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NFL ROUNDUP: SUNDAY HIGHLIGHTS

on December 17, 2013 10:55 AM

STARS

Passing

• Matt Cassel, Vikings, was 26-for-35 for 382 yards and two touchdown passes and an interception in Minnesota’s 48-30 win over Philadelphia.

• Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins, finished 25-for-37 for 312 yards and three touchdowns in Miami’s 24-20 win over New England.

• Matt Flynn, Packers, was 26-for-39 for 299 yards and four touchdowns and an interception in Green Bay’s 37-36 win over Dallas.

• Ryan Fitzpatrick, Titans, was 36-for-58 for 402 yards and four touchdowns and two interceptions in Tennessee’s 37-34 overtime loss to Arizona.

• Nick Foles, Eagles, was 30-for-48 for 428 yards with three touchdowns and an interception in Philadelphia’s 48-30 loss to Minnesota.

 

Rushing

• Eddie Lacy, Packers, had 21 carries for 141 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in Green Bay’s 37-36 win over Dallas.

• DeMarco Murray, Cowboys, had 18 carries for 134 yards and a touchdown in Dallas’ 37-36 loss to Green Bay.

• Zac Stacy, Rams, had 28 carries for 133 yards and a touchdown in St. Louis’ 27-16 win over New Orleans.

• Matt Forte, Bears, finished with 24 carries for 127 yards in Chicago’s 38-31 win over Cleveland.

 

Receiving

• Jamaal Charles, Chiefs, had 11 catches for 195 yards and four touchdowns, and added another rushing TD, in Kansas City’s 56-31 win over Oakland.

• DeSean Jackson, Eagles, had 10 catches for 195 yards and a touchdown in Philadelphia’s 48-30 loss to Minnesota.

• Greg Jennings, Vikings, had 11 catches for 163 yards and a touchdown in Minnesota’s 48-30 win over Philadelphia.

• Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola, Patriots. Edelman had 13 catches for 139 yards and a touchdown, and Amendola had 10 receptions for 131 yards in New England’s 24-20 loss to Miami.

• Dez Bryant, Cowboys, had 11 catches for 153 yards and a touchdown in Dallas’ 37-36 loss to Green Bay.

• Kendall Wright, Titans, had 12 catches for 150 yards in Tennessee’s 37-34 overtime loss to Arizona.

 

Special Teams

• Dan Bailey, Cowboys, was 5-for-5 on field goals in Dallas’ 37-36 loss to Green Bay.

• Phil Dawson, 49ers, was 4-for-4 on field goals in San Francisco’s 33-14 win over Tampa Bay. He has made a franchise-record 24 in a row.

• Jay Feely, Cardinals, was 3-for-3 on field goals, including a 41-yarder in overtime, to give Arizona a 37-34 win over Tennessee.

 

Defense

• T.J. Ward and Tashaun Gipson, Browns. Ward returned a fumble 51 yards for a touchdown and Gipson had two interceptions and returned one 44 yards for a touchdown in Cleveland’s 38-31 loss to Chicago.

• Zack Bowman, Bears, had two interceptions and returned one 43 yards for a touchdown.

• Eric Berry, Chiefs, had two interceptions, returning one 47 yards for a touchdown in Kansas City’s 56-31 win over Oakland.

• Captain Munnerlyn, Panthers, had two sacks and returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown in Carolina’s 30-20 win over the New York Jets.

• Antoine Cason, Cardinals, had two interceptions and returned one of them 20 yards for a touchdown in Arizona’s 34-31 win over Tennessee.

 

STREAKS & STATS

In Chicago’s 38-31 win at Cleveland, Bears cornerback Zack Bowman and Browns safety Tashaun Gipson each had two interceptions, including a touchdown. It marked the first game since Dec. 12, 1965, in which opposing players each had two interceptions, including an interception return for a touchdown, in the same game. ... The Vikings beat the Eagles 48-30. This was Minnesota’s highest score since a 50-10 victory over Jacksonville on Dec. 20, 1998. ... The Redskins tied a team record with five lost fumbles. They also lost five fumbles against the Oilers on Oct. 30, 1988. ... Houston extended its franchise-record losing streak to 12 games and fell to 0-12 all-time in Indy. ... The Browns have lost five straight, eight of nine and dropped at least 10 games in six straight seasons.

 

MILESTONES

Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw a touchdown pass in the Seahawks’ 23-0 win at the New York Giants. Wilson, who has 50 career touchdown passes, joined Hall of Famer Dan Marino (68) and Peyton Manning (52) as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to pass for at least 50 touchdowns in their first two seasons. ... Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez had six catches for 62 yards and a touchdown in the Falcons’ 27-26 win over Washington. Gonzalez became the fifth player — and first tight end — in NFL history to reach 15,000 yards receiving (15,008). Gonzalez has 1,313 receptions for 15,008 yards and 110 touchdowns. He and Hall of Famer Jerry Rice are the only two players in NFL history with at least 1,100 receptions, 15,000 yards receiving and 100 touchdown catches.

 

SPEAKING

“The longest 75 seconds of my life.”

— Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill said of waiting on the sideline while Patriots QB Tom Brady tried to lead the Patriots to yet another come-from-behind victory.

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