Published on 10 Oct 2022 12:54 pm (UK Time)
NFL Week 5 recaps of every game from Thursday to Sunday:
Indianapolis Colts 12, Denver Broncos 9
Chase McLaughlin booted four field goals, and the Colts knocked off the Broncos in a low-scoring affair. Brandon McManus split Denver’s goal posts three times in a matchup that featured only six successful third-down conversions.
New York Giants 27, Green Bay Packers 22
Saquon Barkley capped a wild second-half comeback with a two-yard touchdown run to help the Giants stun the Packers in London. New York’s Daniel Bellinger and Gary Brightwell also scored on short runs for the G-Men.
Buffalo Bills 38, Pittsburg Steelers
Josh Allen tossed four touchdowns, and the Bills pounded the Steelers at Highmark Stadium. Gabe Davis had three receptions for 171 yards and two scores, and a stout Buffalo defense limited Pittsburgh to 54 rushing yards.
Los Angeles Chargers 30, Cleveland Browns 28
Austin Ekeler scored twice and tallied 199 rushing and receiving yards to help the Chargers edge the Browns. Nick Chubb rushed for 134 yards on 17 carries with a pair of touchdowns for Cleveland.
Minnesota Vikings 29, Chicago Bears 22
Kirk Cousins scored a late touchdown, and the Vikings defeated the upset-minded Bears. Dalvin Cook rushed for 94 yards and found the end zone twice, while David Montgomery had a nine-yard touchdown scamper.
New England Patriots 29, Detroit Lions 0
Nick Folk kicked five field goals, and Rhamondre Stevenson rushed for 161 yards as the Patriots blanked the Lions. Rookie quarterback Bailey Zappe threw for 188 yards and a touchdown.
New Orleans Saints 39, Seattle Seahawks 32
Taysom Hill had four touchdowns, and the Saints beat the Seahawks. Hill and Alvin Kamara rushed for over 100 yards, while Seattle’s Geno Smith threw three touchdown passes.
New York Jets 40, Miami Dolphins 17
Michael Carter ran for two scores, and the Jets upset the Dolphins. Breece Hall, Braxton Berrios, and Zach Wilson rushed for one touchdown apiece, while Miami’s Raheem Mostert had 113 yards and a score.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21, Atlanta Falcons 15
Leonard Fournette scored twice and posted 137 rushing and receiving yards to help the Bucs clip the Falcons. Tom Brady passed for 351 yards, and Mike Evans caught four passes for 81 yards.
Tennessee Titans 21, Washington Commanders 17
Derrick Henry had 102 rushing yards, a pair of short touchdown runs, and the Titans used a late interception to beat the Commanders. Dyami Brown led Washington with 105 receiving yards and two scores.
Houston Texans 13, Jacksonville Jaguars 6
Dameon Pierce rushed for 99 yards and one touchdown to lead the Texans past the Jaguars. Ka’imi Fairbairn booted a pair of long field goals to help Houston notch its first win of the season.
San Francisco 49ers 37, Carolina Panthers 15
Jeff Wilson ran for 120 yards and a touchdown to help the 49ers rout the Panthers. Tevin Coleman rushed for a score and hauled in a touchdown pass as San Francisco racked up 22 first downs.
Dallas Cowboys 22, Los Angeles Rams 10
Tony Pollard broke loose on a 57-yard scoring run, and Dallas used a tenacious defense to beat the Rams. DeMarcus Lawrence scooped up a fumble and scampered 19 yards to help Dallas win its fourth straight game.
Philadelphia Eagles 20, Arizona Cardinals 17
Jalen Hurts rushed for a pair of one-yard touchdowns, and the Eagles slipped past the Cardinals to remain undefeated. Cameron Dicker kicked two field goals to help Philadelphia notch the narrow win.
Baltimore Ravens 19, Cincinnati Bengals 17
Justin Tucker booted four field goals, including the game-winner as time expired, to lead the Ravens past the Bengals. Lamar Jackson threw one touchdown and rushed for 58 yards on 12 rushes.