Lions 21, Bengals 13
CINCINNATI — Stoney Case threw two touchdown passes to lead the Detroit Lions to a sloppy 21-13 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals Friday.
Four days after the Bengals cut Doug Pelfrey, the most accurate kicker in franchise history, rookie Neil Rackers missed both of his field-goal attempts and an extra-point try.
The Bengals got a big play from rookie Peter Warrick, who ran past cornerback Bryant Westbrook for a 53-yard catch that set up Akili Smith's 3-yard bootleg touchdown run.
BUCCANEERS 37, CHIEFS 14: At Tampa Bay, Mike Alstott bounced off tacklers, and Warrick Dunn darted through holes, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers finally showed their offensive ability.
Kansas City (0-4) finished its first winless preseason in 41 seasons, gaining 29 yards against Tampa Bay's first-team defense. Shaun King played three possessions for Tampa Bay (3-1), producing a pair of touchdowns.
RAVENS 24, GIANTS 17: At East Rutherford, N.J., Chris Redman, the third-round choice Baltimore hopes can be its quarterback of the future, rallied the Ravens to 24 points in the second half to beat the Giants.
Redman threw touchdown passes of 28 yards to Germany Thompson and 4 yards to Ryan Collins to help the Ravens (4-0) win their 12th straight exhibition game over three years.
Ron Dayne carried 15 times for 60 yards and scored his first professional touchdown on a 5-yard run in the first quarter for Giants (0-4).
TITANS 34, BEARS 28: At Chicago, Steve McNair completed 17-of-23 passes, hitting 13 straight during one stretch of the first half, as the Titans (3-1) built a 31-6 lead and held on to beat the Bears.
REDSKINS 17, STEELERS 10: At Landover, Md., in a game that was supposed to decide Pittsburgh's starting quarterback, Kent Graham and Kordell Stewart had six passes dropped between them, plus one bobble that was picked off and returned for a touchdown.
Graham started for the first time this preseason and was 7-for-16 for 94 yards. Stewart finished 5-for-15 for 47 yards and suffered four drops. Neither led a scoring drive.
The Steelers (3-2), trailing 10-0 at halftime, finally got on the board when second-year quarterback Anthony Wright hit Courtney Hawkins over the middle for a 33-yard touchdown.
DOLPHINS 22, SAINTS 17: At New Orleans, Jay Fiedler went one up on Damon Huard in Miami's quarterback race as the Dolphins (3-1) closed the preseason with a victory over the Saints (1-3).
Fiedler led the Dolphins to a touchdown in his first action of the preseason, something Huard failed to do in the previous three games. Fiedler, who had arthroscopic surgery Aug. 3 to repair torn cartilage in his right hip, took the Dolphins 83 yards in the second quarter, with J.J. Johnson scoring on a 1-yard run.
Jeff Blake, New Orleans' starting quarterback, was in for just nine plays.