AROUND THE NFL
■ Bengals 22, Jets 6: In his first action since being benched in late October, Andy Dalton threw for 243 yards and a TD to lead the Bengals to their first win of the season. The Bengals ended the franchise’s longest losing streak at 13 stretching to last season in front of the smallest crowd in Paul Brown Stadium history.
■ Steelers 20, Browns 13:
Rookie Devlin Hodges threw for 212 yards with a score and an INT in his second career start and rookie Benny Snell ran for 63 yards and his first career TD as the host Steelers won the highly-anticipated rematch. The teams’ first meeting Nov. 14 ended with an ugly altercation between Browns DE Myles Garrett and Steelers QB Mason Rudolph in which Garrett hit Rudolph in the head with Rudolph’s helmet. The league suspended Garrett indefinitely.
■ Packers 31, Giants 13:
Aaron Rodgers threw four TD passes and the visiting Packers sent the Giants to their eighth straight loss, their worst skid since 2004. The Packers intercepted rookie Daniel Jones three times, leading to 10 points.
■ Titans 31, Colts 17: Tye Smith returned a blocked FG 63 yards for the go-ahead TD with 5:02 left to play as the Titans beat the host Colts for only the third time in the 17 meetings. Derrick Henry carried 26 times for 149 yards and one TD, becoming the first runner to top the 100-yard mark against the Colts in 30 games.
■ Dolphins 37, Eagles 31: The Dolphins scored three TDs in less than 13 minutes to overcome a 14-point deficit in the second half and claim the victory. DeVante Parker had seven receptions for a career-high 159 yards and two TDs and K Jason Sanders caught a 1-yard score on a fourth-down trick play in the home win. It was the Eagles’ third loss in a row.
■ Redskins 29, Panthers 21:
Derrius Guice ran for 129 yards and two TDs and the visiting Redskins made a late goal-line to send the Panthers to their fourth straight loss.
■ Bucs 28, Jaguars 11: The Bucs forced Jags QB Nick Foles into turnovers on his first three drives, leading to three TDs and a big early lead in the home win. It was the Jags’ fourth consecutive loss by at least 17 points. Rookie Gardner Minshew took over for Foles in the second half.
■ Rams 34, Cardinals 7: Jared Goff threw for 424 yards and two scores, Robert Woods had 172 yards receiving and Tyler Higbee caught seven passes for a career-high 107 yards and a TD to lead the Rams to the blowout victory on the road. Todd Gurley II ran for 95 yards and a score in the win. The Cardinals dropped their fifth straight game.
■ Chiefs 40, Raiders 9: Patrick Mahomes threw for a TD and ran for another and Juan Thornhill returned a INT 46 yards for a score as the host Chiefs completed the season sweep.
■ Broncos 23, Chargers 20:
Brandon McManus hit a 53yard FG to lift the Broncos to the victory at home in rookie QB Drew Lock’s debut. Lock threw a pair of first-quarter scoring strikes to Courtland Sutton. The winning FG was set up by a 38-yard pass interference call that gave the Broncos the ball at the Chargers 35 with three seconds remaining. The Chargers had tied the game on Michael Badgley’s 46-yard FG with 14 seconds left.
■ Texans 28, Patriots 22: Deshaun Watson threw three TD passes and had the first TD catch of his career on a short flip from WR DeAndre Hopkins, and the host Texans held on for their first victory over the Patriots since Jan. 3, 2010.