Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond received a four-game suspension from the National Football League for a breach of its substance-abuse policy.
The Denver Broncos knocked off the last undefeated team in the National Football League, beating the Kansas City Chiefs 27-17 even though Peyton Manning was held to a season-low one touchdown pass.
The New York Giants beat the Green Bay Packers 27-13 for their fourth straight win in the National Football League.
The New York Jets agreed on a contract with five-time All-Pro safety Ed Reed, two days after he was waived by the Houston Texans.
The Philadelphia Eagles signed former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills kick returner and receiver Brad Smith to bolster their special-teams unit.
The Green Bay Packers signed quarterback Matt Flynn after losing starter Aaron Rodgers and backup Seneca Wallace to injuries, General Manager Ted Thompson said.
Pro Football Hall of Fame players Tony Dorsett and Joe DeLamielleure have been diagnosed with evidence of a progressive brain disease caused by head trauma and linked to dementia, according to ESPN.
The Seattle Seahawks beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-24 in overtime after the biggest comeback in franchise history, while the New York Jets rebounded from a 40- point loss with a 26-20 upset of the New Orleans Saints.
The Kansas City Chiefs have leaned on their defense to stay unbeaten in a National Football League season dominated by record-setting offense.
The Cincinnati Bengals handed the New York Jets their worst National Football League loss since 2010, winning 49-9 as Andy Dalton threw four of his career-high five touchdown passes to Marvin Jones.