Roberto Aguayo's shaky first NFL season got a big lift Monday night. The rookie made up for missing two earlier field goals by converting a 38-yard field goal as time expired to break a tie and lift the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the Carolina Panthers 17-14.
The nine-game winning streak for the Super Bowl champions came to an end Sunday when the Atlanta Falcons beat the Denver Broncos 23-16 on the same day that Tom Brady made his triumphant return to the NFL.
Arizona's Drew Stanton threw two touchdown passes to Larry Fitzgerald in his first start in two years as the Cardinals capitalized on San Francisco mistakes and recorded a 33-21 road win on Thursday.
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman has been fined US$10,000 for his controversial bow and arrow celebration, the National Football League confirmed Thursday.
Minnesota's defense denied Odell Beckham Jr. all night and forced two turnovers that led to 10 points, and the Vikings mystified Eli Manning yet again during a 24-10 victory Monday over the New York Giants.
Message to all those other NFL defenses: Cover Julio Jones. The Falcons receiver caught 12 passes for 300 yards -- becoming the sixth player in NFL history to hit the 300-yard mark in receiving to lift Atlanta to a 48-33 victory over Carolina on Sunday.
Jake Browning threw for 210 yards and three touchdowns, Myles Gaskin added 100 yards and two scores, and No. 10 Washington overwhelmed No. 7 Stanford 44-6 on Friday.
For most of the game, A.J. Green piled up more yards than the entire Miami Dolphins offense in a virtuoso performance. As an encore, he thrilled the crowd by juggling some Florida citrus.
Tevin Coleman rushed for three touchdowns, Matt Ryan passed for two TDs, and Deion Jones returned an interception 90 yards for a score to help the Atlanta Falcons beat the winless New Orleans Saints 45-32 on Monday night.
Philadelphia continued its perfect start to the new NFL season by beating Pittsburgh 34-3 on Sunday, led by rookie quarterback Carson Wentz, who threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns, and a fierce defense.