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Bell bounces into end zone, Steelers win as time expires

Chargers tight end Antonio Gates gets his 100th career TD catch — the ninth NFL player to do so — in the first quarter Monday against the Steelers. He gets No. 101 later but Pittsburgh won.

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Chargers tight end Antonio Gates gets his 100th career TD catch — the ninth NFL player to do so — in the first quarter Monday against the Steelers. He gets No. 101 later but Pittsburgh won.

SAN DIEGO — Le'Veon Bell scored on a 1-yard wildcat run as time expired Monday night to give Mike Vick and the Steelers a stunning 24-20 victory over the Chargers.

With five seconds left, Bell took a direct snap, ran left and was buried in traffic before diving for the end zone and getting the ball across the line as linebacker Donald Butler dragged him down.

Vick, struggling until the fourth quarter, kept the drive alive with a 24-yard scramble up the middle, then a 16-yard pass to tight end Heath Miller one play before Bell's big run. San Diego rookie Josh Lambo kicked a go-ahead, 54-yard field goal with 2: 56 left.

Safety Will Allen, a former Buc, left with an injured ankle and did not return.

Chiefs' Charles out for season with torn ACL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee.

The star hurt his knee in the third quarter of Sunday's loss to Chicago. An MRI exam Monday confirmed the tear.

Charles tore the ACL in his other knee four years ago, missing most of the season.

"I talked to Jamaal (Sunday) and he was obviously down," coach Andy Reid said before learning the diagnosis, "but he is positive about coming back, getting himself back. That's where his energy will be directed, getting through the surgery and getting back to where he can play."

Bills: Running back Cierre Wood (knee injury) is out for the season. Buffalo brought back defensive end Ikemefuna Enemkpali, who finished serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's player personal conduct policy. Enemkpali was suspended for a punch that broke the jaw of Jets quarterback Geno Smith during a locker room altercation in August.

Browns: Cornerback Joe Haden will likely miss a game with a concussion sustained in Sunday's game at Baltimore. Haden, a former Florida standout already playing with a broken right ring finger, was hurt when he came up to stop a screen pass on the first play of the fourth quarter.

Cardinals: Veteran defensive end/outside linebacker and longtime Colts star Dwight Freeney signed a one-year contract, the Associated Press reported.

Colts: Quarterback Andrew Luck fully participated in practice for the first time in two weeks, though his availability for Sunday's showdown with New England remained unknown. Luck (sore right shoulder) has missed the past two games.

Cowboys: Receiver Dez Bryant got an injection of stem cells to accelerate the healing process in his broken right foot, the Washington Post reported. Bryant, out since the team's Sept. 13 opener, got an injection of stem cells from the bone marrow in his hip, team owner Jerry Jones said.

Dolphins: Special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi was promoted to assistant head coach by interim coach Dan Campbell.

Jaguars: Quarterback Blake Bortles sprained his throwing Sunday against the Bucs, but coach Gus Bradley said, "We think he should be in good shape" to play against Houston on Sunday.

Jets: Defensive end Sheldon Richardson returned to practice after a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Lions: Linebacker DeAndre Levy might be out for the season after re-aggravating the hip injury that had forced him to miss the first four games, coach Jim Caldwell said.

Ravens: Cornerback Will Davis, acquired from the Dolphins last month for a 2016 seventh-round NFL draft pick, is out for the season with a torn ACL in his knee.

Saints: Veteran receiver Marques Colston separated a shoulder in Sunday's loss to the Eagles, NFL Network reported.

Bell bounces into end zone, Steelers win as time expires 10/12/15 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:06am]
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