Patriots roll in final Monday Night Football game on ABC

Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Mike Vrabel to lead the New England Patriots in a 31-21 victory against the New York Jets.

The game ended a 36-year run of Monday Night Football on ABC.

SUNDAY Bears 24, Packers 17

After Brett Favre's 56-yard completion to Donald Driver put Green Bay at the Chicago 35 with less than a minute remaining, Favre's fourth-down heave was picked off by Chris Harris as time expired.

Favre threw four interceptions -- including one that resulted in a 10-yard return for a TD by linebacker Lance Briggs to put the Bears ahead 24-7 in the third quarter.

Ravens 30, Vikings 23

Baltimore quarterback Kyle Boller went 24-for-34 for 289 yards and three touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens eliminated the Vikings from the postseason hunt.

LATE SATURDAY Broncos 22, Raiders 3

Jake Plummer threw for 268 yards as the Broncos clinched the AFC West and a first-round bye in the playoffs by beating the archrival Raiders.

-- Associated Press

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