Cutler shakes off injury, Bears beat Lions 13-7
Mikel Leshoure (25) of the Detroit Lions is tackled by Shea McClellin (99) of the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on October 22, 2012 in Chicago, Ill. Bears quarterback Jay Cutler returned after bruising his ribs, and Brian Urlacher made a key fumble recovery to help Chicago Bears beat Detroit 13-7 for their fourth straight win.
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Manning 77-yarder to Cruz rallies Giants 27-23
Victor Cruz (80) of the New York Giants carries the ball past Madieu Williams (41) and Josh Wilson (26) of the Washington Redskins to score the game winning touchdown on October 21, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The New York Giants defeated the Washington Redskins 27-23.
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Depleted Steelers beat Bengals 24-17
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) meets with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) after the Steelers defeated the Bengals 24-17 during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in Cincinnati. Pittsburgh's top two running backs were gone. So were two offensive linemen. But Roethlisberger threw for a touchdown, overcoming his end zone interception and costly fumble, and Pittsburgh's defense clamped down on the Bengals' Dalton-to-Green connection for a 24-17 victory.
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Texans get first win over Ravens 43-13
Arian Foster (23) of the Houston Texans celebrates after scoring on a 2 yard run in the fourth quarter at Reliant Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Matt Schaub threw for two touchdowns, Foster ran for two more and the defense had a score and added a safety to help Houston bounce back from a 42-24 loss to Green Bay last week.
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Vilma gives Saints 'D emotional lift against Bucs
Receiver Joseph Morgan (13) of the New Orleans Saints celebrates with running back Pierre Thomas (23) after his touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the game at Raymond James Stadium on October 14, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Inspired by Jonathan Vilma's return, New Orleans' porous defense found a way to keep Tampa Bay out of the end zone, then did it again to preserve the Saints' second straight
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Pats top Jets 29-26 in OT, take lead in AFC East
Tom Brady (12) of the New England Patriots has words with Mark Sanchez (6) of the New York Jets after a game at Gillette Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots escaped with a 29-26 overtime victory over the Jets, one week after squandering a 23-10 lead they held midway through the fourth quarter in a 24-23 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
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Rodgers sharp, Packers beat Rams 30-20
Outside linebacker Clay Matthews (52) of the Green Bay Packers celebrates his sack of quarterback Sam Bradford (8 )of the St. Louis Rams with defensive end Jerel Worthy (99) of the Green Bay Packers in the third quarter at Edward Jones Dome on October 21, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. Backed by a huge contingent of cheeseheads who were every bit as loud as the real home fans, Aaron Rodgers passed for three touchdowns and Green Bay's depleted defense clamped down on the Rams in a 30-20 victory.
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Raiders rally past Jaguars 26-23 in OT
Wide receiver Denarius Moore (17) of the Oakland Raiders dives across the goal line to score a touchdown past cornerback Aaron Ross (31) of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Derek Cox (21) during the third quarter at O.co Coliseum on October 21, 2012 in Oakland, California. The Raiders defeated the Jaguars 26-23 in overtime.
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Colts get ground game on track, beat Browns 17-13
Andrew Luck (12) of the Indianapolis Colts is congratulated by teammates including Coby Fleener (80) and Dwayne Allen (83) after running for a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Luck became the first Colts quarterback to run for two touchdowns in a game since 1988 as the Colts beat the Browns 17-13.
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Cowboys rely on 'D' in 19-14 win over Carolina
Anthony Spencer (93) of the Dallas Cowboys presures Cam Newton (1) of the Carolina Panthers during play at Bank of America Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Tony Romo led the Cowboys into field-goal range and Dan Bailey converted a 28-yarder with 3:25 remaining to lift the Cowboys to a 19-14 win.
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Titans RB Johnson regains stride against Bills
Chris Johnson (28) of the Tennessee Titans jumps over Aaron Williams (23) of the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Orchard Park, New York. Johnson scored twice - including an electrifying
83-yard run - as Tennessee won 35-34.
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Adrian Peterson (28) of the Minnesota Vikings avoids a tackle by Rashad Johnson (49) of the Arizona Cardinals during the third quarter of the game on October 21, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Peterson and a relentless pass rush were enough for the Vikings to defeat Arizona 21-14 and hand the Cardinals their third straight loss.
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Texans dominate Ravens 43-13
Joe Flacco (5) of the Baltimore Ravens is sacked by Antonio Smith (94) of the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Flacco was off-target and under pressure most of the game, Ray Rice was held to 42 yards rushing and no Baltimore receiver had a reception longer than 15 yards. The Texans (6-1) finally beat Baltimore, who'd won all six previous meetings and eliminated them from last year's playoffs.
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49ers make just enough plays, hold off Seahawks
Tight end Delanie Walker (46) of the San Francisco 49ers scores a touchdown on a catch and run against free safety Earl Thomas (29) of the Seattle Seahawks in the third quarter on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. Alex Smith threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Walker late in the third quarter and San Francisco held off the Seahawks 13-6.
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