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At Oakland, Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes and Malcolm Jenkins returned an interception for another score to get the Saints back to .500.

Lance Moore caught two touchdown passes and Mark Ingram ran for a score as the Saints (5-5) won for the fifth time in six games.

Brees finished 20 for 27 for 219 yards, extending his own records by throwing a touchdown in his 53rd straight game and completing 20 passes for the 46th straight game.

The Raiders (3-7) lost their third straight game under first-year coach Dennis Allen as their banged-up defense got picked apart by Brees. Oakland has allowed 135 points in those defeats, the most in a three-game span for the franchise since allowing 141 in the first three games in 1961.

“Very frustrated. Very painful loss,” quarterback Carson Palmer said.


At Detroit, Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes, including a 22-yarder to Randall Cobb with 1:55 left. That offset the woes of Mason Crosby, and even he came through at the end. After missing two field goals, he nailed a 39-yard field goal with 19 seconds to go.

Matthew Stafford threw two interceptions _ one of which was returned 72 yards by Green Bay safety M.D. Jennings for a go-ahead score in the third quarter _ and lost a fumble.

Green Bay (7-3) has won five straight. Detroit is 4-6.


At Landover, Md., Robert Griffin III threw four touchdown passes, and Washington broke a three-game losing streak.

The sensational rookie completed 14 of 15 passes for 200 yards and also ran 12 times for 84 yards for Washington (4-6). He threw for scores of 6, 49, 61 and 17 yards _ one in each quarter. His 93.3 completion percentage is the highest by a quarterback with at least four touchdown passes since Hall of Famer Steve Young in 1994.

Philadelphia’s Nick Foles was 21 for 46 for 204 yards in his first NFL start, and his first two series ended with interceptions. The Eagles (3-7) have dropped six straight, accelerating the countdown toward the possible end of Andy Reid’s 14-year tenure as coach.

JETS 27, RAMS 13

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