Newton leads Panthers past Eagles 30-22
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Nov. 26, 2012, in Philadelphia. Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Panthers to a 30-22 victory over the Eagles on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the NFC.
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Falcons overcome mistakes to beat Buccaneers 24-23
Receiver Julio Jones (11) of the Atlanta Falcons catches a third quarter touchdown pass in front of defender Leonard Johnson (29) of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the game at Raymond James Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Atlanta's Matt Ryan completed his first 10 passes and finished 26 of 32 for 353 yards and one touchdown, an 80-yarder to Jones, who had nine receptions for 147 yards despite playing on a sore right ankle that limited him in practice.
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Giants end slide, rout Packers 38-10
Quarterback Eli Manning (10) of the New York Giants drops back against the Green Bay Packers at MetLife Stadium on November 25, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. So much for Manning's tired arm and that offensive slump for the New York Giants. They got it fixed in their bye week, then routed the Green Bay Packers 38-10.
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49ers use Kaepernick, defense to top Saints 31-21
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints at The Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 25, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Even if Kaepernick's second start was hardly as spectacular as his first, he played well enough to extend coach Jim Harbaugh's quarterback quandary for at least another week. Ahmad Brooks and Donte Whitner each returned interceptions for touchdowns, a pass rush led by Aldon Smith sacked Drew Brees five times, and San Francisco ended New Orleans' three-game winning streak, 31-21.
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Cutler sharp as Bears beat Vikings, 28-10
Jay Cutler (6) of the Chicago Bears raises his arms to quiet the crowd as the Bears go for a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on November 25, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Cutler threw for 188 yards and a touchdown after missing a game because of a concussion, and the Bears broke it open early in a 28-10 victory over the Vikings.
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Broncos send Chiefs to 8th straight defeat
Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) of the Denver Broncos makes a catch for a touchdwon over defensive back Jalil Brown (30) of the Kansas City Chiefs during the game at Arrowhead Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. Peyton Manning threw for 285 yards with touchdowns to Thomas and Jacob Tamme in a 17-9 victory, the Broncos' sixth straight.Brady Quinn threw for just 126 yards with an interception as Kansas City lost its eighth straight game.
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Browns beat sloppy Steelers 20-14
Quarterback Charlie Batch (16) of the Pittsburgh Steelers throws to a receiver as he is pressured by defensive lineman Frostee Rucker (92) of the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. With their playoff lives in peril, the Steelers committed eight turnovers and third-string QB Batch didn't do enough to overcome the miscues as Pittsburgh lost 20-14 to Cleveland, giving the Browns a rare win over their hated rivals.
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Hilton's big day leads Colts past Bills 20-13
T.Y. Hilton (13) of the Indianapolis Colts returns a punt for a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. After a pregame chat with coach Chuck Pagano about the art of returning punts, Hilton returned Buffalo's first punt 75 yards for a touchdown, then caught an 8-yard TD pass to lead Indianapolis past the Bills 20-13.
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Rice's big run, Tucker FGs give Ravens 16-13 win
Running back Ray Rice (27) of the Baltimore Ravens runs for a first down on a 4th and 29 at the end of the 4th quarter en route to his team's 16-13 overtime a win over the San Diego Chargers on November 25, 2012 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. "Check down, Hey Diddle Diddle, Ray Rice up the middle," the Ravens running back said in describing the unbelievable play that helped the Ravens to a 16-13 overtime win against the staggering Chargers.
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Bengals ruin Palmer's homecoming with 34-10 win
Former Bengal Carson Palmer (3) of the Oakland Raiders shares a moment with Andy Dalton (14) of the Cincinnati Bengals after their game at Paul Brown Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Raiders 34-10. Dalton had three TD passes in his first game against the former Bengals quarterback, who was traded to Oakland in the middle of last season
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Griffin shines, Redskins hold off Cowboys, 38-31
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) reaches back to throw a touchdown pass to Aldrick Robinson in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. Griffin III threw for 311 yards and Washington built a huge halftime lead against Dallas before holding on for a 38-31 victory that conjured memories for some of a rally that helped make Cowboys
vs. Redskins on Thanksgiving famous.
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Texans top Lions 34-31 in OT
Houston Texans kicker Shayne Graham (17) kicks the game-winning field goal during overtime of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. The Texans took advantage of a big mistake by Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz. Graham's 32-yard field goal with 2:21 left overtime lifted Houston to a 34-31 win over Detroit after Schwartz broke an NFL rule on a scoring play.
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Brady, high-scoring Patriots embarrass Jets 49-19
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, right, celebrates with teammate Wes Welker (83) after the two connected for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. Brady threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score as the Patriots thoroughly embarrassed the Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory.
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