 2-25, Austin 2-16.

Texans 41, Titans 7

Arian Foster ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns and added 119 yards receiving with a 78-yard TD as Houston routed Tennessee in Nashville, Tenn. Fans booed Chris Johnson as he was stopped early and often, finishing with 18 yards on 10 carries.

Houston 3 17 7 14 41
Tennessee 0 0 7 0 7

Hou—FG Rackers 32

Hou—Dreessen 10 pass from Schaub (Rackers kick)

Hou—Foster 78 pass from Schaub (Rackers kick)

Hou—FG Rackers 29

Hou—Foster 1 run (Rackers kick)

Ten—Cook 5 pass from Hasselbeck (Bironas kick)

Hou—Foster 5 run (Rackers kick)

Hou—McCain 38 interception return (Rackers kick)

A—69,143.

Hou Ten
First downs 29 11
Total Net Yards 518 148
Rushes-yards 47-222 15-53
Passing 296 95
Punt Returns 1-0 2-33
Kickoff Returns 0-0 5-103
Interceptions Ret. 2-38 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 18-23-0 15-31-2
Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 2-21
Punts 2-48.0 7-45.6
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-0
Penalties-Yards 6-68 8-76
Time of Possession 37:58 22:02

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Houston, Foster 25-115, Tate 15-104, Ward 5-7, Vickers 1-0, Jones 1-(minus 4). Tennessee, Ringer 3-31, Johnson 10-18, Harper 2-4.

PASSING—Houston, Schaub 18-23-0-296. Tennessee, Hasselbeck 14-30-2-104, Locker 1-1-0-12.

RECEIVING—Houston, Foster 5-119, Daniels 4-71, Walter 3-35, Dreessen 2-31, Jones 2-27, Mason 1-7, B.Johnson 1-6. Tennessee, Johnson 6-27, L.Hawkins 3-24, Cook 2-22, Ringer 1-17, Stevens 1-11, Washington 1-10, Williams 1-5.

Saints 62, Colts 7

Drew Brees completed 31 of 35 passes for 325 yards and five touchdowns, and New Orleans set a franchise record for points and victory margin in a demolition of visiting Indianapolis. The Saints were also effective on the ground, rushing for 236 yards. The Saints had a team-record 36 first downs.

Indianapolis 0 7 0 0 7
New Orleans 21 13 14 14 62

NO—Colston 14 pass from Brees (Kasay kick)

NO—Colston 4 pass from Brees (Kasay kick)

NO—Sproles 6 pass from Brees (Kasay kick)

NO—Collins 1 run (Kasay kick)

NO—FG Kasay 23

Ind—Carter 2 run (Vinatieri kick)

NO—FG Kasay 47

NO—Graham 4 pass from Brees (Kasay kick)

NO—Graham 2 pass from Brees (Kasay kick)

NO—Sproles 16 run (Kasay kick)

NO—Torrence 42 interception return (Kasay kick)

A—73,012.

Ind NO
First downs 11 36
Total Net Yards 252 557
Rushes-yards 23-155 38-236
Passing 97 321
Punt Returns 1-13 4-27
Kickoff Returns 1-18 2-56
Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-42
Comp-Att-Int 12-22-1 31-35-0
Sacked-Yards Lost 1-5 2-4
Punts 6-46.5 1-53.0
Fumbles-Lost 2-2 0-0
Penalties-Yards 7-49 1-10
Time of Possession 21:41 38:19

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Indianapolis, Carter 10-89, D.Brown 9-47, Painter 2-11, Addai 2-8. New Orleans, Ingram 14-91, Sproles 12-88, P.Thomas 10-57, Collins 1-1, Meachem 1-(minus 1).

PASSING—Indianapolis, Painter 9-17-1-67, Orlovsky 3-5-0-35. New Orleans, Brees 31-35-0-325.

RECEIVING—Indianapolis, Wayne 3-36, Garcon 3-31, Collie 2-12, Eldridge 2-12, Addai 2-11. New Orleans, Colston 7-98, Graham 6-54, Sproles 6-19, P.Thomas 5-68, Moore 3-44, Meachem 2-27, Henderson 1-9, Ingram 1-6.


 
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