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Forte scores 3 TDs in leading Jets to 37-31 win over Bills

Forte scores 3 TDs in leading Jets to 37-31 win over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Forte scored three touchdown runs & Ryan Fitzpatrick finally solved Rex Ryan’s defense, leading the New York Jets to a 37-31 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night.

Forte’s 3-yard run put New York ahead 27-24 with 2:12 left in the third quarter. He sealed the win by patiently waiting for a seam to open before scampering into the end zone from 12 yards to put New York up 37-24 with 4:02 left in the fourth quarter.

Forte finished with 100 yards rushing, & the offseason free-agent addition became the 13th New York player to score three rushing touchdowns in a game.

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Forte scores 3 TDs in leading Jets to 37-31 win over Bills

Forte scores 3 TDs in leading Jets to 37-31 win over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Forte scored three touchdown runs & Ryan Fitzpatrick finally solved Rex Ryan's defense, leading the New York Jets to a 37-31 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night.

Forte's 3-yard run put New York ahead 27-24 with 2:12 left in the third quarter. He sealed the win by patiently waiting for a seam to open before scampering into the end zone from 12 yards to put New York up 37-24 with 4:02 left in the fourth quarter.

Forte finished with 100 yards rushing, & the offseason free-agent addition became the 13th New York player to score three rushing touchdowns in a game.

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Marshall, Stewart fined for hits on Newton

Marshall, Stewart fined for hits on Newton

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Big dents to their bank accounts for helmet-to-helmet hits on Cam Newton aren't deterring Denver Broncos defenders Brandon Marshall & Darian Stewart.

''I'll do it again,'' Marshall declared shortly after saying he'll fight his $24,309 fine for launching himself at Newton in Denver's 21-20 win over the Carolina Panthers in the NFL opener last week.

''I'm not going to alter the way I play the game,'' asserted Stewart, who was fined $18,231 for his high hit against the league's reigning MVP.

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NFL pledging $100 million more to address head injuries

NFL pledging $100 million more to address head injuries

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says it will spend an additional $100 million to develop new technology & support more medical research into the growing problem of head injuries.

Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the ''Play Smart. Play Safe'' initiative in an open letter Wednesday.

He writes: ''When it comes to addressing head injuries in our game, I'm not satisfied, & neither are the owners of the NFL's 32 clubs. We can & will do better.''

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Packers sign LT David Bakhtiari to contract extension

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Packers sign LT David Bakhtiari to contract extension

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Roethlisberger throws for 3 TDs as Steelers beat Redskins

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Browns' RG3 breaks bone in shoulder, could miss season

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Robert Griffin III's comeback cracked.

Cleveland's quarterback curse strikes again.

Griffin broke a bone in his left shoulder during the fourth quarter of Sunday's 29-10 loss at Philadelphia & will miss at least eight games – & potentially the season – with an injury that leaves the Browns' muddled QB situation as jumbled as ever.

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Browns' RG3 breaks bone in shoulder, could miss season

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland's quarterback curse claimed another victim.

Robert Griffin III will miss at least eight games – & potentially the season – after breaking a bone in his left shoulder during his regular-season debut with the Browns on Sunday.

Griffin, who signed with the Browns as a free agent in March, received injure while trying to run out of bounds in the fourth quarter.

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Jimmy Garoppolo helps Patriots beat Cardinals 23-21

Jimmy Garoppolo helps Patriots beat Cardinals 23-21

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo did just what Tom Brady always seems to do. Lead the New England Patriots to a late score & victory.

But the Patriots needed a little help.

Arizona's Chandler Catanzaro missed a 47-yard field goal with 41 seconds to play & the severely depleted Patriots escaped with a 23-21 victory Sunday night in the season opener.

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