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Brady-Manning: What we'll miss about their classic matchup

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have played 16 times since 2001. But as Geoffrey Chaucer penned, 'All good things must come to an end.' With Manning out Sunday and his career in doubt because of injuries, here are a few things we'll miss about their matchup.

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Game balls: Who starred in Week 12

Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, who is now 4-0 as a starter this season, and Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin are among Sunday's top performers.

Winston disappointed in game, not situation (0:43)
OBJ doing OBJ things (0:26)
Zimmer: This was a big win for us (0:45)
Maclin on turnaround: I got back to the basics (0:44)


Carr comes through for go-ahead TD

Raiders QB Derek Carr floated the ball perfectly to Seth Roberts for a 12-yard TD that gave his team a 24-21 win against the Titans.


Jackson takes his sweet time on TD catch

Redskins WR DeSean Jackson flew past the secondary on this long TD grab, then leisurely strolled into the end zone early in the Redskins' 20-14 win against the Giants.


Jeremy Fowler ESPN Senior NFL Writer 

Ben Roethlisberger is in the NFL's concussion protocol. Uncertain when the hit occurred. Roethlisberger won't be addressing the media in the locker room.

OBJ makes another mind-blowing catch

This diving, one-handed TD grab might be the second most famous catch in Odell Beckham Jr.'s career, but it was still pretty darn good.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers (11-0) will have to wait until next week to lock up a playoff spot with Seattle winning. A win by Carolina at New Orleans not only will secure a playoff berth but a third straight NFC South title. The Panther have a two-game lead over Arizona (9-2) for the NFC's best record

Final: Seahawks 39, Steelers 30

  • SEA QB R. Wilson: 21-of-30, 345 yards, 5 TDs
  • SEA WR D. Baldwin: 6 rec, 145 yards,
  • PIT QB B. Roethlisberger: 36-of-55, 456 yards, 1 TD, 2 INTs
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Highlight: Cards beat Niners, improve to 9-2

Carson Palmer's 8-yard scamper in the fourth quarter lifted Arizona over San Francisco 19-13.


Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

"The officials were struggling...mightily. They couldn't count to three." -- Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said after the game.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"It's not in my character to blame the refs, but, man, were there some questionable calls." - 49ers free safety Eric Reid

Wilson torching Steelers' secondary

Russell Wilson found Doug Baldwin in the end zone for his fourth passing TD of the night. The last Seahawk with 4 passing TDs and 0 INTs? Matt Hasselbeck in 2009 vs. the Jaguars. Seattle leads 32-27 with just over 6 minutes left in the game Follow live


Jeremy Fowler @JFowlerESPN

Russell Wilson becomes the third quarterback to throw for four touchdowns on this Steelers defense, joining Tom Brady and Derek Carr.

Palmer collects first rushing TD in 2 years

Carson Palmer is known for his arm. But it was his legs that proved the difference in the Cardinals' win.


Final: Cardinals 19, 49ers 13

  • ARI QB Palmer: 24-of-40, 271 yards, rush TD
  • ARI WR Brown: 5 rec, 99 yards
  • SF QB Gabbert: 25-of-36, 318 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
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Insane throw from Roethlisberger. On the run, small margin of error. 69-yard TD. 407 yards passing, and still 11:40 left to go.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

BRONCOS INACTIVES: G/C Sam Brenner, CB Lorenzo Doss, TE Richard Gordon, QB Peyton Manning, WR Jordan Norwood, QB Christian Ponder, LB DeMarcus Ware.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots inactive players: S Jordan Richards, DE Trey Flowers, LB Jamie Collins, TE Michael Williams, CB Justin Coleman, WR Danny Amendola, WR Julian Edelman. Of the seven, Richards and Flowers were the new additions, as Collins, Williams, Coleman, Amendola and Edelman had been declared out by Saturday night.

Arizona eats clock, pulls ahead

Carson Palmer led the Cardinals on a 14-play, 85-yard drive that took 7:57 off the fourth-quarter clock. But it was the Arizona QB's feet that got the TD as Palmer collected his first rushing touchdown since 2012. Follow live


John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins corner Will Blackmon never expected Odell Beckham, Jr., to make the cach on his 21-yard touchdown reception  but if anyone could, it was him. Hes the only receiver in the NFL who can make that catch, Blackmon said. Sure enough I have him and the balls overthrown. I cant get it and he cant get it and then I see his big old 3X hand and he snatches it and Im like, Great, now Ill be on NFL Films forever.