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Eagles drop Vikings to first loss

Philadelphia made Minnesota look far from perfect all day, handing former QB Sam Bradford and the Vikings their first defeat.

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Sources: Vikes get extra pick if in NFC title game

The Vikings will receive an additional seventh-round pick from the Eagles if they reach the NFC Championship Game as one more condition attached to the Sam Bradford trade.

Green comes down with incredible Hail Mary TD catch (0:42)
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Chelsea spoil Mourinho's return

Jose Mourinho grew familiar with defeat at Stamford Bridge last season, but he didn't experience anything as bad as Manchester United's 4-0 throttling upon his return to Chelsea.

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Bowl projections heading into Week 9

After eight weeks of action, our experts see the same four teams in the College Football Playoff semifinals, there is a difference of opinion on which ones will make the championship game.

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The entire NBA rated by tiers

How will the season shape up for your favorite squad? We split up the best teams, the bottom-feeders and everything in between.

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    Dodgers vuelven a fallar al final

    Los Angeles lleva cuatro años ganando la División Oeste de la Liga Nacional y superando los $200 millones de dólares en nómina salarial de jugadores, pero no ha podido cumplir las enormes expectativas de su gran legión de seguidores.


Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Matthew Stafford did it again. The Detroit Lions quarterback led a come-from-behind win again Sunday to beat Washington, 20-17. This is commonplace for Stafford, who has led 24 game-winning drives in his career in the fourth quarter or overtime -- including all four Lions wins this season. He has been the leader and heartbeat this season.


James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dolphins pick up a big win over the Bills, 28-25, to improve to 3-4. Running back Jay Ajayi became the fourth player in the Super Bowl era to post back-to-back 200-yard games. Miami will have two weeks to rest and prepare for the New York Jets.


Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The 1972 Miami Dolphins can raise a glass once again. There are no more undefeated teams in the NFL, after the Vikings' 21-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, and a day where Sam Bradford was stripped of the ball four times left the Vikings with plenty to fix in the next week. Their offensive line, which has been an issue at various points since 2014, was a culprit again on Sunday, and a team that hadn't turned the ball over all season lost it four times on Sunday. The Vikings will have eight days to regroup before a Monday night game in Chicago.


Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers WR Tyrell Williams with a 49-yard reception, setting up a 2-yard TD for Melvin Gordon two plays later. Chargers lead Falcons early 7-0. Williams will be a mismatch for Atlanta's secondary all game. Gordon now has eight TDs on the year.


John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins left tackle Trent Williams sprained his knee and will undergo an MRI on Monday coach Jay Gruden said.


Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets coach Geno Snith (knee) will have tests to determine the severity of his injury, per Todd Bowles.


Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

After leading by 14 points at halftime, the Chiefs needed to sweat a little more than they wanted in the second half to hold off the Saints 27-21 at Arrowhead Stadium. But the Chiefs, who heading into last week's game against the Raiders looked on the brink of extinction from the AFC West race, aren't complaining. They won their second straight game to go to 4-2 and at least for the next day are tied for second place in the division, a half-game behind Oakland.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills WR Marquise Goodwin is being evaluated for a possible concussion.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Once again, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, safety Eric Reid and linebacker Eli Harold knelt during the national anthem in protest of racial inequality and oppression in the United States. Safeties Antoine Bethea and Jaquiski Tartt and cornerbacks Keith Reaser and Rashard Robinson continued to raise their right fists during the anthem as well. RB Mike Davis, who is expected to start with Carlos Hyde out with a shoulder injury, did not raise his fist as he's done in past weeks.

A.J. Green emerges with Hail Mary TD

The Bengals WR had a huge game with eight catches for 169 yards, including a TD on this 48-yard Hail Mary grab to end the first half in a 31-17 win over the Browns.


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Saints QB Drew Brees is the first player in NFL history with 100 career 300-yard passing games.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

As usual, it's never over with the Saints, whether they're up by two scores or down by two scores. A TD pass from Drew Brees to Brandon Coleman makes it Chiefs 24, Saints 21 with 2:33 remaining. Saints only have one timeout left.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Veteran route from Lions WR Anquan Boldin. Quick shake move and stem to gain inside leverage on the coverage. And with no immediate help, QB Matthew Stafford had a clean window to deliver the ball for a TD. Lions take back the lead 20-17 over the Redskins.

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Dolphins RB Jay Ayaji is the first player to rush for 200 yards in back-to-back games since Ricky Williams of the Dolphins in 2002. The only other players to do that besides those two are O.J. Simpson (1973 and 1976) and Earl Campbell (1980).

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Halfway through the Chase elimination race at Talladega, Brad Keselowski has led 53 of the 94 laps. Keselowski doesn't have to win but can only guarantee advancement to the next round with a victory at Talladega -- the same way he advanced to the next round in 2014.

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

It's worth noting that Lions QB Matthew Stafford has led 23 game-winning drives in his career. That's No. 12 since 1960 in NFL history, according to Pro Football Reference.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

How about the call from the Redskins on Kirk Cousins' TD run? A zone-read scheme with the DE closing hard on the RB dive. That created an open edge for Cousins to pull the ball and get in the end zone on a 19-yard run. It's now a 17-13 Redskins lead over the Lions in the fourth quarter.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston stood outside the locker room with a big smile and high-fived every teammate who walked in from pregame warmups. Each time he said, "Let's get a win today."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins take a lead against the Bills, even with Jay Ajayi hurt. Buffalo has let this one slip away. Down 21-17 and need their offense to play from behind, which is has rarely done during its four-game winning streak.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi has back-to-back 200-yard rushing games.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick stood front and center and delivered a pre-game speech to his teammates before Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Kaepernick is about to make his first home start of the season.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Bizarre TD drive sees Colts get interception wiped away by penalty, Titans convert third-and-15, third-and-19, third-and-goal with a 7-yard TD pass from Marcus Mariota to Delanie Walker. The Titans have drawn even at 20-20.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

An absolute killer for Saints – Mark Ingram fumbles at Chiefs' 7-yard line during second effort on 6-yard gain. Saints could have closed within three points. Instead, they still trail 24-14 with 8:26 left. Saints have repeatedly shot themselves in foot today, with two huge turnovers and too many penalties.

Mike Sando ESPN Senior Writer 

The Vikings were the first team since the 2006 Ravens and 2006 Bears to hold their first five opponents under 17 points apiece. The streak ends today. So could any illusion this team can throw from behind to win against a good defense.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

With that touchdown, Jay Ajayi has 20-plus fantasy points in back-to-back games, significantly increasing confidence in his role as the team's leading man. It's the first time, incidentally, that a Dolphins running back has done that in consecutive games since Lamar Miller in 2014 Weeks 16-17. It was the only time in Miller's Dolphins career that he did it.