Wentz, Eagles knock down Steelers
Rookie Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two TDs, a fierce defense shut down Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown, and the Eagles beat the Steelers 34-3 on Sunday to remain unbeaten.
Wentz, the No. 2 overall pick, connected with Darren Sproles on a 73-yard, catch-and-run TD and tossed a 12-yard scoring pass to Jordan Matthews. The Steelers (2-1) had been 19-2 against rookie quarterbacks since 2004. Broncos 29, Bengals 17: Trevor Siemian threw a career-high four TD passes. The defending Super Bowl champions are 3-0 under Siemian, who completed 11 of 12 passes while rallying the Broncos to a pair of fourth-quarter TDs. Vikings 22, Panthers 10: Sam Bradford threw a TD pass to Kyle Rudolph, and Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score to help snap the Panthers’ 14-game home winning streak. The Vikings intercepted Cam Newton three times and sacked him eight times. Colts 26, Chargers 22: Andrew Luck shook off a sore throwing shoulder, then watched T.Y. Hilton break a tackle on a 63-yard TD pass with 1:17 to play to lift the Colts. Redskins 29, Giants 27: Dustin Hopkins kicked a 37-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter. Kirk Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two TDs to rout the Steelers and keep the Eagles unbeaten. Cousins threw TD passes of 44 yards to DeSean Jackson and 55 to Jamison Crowder. Ravens 19, Jaguars 17: Justin Tucker kicked a 54-yard field goal with 1:02 left for the Ravens, who improved to 3-0 for the third time in franchise history and first since 2009. The Jaguars fell to 0-3 for the third time in the last four years. Bills 33, Cardinals 18: LeSean McCoy scored on 24- and 5-yard runs and finished with 110 yards, and safety Aaron Williams returned a botched field-goal snap 53 yards for a Bills TD. Chiefs 24, Jets 3: The Chiefs returned two turnovers for TDs, intercepted three passes in the end zone and forced eight turnovers total. Ryan Fitzpatrick’s six INTs were a career high. Seahawks 37, 49ers 18: Russell Wilson threw for 243 yards and a TD before suffering a left knee injury, and Christine Michael had scoring runs of 41 and 4 yards on the Seahawks’ first two drives. Rams 37, Buccaneers 32: Case Keenum threw for the Rams’ first TD since moving back to Los Angeles. Thunder and lightning caused a 69-minute weather delay with two minutes remaining. Packers 34, Lions 27: Aaron Rodgers threw for 205 yards and four TDs, including two in the first half to Jordy Nelson. Matthew Stafford passed for 385 yards and three scores for the Lions. Dolphins 30, Browns 24: Jay Ajayi scored on an 11-yard run with 8:26 left in overtime, one play after Ryan Tannehill found wide-open Jarvis Landry for a 32-yard gain. Raiders 17, Titans 10: Derek Carr threw for 249 yards and a TD, and the Raiders never trailed after taking control in the second quarter. Cowboys 31, Bears 17: Dak Prescott completed 19 of 24 passes for 248 yards, including a 17-yard TD to Dez Bryant, and ran for a score. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 140 yards.