Pro Bowl running backs Matt Forte of the Chicago Bears and Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens received new contracts ahead of the National Football League’s deadline for franchise players to sign long-term deals.
Watching six real football players compete in a video game of the sport had its moments. It’s fun to know Tim Tebow springs to his feet when he plays Madden NFL, and that he feels comfortable playing in a purple tie and UGG shoes.
Josh McCown threw two touchdown passes to lead the Chicago Bears to a 27-20 victory against the Green Bay Packers, who lost starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers with an injury to his non-throwing shoulder.
The Pittsburgh Steelers ended the New York Giants’ four-game winning streak by erasing a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 24-20 victory, while the Atlanta Falcons remained the National Football League’s only undefeated team with a 19-13 win over the Dallas Cowboys.
The Baltimore Ravens scored three defensive touchdowns in a 34-17 victory against the New York Jets, while the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions won to remain the National Football League’s only unbeaten teams.
The Chicago Bears extended their winning streak to four games with a 13-7 victory over the Detroit Lions in which the National Football League’s top defense forced four turnovers and came within seconds of its first shutout in almost two years.
The New York Jets rallied past San Diego 27-21 behind three touchdown catches by Plaxico Burress, while the Green Bay Packers outscored Minnesota 33-27 to remain the National Football League’s only undefeated team.