Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is upended on a run against the… (Tony Tribble / Associated…)
New Orleans 26, at Atlanta 23 (OT): The Falcons were not able to challenge Coach Mike Smith's ruling on the field, but the Saints did.
Tennessee 30, at Carolina 3: Cam Newton being enlightened on why Panthers were able to draft him, having lost 21 of their last 25.
at Chicago 37, Detroit 13: Lions' Matthew Stafford said the wind affected both teams. Guess it was at the Bears' backs all day.
Pittsburgh 24, at Cincinnati 17: Andy Dalton: "I felt like we had a really good grasp on what they were doing." (Grasping interceptions.)
St. Louis 13, at Cleveland 12: Browns prove that winning games in the NFL is not a snap, but losing sometimes can be.
at Dallas 44, Buffalo 7: The Cowboys' playoff hopes are on the rise. Their next three opponents have a combined record of 8-19.
Jacksonville 17, at Indianapolis 3: Lousy Jaguars provide 10th hint that Colts are worst team in NFL minus Peyton Manning.
Denver 17, at Kansas City 10: Tim Tebow's first of two completions came in third quarter … and the Broncos never trailed?
at Miami 20, Washington 9: Rex Grossman a surprise starter for Redskins, so — no surprise — Dolphins grab two interceptions.
Houston 37, at Tampa Bay 9: Wade Phillips has made Texans' defense dominant. Hey, maybe someone should hire him as ... uh, no.
Arizona 21, at Philadelphia 17: Eagles can't even protect a fourth-quarter lead at home against a backup quarterback, John Skelton.
at San Francisco 27, N.Y. Giants 20: Giants wonder how they can recover from such a setback until they realize the Eagles are next up.
at Seattle 22, Baltimore 17: Ravens have established a rhythm this season. They've followed each key victory with a puzzling loss.
New England 37, at N.Y. Jets 16: Should Rex Ryan give in and kiss Bill Belichick's ring, or just kiss his dream of a Jets ring goodbye?