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Memorable displays of unity followed by fantastic finishes

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks, right, drags his toes as he makes the game-winning catch in the end zone for a touchdown in front of Houston Texans safety Corey Moore, left, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.

“I’ve never seen anything like it,” noted Falcons receiver Mohamed Sanu after Detroit had a go-ahead touchdown with 8 seconds remaining taken away by replay — and the Lions lost any chance for another play because of a relatively obscure rule requiring a 10-second runoff.

“You always dream about stuff like that but it never happens, so it was real crazy,” Bears running back Jordan Howard said following his 19-Yard TD to beat Pittsburgh in overtime.

Green Bay tied the game when Rodgers — Brady isn’t the only quarterback capable of such heroics — guided the Packers 75 yards in just over three minutes to a 3-yard TD pass to Jordy Nelson.

But Chicago, which showed plenty of resilience in an opening loss to Atlanta in which Howard dropped a potential winning TD pass, turned it up in OT.


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  • 'Unified' Bears link arms for anthem, while Steelers stay out of viewChicago Sun-Times
  • The Bear's Den: September 25, 2017Windy City Gridiron
  • Steelers, Seahawks, Titans remain in locker room during national anthemESPN
  • 10 Things to Know for TodayColumbus Ledger-Enquirer
  • Ben Roethlisberger on loss to Bears: 'This one's one me'247Sports
  • NFL roundup: Jordan Howard's 19-yard TD in OT leads Bears over Steelers 23-17Akron Beacon Journal

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