NFL scores 2016: Dak Prescott leads Cowboys past Bears in Week 3
The Broncos and Vikings both picked up their third victories of the season on the road, Carson Wentz and the Eagles easily won the Battle of Pennsylvania, and the Cowboys had no trouble with the Bears on Sunday night.
Week 3 of the NFL season is almost finished after several teams earned huge victories on Sunday.
The Green Bay Packers nearly let a solid lead escape as the Detroit Lions came from behind before ultimately Aaron Rodgers and company eventually won the NFC North matchup, 34-27. The Denver Broncos, meanwhile, looked solid in their game against the Cincinnati Bengals, defeating them 29-17 as Trevor Siemian led his squad to the win.
In the late afternoon, we got the much-anticipated Battle of Pennsylvania with the Philadelphia Eagles shocking the Pittsburgh Steelers at home. Carson Wentz has been the talk of the league after the rookie had two solid performances, looking the part of an NFL franchise quarterback. He looked even better in Week 3 when the Eagles crushed the Steelers, 34-3.
Sunday Night Football was an easy win for the Cowboys, who got out to an early lead against the Bears before finishing them off, 31-17. Dallas already led by double-digits at halftime, and while Chicago made some moves in the second half, there were far too many mistakes. Even without Tony Romo, Dallas’ offensive line and playmaking weapons have allowed quarterback Dak Prescott to settle in nicely.
On Monday night, the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints will cap Week 3 with a matchup at the Superdome.
Complete Week 3 schedule and scores (all times Eastern)
Buffalo Bills 33, Arizona Cardinals 18
Denver Broncos 29, Cincinnati Bengals 17
Green Bay Packers 34, Detroit Lions 27
Baltimore Ravens 19, Jacksonville Jaguars 17
Washington 29, New York Giants 27
Oakland Raiders 17, Tennessee Titans 10
Seattle Seahawks 37, San Francisco 49ers 18
Los Angeles Rams 37, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32
Indianapolis Colts 26, San Diego Chargers 22
Kansas City Chiefs 24, New York Jets 3
Dallas Cowboys 31, Chicago Bears 17
Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints, Monday 8:30 p.m., ESPN
The Browns got off to a terrible start in rookie QB Cody Kessler’s debut. But we did get to see QB-turned-WR Terrelle Pryor take snaps under center. And catch a few passes. And run the ball a couple of times. And play defense to guard against a Hail Mary. And he probably sold concessions at halftime, too. And he almost beat the Dolphins by himself, until the Browns got in the way.
Patrick Peterson snagged a magnificent one-handed interception against the Bills. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, it’s been their one highlight of the game.
Packers CB Damarious Randall had the most savage pick of the day when he stole the ball right out of Eric Ebron’s hands.
The Packers kick returner once again took advantage of the NFL’s rule book to get an opposing kicker to kick out of bounds.
Jamison Crowder’s 50-yard punt return was made possible by his incredible juke on the Giants.
The Cardinals got burned by a bad snap again.
Allen Robinson’s catch in the end zone was ruled incomplete … and then overturned. Here’s why it was a touchdown.
The Lions committed the biggest pass interference penalty in at least 15 years.
Tyler Lockett had no mercy for 49ers punter Bradley Pinion.
Caraun Reid with the FAT GUY — er, rumblingest, bumblingest, stumblingest TD!
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw SIX interceptions against the Chiefs. Needless to say, it was the worst passing performance so far this season.
Jalen Ramsey is a rookie, but he isn’t afraid to trash talk anyone — including Steve Smith, the king of trash talk.
Washington cornerback Bashaud Breeland left against the Giants with an ankle injury and was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
Safety DeAngelo Hall is done for the year with a torn ACL.
Giants rookie cornerback Eli Apple was ruled out with a hamstring injury.
Packers tight end Jared Cook was carted to the locker room with an ankle injury.
The Vikings’ injuries continue. Guard Alex Boone was carted off with a hip injury.
Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o was carted off the field with a non-contact leg injury.
Russell Wilson injured his left leg, but only left for one play. Soon after, though, the Seahawks shut him down due to their commanding lead over the 49ers.