The Latest: Wilson leads Seahawks past Eagles 24-10

The Latest on a 13th Sunday of a NFL unchanging deteriorate (all times Eastern):


11:45 p.m.

Russell Wilson threw 3 touchdown passes, a final a 15-yard strike to J.D. McKissic with 7:29 left, and a Seattle Seahawks stayed in a NFC playoff hunt with a 24-10 feat over a Philadelphia Eagles.

Seattle (8-4) snapped Philadelphia’s nine-game winning strain interjection mostly to another dictatorial opening by a quarterback. Wilson was 20 of 31 for 227 and threw touchdowns of 11 yards to Jimmy Graham, 1-yard to Tyler Lockett and a TD to McKissic after a Eagles had embellished a lead to seven.

Philadelphia (10-2) was a highest-scoring organisation in a NFL averaging 31.9 points per game. But a Eagles got usually 10 points out of 7 drives that during some indicate reached Seattle territory.

Carson Wentz was 29 of 45 for 348 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Wentz had a dear fail during a Seattle 1 on a opening expostulate of a second half that could have pulled a Eagles even during 10-all.


8:40 p.m.

Seven Seattle Seahawks players sat or knelt for a inhabitant anthem before Sunday’s diversion opposite Philadelphia.

Their actions lifted a sum to 18 players around a NFL creation some arrange of matter during “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

In Seattle, it was essentially a organisation of defensive linemen that has sat in many of a games this season. The organisation enclosed defensive linemen Michael Bennett, Sheldon Richardson, Frank Clark, Quinton Jefferson, Marcus Smith and Branden Jackson, and descent lineman Duane Brown. The defensive players sat on a dais while Brown knelt.

Most of a players who protested Sunday had finished so before and continued a same gestures. Among those who sat or knelt during a inhabitant anthem were Raiders regulating behind Marshawn Lynch, Giants defensive lineman Olivier Vernon and 49ers haven Eric Reid.


7:30 p.m.

All of a sudden, there’s a three-way tie atop a AFC West: The Los Angeles Chargers, Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs are any 6-6.

The Chargers picked adult a 19-10 feat over a Cleveland Browns — who changed a step closer to 0-16 — on Sunday, during a same time that a Raiders were violence a Giants 24-17 as Geno Smith started in place of Eli Manning for New York.

Earlier in a day, a Chiefs mislaid for a sixth time in 7 games, 38-31 opposite a New York Jets.

In a NFC South, meanwhile, a New Orleans Saints changed into solitary possession of initial place with a 9-3 record by defeating a Carolina Panthers 31-21.

In a other late-afternoon Week 13 game, a NFC West-leading Los Angeles Rams also softened to 9-3 with a 32-16 win over a Arizona Cardinals.

Sunday night’s diversion is NFC East personality Philadelphia opposite Seattle.


5:50 p.m.

Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor harmed his knee on a initial play of a game.

He didn’t leave until a fourth entertain of Buffalo’s 23-3 detriment to a New England Patriots, when he was carted divided from a sideline.

Bills manager Sean McDermott reliable following that Taylor was harm while removing sacked on Buffalo’s opening play.

As for because Taylor stayed in as prolonged as he did, McDermott said: “We talked about it. He pronounced he could continue during a time, adult until he couldn’t, and that’s what he did.”

Taylor finished 9 of 18 for 65 yards flitting and an interception before giving approach to rookie Nathan Peterman.

This was Peterman’s initial coming in a diversion given throwing 5 interceptions in a initial half of a 54-24 detriment to a Los Angeles Chargers on Nov. 19.

McDermott would not import on who competence start during QB for a Bills opposite a Indianapolis Colts subsequent week.

— John Wawrow stating from Orchard Park, New York.


4:55 p.m.

That Week 17 matchup between a Titans and Jaguars keeps looking bigger and bigger.

Both teams won to sojourn tied atop a AFC South with relating 8-4 records: The Titans flog a Houston Texans 24-13 on a feat hermetic by LeShaun Sims’ end-zone interception with about a notation left, while a Jaguars rolled past a Indianapolis Colts 30-10.

Tennessee hosts Jacksonville on New Year’s Eve.

In another outcome with playoff implications, a NFC North-leading Minnesota Vikings softened to 10-2 by defeating a Atlanta Falcons 14-9.

The Vikings still have a shot during throwing a Philadelphia Eagles for a conference’s best record, while Atlanta tumbled to 7-5 and could shortly be losing hold with a teams forward of it in a NFC South, Carolina and New Orleans, who played after Sunday.

And a Chiefs have mislaid 6 of their past 7 games to tumble to .500 after vouchsafing a New York Jets to come behind and win 38-31.

In other early games in Week 13:

— The Patriots flog a Bills 23-3;

— The Packers edged a Bucs 26-20 in OT;

— The Ravens routed a Lions 44-20;

— The Dolphins handed a Broncos an eighth uninterrupted detriment 35-9;

— The 49ers got past a Bears 15-14.



Raiders regulating behind Marshawn Lynch sat and Giants defensive lineman Olivier Vernon knelt for a inhabitant anthem before their teams’ game, lifting a sum to 11 players around a NFL creation some arrange of matter during “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Both Lynch and Vernon have consistently finished those gestures this season.

Earlier, haven Eric Reid was among 3 San Francisco 49ers players who knelt during a inhabitant anthem before confronting a Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Reid recently left a organisation of players negotiating with a NFL about a protests, observant that Philadelphia Eagles haven Malcolm Jenkins released Colin Kaepernick from meetings and asked about a probability of finale demonstrations if a joining finished free donations.

On Sunday, Reid, receiver Marquise Goodwin and nose tackle Earl Mitchell any took a knee during a inhabitant anthem in Chicago, while everybody on a Bears’ sideline stood.

At a Browns-Chargers game, Los Angeles left tackle Russell Okung lifted his right fist during a inhabitant anthem, as usual.

In Miami, a contingent of Dolphins players knelt, as usual: Julius Thomas, Kenny Stills and Michael Thomas.

In Baltimore, Ravens rookie linebacker Tyus Bowser knelt in finish section for initial few verses of anthem, afterwards changed to a sideline and stood during courtesy for a rest, as he has finished before.

The one Titans actor who has been protesting by staying off a field, receiver Rishard Matthews, was dead Sunday. He came onto a margin after a anthem ended.

After a anthem ended, a contingent of Titans players lifted their fists overhead: Brian Orakpo, Jurrell Casey and Wesley Woodyard.


4:10 p.m.

The Los Angeles Chargers are regulating their fourth kicker of a season.

Travis Coons is holding over for Nick Novak, who harm his behind final week in Dallas and couldn’t redeem in time for Sunday’s diversion opposite a Cleveland Browns.

Novak was placed on harmed haven and Coons was sealed to a active register this weekend.

Coons gets a possibility to flog opposite a Browns, his former employer. Coons strike 28 of his 32 margin idea attempts for Cleveland in 2015, though was cut in Aug 2016.

Rookie Younghoe Koo won a Chargers’ kicking pursuit during a start of this season, though was cut after 4 games. Novak returned for his third army with a Chargers after kicking for a authorization from 2011-14, though got harm during a blowout feat over a Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day, forcing punter Drew Kaser to try a additional points.

— Greg Beacham in Carson, California.


4 p.m.

Frank Gore is now No. 5 on a NFL’s career rushing list.

The 34-year-old regulating behind for a Indianapolis Colts changed adult to that symbol on a 16-yard run in a second half opposite a Jacksonville Jaguars.

Gore began a day during No. 7.

First, he upheld Jerome Bettis (who finished with 13,662 yards) for sixth place in a initial half, afterwards surfaced LaDainian Tomlinson (13,684).

Gore wound adult with 61 yards on 13 carries in Indy’s 30-10 detriment to a Jaguars, giving him a sum of 13,697 yards in 13 seasons, a initial 10 with San Francisco.

Next adult for Gore to chase: Curtis Martin binds a fourth symbol in joining story with 14,101 yards.

— Mark Long stating from Jacksonville, Florida.


3:15 p.m.

The Houston Texans will have to finish their diversion opposite a Tennessee Titans but during slightest 4 harmed players, including dual with conduct injuries.

The Texans ruled out receiver Braxton Miller and parsimonious finish C.J. Fiedorowicz with concussions, cornerback Johnathan Joseph with a bad shoulder and receiver Bruce Ellington with a harm hamstring.

— Teresa Walker stating from Nashville, Tennessee.


2:45 p.m.

Quite a severe start for Tom Brady and a New England Patriots.

The Buffalo Bills have found ways to enclose and trouble Brady, who was usually 8 of 14 for 96 yards while removing sacked 3 times during a initial half.

The Patriots staid for 3 margin goals while building a 9-3 halftime lead opposite their AFC East rival.

That’s New England’s fewest points in a initial half given a 16-0 detriment to Buffalo on Oct. 2, 2016. That was a diversion Jacoby Brissett started for a Patriots in place of Brady, who was portion a fourth and final diversion of his “Deflategate” suspension.

New England is during slightest carrying success regulating a ball, with 130 yards rushing — a many by a Patriots by dual buliding given they had 141 in a 42-20 win over a Indianapolis Colts on Nov. 16, 2014.

Brady entered Sunday 26-3 opposite Buffalo, one win brief of violation Brett Favre’s record for many wins by a quarterback opposite one opponent. Favre flog Detroit 26 times.

— John Wawrow stating from Orchard Park, New York.


2:35 p.m.

This is what a Green Bay Packers need to do if they wish to win but an harmed Aaron Rodgers: Get large plays from their invulnerability and special teams.

That regulation helped Green Bay take a 17-10 halftime lead opposite a Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Defensive lineman Dean Lowry returned Jameis Winston’s fail 62 yards for a TD following a pouch by Kenny Clark with a small underneath 4½ mins left in a second quarter.

Earlier in that period, a Packers blocked a punt to set adult a brief expostulate that finished with Jamaal Williams’ touchdown run.

It’s accurately a kind of all-around diversion that manager Mike McCarthy was anticipating for with backup QB Brett Hundley starting his sixth diversion in place of a harmed Aaron Rodgers.

For a Buccaneers, Winston is 13 of 20 for 164 yards with a touchdown in his initial movement after blank 3 games with a shoulder injury.

— Genaro Armas stating from Green Bay, Wisconsin.


2:10 p.m.

Had to skip sometime, probably.

Kansas City Chiefs rookie kicker Harrison Butker’s team-record strain of creation 23 uninterrupted field-goal attempts finished when he pushed a 38-yard try far-reaching right opposite a New York Jets.

The flog grazed a right honest early in a second quarter, with a Chiefs and Jets tied during 14.

It was usually a second NFL margin idea missed by Butker — and a initial given a initial try of his career, a 46-yarder opposite a Washington Redskins in Week 4.

— Dennis Waszak Jr. stating from East Rutherford, New Jersey.


1:55 p.m.

That didn’t take long: Jacksonville Jaguars defensive finish Calais Campbell owns a authorization record for sacks in a season.

Campbell got one in a initial entertain opposite Indianapolis, giving him 12½. That breaks a prior organisation symbol of 12, set by Tony Brackens in 1999.

The 6-foot-8, 300-pound Campbell has been plain all season, his initial in Jacksonville.

The former Arizona Cardinals standout sealed a four-year, $60 million agreement in Apr that enclosed $30 million guaranteed.

He’s one of a categorical reasons a Jaguars are in a playoff mix. The league’s best free-agent merger in 2017, Campbell sets a tinge for a NFL’s top-ranked defense.

— Mark Long stating from Jacksonville, Florida.


12:30 p.m.

The many notable growth in Week 13 of a NFL deteriorate is not function during a diversion with most stress in a standings: When a New York Giants face a Oakland Raiders, Eli Manning’s starting strain with end.

The two-time Super Bowl MVP has been benched by a Giants. He had started 210 uninterrupted games, a run that began all a approach behind in 2004.

Instead, a last-place Giants announced they will start New York Jets castoff Geno Smith during Oakland.

The biggest games Sunday engage NFC South teams, generally when a New Orleans Saints horde a Carolina Panthers. Both enter a day atop a multiplication with 8-3 records.

The third-place club, a reigning discussion champion Atlanta Falcons, are 7-4 going into their diversion opposite NFC North personality Minnesota.


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