Manning breaks Favre's TD mark in 42-17 (Yahoo Sports)

DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.

Manning went into the showdown two TDs shy of Brett Favre's record of 508 and threw four touchdown passes, giving him 510.

He surpassed Favre's mark with an 8-yard strike to Demaryius Thomas late in the second quarter. As he went to retrieve the football, his teammates decided to have some fun.

Thomas tossed the historic ball over Manning and to Emmanuel Sanders, who then lobbed it to Wes Welker. From there, Welker dished it back to Sanders, who then flipped it to Julius Thomas – all of Manning's favorite targets getting into the act.

Finally, …
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Romo, Murray carry Cowboys past Giants 31-21 (Yahoo Sports)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — If Tony Romo really is becoming the second option in the Dallas offense, he's perfectly happy handing the leading role to DeMarco Murray.

''I love that kid,'' Romo said after the two paired up to produce all four touchdowns in the Cowboys' sixth straight victory, 31-21 over the New York Giants on Sunday. ''He really exemplifies everything you want in a player. He's hard-working. He's humble. He's a team-first guy. He's talented. He's explosive.''

And now Murray is the first running back in NFL history to start a season with seven straight 100-yard games, breaking Hall of Famer Jim Brown's 56-year-old record. Murray ran for 128 yards and a late touchdown that came after a replay reversal, which denied Romo …
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Manning ties Favre's mark with 508th TD pass (Yahoo Sports)

Latest NFL News: Manning ties Favre's mark with 508th TD pass (Yahoo Sports)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws agains the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning has tied Brett Favre’s record for most career touchdown passes with his 508th.

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Rams hold off Seahawks 28-26 (Yahoo Sports)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams weren't afraid to take chances, especially at the end Sunday.

Punter Johnny Hekker's pass from the St. Louis 18 caught the Seattle Seahawks by surprise for the last of three big plays in a 28-26 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions.

Stedman Bailey had a 90-yard touchdown on a trick return that fooled the Seahawks into thinking another player was going to catch the punt, and Benny Cunningham's 75-yard kickoff return set up an early touchdown for the Rams (2-4).

Yes, special teams were dangerous all day.

Russell Wilson rushed for 106 yards on seven carries and also passed for two touchdowns while going 23 for 36 for 313 yards. But the struggling Seahawks fell to 3-3 with a second straight loss.

The Seahawks dominated statistically, outgaining …
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Lions rally late for 24-23 win over Saints (Yahoo Sports)

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Detroit stunned New Orleans with a late rally – one that wouldn't have been possible without another big stand by the Lions' defense.

Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, lifting the Lions over the Saints 24-23 on Sunday. Glover Quin lifted Detroit with a crucial interception that set up the winning score.

The Saints (2-4) were in control late in the fourth quarter when Stafford found Golden Tate for a 73-yard catch-and-run that made it 23-17. Then Drew Brees was intercepted on third down by Quin, whose 23-yard return gave the Lions (5-2) the ball at the New Orleans 14.

Detroit caught a break when Rafael Bush was called for pass interference on fourth down. Stafford eventually …
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