Ravens 16, Browns 3
Ex-Ravens QB Trent Dilfer wanted to show Baltimore what it was missing -- and he did. By completing barely half his passes for poor yardage and an interception, Dilfer had everyone at M&T Bank Stadium thinking, "Hey, that reminds me: How's Kyle Boller doing these days?"
Chiefs 28, Redskins 21
This game featured decidedly un-PC teams on both sidelines. And, after the Redskins' three costly turnovers, the game also featured some decidedly un-PG terms on one sideline.
Falcons 34, Saints 31
New Orleans had a field goal blocked and returned for a touchdown at the end of the first half, and then gave Atlanta's Todd Peterson two chances to kick the game-winner. Even the WUSA had more success with kicks than this.
Panthers 21, Lions 20
Backup QB Chris Weinke's game-winning performance undoubtedly made Lions fans wish they had Weinke instead of Joey Harrington. Of course, at this point they'd probably take Tinky Winky over Harrington.
Bengals 31, Titans 23
Thank goodness for their uniforms, because otherwise a sentence containing the words "Bengals" and "hideous" simply would be a thing of the past.
Jaguars 23, Steelers 17 (OT)
Former insurance salesman Tommy Maddox was expected to provide Pittsburgh some insurance against an injury to Ben Roethlisberger. Guess we now know why he's a former insurance salesman.
Cowboys 16, Giants 13 (OT)
Dallas came away with the win, but an abundance of sloppy play left the team feeling the need to tighten things up a bit. Jerry Jones has scheduled an appointment with his cosmetic surgeon.
Bears 28, Vikings 3
Despite another woeful performance by Minnesota, Mike Tice says he has no fear of being stripped of his coaching responsibilities. Mainly because, right about now, nobody in the Vikings organization wants to be connected to stripping.
Buccaneers 27, Dolphins 13
Weed-loving prodigal son Ricky Williams made a much-ballyhooed return, but he wound up doing little as Tampa Bay held Miami's running game in check. Of course, this hardly marked the first time Ricky was blunted.
Broncos 28, Patriots 20
Denver's offense must have been making sweet music against New England, because several people sitting near ex-Bronco Bill Romanowski swore they heard the sound of fingers snapping.
Bills 27, Jets 17
Earlier in the week, Buffalo Coach Mike Mularkey had refused to divulge whether his starting quarterback would be Kelly Holcomb or J.P. Losman in order to gain a "competitive advantage." Sure enough, the Jets' spirits were crushed when the game began, and they realized they would not be given the competitive advantage of facing Losman.
Chargers 27, Raiders 14
Running, catching, passing -- is there anything LaDainian Tomlinson can't do? Somehow, it doesn't seem coincidental that, since Tomlinson joined the Chargers, absolutely none of their fans has been stabbed by Raiders fans.
Seahawks 42, Texans 10
Many people in Houston couldn't have cared less about the score of this game, since they were consumed by the exploits of the Astros. And just about everyone else in Houston couldn't have cared less about the score of this game, since it involved the exploits of the Texans.
-- Desmond Bieler