AFC East Week 6 Recap

16. October 2013 13:00 by Justin Wolfe   //  

The New England Patriots won 30-27 in a thriller against the undefeated New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady got the ball with 1:10 left on his own 30 yard line with no time outs and drove down the field and with 5 seconds left threw the game winning touchdown to undrafted rookie receiver Kenbrell Thompkins. The Patriots led the whole game until the Saints scored late in the fourth quarter on a touchdown pass from Drew Brees to Kenny Stills on a third and twenty to go up 24-23. The Patriots failed to get a first down after going for it on all four downs, the Saints also failed to get a first down forcing them to kick a field goal to go up 27-23. Tom Brady threw an interception on the first play after getting the ball back, with one time out and the two minute warning the Patriots defense stopped them again giving Tom Brady one more chance and this time he didn't disappoint. The Patriots moved to 5-1 with the win and next week will head to New York to face the New York Jets, while the Saints fell to 5-1, the Saints have a bye this week.

The Buffalo Bills hosted the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, quarterback Thad Lewis did well against the Bengals defense, throwing two touchdowns both in the fourth quarterback and ran for another touchdown. Thad Lewis threw a 40 yard touchdown with under two minutes left to tie the game and sent the game into overtime. The Bills couldn't finish off the comeback and the upset however as the Bengals kicked the game winning field goal in overtime to win 27-24. The Bills fell to 2-4 on the season while the Bengals improved to 4-2. The Bills will head to Miami to face the 3-2 Dolphins next week, as the Bengals head to Detroit to face the Lions.

The Jets fell to winless Steelers on Sunday 19-6. The Steelers who had not forced a turnover all season, picked off rookie quarterback Geno Smith twice, once in the red zone. The Jets did not score a touchdown in the game and did not score at all in the second half.  The Jets fell to 3-3 on the season and will host the first place New England Patriots next week, while the Steelers get their first win on the season to improve to 1-4 and will host the Baltimore Ravens next week.

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