David Montgomery’s one-yard touchdown run with 29 seconds left against his former team led the Detroit Lions to a 31-26 comeback victory over Justin Fields and the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
The NFC North-leading Lions (8-2) overcame four turnovers, including Jared Goff’s season-high three interceptions, and a 12-point deficit in the final 3:06 to rally and take the victory.
Detroit has its best record through 10 games since 1962, giving the franchise a chance to win a division title for the first time in three decades.
The Bears (3-8) blew chances to win consecutive games for the first time in nearly two years. Fields played well in his first game in a month, but slightly outplayed Tyler Scott on a deep pass late in the game. He also fumbled on his final play when Aidan Hutchinson sacked it and the ball went out of the end zone for a safety.
Goff rebounded from a shaky start to complete 23 of 35 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns. He threw more than two interceptions for the first time since 2019 when he played for the Los Angeles Rams.
Pittsburgh Steelers 10-13 Cleveland Browns
Dustin Hopkins kicked a 34-yard field goal with two seconds left after Cleveland rookie quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson completed four consecutive clutch passes, giving the Browns (7-3) a 13-game victory. 10 over their rivals Pittsburgh Steelers. Thompson-Robinson made only his second NFL He started and recovered for the Browns just days after Deshaun Watson missed the season with a shoulder injury. Last week, Hopkins kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired to beat Baltimore 33-31. The Browns have now beaten the Ravens and Steelers (6-4) in consecutive weeks for the first time in 15 tries. Pittsburgh’s Jaylen Warren ran for 129 yards and had a 74-yard touchdown run.
Las Vegas Raiders 13-20 Miami Dolphins
Jalen Ramsey grabbed a game-sealing interception to help quell Las Vegas’ fourth-quarter comeback, and the Miami Dolphins overcame three turnovers to hold off the Raiders. Ramsey, who also intercepted Aidan O’Connell earlier in the game, caught a pass in the end zone intended for Tre Tucker with 22 seconds left, ending a rare game in which Miami’s defense outshone the offense. . Tua Tagovailoa was 28 of 39 with 325 yards, two touchdowns and one interception for Miami. He also lost his third fumble of the season in a scramble on the Dolphins’ first drive. Tyreek Hill caught his league-leading eighth touchdown of the season and had 146 yards on 10 receptions.
Arizona Cardinals 16-21 Houston Texans
Rookie standout CJ Stroud threw for 336 yards with two touchdowns, and the Houston Texans overcame their season-high three interceptions to beat the Arizona Cardinals. At 6-4, the Texans have doubled their win total from last season. They have won three games in a row for the first time since a nine-game streak in 2018. The Cardinals (2-9) had a chance to win late. Kyler Murray threw a deep pass on fourth-and-8 that was intended for Marquise Brown, but Steven Nelson stopped it with 35 seconds left. Houston rookie Tank Dell had a season-high 149 yards receiving and set a franchise rookie record with his sixth touchdown reception.
Dallas Cowboys 33-10 Carolina Panthers
DaRon Bland tied an NFL record with his fourth pick-six of the season, Dak Prescott threw for 189 yards and two touchdowns, and the Dallas Cowboys (7-3) defeated the Carolina Panthers (1-9) for their fourth victory in five. games. Bland made a diving interception of Bryce Young near the sideline early in the fourth quarter, got up and ran 31 yards for a touchdown and a 30-10 lead. Bland tied a record shared by Philadelphia’s Eric Allen in 1993, Kansas City’s Jim Kearney in 1972 and Houston’s Ken Houston in 1971.
New York Giants 31-19 Washington Commanders
The New York Giants (3-8) defeated the Washington Commanders (4-7) to snap a three-game losing streak. The Commanders lost for the seventh time in nine games after opening the season with back-to-back wins. Sam Howell threw three interceptions among six Commander turnovers. Undrafted rookie quarterback Tommy DeVito threw three touchdown passes to earn his first NFL win in his second start. The loss marks one of the lowest points of Ron Rivera’s four years in Washington.
Los Angeles Chargers 20-23 Green Bay Packers
Jordan Love threw for 322 yards and found Romeo Doubs for a 24-yard touchdown with 2:33 left to give the Green Bay Packers (4-6) a narrow victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Love was 27 of 40 for 322 yards. That’s the first time a Packer has thrown for more than 300 yards since Aaron Rodgers had a 341-yard day against the Chicago Bears in December 2021. Los Angeles (4-6) continued its season-long trend of losing heartbreaking. Five of the Rams’ six losses were decided by a combined 14 points, and their receivers were guilty of several drops.
Tennessee Titans 14–34 Jacksonville Jaguars
Trevor Lawrence scored four touchdowns, including two perfectly thrown passes to Calvin Ridley, and the Jacksonville Jaguars (7-3) followed up their worst loss of the season with a blowout of the Tennessee Titans (3-7). Ridley finished with seven catches for 103 yards while finding the end zone twice for the first time with the Jaguars. Lawrence also ran for two touchdowns for the first time in his three NFL seasons and became the first player in franchise history with two touchdown passes and two rushing scores in the same game. Will Levis had two touchdown passes for the Titans, who fell to 0-6 on the road.