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Steelers 45, Chiefs 7: At Pittsburgh, the Steelers (2-3) revived everything they displayed in winning the championship as Ben Roethlisberger threw his first two touchdown passes since the AFC championship game in a rout of the Chiefs (2-3) that s...

Steelers 45, Chiefs 7: At Pittsburgh, the Steelers (2-3) revived everything they displayed in winning the championship as Ben Roethlisberger threw his first two touchdown passes since the AFC championship game in a rout of the Chiefs (2-3) that snapped a three-game losing streak.

Roethlisberger was among the NFL's lowest-rated quarterbacks with no touchdown passes and seven interceptions until Sunday.

Roethlisberger went 16-of-19 for 238 yards and TDs of 47 yards to Nate Washington and 13 yards to Hines Ward.

Cowboys 34, Texans 6: At Irving, Texas, Terrell Owens caught two third-quarter touchdown passes and another in the fourth, turning a tight game against Houston into an easy victory -- helping Dallas (3-2).

Houston (1-4) led 6-3 at halftime, reviving visions of a stunning 19-10 victory over Dallas in the first game in Texans history back in 2002.


But they didn't have it in them again, with turnovers on three straight drives -- including two interceptions by David Carr -- keeping them from scoring again, and the defense allowing the Cowboys to score on five of their six second-half possessions.

Saints 27, Eagles 24: At New Orleans, Joe Horn caught touchdown passes of 14 and 48 yards, and John Carney hit a 31-yard field goal as time expired for the Saints.

New Orleans (5-1) now enters its bye week in first place in the NFC South. Horn finished with 110 yards on six catches, including a key 20-yard gain on the winning drive.

Saints quarterback Drew Brees completed 27 of 37 passes for 275 yards and three touchdowns and did not take a sack.

Donovan McNabb was 19-of-32 for 247 yards and two touchdowns for the Eagles (4-2).

Panthers 23, Ravens 21: At Baltimore, Jake Delhomme threw for a career-high 365 yards and two touchdowns, and Carolina slipped past the Ravens for its fourth straight win.

Steve Smith had eight catches for 189 yards and a touchdown, and John Kasay kicked three field goals for Carolina (4-2). The Panthers limited Baltimore (4-2) to 80 yards rushing.

Kyle Boller entered in the first quarter after Steve McNair sustained a concussion and sprained neck while being sacked by Michael Rucker and Chris Draft.


Boller went 17-for-31 for 226 yards and three touchdowns, two on deflected passes that Mark Clayton turned into scores.

Lions 20, Bills 17: At Detroit, Roy Williams had 10 receptions for 161 yards -- both career highs -- and scored a touchdown while Kevin Jones ran for a season-high 127 yards and a score to lead the Lions.

Detroit (1-5) outscored Buffalo (2-4) by four points in the fourth quarter.

Giants 27, Falcons 14: At Atlanta, Tiki Barber rushed for 185 yards, Jeremy Shockey caught a couple of touchdown passes and New York rallied past the Falcons in the second half.

The Giants (3-2) fell behind 14-3 when Warrick Dunn broke off a 90-yard touchdown on Atlanta's first offensive play of the second half -- the longest run in team history. But New York dominated the Falcons (3-2) the rest of the way, going ahead with touchdown drives of 84 and 91 yards.

Seahawks 30, Rams 28: At St. Louis, Josh Brown's 54-yard field goal as time expired helped Seattle regain first place from its NFC West rival.

The winning kick came after a 5-yard penalty that briefly had the Rams (4-2) thinking they'd pulled off another improbable win. What happened was a simple illegal formation penalty against the Seahawks (4-1) as they spiked the ball to give Brown a chance for the long field goal. The Rams began to celebrate, believing a 10-second clock runoff would give them the win. But officials ruled that because the ball had been spotted and snapped properly, there was no runoff.

The Rams went ahead 28-27 with 1:44 to play when Bulger and Torry Holt connected on a 67-yard bomb for Holt's third touchdown of the day. Bulger threw deep over the middle and Holt, in single coverage, got a hand on the ball at the 20, tipped it into the air, then grabbed it and ran into the end zone.


Bucs 14, Bengals 13: At Tampa, Fla., Michael Clayton's 8-yard diving catch was a touchdown -- barely -- lifting the previously winless Bucs (1-4) over Cincinnati with 35 seconds remaining. The reception was initially ruled incomplete but was overturned after a replay, which showed the ball firmly in Clayton's hands as he flew through the air.

The Bengals (3-2) thought they had won when the receiver put the nose of the ball over the goal line on the fourth-down play, then lost control when he landed on the ground. Referee Mike Carey reversed the call, setting off a wild celebration on the home sideline.

Titans 25, Redskins 22: At Landover, Md., Vince Young rallied Tennessee from an 11-point first-half deficit, leading his previously winless team to an upset of Washington (2-4).

Rob Bironas kicked three field goals, including a 30-yarder with 5:11 to play that decided the game. Travis Henry ran for a career-high 178 yards on 32 carries with one touchdown, his second consecutive 100-yard game.

Jets 20, Dolphins 17: At East Rutherford, N.J., Laveranues Coles caught two touchdown passes and Mike Nugent kicked a pair of 33-yard field goals, and New York (3-3) held on to beat Miami (1-5).

Dolphins quarterback Joey Harrington finished 27-of-43 for 266 yards and one touchdown and two interceptions, while running back Ronnie Brown had 127 yards on 22 carries.

Broncos 13, Raiders 3: At Denver, Jason Elam kicked two field goals, Tatum Bell ran for a short touchdown and Champ Bailey picked off another key pass as the Broncos defeated winless Oakland.

The offense-challenged Broncos (4-1) haven't allowed a touchdown in three home games and they're the only team since 1940 to start off a season by yielding just one TD through five games.


The Raiders committed 13 penalties, including four false starts on backup right tackle Chad Slaughter, and fell to 0-5 for the first time since 1964.

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