Cardinals Shock 'Boys in OT

Manning looks sharp as the Colts rout Ravens 31-3
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 12, 2008 5:12 PM CDT
St. Louis Rams kicker Josh Brown (3) kicks a 49-yard game-winning field goal as Washington Redskins cornerback Carlos Rogers (22) defends.   (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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(Newser) – The Arizona Cardinals made NFL history by winning on a blocked punt in OT today, after the St. Louis Rams and Atlanta Falcons both won with last-minute field goals:

  • The Cardinals kicked off their game against Dallas with  93-yard TD return, and ended by scoring off the blocked OT punt to win 30-24, the Arizona Republic reports.
  • The Rams stopped the red-hot Washington Redskins with a 49-yard field goal in the last play of the game, USA Today reports. The 19-17 win snapped an 8-game losing streak for St. Louis.

  • The Ravens’ defense didn’t live up to its billing as Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes and the Colts won 31-3.
  • A touchdown with 3 seconds left gave the Houston Texans its first win this season. They upset the Miami Dolphins 29-28.
  • The Falcons shocked the Chicago Bears by nailing a 48-yard field goal in the last play of the game, pulling off a 22-20 win.
See more scores by clicking on the USA Today link below.