SCOREBOARD
Monday, Dec. 16
Baltimore (7-6) at Detroit (7-6), 8:40 p.m.
EST. The Ravens are looking to stay in the
AFC playoff chase, while the Lions are in a
tight race in the NFC North.
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STARS
Passing
—Alex Smith, Chiefs, was 17 for 20 for 287
yards and five touchdown passes in Kansas
City’s 56-31 win over Oakland.
—Matt Cassel, Vikings, was 26 for 35 for 382
yards and two touchdown passes and an
interception in Minnesota’s 48-30 win over
Philadelphia.
—Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins, finished 25 for
37 for 312 yards and three touchdowns in
Miami’s 24-20 win over New England.
—Matt Flynn, Packers, was 26 for 39 for 299
yards and four touchdowns and an interception in Green Bay’s 37-36 win over Dallas.
—Ryan Fitzpatrick, Titans, was 36 for 58 for
402 yards and four touchdowns and two
interceptions in Tennessee’s 37-34 overtime
loss to Arizona.
—Nick Foles, Eagles, was 30 for 48 for 428
yards with three touchdowns and an interception in Philadelphia’s 48-30 loss to Minnesota. —Tom Brady, Patriots, was 34 for 55 for 364
yards with two touchdowns and an interception in New England’s 24-20 loss to Miami.
Rushing
—Eddie Lacy, Packers, had 21 carries for 141
yards and the go-ahead touchdown in Green
Bay’s 37-36 win over Dallas.
—DeMarco Murray, Cowboys, had 18 carries
for 134 yards and a touchdown in Dallas’ 37-
36 loss to Green Bay.
—Zac Stacy, Rams, had 28 carries for 133
yards and a touchdown in St. Louis’ 27-16
win over New Orleans.
—Matt Forte, Bears, finished with 24 carries

for 127 yards in Chicago’s 38-31 win over
Cleveland.
—Jordan Todman, Jaguars, had 25 carries
for 109 yards in Jacksonville’s 27-20 loss
Buffalo.
Receiving
—Jamaal Charles, Chiefs, had 11 catches for
195 yards and four touchdowns, and added
another TD rushing, in Kansas City’s 56-31
win over Oakland. Charles is the first player in
NFL history with at least four touchdown
receptions and one touchdown run in a single
game. His five total touchdowns are tied for
the fourth most in a game in league history
and just one shy of the record. Charles also
joined Shaun Alexander, Jerry Rice and Clinton Portis as the only players since the merger to score five touchdowns and gain at least
200 yards from scrimmage in a game.
—DeSean Jackson, Eagles, had 10 catches
for 195 yards and a touchdown in Philadelphia’s 48-30 loss to Minnesota.
—Greg Jennings, Vikings, had 11 catches for
163 yards and a touchdown in Minnesota’s
48-30 win over Philadelphia.
—Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola,
Patriots. Edelman had 13 catches for 139
yards and a touchdown, and Amendola had
10 receptions for 131 yards in New England’s
24-20 loss to Miami. Mike Wallace, Dolphins,
had six catches for 105 yards and a touchdown. —Dez Bryant, Cowboys, had 11 catches for
153 yards and a touchdown in Dallas’ 37-36
loss to Green Bay.
—Kendall Wright, Titans, had 12 catches for
150 yards in Tennessee’s 37-34 overtime loss
to Arizona.
—Pierre Garcon, Redskins, had seven catches for 129 yards and a touchdown in Washington’s 27-26 loss to Atlanta.
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Special Teams
—Antonio Brown, Steelers, returned a punt

67 yards for a touchdown in Pittsburgh’s 30-
20 win over Cincinnati.
—Dan Bailey, Cowboys, was 5 for 5 on field
goals in Dallas’ 37-36 loss to Green Bay.
—Phil Dawson, 49ers, was 4 for 4 on field
goals in San Francisco’s 33-14 win over
Tampa Bay. He has made a franchise-record
24 in a row.
—Jay Feely, Cardinals, was 3 for 3 on field
goals, including a 41-yarder in overtime, to
give Arizona a 37-34 win over Tennessee.
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Defense
—T.J. Ward and Tashaun Gipson, Browns.
Ward returned a fumble 51 yards for a touchdown and Gipson had two interceptions and
returned one 44 yards for a touchdown in
Cleveland’s 38-31 loss to Chicago. Zack Bowman, Bears, had two interceptions and
returned one 43 yards for a touchdown.
—Eric Berry, Chiefs, had two interceptions,
returning one 47 yards for a touchdown in
Kansas City’s 56-31 win over Oakland.
—Captain Munnerlyn, Panthers, had two
sacks and returned an interception 41 yards
for a touchdown in Carolina’s 30-20 win over
the New York Jets.
—Antoine Cason, Cardinals, had two interceptions and returned one of them 20 yards
for a touchdown in Arizona’s 34-31 win over
Tennessee.
—Richard Sherman and Byron Maxwell, Seahawks. Sherman and Maxwell each had two
interceptions in Seattle’s 23-0 win over the
New York Giants.
—Darius Butler, Colts, had two interceptions
in Indianapolis’ 25-3 win over Houston.
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POSTSEASON PLANS
The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Oakland
Raiders 56-31 and clinched a playoff berth.
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STREAKS & STATS
In Chicago’s 38-31 win at Cleveland, Bears

cornerback Zack Bowman and Browns safety
Tashaun Gipson each had two interceptions,
including a touchdown. It marked the first
game since Dec. 12, 1965, in which opposing
players each had two interceptions, including
an interception return for a touchdown, in the
same game. … The Vikings beat the Eagles
48-30. This was Minnesota’s highest score
since a 50-10 victory over Jacksonville on
Dec. 20, 1998. … The Eagles became the fifth
team in NFL history to have 11 games in one
season with at least 400 yards of offense. The
record is 13 by New Orleans in 2011. … The
Redskins tied a team record with five lost
fumbles. They also lost five fumbles against
the Oilers on Oct. 30, 1988. … The 49ers have
won four games in a row. … The Dolphins
won their third game in a row and also
snapped a streak of seven consecutive losses
to the Patriots. … The Cardinals have won six
of seven. … Houston extended its franchiserecord losing streak to 12 games and fell to
0-12 all-time in Indy. … The Browns have lost
five straight, eight of nine and dropped at
least 10 games in six straight seasons. …
Tennessee lost its third straight and eighth in
10 games. The Titans also lost their fifth consecutive home game for the first time since
moving to Tennessee in 1997. … The Raiders
have lost four straight games.
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MILESTONES
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw a
touchdown pass in the Seahawks’ 23-0 win at
the New York Giants. Wilson, who has 50
career touchdown passes, joined Hall of
Famer Dan Marino (68) and Peyton Manning
(52) as the only quarterbacks in NFL history
to pass for at least 50 touchdowns in their
first two seasons. Wilson has 23 wins, the
most by a starting quarterback in his first two
seasons in the Super Bowl era. He passed
Ben Roethlisberger (22). … The Chiefs scored
35 first-half points in a 56-31 victory over

Oakland. Last week, the Chiefs scored 38
first-half points in Kansas City’s win at Washington. The Chiefs are the only team in NFL
history to score at least 35 points in the first
half of consecutive games, and this is the
second time the team has accomplished the
feat (Dec. 1 and 8, 2002). … Indianapolis
quarterback Andrew Luck had 180 yards
passing and two touchdowns in the Colts’ 25-
3 win over Houston. Luck has 7,673 yards
passing and joined Cam Newton (7,920) and
Peyton Manning (7,874) as the only quarterbacks with at least 7,500 yards passing in
their first two NFL seasons. … Atlanta tight
end Tony Gonzalez had six catches for 62
yards and a touchdown in the Falcons’ 27-26
win over Washington. Gonzalez became the
fifth player — and first tight end — in NFL
history to reach 15,000 yards receiving
(15,008). Gonzalez has 1,313 receptions for
15,008 yards and 110 touchdowns. He and
Hall of Famer Jerry Rice are the only two
players in NFL history with at least 1,100
receptions, 15,000 yards receiving and 100
touchdown catches.
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SIDELINED
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz
was injured in the fourth quarter of a 23-0
loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Cruz left 2 yards
short of his third straight 1,000-yard season.
He caught two passes for 25 yards before
getting hurt. … Cincinnati punter Kevin Huber
left the game after taking a hard hit from
Pittsburgh’s Terence Garvin on a 67-yard kick
return for a touchdown by Antonio Brown.
Huber was down on the field for several minutes. His mouth was bloody as he walked to
the Bengals’ locker room with what the team
called a “dental injury. Bengals linebacker
James Harrison, making his first appearance
in Pittsburgh since signing with the Bengals
in the offseason, left in the first quarter
because of a concussion.