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NFL, Week 7: Live Coverage, scores, highlights and more

Several desperate teams, including Atlanta and Washington, got home wins while the Patriots lost to the Jets in OT following a questionable penalty on a missed field goal. Elsewhere, the Broncos lost to the Colts in Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis.

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Week 7 awards: Newsboy's return

What a week folks. Alex Smith and the Cheifs are 7-0, the Redskins are on there way to being Rg3-13 like no one except for me predicted, and Peyton Hillis is back in a big way this is the best time to be a fan, and with so many deserving awards this week it was tough to narrow it down but I tried.

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Notebook: Monte's revenge

Former NFL defensive end Stephen White takes a closer look at how Monte Kiffin finally got the best of Chip Kelly, the decisions that are killing the Buccaneers, bad coaching moves, butcher knives and more from Week 7.

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Post-mortem: Remember the backups

You can't run well. You have Kellen Clemens as your quarterback. What do you do? (Other than punt. We know you're gonna punt plenty.)

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Seven and OH YEAHHHH! A celebration of the Chiefs

In this week's Fumblr: the Chiefs sit atop the NFL, Peyton gets a turn at Manningface, Greg Schiano is still an ass, and a helpful guide to whether you should mess with Steve Smith.

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Luck accepts blame for Wayne's knee injury

Andrew Luck was quick to heap blame on himself for the underthrown pass that contributed to Reggie Wayne's knee injury Sunday.

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Assessing the Week 7 injury report

A long list of key players suffered injuries on Sunday. Here's the latest on their status.

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Debrief: The best team in the AFC is ...

The most important player in Indianapolis Sunday night wasn't a quarterback, but he was a veteran in the midst of a career year. Elsewhere, more backup quarterbacks were pressed into service; there are no current or future legends among them. And a modest proposal for Steve Smith.

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Run to win & other lessons from Sunday

The NFL is a passing league, but that didn't stop the inability to run the ball being a major factor in several losses this week.

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Vontae Davis says Colts prepared for Tom Brady

The Indianapolis Colts somehow managed a huge win over Peyton Manning and the Broncos despite one of the worst coaching mistakes in football history.

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Week 7 NFL scores

Peyton's return to Indy, the biggest story in Week 7, will cap the day on Sunday Night Football.

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Wayne leaves field with knee injury

The Indianapolis Colts could be without their top receiver for the remainder of Sunday's game.

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Champ Bailey hurt his left foot again

Bailey's left foot caused him to miss the first five weeks of the season. He's been ruled out with a similar injury on Sunday.

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Pat McAfee, hitter

Nobody ever suspects the kicker.

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Leon Hall could be lost for season

The Cincinnati Bengals could be without top cornerback Leon Hall.

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Highlights of Colts fans honoring Peyton Manning

Manning waved to the crowd for a couple of minutes prior to kickoff on Sunday night.

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Cushing to miss remainder of season

The Houston Texans will be without defensive centerpiece Brian Cushing for the remainder for the season.

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Manning vs. Luck

Peyton Manning returns to Indianapolis for a prime time reunion with his old team and Andrew Luck. Join SB Nation's NFL experts for live coverage of all the game.

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Alex Smith tries pinball

A varied offense is the key to any victory.

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Texans come up short vs. Chiefs, lose 5th straight

Case Keenum had a valiant effort in his NFL debut, but it wasn't enough to snap the Texans' losing streak. The Chiefs won and move to 7-0 on the year.

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49ers easily beat Titans

The Niners can't afford any losses as they try to keep pace in the NFC West, and they took care of business with ease in Tennessee.

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Troy Polamalu has to get his ESP recalibrated

Ever wonder how Troy Polamalu always times the snap count without messing up? Today, he messed up.

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Brandon Weeden: The NFL's worst QB

Let's check in on the Browns quarterback's Week 7 adventures.

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Momentum carries Steelers to win over Ravens

The bye week has helped the Steelers immensely as they're now unbeaten since having the week off.

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Cutler will have MRI on Monday

Jay Cutler will have an MRI to determine the extent of his groin injury.

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Bill Belichick disagrees with penalty call

New York won in overtime on a field goal following a controversial call, and Belichick doesn't agree that it should have ever went down that way.

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Brian Cushing carted off field with leg injury

The Texans may have suffered a major blow to their defense on Sunday. He's out for the game.

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Ben Tate returns from injury vs. Chiefs

The Texans' running game took another hit. Ben Tate got injured early in the third quarter, but he has since re-entered.

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Alex Smith fakes to nobody, still scores

Alex Smith, consummate option QB, runs the zone read perfectly even without a running back to fake to.

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Doug Martin did not separate shoulder

The Buccaneers got some good news on running back Doug Martin, but have a tough decision to make.

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Texans-Chiefs halftime update

Case Keenum has given the Chiefs a bigger test than expected, but Kansas City still leads, 14-10, at halftime.

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Celebrating defensive touchdowns

Defensive touchdowns were all the rage in Week 7, and these four players showed them off in the best way.

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Foster leaves with hamstring injury

Arian Foster went into the locker room early with a hamstring injury and is done for the day.

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No love lost between Steve Smith and Janoris Jenkins

Emotions overflowed in Carolina's 30-15 win over the St. Louis Rams with Chris Long being ejected and the sides avoiding several near-fights. Janoris Jenkins might find an off-field fight if he lingers around Charlotte too long.

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Pats lose on rule change

You're not allowed to push your own player on special teams anymore. Someone should have told Chris Jones that.

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Redskins outlast Bears in back-and-forth game

A touchdown run by Roy Helu with under a minute left capped a wild back-and-forth contest between the Bears and Redskins.

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Gronkowski's return not enough in Patriots loss

Tom Brady looked out of sync despite the return of star tight end Rob Gronkowski.

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Cowboys beat Eagles, move into 1st

The Cowboys defense locked down Chip Kelly's offense and moved into first place in the NFC East, while Eagles QB Matt Barkley made his NFL debut.

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Last-second field goal lifts Bengals over Lions

Andy Dalton throws three touchdowns to lead the Bengals over Calvin Johnson and the Lions.

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Bob Kraft breaks out the bling

The Patriots owner revealed the secret to his team's success.

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Lewis leads Bills over Dolphins

The Bills recovered from a surge by the Dolphins to hold on, 23-21, for the upset victory.

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Panthers defeat Rams in emotional game

The tempo of Sunday's game was changed when Chris Long was escorted off the field following a fight.

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Falcons defeat lowly Buccaneers

The Falcons got a much-needed morale booster in Week 7, taking care of the Buccaneers, 31-23, to snap a three-game skid.

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Chargers beat Jaguars 24-6

Head coach Gus Bradley is still looking for his first win in Jacksonville after the Chargers easily put the Jaguars away in Week 7.

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Bradford leaves for locker room

The St. Louis Rams had a scary moment when Sam Bradford was unable to stand on his own.

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Nick Foles injured, Matt Barkley in

Struggling against Dallas on Sunday, Foles is out and will be replaced by the rookie Barkley.

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Eagles doing nothing on offense

In a stunning turn of events, Chip Kelly managed to set the game of football back 50 years.

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Things aren't going well for Tom Brady

Quite frankly, Tom Brady should have committed seppuku after this overthrow.

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Geno Smith's spiking game could use some work

Overthrew it juuuust a bit.

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Justin Blackmon levels bystander after JAX not-TD

The hit of the week might belong to Justin Blackmon. It's just not on an NFL player.

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Chris Long ejected after Rams-Panthers scrum

The defensive end was ejected after appearing to throw a punch during a third-quarter scrum.

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Doug Martin leaves with shoulder injury

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be without a key offensive weapon for the remainder of the game and beyond.

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Brandon Gibson airlifts in for the TD

Miami's last scoring drive was highlighted by a pair of Brandon Gibson plays, including this helicopter touchdown.

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Jay Cutler leaves Redskins game with injury

Cutler appeared to injure his hip after being sacked by the Redskins. He's been ruled out for the rest of the game.

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DeMarco Murray has grade 2 knee sprain

The Dallas running back may miss a little more time than expected with a more severe sprain than originally thought.

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Gronk's back

The New England Patriots tight end is back to mid-season form after missing the first six weeks due to injury.

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Fred Jackson injures knee

The veteran went down with a left knee injury and is in lots of pain. He returned to the game shortly afterwards.

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Chiefs defense will dominate with tiny heads

Photoshop has done something scary to Kansas City.

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Three defensive TDs open week 7

The St. Louis Rams, Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will all need to get back on track after a trio of turnovers led to early deficits.

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Calvin Johnson active for Bengals-Lions

The big-play receiver is listed as probable and is expected to see increased playing time against the Bengals.

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Cameron Wake active vs. Bills

The Miami Dolphins will have their top pass rusher, but will be without another valuable defender on Sunday.

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Week 7 injury report

Will Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski be back in the fold this week or not? Gronk and a handful of other super stars headline this week's injury report.

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5 big bets for Week 7

Know the Score is in Vegas, baby -- but can we beat the book?

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NFL week 7 weather forecast

Most of the games for Week 7 in the NFL are dry but chilly. There is one lone exception this week, check out the weather forecast for details.

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DeMarcus Ware a game-time decision against Eagles

Ware is in danger of missing the first game of his NFL career.

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Buccaneers vs. Falcons preview

Neither of these teams expected to be as low as they are, but both have an opportunity to get a much needed win on Sunday. Here's a look at the matchup.

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Texans vs Chiefs preview

The Chiefs have already won four more games than they did a year ago thanks to one of the best defenses in the NFL. Could things get ugly when Matt Schaub and the Texans come to town?

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Packers get the chance to host the Browns

The players keep on falling for Green Bay, who host the Cleveland Browns in Week 7.

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Can the Titans hang with the 49ers?

An opportunistic Titans team will face yet another tough opponent as part of a gauntlet stretch for the 3-3 club. The 49ers are looking to once again stake their claim as one of the best teams in the league.

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Miami looking for divisional win over Bills

With the Patriots chugging along at the top of the division, the Dolphins can't afford a third consecutive loss.

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Patriots-Jets: New England goes for sweep

After beating the Jets at home, New England could get the season sweep on Sunday.

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Redskins trying to stay afloat vs. Bears

While the Bears sit in the thick of NFC North race, the disappointing Redskins are hoping for just their second win of the season.

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Chargers vs. Jaguars preview

The San Diego Chargers are shooting for a winning record against the winless Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 7.

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Rams-Panthers: St. Louis tries to keep rolling

Sam Bradford and the Rams are trying to get back over .500 on the road against a dangerous Panthers team.

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Eagles vs. Cowboys: Preview

The Eagles will host the Cowboys in Week 7.

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Colts-Broncos: Manning returns

Denver makes a trip to Indianapolis for one of the most anticipated games of the season.

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Ravens vs Steelers preview

The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers go head to head on Sunday.

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Week 7 NFL preview: Vikings vs. Giants

Adrian Peterson! Eli Manning! Monday Night Football! Get excited! Just kidding, this game is awful. Tune in to see which garbage team can hurt its draft stock with a win.

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Week 7 NFL preview: Cowboys vs. Eagles

The two best teams in the NFC East -- not that that's saying much -- face off for control of the division. But with both teams featuring lots of weapons on offense and no defense to speak of, it should be a fun game to watch. Matt Ufford previews the game and makes his pick.

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Week 7 NFL preview: Bengals vs. Lions

The Bengals and Lions are both talented squads capable of beating anyone in the NFL, including themselves. Will AJ Green and Gio Bernard provide enough offense to get the Bengals the win? Is Calvin Johnson's knee healthy enough for him to have an impact in the game? Matt Ufford previews the game and makes his pick.

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Week 7 NFL preview: Patriots vs. Jets

Tom Brady and the Patriots are 5-1 but heavily flawed and riddled with injuries; the Jets are .500 and buoyed by a stingy defense. Can rookie Geno Smith guide New York to an upset victory at home? Matt Ufford previews the game and makes his pick.

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Week 7 NFL preview: Broncos vs. Colts

Two of the best teams in the AFC meet on "Sunday Night Football" when Peyton Manning returns to face the team he carried to a Super Bowl victory. Andrew Luck and the new-look Colts look to hand Denver its first defeat of the season. Matt Ufford previews the game and makes his pick.

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NFL Week 7 game previews

Which NFL games in Week 7 deserve your attention? Uffsides breaks down five that are worth your attention, headlined by a Broncos-Colts showdown on Sunday Night Football that counts as mandatory viewing. Have you heard about this Peyton Manning fella? Turns out he used to play for Indianapolis. Crazy!

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Breaking down the big-time throws

These guys make it look it easy, but playing quarterback in the NFL is the most difficult job in sports. Here's a closer look at how Tom Brady, Matthew Stafford and the league's top quarterbacks can steal a game.

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NFL hot seat watch

Tom Coughlin and Greg Schiano are still winless, but we've got a whopping 10 coaches on our NFL hot seat to talk about.

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Week 7 picks: Guts vs. brains

The secret sauce of picking NFL games smells especially delicious for Week 7.

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QB Watch: Freeman, Foles, and more

Minnesota is going in a third direction, the Eagles may have found a franchise QB, and the Bills continue to scramble. That and more on this week's QB watch!

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Watchability: Peyton's homecoming

Despite what the media will have you believe, there are other games happening this week that don't involve Peyton Manning or Jim Irsay. We're here to sort things out with another edition of the Watchability Index.

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