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eaches 1,000-yard rushing mark for sixth time in win.
Frank Gore ran for a 1-yard touchdown and reached 1,000 yards rushing for the sixth time in his career, lifting the host San Francisco 49ers to a 27-13 win over the Miami Dolphins.
Gore finished with 63 yards, Anthony Dixon also had a 1-yard scoring run and Colin Kaepernick ran for a late 50-yard TD and threw for 185 yards in his fourth straight start since being promoted over Alex Smith for the 49ers (9-3-1).
NFL sacks leader Aldon Smith added two to his total for 19 1/2, passing Fred Dean’s franchisebest single-season mark of 17 1/2 set in 1983.
Reggie Bush ran for 65 yards on 14 carries for the Dolphins (5-8).
Panthers 30, Falcons 20: Cam Newton threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns and scored on a 72-yard run to lead host Carolina (4-9) to the upset of Atlanta (11-2). Newton can for a careerhigh 116 yards as the Panthers racked up 475 total yards to avenge an early-season loss at Atlanta. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw for 342 yards and two scores but had a costly fourth-quarter interception.
Packers 27, Lions 20: Aaron Rodgers completed 14 of 24 for 173 yards and ran for a 27 yard touchdown to lead host Green Bay (9-4) past Detroit (4-9). Defensive end Mike Daniels returned a fumble 43 yards for a touchdown for the Packers, who took a one-game lead over the Bears in the NFC North. The two teams meet Sunday in Chicago.
Jets 17, Jaguars 10: Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell ran for short touchdowns to lead visiting New York (6-7) past Jacksonville (2-11). The Jets were shut out at halftime for the second consecutive week, but they didn’t need to change quarterbacks to spark the offense this time as they kept their faint playoff hopes alive. Powell had 78 yards rushing and Greene ran for 77.
Seahawks 58, Cardinals 0: Marshawn Lynch had three touchdown runs and Seattle (8-5) set a franchise record for points in routing visiting Arizona (4-9), which suffered its ninth straight loss. The Seahawks forced eight turnovers as Richard Sherman and Bobby Wagner each had two interceptions. Seattle recorded the biggest shutout in its history.
Browns 30, Chiefs 7: Rookie Travis Benjamin’s 93-yard punt return for a touchdown sparked Cleveland (5-8) past Kansas City (2-11) for its third straight victory. The Browns have one more win than last season, and their longest winning streak since 2009. Trent Richardson had a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs for Cleveland.
Eagles 21, Buccaneers 21: Nick Foles threw two TD passes in the final four minutes, including a 1-yarder to Jeremy Maclin with no time remaining, as Philadelphia (4-9) beat host Tampa Bay (6-7) to snap an eight-game losing streak. Foles completed 32 of 51 passes for 381 yards. The rookie threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Clay Harbor with 3:55 left, then led the Eagles on a 64-yard winning drive after the defense forced a punt.
Rams 15, Bills 12: Sam Bradford threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Gibson with 48 seconds left to lift St. Louis (6-6-1) past host Buffalo (5-8). Bradford was 5 of 8 for 68 yards to cap a 14-play, 84-yard drive. St. Louis continued its lateseason resurgence by winning its third straight.