PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens beat Pittsburgh for the third straight time, 13-10, to give the Ravens a two-game lead over the Steelers in the AFC North race. The Steelers defense held Baltimore without an offensive touchdown, but Jacoby Jones returned a punt 63 yards for Baltimore's lone TD.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) —The New England Patriots tied a franchise record for points in routing the Indianapolis Colts 59-24. Tom Brady completed 24 of 35 passes for 331 yards and three TDs to win his first matchup between the three-time Super Bowl champion and the star rookie Andrew Luck, the No. 1 draft pick.
LANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Robert Griffin III, the No. 2 pick in the draft, had a career day with four touchdown passes in Washington's 31-6 rout of Philadelphia. That's the sixth straight loss for the skidding Eagles, who went with rookie Nick Foles at quarterback while Michael Vick is recovering from a concussion.
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame and Alabama appear to have the inside track for the BCS title game. The Irish ascended to the top spot in the AP rankings and the BCS standings, with the defending national champion Crimson Tide is second in both rankings.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP)— Brad Keselowski finished 15th in the final Chase for the Sprint Cup race of the season, and that was plenty good enough to win his first driving title and give owner Roger Penske his first title since he entered NASCAR in 1972. Keselowski finished 39 points ahead of Clint Bowyer and 40 ahead of five-time champion Jimmie Johnson.