Unbeaten Titans Top Bears Despite Ground Game

Jets beat Rams 47-3 in record-setting rout
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 9, 2008 4:46 PM CST
Unbeaten Titans Top Bears Despite Ground Game
Tennessee Titans defensive end Jason Jones, top, and linebacker David Thornton, center, tackle Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte, right.   (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

(Newser) – The Tennessee Titans secured a stunning 9-0 record today and the Indianapolis Colts stole a much-needed win in NFL action:

  • The Titans overcame a franchise-low 20-yard rushing game to beat the Chicago Bears 21-14 and stay undefeated, the AP reports.
  • Peyton Manning tossed three TD passes in a 24-20 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Steelersthe last with 3:04 to go, after Ben Roethlisberger's second interception, USA Today reports.

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  • The Jets recorded the largest victory margin in team history by blowing out the St. Louis Rams, 47-3.
  • The San Diego Chargers swatted down a 2-point conversion pass by Tyler Thigpen in the waning seconds of a 20-19 win over the feisty Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Adrian Peterson rushed for 192 yards and scored with 2:22 on the clock to secure a 28-27 Minnesota Vikings win over the Green Bay Packers.
  • New England Patriots rookie BenJarvus Green-Ellis played his best pro game, rushing for 105 yards as the Pats topped the Buffalo Bills, 20-10.
  • Newly signed Daunte Culpepper failed to save the Detroit Lions, who remain winless after a 38-14 thumping to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
For more scores, click on the USA Today link below.
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