Week 6 AFC Recap

Packers @ Ravens
The 2-2 Packers flew to Baltimore looking for win number 3, while Baltimore at 3-2 are looking to stay over .500. The Ravens first score came in the form of a field goal in the 3rd quarter, which made it 16-3. Despite a 4th quarter comeback attempt by the Ravens, outscoring the Packers 14 to 3, the Pack held on to the victory with a Final score of 19-17. Injuries sustained by Randall Cobb and James Jones are not as serious as they appeared to be at the time, which is good news for the packers. Both Rodgers and Flacco threw for over 300 yards, while Eddy Lacy ran for 120, and Ray Rice was limited to 34. Ravens are in a key division game for the Steelers this week, as neither of them can afford to lose this game, and both hoping that the Packers defeat the Browns to give them a shot at the division.

Bengals @ Bills
Thad Lewis gets the start for an injured Manuel, and at the End of the 3rd quarter, the Bengals seemed to have this game in hand with a 14 point lead. The Bills said “Not so fast” as they outscore the Bengals 14-0 in the fourth quarter, to force overtime. Bills win the coin toss, but fail to get out of their own endzone. A 28 yard punt return put the Bengals in Field Goal range to take the win, 27-24. Bengals advance to 4-2 sitting on top of the AFC North, and have a tough game against the Lions next week. The Bills drop to 2-4, and have a division game in Miami against the cooling-off Dolphins, who have lost their last 2 in a row.

Rams @ Texans
Texans fans have been very unhappy with the play of Matt Schaub, who holds the record for most consecutive games with a pick-6. Late in the 3rd, Schaub leaves the game with an ankle injury, and the crowd cheered! Here comes T.J. Yates. Yates bring the Texans to the 6 yard line, throws a pass just short of the endzone, which is picked off, and yes, returned 98 yards for a TD, and yet, another consecutive game with a pick-6 for the Texans. Be careful what you wish for Texans fans….
The Rams win this game comfortably, 38-13, and are now 3-3 while the Texans drop to 2-4

Raiders @ Chiefs
The Chiefs look to remain undefeated as they host the Raiders, who have won consecutive games at Arrowhead stadium since the Al Davis Day’s. Not this Sunday however. Jamal Charles had 78 yards rushing, and had 2 TD’s to go along with them. The Chiefs breeze through this one 24-7 and remain perfect at 6-0, Raiders 2-4.

Steelers @ Jets
Steelers are still looking for their first win coming into this one, and Geno Smith is looking to stay hot and keep pace for the division. The Steelers looked like the Steelers of old as they win this one comfortably, 19-6. The Steelers defense did not give up a TD, and intercepted the rookie QB 2 times. Steelers are now 1-4 and have a tough division test against the Ravens this week, while the Jets fall to 3-3 and host the 5-1 Patriots.

Saints @ Patriots
What a game this turned out to be! Sloppy at times with bad throws and dropped passes, but failed to disappoint viewers. One of the most exciting last 3 minutes so far this year, as the Saints take the lead, and then get the ball back late in the game, with Patriots only having 2 timeouts (or did they?!). All the Saints had to do was take time off the clock, but bad clock management gave the ball back to the Patriots . Tom Brady then threw an interception Keenan Lewis, and once again, Saints just have to run the clock out, but could not, as the Patriots get the ball back with no time outs (after taking 3, when they appeared to only have 2). Tom Brady ran the no huddle, drove right down the field, and threw a strike to the rookie WR Kenbrell Thompkins for a TD with 5 seconds left. Patriots advance to 5-1, and hand the Saints their first loss and make them 5-1.

Colts @ Chargers
Chargers are fighting to stay alive in a division with the Broncos and Chiefs both undefeated, and advance to 3-3 after defeating the Colts, who drop the 4-2. Colts are not in danger in that division, so this was a much bigger win for Rivers and the Chargers, than it was a loss for the Colts.

Jaguars @ Broncos
Broncos continue to be undefeated, as the world knew they would, facing the Jaguars. Jaguars put up a fight in the first half, but coach Fox and Peyton Manning ran away with it in the 2nd half, winning 35-19. The Bronco’s are 6-0, while the Jaguars mirror them at 0-6.