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PHILADELPHIA -- Irving Fryar paid Jimmy Johnson back.

Fryar, who went to Philadelphia after Johnson told him he wasn't a part of Miami's future, caught four touchdown passes from Ty Detmer Sunday as the Eagles beat Johnson's Dolphins, 35-28.

"They probably still don't want me back -- now more so than ever," said Fryar, who had eight catches for 116 yards, including TD receptions of 38, 2, 12 and 36 yards.

Johnson didn't want to talk about Fryar leaving Miami, and didn't have to much to say about his performance: "He just got behind us."

Ricky Watters chipped in with 173 yards on 25 carries, including a 49-yard touchdown run with 2:28 left in the game that gave the Eagles a 35-21 lead.

"I can't lie, I love the ball," Watters said. "Whenever you can do what we did to a team that's No. 2 against the rush, our offensive line had to be playing great."

The four touchdown passes were the first by Ty Detmer since he replaced the injured Rodney Peete as Philadelphia's quarterback last week. Going into Sunday's game, Detmer had thrown just 68 times in his five-year career and had one touchdown pass.

"There was a lot of concern because we didn't get in the end zone last week," said Detmer, who was 18 for 24 for 226 yards in his second pro start. "We hadn't had a touchdown pass in 13 quarters."

The Eagles (5-2) allowed the Dolphins (4-3) only 93 yards on the ground. They also sacked Craig Erickson four times and intercepted him once.

The Dolphins trailed, 28-11, midway through the third quarter, then rallied on a 24-yard TD pass from Erickson to O.J. McDuffie, who caught seven passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns, and Joe Nedney's second field goal of the game.

Dan Marino, who has missed the last three games with a broken right ankle, was suited up as the Dolphins' third quarterback. He warmed up late in the game, but did not play.

"I never intended to play him in that situation," Johnson said.

Oilers 23, Steelers 13

HOUSTON -- It was the House of Pain and 'Luv Ya Blue' revisited at the Astrodome.

Amidst a sea of pompons and a boisterous crowd cheering harder for the home team than its opponents, the Oilers heated up an old AFC Central Division rivalry with a victory over Pittsburgh. The victory ended a five-game losing streak to the Steelers while attracting 50,122 fans, surpassing the turnout for the previous two home games combined.

"It was like 1993 when we won 11 in a row," cornerback Cris Dishman said. "You could hear every last one of them, too."

The attendance, spiced heavily with Steelers fans in black and gold jerseys, was the largest Oilers home crowd since they opened the 1995 season against the Steelers with 44,122 on hand. In their first two home games this season, the Oilers -- headed for Tennessee, maybe as early as next season -- drew 27,725 and 20,082.

"It was kind of like old times," Oilers coach Jeff Fisher said. "This was a big game for us. You can't have a rivalry if you don't hold your own so I think we have the makings of a great rivalry."

Charles Johnson made a one-handed catch on a 70-yard touchdown pass from Steelers' quarterback Mike Tomczak with 7:45 to go in the first quarter, and Norm Johnson kicked a 26-yard field goal for an early 10-3 Pittsburgh lead.

The Oilers closed to 10-9 on field goals of 22, 32 and 48 yards by Al Del Greco, who has now made a club-record 120 field goals.

Johnson added a 29-yard field goal that gave the Steelers a 13-9 lead with 11:39 left in the game.

With the crowd screaming its approval, Chris Chandler completed a 34-yard touchdown pass to Willie Davis with 5:01 left to put the Oilers ahead and Eddie George clinched it with a 2-yard run with 3:05 remaining.

Houston's comeback ended the Steelers' five-game winning streak and tied the Oilers and Steelers atop the AFC Central Division at 5-2.

Broncos 45, Ravens 34

DENVER -- Regardless of whether you put a Baltimore or a Cleveland label on them, John Elway has their number.

Elway threw three touchdown passes to Ed McCaffrey and ran for another score, and Terrell Davis ran for a club-record 194 yards and two scores as Denver held off Baltimore (2-5).

When Elway drove the Broncos to a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, it marked his 39th fourth-quarter game-saving drive and his 32nd game-winning drive.

His first came against a former Baltimore franchise, the Colts, in 1983. His most famous came against the Cleveland Browns, the predecessors of the Ravens, in the AFC championship game in January, 1987.

The Broncos, and Elway in particular, continued to torment former Browns and current Ravens owner Art Modell. Denver now has won 16 of the last 18 meetings with the Browns/Ravens.

"It didn't feel like Baltimore," Elway said. "They didn't look like Baltimore. I guess it felt more like the Browns of old in different uniforms. But I have a lot of respect for them. Once Vinny (Testaverde) got going in the third quarter, we knew it was going to be a shootout, and we were going to have to answer them every time we laid our hands on the ball."

The Broncos (6-1) had a club-record 548 total yards, eclipsing the 543 set in 1976 against the New York Jets. Davis' rushing total bettered the 183 yards of Otis Armstrong in 1974.

Elway completed 25 of 39 passes for 326 yards, and Baltimore's Vinny Testaverde was 27 of 45 for 338 yards and a career-best four TDs. Sharpe led all receivers with nine catches for 161 yards.

Redskins 31, Giants 21

WASHINGTON -- Terry Allen scored three touchdowns and Darrell Green returned an interception 68 yards for another score in the first half to give Washington (6-1) a 28-0 lead in its win over New York.

That was enough to hold off a furious New York rally. Dave Brown, who finished two yards shy of his first 300-yard NFL game, threw for two touchdowns and Tyrone Wheatley ran for one.

It took a 45-yard field goal by Scott Blanton to ice the game after New York (2-5) had pulled within seven.

Cardinals 13, Buccaneers 9

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Matt Darby, acquired in the offseason from the Buffalo Bills, blocked an extra point after Tampa Bay's only touchdown to help preserve Arizona's victory.

The Cards (3-4) won for the third time in their last four games. The Bucs, who were coming off a win over Minnesota, fell to 1-6.

Greg Davis kicked field goals of 22 and 37 yards for Arizona, and Kent Graham threw a 5-yard TD pass to Larry Centers. Mike Alstott's 1-yard run at the end of a 70-yard drive cut it to 13-9 with 7:34 left in the game.

That's when Darby sliced across from the left side to get a hand on Husted's point-after attempt.

"There was a big gap between their end and their tackle, so I knew I had a shot," Darby said.

Panthers 19, Saints 7

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Visiting coaches haven't had many compliments for the Carolina Panthers lately. That's because they've been busy ripping their own teams apart.

Last week, St. Louis Rams coach Rich Brooks castigated his team's performance after a 45-13 loss to the Panthers. This week's expletive-laced assault was launched by New Orleans Saints coach Jim Mora, whose team collapsed in the second half and dropped a 19-7 decision to the Panthers.

"We didn't protect very well. We didn't throw very well. We didn't get open," Mora said in one of the few statements that didn't need censoring. "The defense couldn't stop anything in the second half. It was ridiculous."

Mora scattered the blame. He criticized himself, he blasted his assistant coaches and dared anyone on the team to find one reason to feel good about their effort. Then he pointed to the statistics and got even more steamed.

The Saints (2-6) posted a modest 112 yards of offense in the first half. It was good enough to earn a 7-6 lead on Ray Zellars' 1-yard run with 6:38 left in the half. New Orleans only got 62 yards after that and Zellars, who ran for 174 yards last week against the Bears, accounted for 22 of those yards.

"The second half was an abomination. They kicked our butts," Mora said. "A terrible, terrible second-half performance in all phases -- coaching, playing, all phases. Terrible! I can't think of one good thing about it."

Anthony Johnson, replacing the injured Tshimanga Biakabutuka, had his third consecutive 100-yard rushing game for Carolina.

It was the fourth win without a loss at Ericsson Stadium for Carolina (5-2).

Rams 17, Jaguars 14

ST. LOUIS -- Anthony Parker scored his second defensive touchdown in two weeks on one of five St. Louis interceptions -- all but one of them deep in Rams territory -- as the Rams ended a five-game losing streak with a victory over Jacksonville (3-5).

Parker and Keith Lyle each had two interceptions for the Rams (2-5), who won for the first time since beating Cincinnati on the opening weekend. They also avoided the embarrassment of losing to the league's two newest teams on consecutive weekends. The Rams lost, 45-13, at Charlotte last week.

John Kasay kicked four field goals for the Panthers and Johnson finished with 123 yards on 29 carries.

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