The New England Patriots stand alone as the NFL’s top ranked team at 6-1 following their 28-18 win over the Minnesota Vikings. The Green Bay Packers helped the Pats reclaim the AFC East in the process, defeating the New York Jets 9-0 at the Meadowlands. Scheduled Bye week teams on Halloween included the Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. The Monday night contest featured the Indianapolis Colts earning the top spot in the AFC South after handling their division rival Houston Texans 30-17 at Lucas Oil Stadium. Check all NFL Week 8 scores below!
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Miami Dolphins 22, Cincinnati Bengals 14 – Dan Carpenter kicked in five field goals as the Dolphins defense shut down Cincinnati in the second half to win by eight.
Jacksonville Jaguars 35, Dallas Cowboys 17 – David Garrard threw for 260 yards and four TD’s from 17 passes completed.
Detroit Lions 37, Washington Redskins 25 – Rex Grossman replaced Donovan McNabb in the fourth quarter and proceeded to fumble the game winning touchdown for Detroit.
Kansas City Chiefs 13, Buffalo Bills 10 – Ryan Succop split the uprights from 35 yards out as time expired in OT to keep the Bills winless.
St Louis Rams 20, Carolina Panthers 10 – The Panthers turned the ball over four times to gift wrap the W for St Louis.
Green Bay Packers 9, New York Jets 0 – Mason Crosby kicked in three field goals for the only points in this week’s defensive battle.
San Francisco 49ers 24, Denver Broncos 16 – San Francisco scored three TD’s in the fourth quarter to earn their second victory of the season.
San Diego Chargers 33, Tennessee Titans 25 – Philip Rivers completed 27 passes for 305 yards and two touchdowns.
Oakland Raiders 33, Seattle Seahawks 3 – Oakland broke out for 20 points in the final block to win big at home.
New England Patriots 28, Minnesota Vikings 18 – BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushed for 112 yards and two TD’s on 17 carries.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38, Arizona Cardinals 35 – Aqib Talib had two of Tampa’s four interceptions, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown.
New Orleans Saints 20, Pittsburgh Steelers 10 – Drew Brees drove downfield to post two touchdowns in the fourth quarter for the Saints to gain ground in the NFC South.
Monday, November 1, 2010
Indianapolis Colts 30, Houston Texans 17 – Peyton Manning totaled for 268 yards and two TD’s from 26 passes completed as Mike Hart rushed for 84 yards from 12 carries.