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NFL scores Week 9: Manning loses to Brady, Cardinals beat Cowboys, Roethlisberger throws 6 TDs, 49ers lose to Rams

A look back at the NFL action on Sunday.

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There was an eventful Week 9 on Sunday. Peyton Manning lost to Tom Brady again. The Arizona Cardinals are now the best team in the NFL, at least record-wise. The St. Louis Rams beat the San Francisco 49ers with some late-game fortune, giving them wins over the Niners and Seahawks in the last three weeks. They only have three wins on the season total.

But here are recaps of all the games, both from the winning and losing perspectives.

Bengals 33, Jaguars 23

Bengals vs Jaguars: Cincinnati defeats Jacksonville 33-23 - Cincy Jungle
The Cincinnati Bengals won their fifth game of the season after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 33-23. It had its heart-stopping moments but Cincinnati won the game, as they should have.

Jaguars vs. Bengals: 5 things we learned in the 33-23 loss - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars running game was good once again, and Blake Bortles got going late, but that was about it against the Bengals.

Browns 22, Buccaneers 17

Instant Recap: Browns Defeat Buccaneers 22-17 - Dawgs By Nature
The Cleveland Browns defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a final score of 22-17, improving to 5-3 on the season. Now, they will face a quick turnaround this Thursday against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Buccaneers vs. Browns Final Score: 17-22 - Bucs Nation
Once again, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lose a close game.

Cardinals 28, Cowboys 17

Cardinals vs. Cowboys final score: Arizona shuts down Murray, Bryant in 28-17 win to sit atop NFC - Revenge of the Birds
An ugly start turned into a dominate win for the now 7-1 Cardinals.

Cardinals Stifle Cowboys 28-17 - Blogging The Boys
The offensive impotence of Dallas was the determining factor in this game. They fall into second place in the NFC East.

Eagles 31, Texans 21

Texans vs. Eagles Final Score: Philadelphia wins ugly in Houston, 31-21 - Bleeding Green Nation
The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Houston Texans on Sunday, 31-21. The Eagles moved to 6-2 on the 2014 NFL Season. Read on for a drive-by-drive recap of the game.

Texans-Eagles Final Score: Eagles 31, Texans 21 - Post-Game Open Thread - Battle Red Blog
Honestly, it would be more fun watching someone take a sledgehammer to your car.

Chiefs 24, Jets 10

Jets-Chiefs final score: Anthony Fasano's butt TD, Justin Houston's sacks highlight KC's 24-10 victory - Arrowhead Pride
What we learned from the Chiefs 24-10 victory over the Jets in Week 9, including improving their record to 5-3 on the season.

Chiefs 24 Jets 10: Same Script, Different Day - Gang Green Nation
We might have to invent a new word to describe how bad this secondary is.

Dolphins 37, Chargers 0

Chargers vs Dolphins final score: Miami destroys San Diego in 37-0 rout - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins crushed the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

Chargers-Dolphins final score: San Diego Chargers get embarrassed by Miami Dolphins 37-0 - Bolts From The Blue
The 5-4 San Diego Chargers will take a three-game losing streak and an embarrassment in Miami with them into the bye week, after being boat-raced by the Dolphins.

Vikings 29, Redskins 26

Washington Redskins at Minnesota Vikings Final Score: Minnesota Wins A Wild One, 29-26 - Daily Norseman
After a pretty ho-hum first half, the Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins put on a pretty good display of football, with the home team holding on for the three-point victory.

Redskins Fall to Vikings 29-26 - Hogs Haven
The Redskins couldn't win their third straight game on the road against the Vikings falling 29-26.

Rams 13, 49ers 10

Rams 13, 49ers 10: Death to Football. Long Live Football! - Turf Show Times
That happened.

49ers-Rams final score: Well, that was a disaster - Niners Nation
The 49ers dropped to 4-4 with an ugly loss to the St. Louis Rams. We consider the disaster that was.

Patriots 43, Broncos 21

Patriots vs. Broncos Final Score: 5 Things we Learned from New England's 43-21 Victory - Pats Pulpit
Five things we learned about the Patriots from their 43-21 victory over the Denver Broncos.

Broncos Patriots final score: Peyton Manning and company dominated by Tom Brady in Foxboro 43-21 - Mile High Report
Brady-Manning XVI was another match Peyton Manning would like to forget.

Seahawks 30, Raiders 24

Seahawks vs. Raiders final score: Seahawks hang on to beat the Raiders 30-24 - Field Gulls
Seattle hangs on to a slim victory after opening up a 24-3 lead.

Raiders vs Seahawks final score: Late surge can't make up for Raiders early turnovers, fall 30-24 - Silver And Black Pride
What matters most is what happens after that opening score. That's when they have to go off script.

Steelers  43, Ravens 23

Ravens vs. Steelers final score: Ben Roethlisberger throws for six more touchdowns in 43-23 rout of Baltimore - Behind the Steel Curtain
Six more touchdown passes for Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, setting an NFL record with two consecutive games with six touchdown passes, as the Steelers destroy the Ravens 43-23 to move to 6-3 on the season.

Ravens-Steelers final score: Ben Roethlisberger throws six touchdowns in 43-23 Pittsburgh win - Baltimore Beatdown
The Ravens were blown out at Heinz Field Sunday night.