Irsay says Manning situation uncertain
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 26 (UPI) — Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning, sidelined with a lingering neck problem, has an “outside chance” of playing in 2011, the Colts’ owner said Monday.
Gov. Brown to sign LA stadium bill
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 (UPI) — California Gov. Jerry Brown will sign a bill that would smooth the way for construction of an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles, officials said.
NFL: Pittsburgh 23, Indianapolis 20
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Shaun Suisham booted a 38-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining Sunday, handing the Pittsburgh Steelers a 23-20 win over Indianapolis.
NFL: Seattle 13, Arizona 10
SEATTLE, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Kam Chancellor made a key interception late in the game Sunday, enabling the Seattle Seahawks to hang on for a 13-10 victory over Arizona.
NFL: Tampa Bay 16, Atlanta 13
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 25 (UPI) — Tampa Bay’s Josh Freeman provided a double threat Sunday, throwing for 180 yards and rushing for a score in the Buccaneers’ 16-13 victory over Atlanta.
NFL: Green Bay 27, Chicago 17
CHICAGO, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Aaron Rodgers hurled three scoring passes to tight end Jermichael Finley Sunday and the Green Bay Packers forged a 27-17 victory over the Chicago Bears.
NFL: San Diego 20, Kansas City 17
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Ryan Mathews scored twice and Eric Weddle’s interception Sunday sealed the San Diego Chargers’ 20-17 victory over Kansas City.
NFL: Oakland 34, New York Jets 24
OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 25 (UPI) — Oaklands’ Darren McFadden ran for two touchdowns Sunday and the Raiders notched a 34-24 win over the New York Jets in their home opener.
NFL: Baltimore 37, St. Louis 7
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Rookie Torrey Smith hauled down three touchdown passes in the first quarter Sunday, pacing the Baltimore Ravens’ 37-7 shellacking of St. Louis.
NFL: Detroit 26, Minnesota 23 (OT)
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Calvin Johnson’s 40-yard catch and a Jason Hanson field goal in overtime Sunday handed the Detroit Lions a 26-23 victory over Minnesota.
NFL: New Orleans 40, Houston 33
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Mark Ingram scored his first career touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday, which turned out to be decisive in New Orleans’ 40-33 victory over Houston.
NFL: Buffalo 34, New England 31
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 25 (UPI) — Rian Lindell’s 28-yard field goal as time expired Sunday lifted the Buffalo Bills to a 34-31 victory over the New England Patriots.
NFL: San Francisco 13, Cincinnati 8
CINCINNATI, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Kendall Hunter’s seven-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter Sunday iced the San Francisco 49ers’ 13-8 victory over Cincinnati.
NFL: Tennessee 17, Denver 14
NASHVILLE, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Will Witherspoon picked off a Kyle Orton pass with 1:39 remaining Sunday, preserving the Tennessee Titans’ 17-14 victory over Denver in Nashville.
NFL: Cleveland 17, Miami 16
CLEVELAND, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Colt McCoy connected with Mohamed Massaquoi on a TD strike with 43 seconds left Sunday, handing the Cleveland Browns a 17-16 victory over Miami.
NFL: Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 25 (UPI) — Cam Newton connected with tight end Greg Olsen on 16-yard TD pass late in the game Sunday, handing the Carolina Panthers a 16-10 win over Jacksonville.
NFL: New York Giants 29, Philadelphia 16
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25 (UPI) — Eli Manning tossed four TD passes and the New York Giants’ defense knocked Philadelphia’s Michael Vick out of the game Sunday in their 29-16 victory.
Ex Ravens tackle Orlando Brown dies at 40
BALTIMORE, Sept. 24 (UPI) — Baltimore police say they found no signs of foul play after the body of former Ravens tackle Orlando Brown was discovered in his apartment Friday.
Jay Cutler admits offense problems
CHICAGO, Sept. 22 (UPI) — Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who took a kick to the throat during a game in New Orleans, said there is room for the team’s offense to improve.
Vick returns to practice
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 (UPI) — Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick participated in the Eagles’ practice Thursday but Coach Andy Reid has yet to name Sunday’s starter.
Jacoby Jones injured while celebrating
HOUSTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) — Houston Texans wide receiver Jacoby Jones said he will celebrate more carefully in the future after he incurred an injury that forced him to sit out practice.
Pot delivered to Jerome Simpson’s home
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky., Sept. 22 (UPI) — Authorities said they tracked a package containing 2.5 pounds of high-grade California marijuana to the Kentucky home of Cincinnati Bengal Jerome Simpson.
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