Bengals top Chiefs in AFC rematch; Tua, Lamar injured

Week 13 provided more fireworks around the NFL landscape.

The New York Giants and Washington Commanders played to a draw in their NFC East divisional matchup. The Philadelphia Eagles continued to soar this season and the Detroit Lions outpaced the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Injuries also headlined the week. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson exited with a knee injury. As a result, Ravens backup Tyler Huntley was called upon and he delivered with a game-winning touchdown drive. 

In the afternoon slate, Joe Burrow outdueled Patrick Mahomes in an AFC Championship rematch between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs. Both Jimmy Garoppolo and Tua Tagovailoa suffered injuries in their game, but it was the San Francisco 49ers who outdueled the Miami Dolphins in a clash of power.

Week 13 concludes with a pivotal NFC South battle between the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Here’s a rundown of all the Week 13 action around the NFL.

Buffalo Bills 24, New England Patriots 10

Briefly: The Bills won their third game in a 12-day stretch on Thursday night. Buffalo relied on their rushing attack to neutralize the Patriots. Bills rookie James Cook recorded 105 scrimmage yards on 20 touches. He averaged 4.6 yards per carry in the victory. The Patriots were held to just 242 total yards and finished a disappointing 3-for-12 on third down. Patriots quarterback Mac Jones finished 22-of-36 for 195 yards and a touchdown.

One highlight to know: Patriots cornerback Marcus Jones’ first NFL catch was memorable. He hauled in a 48-yard reception in the first quarter. This season, Jones also has a game-winning punt return touchdown.

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