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 Jets agreed on a contract with five-time All-Pro safety Ed Reed, two days after he was waived by the Houston Texans.
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.
Midway through a season of record- setting close finishes, the National Football League is preparing for a weekend that oddsmakers predict will be loaded with blowouts.
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan said the National Football League team will wait until after its final preseason game to settle a quarterback controversy that had New Jersey’s governor weighing in today.
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan avoided the fallout of a 6-10 season that cost four of his assistants and his boss, general manager Mike Tannenbaum, their jobs.
Rookie Geno Smith will start at quarterback over injured veteran Mark Sanchez for the New York Jets in their season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is expected to play during the National Football League season after he finishes rehabilitation of a shoulder injury, coach Rex Ryan said.
"We had two weeks to prepare, we thought we were prepared, had some great practices, and we just did not execute."
- Rex Ryan on Nov 17, 2013