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Eagles 31, Bears 3
PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz tossed three touchdown passes and the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles beat the Chicago Bears for their ninth straight win.
The Eagles (10-1) reduced their magic number to clinch the NFC East to one with their fourth consecutive win by at least 23 points and third in a row by exactly 28. Philadelphia would secure its first division title since 2013 if the Cowboys (5-6) lose or tie Washington on Thursday night.
Wentz had 227 yards passing, LeGarrette Blount ran for 97 yards and Zach Ertz caught 10 passes for 103 yards and one TD.
The defense dominated rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and the inept Bears (3-8), holding them to zero first downs in the first half and 140 total yards in the game.
Bengals 30, Browns 16
CINCINNATI — Rookie Joe Mixon ran for a career-high 114 yards in the Bengals’ best offensive showing since the last time they faced Cleveland.
Mixon also had an 11-yard touchdown that put it away in the fourth quarter. The Bengals came into the game with the worst rushing offense in the NFL, making it to 100 yards only once before. At 0-11, the Browns are starting to run out of chances for that breakthrough win. Last year, they waited until their 15th game to get their only victory and avoid the second 0-16 season in NFL history.
Cardinals 27, Jaguars 24
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Phil Dawson kicked a career-long 57-yard field goal with 1 second to play, snapping the Jaguars’ four-game winning streak and dropping them into a tie with Tennessee for the AFC South lead.
The 42-year-old kicker, who had uncharacteristically missed six field goals this season, also was good from 34 and 42 yards as the Cardinals (5-6) beat a team with a winning record for the first time this season.
Jacksonville (7-4) took a 17-16 lead when ex-Cardinal Calais Campbell returned Blaine Gabbert’s fumble 10 yards for a touchdown with 12:10 to play.
Seahawks 24, 49ers 13
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns to give him 150 career TDs passing and also ran for a short score.
Jimmy Garoppolo made his 49ers debut with 1:07 remaining after starting quarterback C.J. Beathard went down on a hit by Michael Bennett as he threw a pass. Garoppolo immediately scrambled to gain 4 yards and found Louis Murphy for a 10-yard touchdown pass as time expired.
Raiders 21, Broncos 14
OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes after losing starting receiver Michael Crabtree to an ejection for his role in a brawl, and the Raiders spoiled Paxton Lynch’s first start of the season.
The story coming into the game was about the upheaval for the two teams after Denver (3-8) fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and made another quarterback change and Oakland (5-6) fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr.
But the fight between Crabtree and cornerback Aqib Talib that led to three ejections ended up overshadowing the recent disarray. Oakland guard Gabe Jackson pushed an official while trying to join in and got ejected for his actions, along with Crabtree and Talib.
Patriots 35, Dolphins 17
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady tossed four touchdown passes — including two to Rob Gronkowski — and the Patriots posted their seventh consecutive victory and third straight win over Miami. The Dolphins (4-7) have lost five straight for their longest slide since 2011.
Falcons 34, Bucs 20
ATLANTA — Julio Jones hauled in 12 passes for 253 yards and two touchdowns in one of the best games of his career.
The Falcons (7-4) nearly squandered a big lead to a team playing its third game without injured quarterback, Jameis Winston. The Buccaneers (4-7) rebounded from a 27-6 deficit behind backup Ryan Fitzpatrick and drove deep into Atlanta territory after forcing a fumble at the other end of the field before falling short.
Bills 16, Chiefs 10
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyrod Taylor threw for 183 yards and a touchdown in his return to the starting lineup, Tre’Davious White intercepted Alex Smith with just over a minute remaining to clinch it.
Zay Jones had the touchdown reception and Stephen Hauschka kicked three field goals for the Bills (6-5), but the story was their defense — or the Chiefs’ complete lack of offense.
Kansas City (6-5) managed only 236 yards while losing for the fifth time in six games.
Panthers 35, Jets 27
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Luke Kuechly returned a fumble 34 yards for a touchdown and Kaelin Clay had a 60-yard punt return for a score, capping a stunning swing in the fourth quarter that lifted the Panthers.
It was the fourth straight victory for the Panthers (8-3), who were trying to keep pace with the first-place Saints in the NFC South. The teams meet next Sunday at New Orleans.
Titans 20, Colts 16
INDIANAPOLIS — The Titans got their first win in 10 tries at Lucas Oil Stadium when DeMarco Murray scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 5:59 left.
The Titans (7-4) pulled off their first series sweep since 2002. And they did it by rallying from a 10-point third-quarter deficit again — just as they had six weeks earlier against the Colts.