NFL Recap – Week 8

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 36 - Minnesota Vikings 17
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 36 - Minnesota Vikings 17
Thursday Night Football was a breakout game for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' running back, Doug Martin. Martin racked up 214 total yards and two touchdowns, including 135 yards rushing against the Minnesota Vikings. The loss was the Vikings first home loss of the season. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears 23 - Carolina Panthers 22
Chicago Bears 23 - Carolina Panthers 22
The Chicago Bears extened their NFC North lead with a one-point win over the (1-6) Carolina Panthers. The Bears were trailing 19-7 heading into the fourth quarter and that is when Jay Cutler took control. Cutler led his team down to the Carolina 23-yard line and Robbie Gould kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)
Cleveland Browns 7 - San Diego Chargers 6
Cleveland Browns 7 - San Diego Chargers 6
Phillip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers looked to end their two-game losing streak against the Cleveland Browns. But Rivers couldn't get his offense going, finishing 18 for 34 and 154 yards and no touchdowns. The Browns relied on their rooking running back Trent Richardson to score the only touchdown of the game and earn the Browns their second win of the season. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
Detroit Lions 28 - Seattle Seahawks 24
Detroit Lions 28 - Seattle Seahawks 24
Detroit Lions' quarterback Matthew Stafford threw for 352-yards and three touchdowns including two to second-year wide receiver Titus Young. With just over five minutes left and starting on their own 20-yard line, Stafford drove the Lions down the field and connected with Young for a 1-yard TD pass with :20 seconds left to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Green Bay Packers 24 - Jacksonville Jaguars 15
Green Bay Packers 24 - Jacksonville Jaguars 15
It was another record-setting game for Packers' QB Aaron Rodgers despite not having two of his top receivers. Rodgers failed to get into a groove with his offence and threw for just 186-yards and two touchdowns against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Rodgers' second TD pass in the fourth quarter to Donald Driver sealed win for the Packers and surpassed Bart Starr for second place on the Packers' all-time list. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Miami Dolphins 30 - New York Jets 9
Miami Dolphins 30 - New York Jets 9
The Dolphins' starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill was knocked out of the game after the Dolphins' second possession with a left leg injury. But that didn't stop backup quarterback Matt Moore from leading the Dolphins to a rout over their division rival. After playing for a lead of the division two weeks ago, the Jets have lost two in a row and now sit at the bottom of the AFC East. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Atlanta Falcons 30 - Philadelphia Eagles 17
Atlanta Falcons 30 - Philadelphia Eagles 17
Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons continue their dominance over the NFL with a 30-17 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Ryan led the Falcons to three touchdowns on the teams' first three possessions. The Eagles battled back, but could not overcome the deficit and the Falcons remain undefeated. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers 27 - Washington Redskins 12
Pittsburgh Steelers 27 - Washington Redskins 12
Pittsburgh's "Steel Curtain" swarmed the Redskins' RG3 to allow only 177 yards passing and 8 yards running for the rookie quarterback. While the Steelers defense kept RG3 in check, Ben Roethlisberger lit up the Redskins defense for 222 yards and three TD's as the Steelers won two consecutive games for the first time this season. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
New England Patriots 45 - St Louis Rams 7
New England Patriots 45 - St Louis Rams 7
The New England Patriots and St. Louis Rams flew across the pond to play in annual game at Wembley Stadium in London. This game was not even close as the Patriots build up a 28-7 lead by the end of the first half. Tom Brady connected with his tight end Ron Gronkowski for 146 yards and 2TD's as the Patriots racked up over 350 yards in total offense for the 17th straight game which sets a new NFL record. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Indianapolis Colts 19 - Tennessee Titans 13
Indianapolis Colts 19 - Tennessee Titans 13
Colts' quarterback Andrew Luck showed again why the team selected him #1 in the draft. Luck led his team on two 80-yard scoring drives, including the fourth quarter drive the tied the score and sent the game to overtime. In overtime Luck threw a 16-yard TD pass to Vick Ballard to beat the Titans 19-13 and record the Colts' fourth win of the season. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders 26 - Kansas City Chiefs 16
Oakland Raiders 26 - Kansas City Chiefs 16
The Oakland Raiders had no trouble scoring against the struggling Chiefs. Carson Palmer threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, Darren McFadden ran for 114 yards and Sebastian Janikowski kicked four field-goals as the Raiders remain one game back from division leader Denver Broncos. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
New York Giants 29 - Dallas Cowboys 24
New York Giants 29 - Dallas Cowboys 24
The New York Giants built up a 23-0 lead in the first half, then the Cowboys rallied for 24 unanswered points. The Giants battle back and kicked two field-goals in the fourth quarter to take a 29-24 lead. With less than two minutes remaining Tony Romo drove the Cowboys down the field and threw a pass to Dez Bryant for what appeared to be a game-winning touchdown. But after an official review, Bryant landed with his fingers out-of-bounds and the Giants secured the win. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Denver Broncos 34 - New Orleans Saints 14
Denver Broncos 34 - New Orleans Saints 14
Sunday Night Football featued two of the league's top quarterbacks, Drew Brees and Peyton Manning. But it was Manning, the four-time NFL MVP, that took advantage of the league's worst defense. Manning threw for 305 yards and 3 TD's as the Broncos gained 530 yards in total offense and won for the first time this season two straight games. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers 24 - Arizona Cardinals 3
San Francisco 49ers 24 - Arizona Cardinals 3
Monday Night Football featured and NFC West showdown, between the San Francisco 49 and Arizona Cardinals. The 49ers' Alex Smith almost had a perfect night going 18-fo-19 for 232 yards and three touchdowns. The 49ers' defense was able to shut down the Cardinals' offense and hold them to just 7 yards rushing. With the win, the 49ers take a commanding two game lead in the division. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
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