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Napoleon Kaufman, Raiders, ran for a team-record 227 yards, including an 83-yard scoring run, as Oakland handed Denver its first loss. . . . Eddie George, Oilers, ran for 125 yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries, helping Tennessee past Washington, 28-24. . . . Jerome Bettis, Steelers, carried 34 times for 135 yards and a touchdown in the Steelers' 26-10 win over Cincinnati.

Troy Aikman, Cowboys, was 21 of 32 for 262 yards and two touchdowns in Dallas' 26-22 victory over Jacksonville. . . . Warren Moon, Seahawks, completed 24 of 36 passes for 261 yards in Seattle's 17-9 win against St. Louis.
Chris Calloway, Giants, caught five passes for 145 yards, including a 68-yard TD in overtime, in New York's 26-20 win against Detroit. . . . Yancey Thigpen, Steelers, caught six passes for 120 yards and a touchdown in Pittsburgh's win.
Eric Turner, Raiders, returned John Elway's fumble 65 yards for a touchdown in Oakland's 28-25 win. . . . Eric Davis, Panthers, intercepted two passes from Danny Wuerffel in the Panthers' 13-0 win.
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Amani Toomer, Giants, returned a punt 53 yards for a touchdown. . . . Chris Boniol, Eagles, kicked a 38-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime and a 24-yarder in OT to beat the Cardinals.


The 49ers, who scored more than 30 points for the fifth straight time, trailed for the first time in a game since Week Two. . . . Under coach Norv Turner, the Redskins are 0-6 on the weeks after they play the Cowboys. . . . Karim Abdul-Jabbar lost a fumble in the third quarter, Miami's first turnover in 247 plays over four games. . . . The Lions have alternated wins and losses for eight games.


The Saints lost their 13th consecutive game to an NFC West opponent. . . . Offensive tackle Howard Battle started his 135th straight game for Seattle. . . . Vinny Testaverde, Ravens, threw a touchdown pass for the 11th consecutive game. . . . Barry Sanders had more than 100 yards rushing for the sixth straight game, the longest streak of his career.

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Backup quarterback Billy Joe Tolliver threw a 4-yard scoring pass to Terance Mathis with 1:16 remaining, making Atlanta the first team in nearly 10 years to have three players with TD passes in a game. Chris Chandler and running back Jamal Anderson also threw touchdown passes. Joe Montana, Steve Young and Harry Sydney did it for San Francisco on Nov. 15, 1987, against New Orleans.


The Oilers, the only team in the NFL without an interception this season, picked off three of Gus Frerotte's passes. The Oilers were the only team in NFL history to go through the first six regular-season games without an interception. . . . James Stewart, Jaguars, who scored five touchdowns last week, could gain only 40 yards on 17 carries. . . . Carolina kicker John Kasay was the NFL scoring leader last season with 145 points, but now has just 40 after seven games.

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