San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith tries to get a pass off as Lions defensive… (Andrew Weber / US Presswire )
at Atlanta 31, Carolina 17: Cam Newton, who grew up a few miles from Georgia Dome, gave patrons what they wanted — a Panthers loss.
at Cincinnati 27, Indianapolis 17: Sixth hint that the Colts stink minus Peyton Manning and will compete for the top pick of 2012 draft.
San Francisco 25, at Detroit 19: Lions recall when they were as giddy as 49ers' Jim Harbaugh after a win. The last five weeks, in fact.
at Green Bay 24, St. Louis 3: Rams can't feel too good about Packers complaining about a terrible performance after a 21-point victory.
at N.Y. Giants 27, Buffalo 24: Ryan Fitzpatrick doesn't need a Harvard degree to deduce his interceptions ruined Bills, but he has one.
at Pittsburgh 17, Jacksonville 13: Jaguars statistic of day: Their five-game losing steak matches the franchise's longest in a decade.
Philadelphia 20, at Washington 13: Let voting begin, Redskins fans. Want Rex Grossman or John Beck at QB? Eagles would pick Rex.
at Baltimore 29, Houston 14: First-quarter sack made Ray Lewis the first NFL player with 40 sacks and 30 interceptions in a career.
at Oakland 24, Cleveland 17: In a personal tribute to Al Davis, visiting Browns do what they know best: Just lose, baby.
at New England 20, Dallas 16: Congratulations to the Cowboys. Patriots had scored at least 30 points in 13 consecutive games.
at Tampa Bay 26, New Orleans 20: Drew Brees becomes first passer with four 350-yard games in row. Helped when Saints fell behind.
at Chicago 39, Minnesota 10: Bears fans welcome back Chicago native Donovan McNabb. And, PLEASE, come again.
Off: Arizona, Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Seattle, Tennessee.