at N.Y. Giants 24, Jacksonville 20: Giants went into the game with league-high 30 turnovers, so they cut down their turnover chances by holding the ball for only 24:33.
Minnesota 17, at Washington 13: Need a victory? Just fire your coach. So far this season, the strategy of switching to an interim coach in midseason is 2-0 in debuts.
at Cleveland 24, Carolina 23: Panthers almost blew their hold on the top pick of 2011 NFL draft, but savvy veteran kicker John Kasay came through with a clutch miss.
Miami 33, at Oakland 17: Apparently, the Dolphins had so many starters sidelined, the Raiders didn't have a proper game plan to contend with a bunch of backups.
at Chicago 31, Philadelphia 26: The Eagles might have one of the league's top big-play offenses, but their defense proved capable of giving up even more big plays.
at Baltimore 17, Tampa Bay 10: Without a victory against a winning team, at least the Buccaneers made progress, their last three losses coming by a combined 113-50 score.
St. Louis 36, at Denver 33: The Broncos need to do a better job of cheating. After a 6-0 start last season, they're 5-16 since and handed Rams their first road win.
San Diego 36, at Indianapolis 14: Peyton Manning's effectiveness against San Diego is much like the Chargers' effectiveness trying to win games in September and October.