The Patriots are no longer undefeated. C.J. Anderson’s 48-yard touchdown run in overtime gave the Broncos a 30-24 win over the Pats on “Sunday Night Football”. New England is now 10-and-1. The 11-and-0 Panthers are the lone remaining unbeaten team in the NFL.
The Rams were no match for the Bengals, getting blown out 31-7 in Cincinnati. Andy Dalton threw three TD passes, including two to A.J. Green, as the Bengals improved to 9-and-2. Nick Foles was picked off three times as the Rams lost their fourth straight to fall to 4-and-7. They host the Cardinals this Sunday.
Forty-year-old Matt Hasselbeck refuses to lose this season as he guided the Colts to a 25-12 win over the Buccaneers at Lucas Oil Stadium. Hasselbeck threw for 315 yards and two touchdowns as he improved to 4-and-0 as the starter this year. T.Y. Hilton caught six balls for 95 yards and two scores for Indy, which has won three straight games. The Colts face the Steelers this week on “Sunday Night Football”.
The Vikings took over first place in the NFC North with a 20-10 win over the Falcons. At 8-and-3, Minnesota is a game ahead of the Packers. The Bears are 5-and-6 and will face the Vikings on December 20th. Chicago hosts the 49ers this Sunday.
There’s a new leader in the NFC East. Washington built a 20-0 lead and held on for a 20-14 win over the Giants to take over first place in the division. Both teams are 5-and-6 but Washington holds the tiebreaker.
The season is over for Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham. The three-time Pro Bowler tore the patellar tendon in his right knee during Sunday’s 39-30 win over the Steelers. Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a concussion in the loss.
Millikin Men lost 85-67 to Rhodes, in College Basketball from Sunday in Memphis. Tommy Pilackas led Millikin with 16 points in the loss. The Big Blue fall to 3-4 on the season.
This season will be the last for NBA star Kobe Bryant. The 37-year-old Lakers guard said in an open letter “The Players’ Tribune” that he will retire at the end of the year. Bryant has spent all 20 of his NBA seasons with the Lakers, winning five championships and the 2008 MVP award.
The 76ers have matched the record for the worst start in NBA history. The Sixers fell to 0-and-18 with a 92-84 loss to the Grizzlies. Philly is now tied with the 2009-10 Nets for the worst start to a season. The Sixers also extended the NBA record of most consecutive regular-season losses to 28 games.
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