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Tom Brady ran for a touchdown and passed to Randy Moss for another Sunday, piloting the New England Patriots to a 27-21 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. Brady, who completed 21-of-22 passes for 258 yards, scored on a 1-yard run in the second quarter and hooked up with Moss on a 14-yard TD in the third. The Patriots also scored on a 12-yard run by Sammy Morris and field goals of 32 and 33 yards by Stephen Gostkowski.
Peyton Manning surpassed Johnny Unitas as the franchise leader in wins Monday when the Indianapolis Colts posted a 27-23 victory over Miami. Manning's offense had the ball for only 14:53 in the game, the lowest total for a winning team of any game since 1977.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is the first AFC Offensive Player of the Week in the 2009 NFL season. Brady, 32, playing for the first time since a season-ending knee injury against Kansas City in Week One of 2008, completed 39-of-53 passes (73.6 percent) for 378 yards, two touchdowns and
Kerry Collins, who led Tennessee to the best regular-season record in the NFL last year, signed a two-year contract with the Titans Friday. Kerry did a great job for us last year stepping back into the starting role, Tennessee General Manager Mike Reinfeldt said.
San Diego quarterback Phillip Rivers was the AFC offensive player of the month in December after leading the Chargers to a 4-0 record and a playoff berth. In the final month of the regular season, the five-year veteran from North Carolina State completed 80-of-121 passes (66.1 percent) for 1,054 yards
Miami quarterback Chad Pennington was the season's final AFC offensive player of the week Wednesday. In his ninth season from Marshall, Pennington completed 22-of -30 passes for 200 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions, leading the Dolphins' 24-17 win over the New York Jets, his former team. His
LaMont Jordan and Stephen Gostkowski accounted for New England's scoring Sunday in a 13-0 win over Buffalo that kept the Patriots' playoff chances alive. Jordan ran 2 yards for a touchdown and Gostkowski kicked field goals of 33 and 23 yards in a contest played in swirling winds. Sammy Morris rushed
The Tennessee Titans scored 21 straight points, downing the Pittsburgh Steelers 33-14 Sunday and clinching home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. Kerry Collins passed to Justin Gage for a touchdown and finished with 216 yards passing for the Titans (13-2). Tennessee gained 323 yards, the first team to top 300 yards against the Steelers this season. Chris Johnson and LenDale White each ran for a touchdown for Tennessee. The Titans' Jason Jones was credited with 3 1/2 sacks and...
San Diego quarterback Phillip Rivers is the AFC's offensive player of the week. The five-year veteran from North Carolina State threw two touchdown passes in the final 93 seconds of the Chargers' 22-21 victory at Kansas City, completing 34-of-48 for 346 yards. Through 15 weeks, Rivers is tied with Denver's
Chris Johnson and LenDale White both had rushing touchdowns Sunday, sparking the Tennessee Titans to a 28-9 division-winning decision over the Cleveland Browns. Johnson rushed for 136 yards on 19 carries and White gained 99 yards on 24 carries as the Titans secured the AFC South Division title for the
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