Cowboys Snap Slump in Tampa

Favre makes up for interceptions with last-minute TD
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 26, 2008 5:25 PM CDT
St. Louis Rams quarterback Marc Bulger is sacked by New England Patriots linebacker Adalius Thomas, right, during the second quarter of the game.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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(Newser) – The Dallas Cowboys regained some swagger today as the New England Patriots won short-handed and the New York Giants won thanks to a bad punt snap, the AP reports:

  • Cowboys QB Brad Johnson was sacked three times but Dallas managed to eke out a win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 13-9.
  • Kevin Faulk’s touchdown catch with 3:13 left to play gave the Patriots a 23-16 win over the St. Louis Rams, USA Today reports.

  • The Giants struggled to capitalize on good field position against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but tied the game on a safety and won 21-14 on a 2-yard TD pass.
  • Brett Favre struggled all game but connected with Laveranues Coles in the endzone with one minute left, giving the Jets a 28-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Brian Westbrook galloped back into all-pro form today, racking up 167 yards and 2 TDs in the Philadelphia Eagles' 27-14 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Brees tossed three TDs against his old team at Wembley Stadium in London, throwing the New Orleans Saints past the San Diego Chargers, 37-32.
  • The Carolina Panthers remain unbeaten at home and on top of the NFC South after rallying from a 17-3 third-quarter deficit to beat the Arizona Cardinals, 27-23.
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