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Top performances

Donovan McNabb, Eagles, threw a career-high four touchdown passes in a 34-31 overtime win over the Browns. McNabb was 28 of 43 for 376 yards.

Byron Leftwich, Jaguars, went 23 for 30 for 300 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-24 win over the Colts.

Peyton Manning, Colts, hit on 27 of 39 for 368 yards and three touchdowns in the loss to Jacksonville.

Running Backs
Priest Holmes and Derrick Blaylock, Chiefs. Holmes tied an NFL record with four touchdowns rushing in the first half of a 56-10 rout of Atlanta before leaving with a slightly sprained ankle. Blaylock replaced him and scored one TD in the first half and three more in the second.

Michael Pittman, Buccaneers, rushed for 109 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries and had a 46-yard reception that set up a field goal in a 19-7 win over Chicago.

Rookie Mewelde Moore, Vikings, rushed for 138 yards in a 20-3 win over Tennessee.

Terrell Owens and Todd Pinkston, Eagles. Owens had four catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns, and Pinkston made six for 100 yards in a 34-31 overtime win over the Browns.

Jimmy Smith, Jaguars, made five catches for 113 yards and a touchdown in the 27-24 victory at Indianapolis.

Keenan McCardell, Chargers, made five catches for 65 yards in his first action of the season. McCardell was traded to the Chargers on Tuesday after holding out with Tampa Bay. San Diego won, 17-6, at Carolina.

Javon Walker, Packers, had eight receptions for 129 yards and one TD in a 41-20 victory over Dallas.


New England's 21st straight victory was its 18th straight in the regular season. The 13-7 win over the Jets gave the Patriots the record for consecutive regular-season victories.

Emmitt Smith, Cardinals, gained 106 yards against Seattle for his 78th 100-yard rushing game, breaking a tie with Walter Payton. Smith passed Payton's career rushing yardage mark two years ago.

Curtis Martin, Jets, passed Jim Brown for seventh place on the NFL career rushing list. He had 70 yards on 20 carries and has 12,382 yards compared to Brown's 12,312.

The eight rushing touchdowns by Kansas City against Atlanta was an NFL record. The Chiefs also had a team-record 36 first downs and 540 total yards against Atlanta.

RB Ahman Green set a Packers record with his 27th 100-yard game, breaking Jim Taylor's mark.

Shouting matches

Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne got into an uncharacteristic shouting match just before the Colts started their final drive against Jacksonville. "Reggie's one of my favorite players on the team. It was just frustration," Manning said.

Catch the fever

World Series fever caught on in Foxboro during the Jets-Patriots game. Whenever the Patriots needed a big play, an image of a favorite Red Sox player flashed on the video board. Among the highlights: David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez and a photo of Curt Schilling's bloody sock from Game Six against the Yankees in the American League Championship Series.


Steve McNair left Tennessee's 20-3 loss at Minnesota early in the second quarter after aggravating the bruised chest that kept him in the hospital for two nights last month. Coach Jeff Fisher says he didn't know how long his co-MVP quarterback would be out.

Randy Moss aggravated his hamstring injury and did not play in the second half of the Vikings' victory.


"We're like 53 guys nailed up in a little box with no room to move and each guy's got to grab a hammer and start pounding to get us out." -- Tennessee wide receiver Derrick Mason after the Titans fell to 2-5 with a 20-3 loss in Minnesota.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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