NFL roundup: Panthers beat troubled Packers to remain 8-0

Panthers 37, Packers 29 — Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score, and Carolina (8-0) took a step toward the NFC’s best record against struggling Green Bay (6-2), which has major defensive issues that led to a fourth-quarter sideline incident involving teammates in which Julius Peppers and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix exchanged words and B.J. Raji shoved Clinton-Dix.

Colts 27, Broncos 24 — Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes, and Adam Vinatieri made a tie-breaking 55-yard field goal with 6:13 to play, and Indianapolis (4-5) beat Denver (7-1) while again ruining Peyton Manning’s return to Indianapolis.

Patriots 27, Redskins 10 — Julian Edelman and LeGarrette Blount scored touchdowns before Washington (3-5) ran its second play, and Tom Brady passed for two scores, as New England moved to 8-0.

Vikings 21, Rams 18 — Adrian Peterson rushed for 125 yards for Minnesota (6-2), helping set up Blair Walsh’s 40-yard field goal in overtime after St. Louis (4-4) knocked out Teddy Bridgewater with a concussion.

Titans 34, Saints 28 — Rookie Marcus Mariota passed for 371 yards and four touchdowns, including a winning 5-yard score to Anthony Fasano in overtime, and Tennessee (2-6) snapped a six-game skid by beating New Orleans (4-5).

Jets 28, Jaguars 23 — Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdown passes while playing with a torn ligament in his left thumb, Chris Ivory ran for two scores, and New York (5-3) took advantage of late mistakes to beat Jacksonville (2-6).

Bills 33, Dolphins 17 — Sammy Watkins had a career-best 168 yards receiving and a touchdown, and rookie running back Karlos Williams scored twice in leading Buffalo (4-4) over Miami (3-5).

Giants 32, Buccaneers 18 — Eli Manning threw for 213 yards and two touchdowns, helping New York (5-4) over Tampa Bay (3-5).

Eagles 33, Cowboys 27 — Sam Bradford threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Matthews in overtime and the Eagles sent the Cowboys to their longest losing streak in 26 years with a 33-27 victory in overtime Sunday night. The Cowboys have lost all six games without quarterback Tony Romo.

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