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Saints 42, Buccaneers 17

Drew Brees passed for four touchdowns and ran for another score, and New Orleans clinched a wild-card spot with a home victory over Tampa Bay. Brees passed for 381 yards, eclipsing 5,000 yards in a season for an unprecedented fourth time. He finished the season with 5,162 yards to go with 39 TDs. The Saints went 8-0 at the Superdome this season. Mike Glennon passed for 219 yards and two TDs for the Buccaneers (4-12).

Tampa Bay 7 7 3 0 17
New Orleans 14 14 7 7 42

NO—Moore 44 pass from Brees (S.Graham kick)

TB—Underwood 48 pass from Glennon (Lindell kick)

NO—J.Graham 10 pass from Brees (S.Graham kick)

NO—Meachem 41 pass from Brees (S.Graham kick)

TB—Wright 1 pass from Glennon (Lindell kick)

NO—Stills 76 pass from Brees (S.Graham kick)

TB—FG Lindell 54

NO—Thomas 8 run (S.Graham kick)

NO—Brees 9 run (S.Graham kick)

A—73,150.

TB NO
First downs 18 21
Total Net Yards 290 468
Rushes-yards 18-75 30-98
Passing 215 370
Punt Returns 0-0 1-0
Kickoff Returns 3-69 1-22
Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-2
Comp-Att-Int 22-42-1 24-31-0
Sacked-Yards Lost 2-4 1-11
Punts 5-48.0 4-40.3
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 8-78 9-94
Time of Possession 25:48 34:12

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Tampa Bay, Rainey 11-35, Leonard 5-35, Hill 1-3, Wright 1-2. New Orleans, K.Robinson 12-50, Thomas 7-20, Ingram 3-20, Brees 2-8, Collins 2-3, Sproles 3-(-1), McCown 1-(-2).

PASSING—Tampa Bay, Glennon 22-41-1-219, Koenen 0-1-0-0. New Orleans, Brees 24-31-0-381.

RECEIVING—Tampa Bay, Underwood 5-93, Wright 5-58, Jackson 4-35, Leonard 3-1, Hill 2-23, Owusu 1-5, Lorig 1-3, Rainey 1-1. New Orleans, Colston 6-67, J.Graham 5-71, Moore 4-73, Sproles 2-30, Stills 1-76, Meachem 1-41, Hill 1-8, Watson 1-7, Ingram 1-3, Thomas 1-3, Collins 1-2.

49ers 23, Cardinals 20

Phil Dawson made a 40-yard field goal as time expired to lift San Francisco over Arizona in Glendale, Ariz., and clinch the NFC’s No. 5 playoff seed. Dawson matched his career best with a 56-yarder to put the 49ers (12-4) up 20-17 with 1:45 to go. Jay Feely’s 43-yard FG tied it for Arizona (10-6) with 34 seconds left. LaMichael James’ 45-yard kickoff return and two quick completions by Colin Kaepernick set up Dawson’s game-winner.

San Francisco 17 0 0 6 23
Arizona 0 7 0 13 20

SF—FG Dawson 27

SF—Boldin 4 pass from Kaepernick (Dawson kick)

SF—V.Davis 3 pass from Kaepernick (Dawson kick)

Ari—Ballard 1 pass from Palmer (Feely kick)

Ari—FG Feely 49

Ari—Roberts 34 pass from Palmer (Feely kick)

SF—FG Dawson 56

Ari—FG Feely 43

SF—FG Dawson 40

A—63,570.

SF Ari
First downs 19 19
Total Net Yards 375 482
Rushes-yards 23-83 22-83
Passing 292 399
Punt Returns 3-45 1-2
Kickoff Returns 3-84 3-47
Interceptions Ret. 1-4 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 21-34-0 28-49-1
Sacked-Yards Lost 2-18 1-8
Punts 6-43.0 3-49.3
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1
Penalties-Yards 4-20 3-30
Time of Possession 27:40 32:20

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—San Francisco, Patton 1-26, Kaepernick 4-24, Gore 13-14, Hunter 2-13, Boldin 1-11, Dixon 2-(-5). Arizona, Mendenhall 10-47, Ellington 9-30, S.Taylor 2-7, Palmer 1-(-1).

PASSING—San Francisco, Kaepernick 21-34-0-310. Arizona, Palmer 28-49-1-407.

RECEIVING—San Francisco, Boldin 9-149, V.Davis 3-45, Crabtree 3-29, Patton 2-34, Dixon 2-27, Staley 1-14, James 1-12. Arizona, Fitzgerald 6-113, Floyd 6-91, Housler 5-78, Roberts 3-74, Ellington 3-12, Mendenhall 2-13, Dray 1-18, S.Taylor 1-7, Ballard 1-1.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—San Francisco, Dawson 24 (WL). Arizona, Feely 37 (WR), 43 (WR).

Chargers 27, Chiefs 24

Nick Novak kicked a 36-yard field goal with 5:30 left in overtime, ending the San Diego Chargers’ three-year playoff drought with a victory over visiting Kansas City (11-5). The Chargers (9-7) needed help for weeks, and everything fell into place with the last piece being their win over a Chiefs team that already had clinched the AFC’s No. 5 seed and rested 20 of 22 starters. Earlier in the day, the Chargers got the help they needed when Miami and Baltimore lost.

Kansas City 14 7 3 0 0 24
San Diego 7 7 0 10 3 27

KC—Davis 17 run (Succop kick)

SD—Green 22 pass from Rivers (Novak kick)

KC—McCluster 2 pass from Daniel (Succop kick)

SD—Gates 4 pass from Rivers (Novak kick)

KC—Davis 2 run (Succop kick)

KC—FG Succop 46

SD—Royal 6 pass from Rivers (Novak kick)

SD—FG Novak 22

SD—FG Novak 36

A—66,374.

KC SD
First downs 22 19
Total Net Yards 332 405
Rushes-yards 37-143 36-186
Passing 189 219
Punt Returns 1-32 2-6
Kickoff Returns 4-125 3-70
Interceptions Ret. 1-14 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 21-30-0 22-33-1
Sacked-Yards Lost 2-11 3-10
Punts 5-45.8 5-46.4
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 1-5 4-22
Time of Possession 34:36 37:08

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Kansas City, Davis 27-81, Daniel 7-59, Gray 2-2, Jenkins 1-1. San Diego, Mathews 24-144, Woodhead 5-18, Royal 2-17, McClain 1-3, Rivers 3-2, Weddle 1-2.

PASSING—Kansas City, Daniel 21-30-0-200. San Diego, Rivers 22-33-1-229.

RECEIVING—Kansas City, McCluster 6-62, Hemingway 5-45, Jenkins 3-67, Gray 3-7, Davis 2-5, McGrath 1-11, Gordon 1-3. San Diego, Woodhead 7-42, Allen 5-89, Gates 4-31, Royal 3-34, Mathews 2-11, Green 1-22.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Kansas City, Succop 41 (WR).

Bengals 34, Ravens 17

Andy Dalton threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and set a pair of Bengals single-season records for TD passes (33) and passing yards (4,296), leading host Cincinnati to a victory that eliminated the defending Super Bowl champions. The third-year QB also threw four interceptions for the Bengals, winners of the AFC North. The Ravens (8-8) lost their last two games, denying them a chance to make the playoffs for a sixth straight season.

Baltimore 6 0 11 0 17
Cincinnati 7 10 0 17 34

Bal—FG Tucker 38

Bal—FG Tucker 22

Cin—Green 53 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick)

Cin—FG Nugent 39

Cin—M.Jones 16 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick)

Bal—FG Tucker 34

Bal—M.Brown 8 pass from Flacco (Rice run)

Cin—Dalton 1 run (Nugent kick)

Cin—FG Nugent 38

Cin—Kirkpatrick 21 interception return (Nugent kick)

A—62,406.

Bal Cin
First downs 17 21
Total Net Yards 222 392
Rushes-yards 14-47 30-111
Passing 175 281
Punt Returns 1-3 5-35
Kickoff Returns 6-169 4-105
Interceptions Ret. 4-55 3-30
Comp-Att-Int 30-50-3 21-36-4
Sacked-Yards Lost 2-17 0-0
Punts 6-47.5 3-36.0
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0
Penalties-Yards 6-56 10-76
Time of Possession 26:03 33:57

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Baltimore, Pierce 5-28, Rice 6-15, Scott 2-3, Flacco 1-1. Cincinnati, Green-Ellis 11-66, Dalton 6-23, Bernard 13-22.

PASSING—Baltimore, Flacco 30-50-3-192. Cincinnati, Dalton 21-36-4-281.

RECEIVING—Baltimore, Pitta 8-63, Rice 7-35, M.Brown 5-30, Pierce 4-18, T.Smith 3-27, J.Jones 1-11, Scott 1-8, Doss 1-0. Cincinnati, M.Jones 5-61, Bernard 5-51, Green 4-61, Hawkins 3-74, Sanu 1-12, Charles 1-8, Sanzenbacher 1-7, Al.Smith 1-7.

Jets 20, Dolphins 7

Geno Smith led three long scoring drives, ran for a score and threw for 190 yards as New York (8-8) elimintated Miami from the scramble for the AFC’s final wild-card berth with a win at Miami Gardens, Fla. Interceptions made by Jets rookie Dee Milliner and one by 35-year-old Ed Reed prevented a Dolphins comeback. Miami (8-8) squandered a shot at its first playoff berth since 2008 by losing their final two games.

N.Y. Jets 0 14 0 6 20
Miami 0 7 0 0 7

Mia—Wallace 5 pass from Tannehill (Sturgis kick)

NYJ—Richardson 1 run (Folk kick)

NYJ—Smith 7 run (Folk kick)

NYJ—FG Folk 35

NYJ—FG Folk 26

A—70,296.

NYJ Mia
First downs 22 18
Total Net Yards 374 296
Rushes-yards 42-154 22-92
Passing 220 204
Punt Returns 1-7 3-27
Kickoff Returns 1-16 4-53
Interceptions Ret. 3-29 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 18-28-0 20-40-3
Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 0-0
Punts 5-42.0 5-48.8
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 5-36 5-38
Time of Possession 32:24 27:36

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—N.Y. Jets, Powell 21-76, Smith 10-44, Ivory 5-19, Bohanon 2-12, Richardson 2-2, Kerley 1-1, Green 1-0. Miami, Miller 17-73, Tannehill 2-19, Dan.Thomas 2-0, Clay 1-0.

PASSING—N.Y. Jets, Smith 17-27-0-190, Powell 1-1-0-30. Miami, Tannehill 20-40-3-204.

RECEIVING—N.Y. Jets, Nelson 5-66, Kerley 5-40, Holmes 3-41, Winslow 1-34, Cumberland 1-30, Sudfeld 1-7, Salas 1-6, Powell 1-(minus 4). Miami, Wallace 5-25, Matthews 4-58, Clay 4-43, Mar.Moore 3-25, Hartline 2-38, Thigpen 1-11, Miller 1-4.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—N.Y. Jets, Folk 35 (WR).

Steelers 20, Browns 7

Le’Veon Bell ran for 90 yards and a touchdown as Pittsburgh drubbed visiting Cleveland (4-12), though the Steelers’ bid to become the second team in NFL history to go winless in September and make the playoffs ended when San Diego edged Kansas City. Ben Roethlisberger passed for 179 yards and a TD against two interceptions as the Steelers (8-8) won their third straight game to avoid their first losing season since 2003.

Cleveland 0 0 0 7 7
Pittsburgh 7 7 3 3 20

Pit—Cotchery 9 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)

Pit—Bell 5 run (Suisham kick)

Pit—FG Suisham 30

Pit—FG Suisham 32

Cle—Whittaker 35 pass from Campbell (Cundiff kick)

A—56,361.

Cle Pit
First downs 15 17
Total Net Yards 293 292
Rushes-yards 20-79 29-120
Passing 214 172
Punt Returns 1-21 3-21
Kickoff Returns 0-0 0-0
Interceptions Ret. 2-12 1-3
Comp-Att-Int 23-41-1 19-31-2
Sacked-Yards Lost 3-26 1-7
Punts 5-38.4 4-41.8
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-0
Penalties-Yards 3-30 2-15
Time of Possession 29:43 30:17

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Cleveland, Baker 18-69, Campbell 1-6, Gray 1-4. Pittsburgh, Bell 20-90, F.Jones 2-11, Dwyer 3-10, Roethlisberger 4-9.

PASSING—Cleveland, Campbell 23-41-1-240. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 19-31-2-179.

RECEIVING—Cleveland, Gordon 7-82, Cameron 5-69, Cooper 5-34, Whittaker 2-38, Baker 2-(-1), Little 1-9, Ogbonnaya 1-9. Pittsburgh, A.Brown 9-87, Cotchery 3-25, Sanders 2-26, Miller 2-17, Dwyer 1-9, W.Johnson 1-9, Bell 1-6.

Panthers 21, Falcons 20

Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes, Greg Hardy had a team-record four sacks and Carolina (12-4) clinched the NFC South and the NFC’s No. 2 seed with a win at Atlanta (4-12). Carolina, which won 11 of its final 12 games, set a team record by sacking Matt Ryan nine times. Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez, who had announced his plans for retirement, had four catches for 56 yards and was honored at halftime.

Carolina 0 14 7 0 21
Atlanta 7 3 7 3 20

Atl—Snelling 9 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick)

Atl—FG Bryant 42

Car—White 8 interception return (Gano kick)

Car—Ginn Jr. 3 pass from Newton (Gano kick)

Atl—White 39 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick)

Car—Olsen 7 pass from Newton (Gano kick)

Atl—FG Bryant 37

A—70,427.

Car Atl
First downs 16 20
Total Net Yards 283 307
Rushes-yards 29-134 20-76
Passing 149 231
Punt Returns 3-33 3-34
Kickoff Returns 1-31 0-0
Interceptions Ret. 1-8 1-3
Comp-Att-Int 15-27-1 28-40-1
Sacked-Yards Lost 1-0 9-49
Punts 6-48.7 5-48.4
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-0
Penalties-Yards 4-38 5-56
Time of Possession 25:34 34:26

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Carolina, Newton 12-72, D.Williams 10-33, Tolbert 7-29. Atlanta, Jackson 13-41, Snelling 5-36, Ryan 2-(-1).

PASSING—Carolina, Newton 15-27-1-149. Atlanta, Ryan 28-40-1-280.

RECEIVING—Carolina, Olsen 6-42, Tolbert 3-10, D.Williams 2-75, Hixon 2-16, Ginn Jr. 2-6. Atlanta, White 8-91, Douglas 7-58, Jackson 5-53, Gonzalez 4-56, Snelling 2-15, D.Johnson 1-4, DiMarco 1-3.

Broncos 34, Raiders 17

Peyton Manning set the NFL single-season record for yards passing and threw four first-half touchdown passes to help Denver (13-3) clinch the top seed in the AFC playoffs with a win over the Raiders (4-12) in Oakland, Calif. Manning completed 25 of 28 passes for 266 yards while sitting out the second half of the game. He finished the season with 5,477 yards – passing Drew Brees’ record of 5,476 set in 2011 – and 55 TD passes.

Denver 14 17 0 3 34
Oakland 0 0 0 14 14

Den—Decker 3 pass from Manning (Prater kick)

Den—Moreno 7 pass from Manning (Prater kick)

Den—FG Prater 34

Den—D.Thomas 63 pass from Manning (Prater kick)

Den—D.Thomas 5 pass from Manning (Prater kick)

Den—FG Prater 54

Oak—Streater 14 pass from Pryor (Janikowski kick)

Oak—Kasa 9 pass from Pryor (Janikowski kick)

A—51,500.

Den Oak
First downs 28 17
Total Net Yards 458 255
Rushes-yards 29-124 20-64
Passing 334 191
Punt Returns 1-0 1-1
Kickoff Returns 1-0 2-51
Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 34-41-0 21-38-0
Sacked-Yards Lost 3-17 2-16
Punts 4-30.0 5-45.8
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-1
Penalties-Yards 6-56 2-10
Time of Possession 35:29 24:31

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Denver, Ball 10-72, Hillman 12-30, Moreno 6-23, Osweiler 1-(-1). Oakland, Pryor 9-49, Jennings 4-9, D.McFadden 7-6.

PASSING—Denver, Manning 25-28-0-266, Osweiler 9-13-0-85. Oakland, Pryor 21-38-0-207.

RECEIVING—Denver, D.Thomas 6-113, Moreno 5-41, J.Thomas 5-36, Decker 4-27, Caldwell 3-42, Tamme 3-29, Dreessen 3-26, Ball 3-22, Green 2-15. Oakland, Streater 5-40, D.Moore 4-63, Holmes 3-38, D.McFadden 3-15, Rivera 2-23, Jennings 2-8, Reece 1-11, Kasa 1-9.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Oakland, Janikowski 42 (WR).

Patriots 34, Bills 20

LeGarrette Blount rushed for a career-high 189 yards and two touchdowns and had two long kickoff returns as New England beat Buffalo (6-10) in Foxborough, Mass., to clinch a first-round AFC bye. Stephen Gostkowski helped make sure the Patriots (12-4) wouldn’t have a game next weekend with four field goals. While the Patriots earned their eighth bye in Bill Belichick’s 14 seasons as coach, the Bills missed the playoffs for the 14th straight year, the league’s longest current streak.

Buffalo 3 0 7 10 20
New England 6 10 0 18 34

NE—FG Gostkowski 43

Buf—FG Carpenter 51

NE—FG Gostkowski 35

NE—Blount 36 run (Gostkowski kick)

NE—FG Gostkowski 29

Buf—Graham 12 pass from Lewis (Carpenter kick)

NE—Vereen 5 pass from Brady (Edelman pass from Brady)

Buf—Jackson 5 run (Carpenter kick)

NE—FG Gostkowski 35

Buf—FG Carpenter 37

NE—Blount 35 run (Gostkowski kick)

A—68,756.

Buf NE
First downs 19 24
Total Net Yards 393 382
Rushes-yards 35-169 43-267
Passing 224 115
Punt Returns 0-0 2-7
Kickoff Returns 1-28 4-189
Interceptions Ret. 1-0 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 16-29-0 14-24-1
Sacked-Yards Lost 4-23 1-7
Punts 4-42.3 3-45.7
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 4-0
Penalties-Yards 6-54 4-31
Time of Possession 27:13 32:47

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Buffalo, Spiller 19-105, Jackson 14-60, Lewis 2-4. New England, Blount 24-189, Ridley 12-74, Develin 1-4, Vereen 2-3, Brady 4-(-3).

PASSING—Buffalo, Lewis 16-29-0-247. New England, Brady 14-24-1-122.

RECEIVING—Buffalo, Spiller 5-28, Graham 3-62, Chandler 3-55, Jackson 3-53, Woods 1-27, Goodwin 1-22. New England, Edelman 9-65, Vereen 3-42, Amendola 1-9, Dobson 1-6.

Titans 16, Texans 10

Chris Johnson ran for 127 yards and a touchdown as Tennessee beat Houston in Nashville, Tenn. With their 14th straight loss, the Texans (2-14) clinched the No. 1 selection in next May’s draft for the next head coach owner Bob McNair hires. The Titans (7-9) scored 16 straight points in snapping a five-game home skid. Rob Bironas kicked three field goals, including a season-long 55-yarder.

Houston 7 0 0 3 10
Tennessee 0 6 7 3 16

Hou—Grimes 3 run (Bullock kick)

Ten—FG Bironas 42

Ten—FG Bironas 55

Ten—C.Johnson 11 run (Bironas kick)

Ten—FG Bironas 37

Hou—FG Bullock 19

A—69,143.

Hou Ten
First downs 19 17
Total Net Yards 288 311
Rushes-yards 22-65 36-151
Passing 223 160
Punt Returns 0-0 1-18
Kickoff Returns 3-83 2-54
Interceptions Ret. 1-0 2-5
Comp-Att-Int 22-34-2 15-24-1
Sacked-Yards Lost 1-6 1-6
Punts 5-45.8 6-42.2
Fumbles-Lost 2-2 2-0
Penalties-Yards 5-55 7-76
Time of Possession 27:45 32:15

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Houston, Grimes 16-50, R.Graham 4-8, Schaub 2-7. Tennessee, C.Johnson 27-127, Battle 1-16, Greene 6-10, Fitzpatrick 2-(-2).

PASSING—Houston, Schaub 22-34-2-229. Tennessee, Fitzpatrick 15-24-1-166.

RECEIVING—Houston, Grimes 6-76, A.Johnson 6-49, Hopkins 4-35, Griffin 3-49, R.Graham 1-12, G.Jones 1-6, Martin 1-2. Tennessee, Wright 5-50, Walker 3-29, C.Johnson 3-14, N.Washington 2-39, Williams 1-32, Battle 1-2.

Colts 30, Jaguars 10

Andrew Luck threw for 282 yards and one TD, Robert Mathis reclaimed the NFL sacks lead with 19 1/2 and Adam Vinatieri joined the 2,000-point club as Indianapolis (11-5), the AFC South champion, beat Jacksonville (4-12) to finish with a 6-0 mark against division foes. Luck became the first player in league history to top 8,000 yards in his first two NFL seasons. Vinatieri moved into fifth on the career scoring list with 2,006 points, passing George Blanda and Matt Stover.

Jacksonville 0 3 0 7 10
Indianapolis 17 3 7 3 30

Ind—D.Brown 1 run (Vinatieri kick)

Ind—Richardson 2 run (Vinatieri kick)

Ind—FG Vinatieri 23

Jax—FG Scobee 37

Ind—FG Vinatieri 26

Ind—Whalen 7 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick)

Ind—FG Vinatieri 39

Jax—Taylor 14 pass from Henne (Scobee kick)

A—66,008.

Jax Ind
First downs 19 23
Total Net Yards 350 379
Rushes-yards 16-42 28-80
Passing 308 299
Punt Returns 0-0 1-5
Kickoff Returns 2-50 1-21
Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-46
Comp-Att-Int 30-51-1 29-41-0
Sacked-Yards Lost 3-23 1-8
Punts 5-46.0 5-47.4
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0
Penalties-Yards 5-50 2-10
Time of Possession 26:20 33:40

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Jacksonville, Jones-Drew 13-39, Todman 2-3, Henne 1-0. Indianapolis, D.Brown 12-31, Richardson 8-25, Choice 5-18, Luck 2-7, Hasselbeck 1-(-1).

PASSING—Jacksonville, Henne 30-51-1-331. Indianapolis, Luck 26-37-0-282, Hasselbeck 3-4-0-25.

RECEIVING—Jacksonville, Taylor 8-75, Sanders 6-50, Jones-Drew 5-51, M.Lewis 3-70, Brown 3-43, Harbor 2-11, L.Thomas 1-18, Todman 1-12, Noble 1-1. Indianapolis, Hilton 11-155, Whalen 4-32, D.Brown 3-4, Rogers 2-20, Havili 2-18, Richardson 2-17, Fleener 1-25, Saunders 1-18, Brazill 1-11, Choice 1-5, Doyle 1-2.

Vikings 14, Lions 13

Rookie Cordarrelle Patterson scored two touchdowns, including the go-ahead catch in the end zone in the fourth quarter, and Minnesota (5-10-1) beat Detroit (7-9) in its final game at the Metrodome in Minneapolis after 32 seasons. Jim Schwartz fell to 29-52 in five years with the Lions. Leslie Frazier raised his record with the Vikings in three-plus years to 21-33-1. Each of them has reached the playoffs once. The building will be torn down next month to make room for a new domed stadium on the same site.

Detroit 0 0 7 6 13
Minnesota 7 0 0 7 14

Min—Patterson 50 run (Walsh kick)

Det—Bush 19 pass from Stafford (Akers kick)

Det—FG Akers 25

Det—FG Akers 53

Min—Patterson 8 pass from Cassel (Walsh kick)

A—64,134.

Det Min
First downs 14 19
Total Net Yards 245 345
Rushes-yards 22-63 20-174
Passing 182 171
Punt Returns 2-8 3-77
Kickoff Returns 1-20 3-51
Interceptions Ret. 1-42 0-0
Comp-Att-Int 22-33-0 20-33-1
Sacked-Yards Lost 5-35 3-18
Punts 7-50.7 6-40.7
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1
Penalties-Yards 6-52 4-25
Time of Possession 32:37 27:23

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Detroit, Bush 14-32, Bell 8-31. Minnesota, Asiata 14-115, Patterson 2-54, Cassel 4-5.

PASSING—Detroit, Stafford 22-33-0-217. Minnesota, Cassel 20-33-1-189.

RECEIVING—Detroit, Ogletree 5-75, Burleson 5-64, Bush 5-33, Bell 4-25, Fauria 3-20. Minnesota, Jennings 5-44, Ford 5-43, Simpson 3-29, Patterson 2-31, Wright 2-31, Asiata 2-(-2), Ellison 1-13.

Giants 20, Redskins 6

Jerrel Jernigan caught a 24-yard TD pass and ran 49 yards for another as New York (7-9) beat Washington (3-13). The Giants went 7-3 after losing their first six games. Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins threw two picks in a 19-for-49 performance.

Washington 0 6 0 0 6
N.Y. Giants 0 10 7 3 20

Was—FG Forbath 31

NYG—Jernigan 24 pass from Manning (J.Brown kick)

NYG—FG J.Brown 34

Was—FG Forbath 49

NYG—Jernigan 49 run (J.Brown kick)

NYG—FG J.Brown 38

A—80,177.

Was NYG
First downs 12 14
Total Net Yards 251 278
Rushes-yards 23-91 35-122
Passing 160 156
Punt Returns 5-23 4-9
Kickoff Returns 5-93 3-66
Interceptions Ret. 2-25 2-17
Comp-Att-Int 19-49-2 12-32-2
Sacked-Yards Lost 3-9 1-7
Punts 9-40.4 8-44.0
Fumbles-Lost 3-2 4-1
Penalties-Yards 3-30 3-20
Time of Possession 28:21 31:39

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Washington, Morris 16-62, Helu Jr. 3-24, Young 2-4, Cousins 1-3, Al.Robinson 1-(-2). N.Y. Giants, Jernigan 2-57, Hillis 17-56, A.Brown 13-11, Painter 3-(-2).

PASSING—Washington, Cousins 19-49-2-169. N.Y. Giants, Manning 10-24-1-152, Painter 2-8-1-11.

RECEIVING—Washington, Garcon 6-56, Paulsen 4-32, Al.Robinson 3-33, Morris 2-21, Helu Jr. 2-14, Moss 2-13. N.Y. Giants, Jernigan 6-90, Nicks 2-50, Myers 2-9, Murphy Jr. 1-8, Hillis 1-6.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—N.Y. Giants, J.Brown 50 (WL).


 
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