Jacksonville Jaguars head coach JACK DEL RIO led the Jaguars to defeat the AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts with a 23 - 21 win at Indianapolis. The Jaguars rushed for a season-high 236 yards on 48 carries, the second-most rushes in team history. Running backs Fred Taylor (26-121) and Maurice Jones-Drew (19-107) both rushed for 100 yards, the second time in team history two running backs have rushed for 100-plus yards in a game and also the second time for the duo. The Jaguars controlled the ball for 41:35 and had an 18-play drive in the fourth quarter that lasted a team-record 12:18. The Jaguars have won seven of their last 11 regular season games dating back to 2007. Josh Scobee hit a game-winning 51-yard field goal with four seconds remaining. Cast your vote now.
Head coach ANDY REID led the Philadelphia Eagles to victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers with a 15 - 6 win. The Eagles offense posted 260 total yards while the Eagles defense held the Steelers to only 180 yards. Eagles QB Donovan McNabb completed 24 of 35 passes for 196 yards and one touchdown and controlled the ball for over 32 minutes. The Eagles defense sacked Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger nine times, recorded a safety in the fourth quarter, and shut out the Steelers during the entire second half. The Eagles even made a mark on special teams with strategically placed punts from Sav Rocca who three times in the fourth quarter forced the Steelers to fight a Eagles defense from challenging field positions.
Miami Dolphins head coach TONY SPARANO and the Miami Dolphins earned their first win of the season and Sparano's first win as a head coach in a 38 - 13 win over the AFC East rival New England Patriots. The Dolphins ended their 11-game road losing streak and the Patriots 12-game home winning streak at Gillette Stadium by gaining a total 461 yards and controlling the ball for over 32 minutes. Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown had a hand in all five of Miami's touchdown, running for four and passing to TE Anthony Fasano for one 19-yard third-quarter score. The defense contributed to New England's biggest loss at home in seven seasons by causing two turnovers and limiting the Patriots to 216 total net yards.