Latest from the NFL: Rams missing Quinn and 2 other starters

The latest from NFL games around the league on the ninth Sunday of the season (all times EST):

11:56 p.m.

Sam Bradford thew a 41-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Matthews in overtime to give the Philadelphia Eagles a 33-27 win over Dallas to finish off Sunday's games.

Matthews led the NFL in drops before Philadelphia's bye week. But he had an excellent game after the week off, finishing with nine catches for 133 yards and one score.

The Eagles (4-4) remained a half-game behind the Giants (5-4) in the NFC East standings while the Cowboys (2-6) lost their sixth straight game without Tony Romo.

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11:19 p.m.

Dan Bailey stayed perfect in his career against the Eagles and kicked a game-tying 41-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter Sunday night.

Bailey is 11 for 11 on field goals and 26 for 26 on extra points in his career vs. Philadelphia. The teams were tied 24-24 in a game that has important NFC East ramifications.

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10:52 p.m.

Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley is having a career night against the Eagles.

Beasley has eight catches for 105 yards and two touchdowns after not catching a pass in Matt Cassel's first two starts.

The yardage and receptions are career-highs for Beasley. He had two TDs once before, against Chicago last December.

Beasley struggled when Dez Bryant wasn't in the lineup. He had only 22 receptions for 214 yards and no TDs in the first seven games.

The Eagles led the Cowboys 21-14 early in the fourth quarter following Jordan Hicks' 67-yard interception return. It was Philadelphia's league-leading 20th takeaway this season and gave them at least one in 14 straight games.

-- Schuyler Dixon reporting from Arlington, Texas.

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10:33 p.m.

The Cowboys lost two linebackers on the same series in the third quarter.

Sean Lee was being evaluated for a concussion after colliding with teammate Rolando McClain on a tackle on the first play of Philadelphia's 95-yard drive that led to a go-ahead touchdown. Anthony Hitchens hurt his ankle on the last play, a TD run by Ryan Mathews. He was questionable to return.

-- Schuyler Dixon reporting from Arlington, Texas.

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9:53 p.m.

Ed Hochuli is a having a tough night running things for the Philadelphia-Dallas game.

The longtime referee with the Popeye biceps twice got the number wrong on a Cowboys penalty. The second time, he gave the number of Orlando Scandrick (32), who is out for the season with a knee injury. The pass interference call was against Barry Church (42) on Zach Ertz.

Hochuli's first choice was Brandon Carr (39), who had a couple of huge - and legal - hits on Philadelphia receivers in the first quarter.

The crew also got confused by a Dallas penalty for 12 men on the field on a punt return.

After a lengthy discussion, Hochuli said the penalty would be assessed from where the Cowboys caught the punt. They moved the ball back, and then Hochuli had to say the penalty couldn't be added after the play. So the ball went back to the Dallas 12.

Hochuli later stumbled and fell at the end of a scramble by Matt Cassel.

He'll try to stay on his feet in the second half.

-- Schuyler Dixon reporting from Arlington, Texas.

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9:10 p.m.

Chip Kelly's up-tempo offense is off to another slow start.

The Eagles were shut out in the first quarter for the sixth time in eight games and trailed Dallas 7-0. Philadelphia has scored just 10 first-quarter points this season.

Sam Bradford has led the Eagles to only three first downs and 48 total yards of offense.

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7:30 p.m.

Indianapolis was awarded a key first down in its bid to give the Broncos their first loss after Denver cornerback Aqib Talib poked Colts tight end Dwayne Allen in his right eye.

The poke came after a running play where Indianapolis was attempting to run out the clock with a 27-24 lead. Talib reached in with right hand as Allen was arguing with Von Miller.

The play with 2:24 left in the game allowed Indianapolis to run out most of the rest of the clock. Denver was called for holding as the Colts attempted a field goal at the end of the drive, awarding Indianapolis yet another first down to ice the game.

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6:40 p.m.

Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware left a game against the Colts Sunday with a back injury. He will not return.

Ware, a 10-year veteran, had a sack earlier in the game that tied him with John Abraham for the 10th most career sacks at 133 1/2. Ware has recorded 5 1/2 sacks this season.

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6:25 p.m.

San Francisco has one quarter to hold off the Atlanta Falcons to try to earn its third win of the season.

The good news for the 49ers is that in their previous two wins, they led going into the fourth quarter. In six losses, San Francisco trailed with 15 minutes left in the game.

Benched 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick briefly entered the game in the fourth quarter after Gabbert took a head-on hit from Philip Wheeler on a blitz.

Gabbert came back into the game a few plays later.

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5:20 p.m.

Colts safety Mike Adams left Sunday's game against the Broncos after what appeared to be a left ankle injury.

The Pro Bowl safety dove to intercept a tipped pass and fell to the ground when he tried to get up. Adams was on the ground being looked at by team trainers for about three minutes before he was carried off the field.

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4:25 p.m.

The Colts want to make Peyton Manning's second return to Indianapolis uncomfortable, so the roof at Lucas Oil Stadium was open for Sunday's game against the unbeaten Broncos.

Manning is known to prefer the roof closed so it's unknown if the decision to open the roof was strategy, or gamesmanship.

When asked about the decision, Colts chief operating officer Pete Ward said Sunday: ''It's a beautiful fall day.''

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4:10 p.m.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hobbled off the field midway through the fourth quarter against Oakland on Sunday with a left leg injury.

Roethlisberger was sacked by Oakland's Aldon Smith and stayed on the ground for several minutes.

He hopped off the field putting all of his weight on his right leg. Roethlisberger missed four games earlier this season with a sprained left knee.

- Will Graves reporting from Pittsburgh

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3:50 p.m.

Bills running back LeSean McCoy has left the game against the Miami Dolphins with a right shoulder injury.

His return is questionable. The Bills lead 33-14.

McCoy has carried 16 times for 112 yards, including a 48-yard touchdown run.

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3:34 p.m.

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has left the game in the fourth quarter after taking a hit to the head by Rams defensive back Lamarcus Joyner.

Bridgewater was scrambling for a first down and went into a slide when Joyner dove at him and hit him with his left shoulder. Joyner was penalized on the play, and Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was livid on the sideline. It was the second late hit in the second half of Bridgewater. Rams defensive lineman Williams Hayes hit Bridgewater in the legs well after Bridgewater threw a pass away in the third quarter but was not penalized.

Bridgewater jogged to the locker room for evaluation for a concussion and Shaun Hill replaced him at quarterback.

- Jon Krawczynski reporting from Minneapolis.

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3:33 p.m.

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis left Sunday's game against Washington with a left knee injury.

Lewis caught a screen pass and was making a cut when he appeared to reach for his knee late in the third quarter. He was on the field for a while being attended to by the team's medical personnel.

He walked off the field slowly on his own and straight to the steps behind the bench that lead to the locker room. On his way, defensive coordinator Matt Patricia stopped him, put his arm around Lewis and said something to him.

A few minutes later the team announced that he would not return.

Lewis has been a sparkplug in New England's offense this season, catching passes or taking handoffs and eluding defenders with quick cuts and swift moves on a number of possessions.

-Ken Powtak reporting from Foxborough, Massachusetts

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3:25 p.m.

Raiders running back Latavius Murray left the game Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third quarter after taking a big hit from Steelers safety Mike Mitchell.

The two collided at the end of a 3-yard run, with Mitchell slamming into Murray.

The ball came loose and Pittsburgh linebacker Jarvis Jones recovered the fumble. Murray, who had 17 carries for 96 yards at the time of the injury, laid on the turf for several minutes before being helped off the field.

He is being evaluated for a concussion.

- Will Graves reporting from Pittsburgh

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2:46 p.m.

Karlos Williams has become the seventh player to score a touchdown in each of his first five NFL games.

The fifth-round pick out of Florida State took a carry around the left side of the Bills line for 11 yards, reaching the ball over the goal line before dropping it out of bounds.

New England's Robert Edwards holds the record with touchdowns in his first six games, while Charlie Brown (1982), Joe Cribbs (Buffalo 1980), Alan Ameche (Baltimore 1955), Billy Howton (Green Bay 1962) and Chuck Sample (1942) scored in each of their first five.

The milestone was delayed as Williams missed the Bills' last three games with a concussion.

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2:35 p.m.

The Green Bay Packers have been outscored 56-17 over the past six quarters. They trail Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers 27-7 at halftime, one week after Peyton Manning and the Broncos handed them their first loss of the season, 29-10 in Denver.

Aaron Rodgers is just 8 for 16 for 117 yards and one touchdown against the unbeaten Panthers (7-0). He only had 77 yards passing against unbeaten Denver.

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2:20 p.m.

New York Jets center Nick Mangold has left the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars with a neck injury.

Mangold initially hurt his neck at New England on Oct. 25 and missed the Jets' game at Oakland last week, but was cleared to play this week and fully practiced Friday. He said then that the injury was ''ongoing,'' but he felt good.

Wesley Johnson, who started in Mangold's place last weekend, replaced him again in the second quarter against the Jaguars. Mangold stood on the sideline without a helmet for the rest of the second half.

The Jets say Mangold is questionable to return.

Jacksonville left guard Zane Beadles returned after leaving briefly with what the Jaguars said was a sprained knee.

- Dennis Waszak reporting from East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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1:50 p.m.

New York Jets kicker Nick Folk has an injured right quadriceps and is being replaced on kickoffs and field goals by punter Ryan Quigley.

Folk was injured in pregame warmups at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. Quigley kicked both extra points - with Folk holding - on the Jets' first two touchdowns against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The team announced that Folk will not be available for field goals or kickoffs.

Quigley told The Associated Press last year that both he and Folk practice each other's jobs throughout the season. But not having Folk might have come into play on a fourth-and-3 for the Jets from the Jaguars 25, when New York went for it rather than try for a field goal. Eric Decker caught a 15-yard pass, setting up Chris Ivory's 1-yard touchdown run that put the Jets up 14-3 with 43 seconds left in the opening quarter.

- Dennis Waszak reporting from East Rutherford, New Jersey

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1:45 p.m.

Cam Newton scored on a leaping 1-yard touchdown run in the second quarter to give the Carolina Panthers a 10-7 lead over the Green Bay Packers.

Newton's rushing TD was the 38th of his career, moving him into a tie with Kordell Stewart for second-most all-time among quarterbacks.

Only Steve Young, with 43, has more touchdowns rushing than Newton.

Young accomplished that feat in 15 NFL seasons; Newton is in his fifth year with Carolina.

- Steve Reed reporting from Charlotte, North Carolina

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1:40 p.m.

Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi has made his NFL debut, taking a second-quarter hand-off up the middle for 4 yards against the Buffalo Bills.

Ajayi was activated Saturday after spending the first eight weeks of the season on the reserve injured-designated for return list because of a chest injury.

The London native was drafted in the fifth round in 2015 out of Boise State.

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1:23 p.m.

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman fumbled after a catch-and-run in the first quarter against Washington, becoming the first player for New England to lose a fumble at Gillette Stadium since Dec. 8, 2013. Last season, the Patriots became only the third team in the past 25 years not to lose a fumble at home. That statistic was highlighted during the ''Deflategate'' scandal. The Patriots lost only two fumbles in the first seven games, one by Tom Brady and the other by Dion Lewis, both at Buffalo in Week 2. They hadn't had any turnovers at home this season before Edelman fumbled. Later in the first quarter, Brady threw an interception against the Redskins.

The Patriots and Redskins turned the ball over on consecutive plays. After cornerback Will Blackmon recovered Edelman's fumble, Kirk Cousins threw a pass to receiver Pierre Garcon. The ball hit his hands, popped in the air and was picked by Logan Ryan.

New England went 84 yards in 13 plays on the opening possession and then recovered an onside kick.

- Jimmy Golen reporting from Foxborough, Massachusetts

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12:45 p.m.

New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is going through offensive drills and handing off with his gloved left hand, which has a torn thumb ligament.

Fitzpatrick was injured last week at Oakland during the Jets' first offensive possession and replaced by backup Geno Smith. The veteran quarterback will eventually need surgery to repair the thumb, but could wait until after the season - as long as he can handle the pain with it.

During pregame warmups Sunday, Fitzpatrick looked comfortable and not hindered while wearing a protective glove on his left hand. The concern was whether he might be able to hand off cleanly, but he was confident during the week it wouldn't be an issue and that appeared to be the case about 45 minutes before the game against Jacksonville.

- Dennis Waszak reporting from East Rutherford, New Jersey

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12:29 p.m.

The St. Louis Rams are missing some key members of their stout defense at Minnesota, including two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Robert Quinn.

Quinn, who has a knee injury, was listed as questionable to play the Vikings. His five sacks in seven games are tied for 13th in the NFL. Making matters worse for the Rams, who are fifth in the league in yards allowed per game and sixth in points allowed per game, is the continued absence of defensive end Chris Long, who is out for the third straight game with a knee injury. Starting safety T.J. McDonald is also inactive for the first time this season with a foot injury.

Not the best timing against Adrian Peterson and the Vikings. Peterson, who's third in the NFL with 633 yards rushing this year, has 350 yards and three touchdowns on 59 carries (5.9 yards per attempt) in three career games against the Rams.

- Dave Campbell reporting from Minneapolis

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