Just getting to Buffalo was a struggle for Denver. Then the Broncos had to withstand a 20-point fourth quarter by the Bills to win 23-20 in overtime.
Terrell Davis ran for 207 yards on 42 carries and scored one touchdown, while Jason Elam kicked three field goals, including a 33-yarder with 1:56 left in overtime, as the Broncos won one day after battling through a blizzard back home."It was a fun closure to a crazy weekend," Elam said. "It's definitely something I won't forget for a very long time."
Denver's flight to Buffalo was delayed 81/2 hours on Saturday because of a snowstorm in Colorado.
The snow was so bad cornerback Tim McKyer abandoned his car and carried his luggage a quarter mile to the team's practice facility, where the team began a 21/2-hour bus ride to the airport. Safety Steve Atwater needed a snowmobile to leave his neighborhood and wound up hitching a ride with assistant coach Greg Robinson.
"It showed a lot about our character to play with the adversity we had and come back in overtime," coach Mike Shanahan said.
The Bills, who own the first and third largest comebacks in NFL history, nearly added another to their list. Steve Christie kicked a 55-yard field goal with two seconds remaining to tie the game, capping a rally from a 20-0 fourth-quarter deficit behind backup quarterback Alex Van Pelt.Seahawks 45, Raiders 34
Warren Moon completed 28 of 44 passes, including three touchdowns to Joey Galloway and scoring strikes to Brian Blades and James McKnight.
Led by Moon, the Seahawks (5-3) rolled up 554 yards, their second most in history, won their third in a row and fifth in six games.
Moon had his seventh 400-yard passing game in his 14th NFL season, tying Joe Montana for second place behind Dan Marino's 13.
Napoleon Kaufman, who set a club record with 227 yards last week against Denver, rushed 17 times for 117 yards for Oakland (3-5).
Steelers 23, Jaguars 17
Jerome Bettis took Kordell Stewart's shovel pass to score a 17-yard touchdown at 9:13 of overtime as Pittsburgh (6-2) won its fifth consecutive game.
Jacksonville (5-3) took a 17-14 lead on Mark Brunell's 3-yard TD pass to Pete Mitchell after Bettis fumbled at the Steelers 16. But Pittsburgh's Norm Johnson sent the game into overtime with a 19-yard field goal with 2:21 remaining.
Stewart, who went 25-of-42 for 317 yards and two touchdowns, had 11 completions for 196 yards to Yancey Thigpen, and led the Steelers 77 yards following the overtime kickoff.
Vikings 10, Bucs 6
Charles Evans scored on a 1-yard run and Eddie Murray kicked a 28-yard field goal as Minnesota (6-2) won for the fourth time in five games.
Murray's field goal snapped a scoreless tie with just over four minutes left in the third quarter, and David Palmer returned a punt 57 yards to set up Evans' TD in the final minute of the period.
The loss was the third straight for the Bucs (5-3), who opened the season with five successive victories.
Giants 29, Bengals 27
Tyrone Wheatley and Charles Way each scored twice and Jason Sehorn intercepted a 2-point conversion pass with 1:30 to play as the Giants (6-3) won their fifth straight, opening a 11/2 game lead in the NFC East.
Coupled with losses by Dallas and Washington, New York enters its bye week with a 11/2-game lead in the division.
"The bottom line is we are finding ways to win this year instead of ways to lose," Sehorn said.
The Bengals (1-7) lost their seventh consecutive game despite opening a 21-10 halftime lead on a team-record 102-yard kickoff return by Eric Bieniemy and a 39-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Blake to David Dunn with six seconds left in the second quarter.
Eagles 13, Cowboys 12
Rodney Peete's 8-yard touchdown pass to former BYU tight end Chad Lewis with 45 seconds left gave Philadelphia the win at home.
Lewis' touchdown ended a 10-play, 74-yard drive sustained by a 27-yard pass to Kevin Turner and an 11-yard completion to Irving Fryar on fourth-and-11 at the Dallas 43.
The Eagles (like the Cowboys 4-4) knocked out Troy Aikman (mild concussion, strained neck) early in the first quarter and Dallas' red zone offense, next-to-worst in the NFL, mustered only Richie Cunningham's four field goals.
Ravens 20, Redskins 17
Bam Morris ran 36 times for 176 yards, both career highs, as Baltimore handed Washington (4-4) its first defeat at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium.
Morris gained 103 yards on 19 attempts with a touchdown in the first half alone as the Ravens (4-4) took advantage of the second-worst run defense in the league entering the game.
Chiefs 28, Rams 20
Pete Stoyanovich drilled four field goals as Kansas City beat error-prone St. Louis (2-6) in the first regular-season meeting between the teams since the Rams moved from Anaheim, Calif., in 1995.
In front of a friendly road crowd, Elvis Grbac threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Lake Dawson and completed a pair of 2-point conversion passes as the Chiefs (6-2) converted three lost fumbles and an interception into 14 points.
49ers 23, Saints 0
Steve Young threw two touchdown passes and Gary Anderson kicked three field goals as San Francisco (7-1) won its seventh straight game.
New Orleans (2-7), which lost 13-0 to Carolina last week, was shut out in consecutive games for the first time in its 31-year history.
It also was the first time since New England in 1992 that any team was shut out in consecutive games.
Chargers 35, Colts 19
Gary Brown rushed 28 times for 169 yards and one touchdown as host San Diego kept Indianapolis winless in eight games.
Greg Davis kicked five field goals for the Chargers (4-4), but had a sixth attempt blocked by Ellis Johnson and returned for a touchdown by Ray McElroy to cut the lead to 29-19 with 2:17 to play.
The Colts tried an onside kick, only to see the ball go straight to Rodney Harrison, who ran between two Colts for a 40-yard TD.
Oilers 41, Cardinals 14
Steve McNair ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more as Tennessee took advantage of four interceptions by Jake Plummer, who was making his first start.
McNair threw 55- and 20-yard scoring passes to Chris Sanders for the Oilers (4-4), who have seven interceptions in the past two weeks after having none in the previous six. All five Oilers TDs came after Arizona (1-7) turnovers.