No kicker, no problem: Steelers beat Browns despite Boswell injury

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Ben Roethlisberger inflicted another loss on Cleveland as the Pittsburgh Steelers outlasted kicker Chris Boswell for the entire second half.

Roethlisberger threw a touchdown pass and rookie Najee Harris netted an eight-yard TD after halftime for the Steelers (4-3), who were crippled by Boswell who suffered a concussion on a trick play. soufflé. The Browns (4-4) had plenty of chances, but wide receiver Jarvis Landry made an expensive fumble and couldn’t handle two passes from Baker Mayfield in the final six minutes.

The injury to Boswell, who was injured when he was pierced by Browns tackle Jordan Elliott after throwing an incomplete pass, influenced Steelers coach Mike Tomlin’s appeal of play throughout the second. half time. Punter Pressley Harvin III is Pittsburgh’s backup kicker, but he had enough trouble with kickoffs and never even attempted to hit the ball into the net from the sideline.

Los Angeles Rams 38-22 Houston Texans

Matthew Stafford threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns in the three quarters, and the Los Angeles Rams outscored the incompetent Houston Texans in every way. It was the Rams ‘fourth straight victory (7-1) and the Texans’ seventh straight loss (1-7), their longest slippage since retiring in the last 14 games of the 2013 season.

Bengals de Cincinnati 31-34 Jets de New York

Shaq Lawson gave the Jets their first interception of the season and Mike White beat Joe Burrow as New York rallied late to upset the visiting Cincinnati Bengals.

Lawson deflected a screen pass and caught the carom for the interception with 4:32 to go. Two plays later, White hit Tyler Kroft with a 13-yard touchdown. The Whites caught Jamison Crowder’s two-point conversion pass on a rigged play and the Jets were leading 34-31 with 3:50 left.

Cincinnati (5-3) kicked their own 40s with 2:19 left and never recovered after a personal foul penalty on the third down extended the Jets’ last possession. The Jets (2-5) broke a two-game skid and won for the first time in the last four games against Cincinnati.

Tennessee Titans 34-31 Indianapolis Colts

Randy Bullock had a 45-yard field goal with 4:03 left in overtime to cap a wild game, giving the Tennessee Titans a 34-31 victory and control of the AFC South.

The teams combined for two touchdowns in the final 86 seconds of regulation to set up overtime and Colts quarterback Carson Wentz threw two interceptions in the final eight minutes after throwing just one all season.

Tennessee (6-2) won four consecutive wins in aggregate to take a three-game lead in the division and also swept the Colts for the third season in franchise history. Indianapolis (3-5) has lost three straight games in the series, this one coming in an unlikely way.

After the Colts forced a punt within two minutes of the end of regulation time and took over on their eight-yard line, Wentz was in danger of being sacked for safety. He made a nasty left-handed forward shot that rookie Elijah Molden snatched in the air and scored on a two-yard return to break a 24-24 tie. It was Tennessee’s first interception return for a score in 38 games.

Miami Dolphins 11-26 Buffalo Bills

Josh Allen threw a touchdown pass to Gabriel Davis to lift host Buffalo Bills against the Miami Dolphins. Davis’ score was the first touchdown of the game for Buffalo (5-2). Allen added a fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs, and the Bills’ fierce defense held on for the win. Miami (1-7) lost its seventh straight game in a row and its seventh straight game in the series against Buffalo.

San Francisco 49ers 33-22 Chicago Bears

Jimmy Garoppolo had 322 yards and ran for two touchdowns and Elijah Mitchell rushed for a career-high 137 yards and one scoring to help the San Francisco 49ers defeat the Chicago Bears to end a streak of four consecutive losses.

San Francisco (3-4) took advantage of an 18-point fourth quarter to overtake Chicago (3-5), which has lost three games in a row. The 49ers scored on seven successive possessions before a series of knees to close the game.

Philadelphia Eagles 44-6 Detroit Lions

Boston Scott and Jordan Howard each scored two rushing touchdowns, helping the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Detroit Lions.

The Eagles (3-5) ended a two-game losing streak against a very accommodating team. The Lions (0-8) enter their week off as the only winless team in the NFL. The break gives first-year coach Dan Campbell extra time to figure out how to avoid leading the league’s 0-17 first team after being a tight winger on the 0-16 first team in Detroit 13 years ago .

Carolina Panthers 13-19 Atlanta Falcons

Zane Gonzalez had four field goals and Chuba Hubbard scored on a six-yard rush to seal Carolina’s 19-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, breaking a four-game skid for the Panthers. The Carolina defense pissed off Matt Ryan and the Falcons, who only managed 213 yards of attack overall. Ryan had one of the worst games of his career, throwing just 146 yards with two interceptions.

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