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Extra Points

Body of work

Titans' Steve McNair became just the fifth quarterback in NFL history to notch 20,000 yards passing with 3,000 yards rushing.

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Crowded below

The Bengals, who fell to 0-3 for the seventh time in the past 13 years, had a crowd of 64,596 - the largest ever to see the Bengals play in Cincinnati.

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In the running

Daunte Culpepper moved past Fran Tarkenton with his 23rd career rushing touchdown for the most by a Vikings quarterback.

Eight is enough

Vinny Testaverde moved into eighth place on the NFL career list with 40,300 yards passing. He moved past Johnny Unitas' 40,239.

Chilly reception

Packers' Brett Favre is 35-1 when it's 34 degrees or colder and 12-18 in games when the kickoff temperature is above 70.

Flying high

The Seahawks are 3-0 for only the third time since 1986.

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Stopping power

After allowing Jamal Lewis' NFL-record 295 yards rushing last week, the Browns' defense held the 49ers' Garrison Hearst and Kevan Barlow to 32 yards combined.

Tonight's game

Oakland (1-1) at Denver (2-0)

Time: 9

TV: Chs. 2, 7

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Line: Broncos by 5

Players to watch: In his past four games against the Broncos, Raiders QB Rich Gannon has thrown nine TD passes and been intercepted twice. In his past four games against the Raiders, Broncos WR Rod Smith has 36 catches, including three for TDs.

The buzz: With QB Jake Plummer's shoulder injury an issue, the Broncos will have to depend on RB Clinton Portis. The Raiders are struggling on offense, and the Broncos showed some grit by opening with two road victories. -- Chicago Tribune

NEXT WEEK

Tennessee (2-1) at Pittsburgh (2-1)

The former division rivals and current AFC playoff contenders will face off at Heinz Field, with the Steelers seeking to avenge their controversial loss in the playoffs last season.

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Philadelphia(0-2) at Buffalo (2-1)

The Eagles will have had a bye week to digest their disappointing start, but facing the Bills and their big-play offense in Buffalo isn't likely to precipitate a turnaround.


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