>>Saints Pound Packers
(New Orleans, LA) -- Drew Brees was 27-of-32 for 311 yards and three touchdowns as the Saints pounded the Packers 44-23 on Sunday Night Football at the Superdome. Tied 16-all at the half, New Orleans put up 21 straight points and outscored Green Bay 28-7 overall in the second half. Mark Ingram ran for 172 yards and a score, while rookie Brandin Cooks had six catches for 94 yards and a TD and also ran for a four-yard touchdown for the Saints, who improved to 3-and-4. Jimmy Graham added five grabs for 59 yards and a TD in the victory. Aaron Rodgers finished 28-of-39 for 418 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions for the Packers, who had their four-game winning streak snapped and fell to 5-and-3 overall. Rodgers added a rushing touchdown, while Randall Cobb had five catches for 126 yards and a TD in defeat. Eddie Lacy racked up 182 total yards, 59 rushing and 123 receiving.
>>Patriots Destroy Bears
(Foxboro, MA) -- Tom Brady hooked up with Rob Gronkowski for three touchdowns as the Patriots rolled the Bears 51-23 at Gillette Stadium. Brady finished 30-of-35 for 354 yards and five touchdowns while Gronkowski hauled in nine passes for 149 yards. Brandon LaFell caught 11 balls for 124 yards and a score and Jonas Gray rushed for a team-best 86 yards. The Patriots improved to 6-and-2 with their fourth straight win. Chicago trailed 38-7 at halftime and lost its second straight contest to fall to 3-and-5. Jay Cutler turned the ball over twice but fired three touchdown passes in the loss. Matt Forte piled up 114 yards on the ground and added 54 receiving yards and a TD and Martellus Bennett had six grabs for 95 yards and a score.
>>Chiefs Blow Away Rams With Running Game
(Kansas City, MO) -- Jamaal Charles ran for 73 yards and two touchdowns as the Chiefs dropped the Rams 34-7 at Arrowhead Stadium. Knile Davis added 49 yards and a score on the ground for Kansas City, which ran for 143 yards as a team. Alex Smith threw for 226 yards and lost a fumble for KC, which improved to 4-and-3 with the win. Austin Davis was held to 160 yards on 15-of-25 passing with a touchdown and an interception for St. Louis. Tre Mason ran for 32 yards on seven carries as the Rams fell to 2-and-5.
>>Roethlisberger Leads Steelers Past Colts In Shootout
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Ben Roethlisberger [[ ROTH-liss-ber-ger ]] tossed for a franchise record 522 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Steelers to a 51-34 win over the Colts at Heinz Field. Antonio Brown caught 10 passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns while Martavis Bryant hauled in a pair of TDs. Heath Miller tallied 112 yards and found the end zone while Le'Veon Bell rushed for 92 yards and added 56 receiving yards for Pittsburgh, which improved to 5-and-3. Andrew Luck threw for 400 yards and three touchdowns with two interceptions, including a pick-six by William Gay. T.Y. Hilton and Donte Moncrief both went over 100 yards receiving with a score, and Ahmad Bradshaw had 87 total yards and a touchdown. Indianapolis had its five-game winning streak snapped to fall to 5-and-3.
Detroit Lions 22, Atlanta Falcons 21
Houston Texans 30, Tennessee Titans 16
Minnesota Vikings 19, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 (OT)
Seattle Seahawks 13, Carolina Panthers 9
Cincinnati Bengals 27, Baltimore Ravens 24
Miami Dolphins 27 Jacksonville Jaguars 13
Buffalo Bills 43, New York Jets 23
Arizona Cardinals 24, Philadelphia Eagles 20
Cleveland Browns 23, Oakland Raiders 13
>>Streaking Cowboys Host Rival Redskins On "MNF"
(Arlington, TX) -- NFC East rivals meet on "Monday Night Football" in "Big D" as the streaking Dallas Cowboys host the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium. It's a matchup of first place against last place. The Cowboys are riding a six-game winning streak that has them atop the division at 6-and-1. Since throwing three picks in a season-opening loss at San Francisco, Dallas quarterback Tony Romo has 13 TD passes and just three interceptions in the last six games. The Cowboys' DeMarco Murray leads the NFL in rushing with 913 yards this season, nearly 150 more than his closest competitor. The Redskins snapped a four-game losing streak with a last-second, 19-17 win over the Titans last weekend. Washington is still in the NFC East basement at 2-and-5. Quarterback Colt McCoy will get the start this week after replacing an ineffective Kirk Cousins and leading the game-winning drive against Tennessee.
>>Report: Buccaneers Trying To Move Martin
(Undated) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are apparently looking to trade running back Doug Martin. ESPN reports that while wide receiver Vincent Jackson's name has been part of trade rumors, the team is more likely to deal Martin. The 25-year-old is a former first-round pick but is having a down season. The Bucs have until Tuesday's 4:00 p.m. Eastern deadline to trade him.