With New England’s 20-16 victory over Dallas on Sunday, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick joined Miami’s Dan Marino and Don Shula as the winningest quarterback-coach duo since 1966 with 116 victories. Brady also moved into eighth place in NFL history with 276 touchdown passes, one more than Vinny Testaverde. … Pittsburgh’s Hines Ward caught three passes for 47 yards in the Steelers’ 17-13 win over Jacksonville to move past Michael Irvin and into 19th place on the yards receiving list. Ward now has 11,939 yards. … With his first-quarter sack of Houston’s Matt Schaub, Baltimore’s Ray Lewis became the first player in NFL history with 40 sacks and 30 INTs.
JUST WIN, BABY
Every facet of the silver and black came together one last time to honor Raider Nation’s late king, Al Davis. Fans decked out in spikes, war paint and bandanas. Former players and coaches gathered in suits and sweats. Rappers Ice Cube and MC Hammer stood along the sideline in traditional Raiders garb. All stood united at the Oakland Coliseum again in a 24-17 win over the Cleveland Browns to pay tribute to the owner with a simple two-letter message supplanted on the Raiders shield, spreading across helmets, shirts, posters, pins and programs: “AL.”
San Francisco overcame a 10-0 deficit Sunday to beat Detroit 25-19, marking the 19th time this season a team has done so _ the most in NFL history through six weeks.
Jason Campbell, the Raiders’ starting quarterback, broke his right collarbone in the 24-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. He landed hard on his shoulder after being hit at the end of a scramble by Cleveland linebackers Chris Gocong and Scott Fujita with about 4 minutes remaining in the half. … New Orleans coach Sean Payton will have surgery Monday after tearing the MCL and fracturing the tibia in his left leg following a collision on the sideline of New Orleans’ 26-20 loss to Tampa Bay. … Pittsburgh safety Troy Polamalu left in the fourth quarter of the Steelers’ 17-13 victory over Jacksonville with “concussion-like symptoms.” Bears wide receiver Devin Hester left Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings because of a chest injury after scoring two long touchdowns. Chicago also lost tight end Kellen Davis to an elbow injury. Minnesota lost center John Sullivan and safety Jamarca Sanford to concussions. Sullivan was on the field for the Vikings’ first series in the third quarter and then left the game. Sanford left midway through the quarter.
“That’s totally on me. I shook his hand too hard.” _ San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh, who had an emotionally charged exchange with Detroit coach Jim Schwartz after the 49ers beat the previously undefeated Lions 25-19 on Sunday. Harbaugh charged across the field, lifting his shirt to expose his belly to attempt a chest bump, and then extended his right hand to Schwartz for a shake and slapped him on the back with his left hand. Schwartz didn’t like what was done or said _ claiming he heard an expletive _ and went charging after Harbaugh.