Seattle took a small measure of revenge for the Super Bowl loss to New England two seasons back by making a strong goal-line stand to hang on for a 31-24 road victory against the Patriots on Sunday.
Michigan and Clemson both lost in stunning, 1-point upsets in college football on Saturday, while No. 1 Alabama remained undefeated as Jalen Hurts passed for career highs of 347 yards and four touchdowns.
The Baltimore Ravens gained sole possession of first place in the AFC North at the expense of the winless Cleveland Browns, who reached an historic low point in franchise history.
It's about time to start paying more attention to the AFC West-leading, Super Bowl champion-beating Oakland Raiders, from young, mistake-avoiding QB Derek Carr to pass-rusher extraordinaire Khalil Mack to twinkle-toed punter Marquette King.
NFL passing yardage leader Matt Ryan was nearly flawless again Thursday, as he threw for 344 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions to help Atlanta beat Tampa Bay 43-28, tightening its grip on the NFC South lead.
Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler returned from a long injury absence to lead the Bears to an upset 20-10 win against Minnesota on Monday.
Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten in overtime, giving the Cowboys their sixth straight win with a 29-23 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday.
Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns to end his home struggles and the Tennessee Titans had their highest point total of the season in a 36-22 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL on Thursday.
Jerod Evans shook off a right ankle injury to throw for a career-high 406 yards and two touchdowns and lead No. 25 Virginia Tech to a 39-36 victory over Pittsburgh in college football on Thursday.
Vincent Janssen should not be judged on his lack of goals since joining Spurs from Dutch side Alkmaar in the close season, said club manager Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday.