NFL Today, Week 5

UNDATED (AP) — New England, Green Bay, Denver, Cincinnati and Atlanta all remain unbeaten through Week 5 of the NFL season.

Tom Brady threw for two touchdowns and the Patriots improved to 4-0 with a 30-6 rout of the Cowboys. Brady also provided his first rushing touchdown since 2012, a one-yard plunge in the second quarter to put the Pats ahead to stay. The Cowboys managed just 59 total yards by halftime and settled for a pair of Dan Bailey field goals in dropping their third straight since Tony Romo broke his left collarbone.

The Packers improve to 5-0 with a 24-10 win over the Rams behind a pair of touchdown passes from Aaron Rodgers. However, the Packers quarterback had a couple of streaks snapped with a pair of interceptions. They were his first of the year, and his first at Lambeau Field since Dec. 2012. The Rams wasted a 159 yard rushing performance from Todd Gurley.

Chris Harris Jr. returned a fourth-quarter interception 74 yards for a touchdown and the Broncos overcame a shaky day from Peyton Manning to beat the Oakland Raiders 16-10. Manning finished 22 for 35 for 266 yards but was sacked twice and had two interceptions. Denver improved to 5-0 despite running for only 43 yards and posting its second-lowest scoring regular season game with Manning as quarterback.

Andy Dalton rallied Cincinnati from a 17-point fourth quarter deficit to a 27-24 overtime win over Seattle. Dalton threw for a touchdown and ran for another in the comeback. He finished with 331 passing yards and two scores to lead the Bengals to their first 5-0 start since 1988, when they last went to the Super Bowl.

Atlanta’s Robert Alford returned an interception 59 yards in overtime to give Atlanta a 25-19 win over Washington. The Falcons improved to 5-0 with the help of 159 yards rushing from Devonta Freeman, who also provided his eighth rushing touchdown of the season.

Also in the NFL:

— The Cardinals had no trouble bouncing back from their first loss of the season as Carson Palmer threw for three touchdowns in a 42-17 rout of the winless Lions in Detroit. Palmer completed 11 of 14 passes for 161 yards as the 4-1 Cardinals took a two-game lead in the NFC West. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was intercepted three times before he was benched in favor of Dan Orlovsky in the third quarter.

— The Giants picked up their third straight win since an 0-2 start by downing San Francisco 30-27 on Eli Manning’s 12-yard TD pass to Larry Donnell (dah-NEHL’) with 21 seconds left. Manning was 41 of 54 for 441 yards and three touchdowns, with Odell Beckham Jr. providing seven receptions for 121 yards and a TD. The 84-second winning drive came shortly after Colin Kaepernick (KAP’-ur-nihk) engineered a seven-play, 80-yard drive that ended with Carlos Hyde’s two-yard scoring run with 1:45 to play.

— Jay Cutler engineered a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to rally Chicago past Kansas City 18-17. He hooked up on a 10-yard scoring toss to Matt Forte (for-TAY’) with 18 seconds left to pull off the win.

— Quarterback Tyrod Taylor used his legs to rally Buffalo from ten points down to a 14-13 win over Tennessee. Taylor rushed for 77 yards including a 22-yard touchdown run and connected with Chris Hogan on a short scoring toss with under six minutes left.

— Sam Bradford threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns in Philadelphia’s 39-17 rout of New Orleans. DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews added scoring runs. The Eagles defense forced Saints quarterback Drew Brees into three turnovers.

— Travis Coons’ 32 yard field goal gave Cleveland a 33-30 overtime win over Baltimore. The Browns’ Josh McCown threw for a team record 457 yards and two touchdowns to become the first player in team history to have three consecutive 300-yard passing games.

— Doug Martin ran for 123 yards and three scores to lift Tampa Bay to a 38-31 win over Jacksonville. Jameis (JAY’-mihs) Winston threw for 209 yards and one touchdown without an interception for the Bucs, who blew a 20-7 lead before ending an 11-game home losing streak that dated to December 2013.

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