NFL Week 8 Recap

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Sean MacCourtney | Sports writer | @seanmaccourtney

Patriots 36 Dolphins 7

Tom Brady was 26 of 38 for 356 yards with four touchdowns. Julian Edelman had seven catches for 81 yards and two touchdowns. Rob Gronkowski had six catches for 113 yards and one touchdown. Ryan Tannehill was 28 of 44 with 300 yards and two interceptions for Miami.

Chiefs 45 Lions 10

Alex Smith was 18 of 26 for 145 yards and two touchdowns, he also ran the ball five times for 78 yards and one touchdown. Chacandrick West had 20 carries for 97 yards and one touchdown. Travis Kelce had six catches for 49 yards and one touchdown. Matthew Stafford was 22 of 36 for 217 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions for Detroit.

Buccaneers 23 Falcons 20

Jameis Winston was 16 of 29 for 177 yards and one touchdown. Doug Martin ran the ball 23 times for 71 yards and Cameron Brate had two catches for 48 yards and one touchdown. Julio Jones had 12 catches for 162 yards and one touchdown for Atlanta.

Cardinals 34 Browns 20

Carson Palmer was 23 of 38 for 374 yards with four touchdowns and one interception. Larry Fitzgerald had nine catches for 84 yards and one touchdown. Chris Johnson had 30 carries for 109 yards. Josh McCown was 18 of 34 for 211 yards with two touchdowns and one interception for Cleveland.

Rams 27 49ers 6

Nick Foles was 14 of 23 for 191 yards and one touchdown. Todd Gurley had 20 carries for 133 yards and one touchdown. Tavon Austin had four catches for 98 yards and one touchdown. Colin Kapernick was 20 of 41 for 162 yards for San Francisco.

Saints 52 Giants 49

In one of the craziest games of the year, the Saints came out on top. Drew Brees was 39 of 50 for 505 yards with seven touchdowns and two interceptions. Brandin Cooks had six catches for 88 yards and two touchdowns. Eli Manning was 30 of 41 for 350 yards and six touchdowns for New York. Odell Beckham Jr added eight catches for 130 yards and three touchdowns.

Vikings 23 Bears 20

Teddy Bridgewater was 17 of 30 for 187 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Adrian Peterson had 20 carries for 103 yards. Stefon Driggs continues to impress, he had six catches for 95 yards and one touchdown. Alshon Jeffery had 10 catches for 116 yards and one touchdown for Chicago.

Ravens 29 Chargers 26

Joe Flacco was 25 of 37 for 319 yards and one touchdown. Steve Smith Sr had five catches for 82 yards but was lost for the season with an achilles injury. Philip Rivers was 28 of 37 for 301 yards with three touchdowns.

Bengals 16 Steelers 10

Andy Dalton was 23 of 38 for 231 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. AJ Green had 11 catches for 118 yards and one touchdown. Ben Roethlisberger was 28 of 45 for 262 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions in his return for Pittsburgh. Le’Veon Bell tore his MCL and is out for the season.

Texans 20 Titans 6

Brian Hoyer was 23 of 35 for 235 yards and two touchdowns. DeAndre Hopkins had eight catches for 94 yards and one touchdown. Zach Mettenberger was 22 of 31 for 171 yards and one interception for Tennessee.

Raiders 34 Jets 20

Derek Carr was 23 of 36 for 333 yards and four touchdowns. Latavius Murray ran the ball 20 times for 113 yards and Michael Crabtree added seven catches for 102 yards and one touchdown. Geno Smith was 27 of 42 for 265 yards with two touchdowns and one interception for New York.

Seahawks 13 Cowboys 12

Russell Wilson was 19 of 30 for 210 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Marshawn Lynch had 21 carries for 71 yards and Jimmy Graham added seven catches for 75 yards. Matt Cassel was 13 of 25 for 97 yards for Dallas.

Broncos 29 Packers 10

The Broncos dominated this game from start to finish. Peyton Manning was 21 of 29 for 340 yards and one interception. Ronnie Hillman carried the ball 19 times for 60 yards and two touchdowns and CJ Anderson ran the ball 14 times for 101 yards and one touchdown. Demaryius Thomas had eight catches for 168 yards. The Broncos defense held Aaron Rodgers to 77 yards passing for Green Bay.

Panthers 29 Colts 26

The Panthers remained undefeated. Cam Newton was 16 of 35 for 248 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Jonathan Stewart carried the ball 24 times for 82 yards and one touchdown. Greg Olsen had six catches for 79 yards and one touchdown. Andrew Luck was 23 of 47 for 231 yards and two touchdowns with three interceptions for Indianapolis. Andre Johnson added four catches for 81 yards and one touchdown.