Bears 19, Lions 13, OT.
Jeff Garcia's across-the-body pass was picked off by Charles Tillman and returned 22 yards for a touchdown with 8:43 left in overtime, lifting Chicago (4-3) atop the NFC North with a over Detroit (4-3).
It was a big win for Chicago not only because the Bears broke a first-place tie with Detroit, but also because they secured a head-to-head tiebreaker over the Lions, whom they beat 38-6 in an earlier meeting.
Rookie quarterback Kyle Orton was 17-for-31 for a career-high 230 yards with a TD for the Bears. Garcia was 23-of-35 for 197 yards.
Giants 36, Redskins 0
The Giants paid tribute to late owner Wellington Mara in the best possible way, blowing out an archrival to remain on top of their division.
Tiki Barber ran for a career-high 206 yards and a touchdown and the Giants (5-2) held Washington (4-3) to 34 yards from scrimmage in the first half.
Chargers 28, Chiefs 20
Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes to Antonio Gates and finished with 324 yards passing to lift the Chargers (4-4). LaDainian Tomlinson, slowed again on the ground, threw his third TD pass of the season, a 17-yarder to Eric Parker.
Trent Green, whose father, Jim, died late last week, was 31-of-43 for 347 yards for Kansas City (4-3) and was sacked four times. Priest Holmes was shaken up midway through the third quarter and didn't return.
Broncos 49, Eagles 21
Little-known receiver Todd Devoe caught a 43-yard touchdown pass from Jake Plummer and Tatum Bell ran for 67- and 6-yard touchdowns in the fourth quarter to help the Broncos hold off, then run away from the Eagles.
Plummer, who finished with a season-high 309 yards, threw three of his four touchdown passes over the first 23 minutes to give Denver a 28-0 lead, but the Broncos (6-2) allowed Philly (4-3) within seven points and 24 yards of the tying score early in the fourth period.
Bell finished with 107 yards and Mike Anderson had 126.
Dolphins 21, Saints 6
Gus Frerotte had a touchdown pass to Chris Chambers and the Dolphins' defense recorded a safety, spoiling the Saints' return to Louisiana.
Miami (3-4) snapped a three-game losing streak as the Saints (2-6) were held to two field goals.
Miami's Ricky Williams gained 82 yards on 17 carries and Ronnie Brown rushed for 106 yards.
49ers 15, Buccaneers 10
Joe Nedney kicked five field goals, including a 28-yarder with 1:56 to play on the first scoring drive ever led by former fourth-string quarterback Cody Pickett, to help the 49ers snap a five-game slide.
Pickett emerged as an improbable hero for the 49ers (2-5), performing admirably in the final 11 minutes while Ken Dorsey and Alex Smith were out with injuries.
Joey Galloway caught eight passes for 149 yards for the Buccaneers (5-2), who began the day with the NFC's best record.
Cowboys 34, Cardinals 13
Rookie Marion Barber ran for 127 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries in his first start and new kicker Shaun Suisham made two short field goals.
With the victory, the Cowboys (5-3) stayed on pace in the jammed NFC East. They also had a good performance going into their bye week, which comes before they have to play three games in 11 days.
Arizona (2-5) lost its 14th straight game at Texas Stadium
Raiders 34, Titans 25
Kerry Collins threw for three touchdowns, and the Raiders notched their third victory in the last four games.
The Raiders (3-4) came up with six sacks and two turnovers they converted into 10 points against the Titans (2-6).
Bengals 21, Packers 14
Brett Favre threw five interceptions and came up short on a game-ending drive, preserving the Bengals' victory.
Favre had never thrown five interceptions during a regular-season game with the Packers (1-6); he had six in a playoff loss to St. Louis during the 2001 season.
Carson Palmer threw three touchdown passes for the Bengals (6-2)..
Panthers 38, Vikings 13
Stephen Davis ran for two touchdowns and Steve Smith terrorized Minnesota's defense for a franchise-record 201 yards and a score.
Jake Delhomme was on-target for the Panthers (5-2), passing for 341 yards and three touchdowns while stretching Carolina's winning streak to four games.
The Vikings (2-5) dropped to 0-4 on the road this season.
Texans 19, Browns 16
The Texans are winless no more.
Kris Brown kicked a 40-yard field goal, his fourth of the day, with 2:45 remaining, to give Houston (1-6) the come-from-behind win. The winning kick was set up by a 63-yard kickoff return by rookie Jerome Mathis.
The loss was the third straight for Cleveland (2-5).
-- From wire reports