NFL roundup: Rodgers’ dominance over Bears continues; Jackson injures his knee | NFL

Aaron Rodgers led three goals in the fourth quarter, receiver Christian Watson scored about 46 yards for a touchdown in the final minutes after Jaire Alexander intercepted Justin Fields, and the Green Bay Packers rallied to beat the Chicago Bears 28-19 Sunday. .

The Packers (5-8) looked set to suffer another loss after losing seven of eight, trailing 19-10 in three quarters. But they made enough plays in the streak to claim their eighth straight win over the Bears (3-10), who lost their sixth in a row.

AJ Dillon ran for a 21-yard touchdown in the first minute of the fourth and Mason Crosby threw a 32-yard field goal to give Green Bay a 20-19 lead with just under five minutes left.

The Bears made it to the Packers 33 before Alexander went past a pass meant for Equanimeous St Brown. Three plays later, Watson sprinted intact towards the end zone and Rodgers completed a two-point conversion pass to Mercedes Lewis. It made it 28-19 with 1:51 remaining. Fields was then intercepted at the Green Bay five-yard line by Keisean Nixon.

Denver Broncos 9–10 Baltimore Ravens

Tyler Huntley capped a 91-yard drive with a two-yard touchdown run with 28 seconds left, and the Baltimore Ravens overcame Lamar Jackson’s injury to edge past the Denver Broncos.

Jackson left after the first quarter with an injured knee, and the Broncos mostly shut down Baltimore after that. But on their last possession, the Ravens made 16 plays, helped by some big penalties from Denver. Huntley converted the Denver 18’s fourth and second with a short run, then the Kenyan Drake caught a 13-yard pass.

Huntley scored in the next game for the Ravens (8-4). Russell Wilson brought the Broncos (3-9) back into Baltimore territory, but Brandon McManus missed a 63-yard field goal as time expired.

After the game, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said he didn’t believe Jackson’s injury was season-ending, but that the quarterback would likely miss “days to weeks.”

Washington Commanders 20–20 New York Giants

Giants kicker Graham Gano missed a 58-yard field goal attempt as time expired in overtime, leaving New York and the Washington Commanders tied at 20-20 in a stalemate between the teams on the outskirts of the NFC playoff image.

Taylor Heinicke threw two touchdown passes for Washington and had a crucial fourth pass on an even 90-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

The Giants (7-4-1) snapped a two-game losing streak, while the Commanders (7-5-1) are undefeated in four (3-0-1) and suffered just one only loss in their last eight games. The teams held the final two spots in the NFC playoffs as the seeding stood at the final whistle.

Tennessee Titans 10-35 Philadelphia Eagles

Jalen Hurts bolstered his MVP bid by throwing for 380 yards and three touchdowns and running for another score, and AJ Brown caught two touchdown passes against his former team.

Hurts led the Eagles to an 11-1 start, their first time with that record since 2004 and the fourth time in franchise history. The 1949 Eagles won the NFL Championship. The 1980 and 2004 teams lost in the Super Bowl. This season’s Eagles look very much like a team that can win the Super Bowl. Hurts was all they really needed to close in on a playoff spot.

The quick and well-armed QB set a career high with 29 total touchdowns and played his third career game with four total touchdowns. His first half alone was a pretty good game for most quarterbacks: 268 passing yards and two rushing touchdowns.

The Eagles defense was also top-notch, bottling Derrick Henry who had 11 carries for 30 yards and limiting Ryan Tannehill to 141 passing yards and a touchdown. The Titans (7-5) lost their second in a row but still have a comfortable lead in the AFC South.

New York Jets 22–27 Minnesota Vikings

Justin Jefferson’s touchdown with 8:33 remaining gave the Minnesota Vikings enough of a lead to hold on to victory despite a relentless New York Jets rally.

Camryn Bynum’s interception at the one-yard line with 10 seconds left finally sealed the game for the Vikings (10-2), who completed a four-game sweep of the AFC East in their typical fashion.

Two-time pick Mike White was 31 of 57 for 369 yards in his second start this season for the Jets (7-5). He scored on a fourth and a stealth goal from the yard line to shoot within five runs with 6:45 left after a replay review overturned the original decision that he was stopped.

With 1:43 remaining, White’s fourth pass from the one-yard line was incomplete when Braxton Berrios blasted it off and the ball hit the turf. The Jets still had all three timeouts and won the ball back at Minnesota 43, but with White under a lot of pressure, they stalled at 19.

Pittsburgh Steelers 19-16 Atlanta Falcons

Kenny Pickett threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Connor Heyward, Matthew Wright threw four field goals and the Pittsburgh Steelers won back-to-back for the first time this season. After a win Monday night at Indianapolis, the Steelers (5-7) finally rode a winning streak in what has been a tough rebuilding year in Pittsburgh.

Jacksonville Jaguars 14–40 Detroit Lions

Jamaal Williams ran for his 14th touchdown to help the Detroit Lions get off to a flying start and they didn’t slow down in a rout of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Lions (5-7) scored on each of their five first-half drives to take a 17-point lead, and their first three second-half possessions went away. The Jaguars (4-8) got scared on the last play of the second quarter when quarterback Trevor Lawrence was sacked and grabbed his left knee, but their defense rendered his comeback moot. Lawrence, coming off the best performance of his two-year career, was knocked out in the fourth quarter with his team trailing by 26 points. He went 17 of 31 for 179 yards with a touchdown.

Cleveland Browns 27–14 Houston Texans

The Cleveland Browns beat the Houston Texans with two defensive touchdowns and a special teams score. Deshaun Watson completed 12 of 22 passes for 131 yards and one interception in his NFL return. He posted the worst passer rating of his NFL career at 53.4.

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