Patriots beat Bills, lose two starters

The Patriots (4-2) proved again that they're far from dead with a 37-22 win at Buffalo (3-3) on Sunday.

Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes, but running back Stevan Ridley exited with what's feared to be a torn ACL.

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Chargers edge Raiders 31-28

San Diego (5-1) remained a half-game ahead of Denver (4-1) with a 31-28 shootout win over Oakland (0-5).

Philip Rivers tossed three touchdown passes, while Branden Oliver scored once and topped 100 yards for the second straight week.

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Gut Reaction: Week 6 - Broncos @ Jets

“It’s so f#$king easy! It’s so easy!

That’s how Julius Thomas described today’s game after his second touchdown.

But it really wasn’t. Don’t let the score fool you. The Jets had the ball and were one score away from tying the game with a minute left to play.

Lucky for the Broncos, the Jets were 95 yards away and Geno Smith was their quarterback.

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Final Score: Broncos 31, Jets 17

Denver (4-1) overcame 11 penalties and two fumbles for a 31-17 (Game Book) win in New Jersey, sending the Jets (1-5) to their fifth straight loss.

Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Julius Thomas, and Ronnie Hillman hit the 100-yard mark in his first NFL start.

Demaryius Thomas added 10 catches for 124 yards and a score, Von Miller notched two sacks, and Aqib Talib iced the game with a late pick-six.

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Typical NFL kicker Matt Prater misses two field goals

In his debut for the Lions, Matt Prater went 1/3 on field goal attempts, making from 52 and missing from 50 and 44.

This doesn't mean Prater isn't any good, or that the Broncos were right to cut him last week.

Prater is far less than automatic, just like most NFL kickers.

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Open Thread: Sunday Week 6

Enjoy the games, and Go Raiders (vs San Diego)!

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Julius Thomas on torching Jets: It’s so f@#$ing easy!

Julius Thomas's second touchdown catch against the Jets on Sunday put Denver ahead by 24-7.

He punctuated the score by saying what everyone watching was thinking at the time, with some R-rated emphasis to boot:

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Broncos lose Danny Trevathan to knee injury against Jets

Although Denver headed into the locker room with a 17-7 lead over the Jets, it was a costly first half.

Danny Trevathan was carted off with an injury to his left knee during the Jets' opening drive.

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Open Thread: Broncos @ Jets

Inactives: Denver - Montee Ball, Cody Latimer, Tony Carter, Mitch Unrein, Lerentee McCray, Ben Garland, Michael Schofield

Jets - WR David Nelson, DT T.J. Barnes, S Josh Bush, T Dakota Dozier, OL Ben Ijalana, DE IK Enemkpali, and WR Chris Owusu (Eric Decker and David Harris are active)

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Rex Ryan’s job reportedly safe for now

Good Morning, Broncos fans! There's been talk all week that Rex Ryan is coaching for his job.

According to Ian Rapoport, speaking on NFL GameDay Morning, that's not the case.

In an apparent attempt to quiet that chatter, the Jets are putting out word that owner Woody Johnson won't consider Rex's status until after the season.

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