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 width=>>Bears Outlast Jets

(East Rutherford, NJ) -- The Bears' defense held strong on the last two plays from inside their own 10-yard line to escape MetLife Stadium with a 27-19 win over the Jets. Jay Cutler threw for 225 yards and two touchdowns as Chicago improved to 2-and-1 with both wins on the road. Martellus Bennett hauled in both TDs while Alshon Jeffery had eight catches for 105 yards. Brandon Marshall was held to one catch for six yards in the win. Geno Smith tossed two interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown. He ended with 316 yards passing and a touchdown as New York slipped to 1-and-2. Jeremy Kerley had seven receptions for 81 yards and a score in the loss. The Jets outgained the Bears 414 to 257 in total yards.

 width=>>Rams' Cook Apologizes To QB Davis For Sideline Shove

(St. Louis, MO) -- Rams tight end Jared Cook is apologizing for shoving quarterback Austin Davis on the sidelines during Sunday's game against Dallas. Cook took to Twitter to thank Davis and his teammates for their support. Cook was upset when Davis tried to console him for dropping a potential TD pass.

>>Chargers Running Back Danny Woodhead Out For Season

(San Diego, VA) -- A San Diego Chargers running back is out for the season. Danny Woodhead needs surgery and is out for the season after he broke his fibula in Sunday's 22-10 win over the Buffalo Bills. Team officials said Monday that he is a vital part of the organization, but only had 15 carries for 38 yards and five catches for 34 yards so far this season. It's expected the Chargers will sign a veteran free agent running back in the near future.

>>Ravens' Pitta Out For Season

(Owings Mills, MD) -- The season has been cut short for Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta for the second straight year. He is going on injured reserve after surgery for a dislocated right hip. Pitta was carted off the field in the Ravens' 23-21 win at Cleveland on Sunday. He awkwardly fell to the turf after catching a short pass from quarterback Joe Flacco. The fifth-year pro fractured and dislocated the same hip in last season's training camp. He was able to come back last year and play in Baltimore's final four games. Pitta hauled in 16 catches this season for 125 yards.

>>Vikings' Rudolph Out With Sports Hernia

(Eden Prairie, MN) -- Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is out indefinitely with a sports hernia. The "Minneapolis Star-Tribune" reports Rudolph will miss at least six weeks. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Rudolph has a "core" injury and will see a specialist in Philadelphia. The fourth-year pro has 10 catches for 96 yards and one touchdown in three games so far this season. He was limited to eight games last year due to a broken foot.

>>Steelers To Bring Back Harrison

(Pittsburgh, PA) -- James Harrison is reportedly set to come out of retirement. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Pittsburgh Steelers will sign Harrison in the next few days. Harrison spent last season in Cincinnati after playing his first 10 years with Pittsburgh. The five-time Pro Bowler has 66 career sacks in 647 games. The 36-year-old will fill the void left by linebackers Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones, who are both out with injuries.

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