NFL Week 7 recap, scores and standings

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The seventh week of the 2020 NFL season featured some undefeated teams looking to stay that way and one winless team trying to pick up that first mark in the win column.

Some teams were fortunate while others missed the mark.

It’s needless to say, Week 7 brought some exciting matchups from Thursday night onward.

Read below for a brief look at how the week went for the NFL.

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EAGLES 22, GIANTS 21

Philadelphia Eagles’ Boston Scott, left, catches a touchdown pass against New York Giants’ Jabrill Peppers during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Carson Wentz’s touchdown pass to Boston Scott proved to be the game-winner as the Eagles came back from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Giants.

CARSON WENTZ’S TOUCHDOWN PASS TO BOSTON SCOTT SEALS EAGLES’ COMEBACK VICTORY OVER GIANTS

PACKERS 35, TEXANS 20

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) runs with the ball as Houston Texans cornerback Phillip Gaines (29) defends during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) runs with the ball as Houston Texans cornerback Phillip Gaines (29) defends during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

Aaron Rodgers had four touchdown passes and Davante Adams had two touchdown catches in the Packers’ rout of the Texans. Rodgers finished with 283 passing yards. Adams had 13 catches for 196 yards.

WASHINGTON 25, COWBOYS 3

Washington Football Team strong safety Landon Collins (26) knocks the ball of the hands of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Washington Football Team strong safety Landon Collins (26) knocks the ball of the hands of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Washington looked like a different team against the Cowboys. Antonio Gibson had 20 carries for 128 yards and a touchdown in the win. Andy Dalton was knocked out of the game after a hit by Jon Bostic. Ben DiNucci finished things up for the Cowboys.

COWBOYS’ ANDY DALTON GETS WALLOPED AS TEAM LOSES TO WASHINGTON

BILLS 18, JETS 10

New York Jets' Blessuan Austin, bottom, breaks up a pass intended for Buffalo Bills' Gabriel Davis, top, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

New York Jets’ Blessuan Austin, bottom, breaks up a pass intended for Buffalo Bills’ Gabriel Davis, top, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

The Jets are still winless after seven weeks. The Bills used field goals to pick up their fifth win of the season. Josh Allen was 30-for-43 with 307 yards. Cole Beasley had 11 catches for 112 yards.

BILLS END 2-GAME SKID WITH 18-10 VICTORY OVER WINLESS JETS

SAINTS 27, PANTHERS 24

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts as he runs off the field after defeating the Carolina Panthers in a NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. The Saints won 27-24. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts as he runs off the field after defeating the Carolina Panthers in a NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. The Saints won 27-24. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

The Saints kicked a field goal in the fourth quarter to take a three-point lead and never looked back. Drew Brees was 29-for-36 with 287 passing yards and two touchdown passes. Panthers receiver D.J. Moore had four catches for 93 yards and two scores.

BREES’ CLUTCH PRECISION LIFTS SAINTS PAST PANTHERS, 27-24

STEELERS 27, TITANS 24

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers Alex Highsmith (56) and T.J. Watt (90) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers Alex Highsmith (56) and T.J. Watt (90) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

The Steelers held off a charging Titans team late in the game. Ben Roethlisberger had two touchdowns as Pittsburgh remained undefeated. Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown had six catches for 153 yards and a touchdown.

STEELERS DOMINATE EARLY, HOLD OFF TITANS FOR 27-24 WIN

BROWNS 37, BENGALS 34

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Baker Mayfield bounced back and threw a game-winning touchdown pass to Donovan Peoples-Jones to win the game. Cleveland was able to withstand Joe Burrow’s 406 passing yards and three touchdown passes.

BROWNS’ BAKER MAYFIELD TOSSES GAME-WINNING TD PASS TO DONOVAN PEOPLES-JONES TO BEAT BENGALS

LIONS 23, FALCONS 22

Detroit Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson (88) celebrates his touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Atlanta. The Detroit Lions won 23-22. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Detroit Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson (88) celebrates his touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Atlanta. The Detroit Lions won 23-22. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

A timing error essentially cost the Falcons the game. Matthew Stafford used the last minute he had to drive down the field and score a game-winning touchdown for Detroit.

MATTHEW STAFFORD LEADS LIONS ON GAME-WINNING DRIVE, TOSSES TD PASS TO T.J. HOCKENSON TO TOP FALCONS

BUCCANEERS 45, RAIDERS 20

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady, left, after Gronkowski scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady, left, after Gronkowski scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes and 369 passing yards on the way to a blowout victory against the Raiders. He also had a rushing touchdown to his credit. Scotty Miller was his top target with six catches for 109 yards. Las Vegas receiver Nelson Agholor had five catches for 107 yards and a touchdown.

BRADY’S 4 TD PASSES LEAD BUCS PAST RAIDERS 45-20

49ERS 33, PATRIOTS 6

San Francisco 49ers running back Jeff Wilson Jr. (30) spins to gains yardage behind the block of tackle Daniel Brunskill (60) in the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

San Francisco 49ers running back Jeff Wilson Jr. (30) spins to gains yardage behind the block of tackle Daniel Brunskill (60) in the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

The 49ers proved to be no match for the Patriots. Jeff Wilson rushed for three touchdowns and 112 yards on three carries. Cam Newton threw three interceptions and looked like a shell of himself out on the field.

WILSON HAS 3 TDS BEFORE INJURY, 49ERS CRUSH PATRIOTS 33-6

CHIEFS 43, BRONCOS 16

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) reacts with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) reacts with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

The defending Super Bowl champions put on a solid performance against the Broncos on Sunday, easily taking care of their AFC West rival. Daniel Sorensen and Tyrann Mathieu both recorded interceptions. Sorensen returned his for a touchdown. Mathieu also recovered a fumble. Tershawn Wharton also had a fumble recovery. Denver had four turnovers in the loss.

CHIEFS ROUT BRONCOS 43-16 AS MAHOMES BARELY BREAKS A SWEAT

CHARGERS 39, JAGUARS 29

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert pitches the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert pitches the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Justin Herbert threw three touchdown passes and completed 27 of his 43 pass attempts for 347 yards in the win. He also had a rushing touchdown. Gardner Minshew II had two touchdown passes. James Robinson rushed for 119 yards and a touchdown.

HERBERT LEADS CHARGERS TO 39-29 VICTORY OVER JAGUARS

CARDINALS 37, SEAHAWKS 34

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Arizona fought hard and won the pivotal NFC West matchup in overtime. Kyler Murray was 34-for-48 with 360 passing yards and three touchdown passes. Zane Gonzalez hit a 48-yard field goal for the win. Seattle had its first loss of the season.

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NFL STANDINGS

AFC EAST

1). Bills (5-2)

2). Dolphins (3-3)

3). Patriots (2-4)

4). Jets (0-7)

AFC NORTH

1). Steelers 6-0

2). Ravens (5-1)

3). Browns (5-2)

4). Bengals (1-5-1)

AFC SOUTH

1). Titans (5-1)

2). Colts (4-2)

3). Texans (1-6)

4). Jaguars (1-6)

AFC WEST

1). Chiefs (6-1)

2). Raiders (3-3)

3). Chargers (2-4)

4). Broncos (2-4)

NFC EAST

1). Eagles (2-4-1)

2). Washington (2-5)

3). Cowboys 2-5)

4). Giants (1-6)

NFC NORTH

1). Bears (5-1)

2). Packers (5-1)

3). Lions (3-3)

4). Vikings (1-5)

NFC SOUTH

1). Buccaneers (5-2)

2). Saints (4-2)

3). Panthers (3-4)

4). Falcons (1-6)

NFC WEST

1). Seahawks (5-1)

2). Cardinals (5-2)

3). Rams (4-2)

4). 49ers (4-3)



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