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Bengals dropped from unbeaten ranks

Bengals receiver Marvin Jones stiff arms Houston’s Whitney Mercilus during Cincinnati’s 10-6 loss, its first this season.

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Bengals receiver Marvin Jones stiff arms Houston’s Whitney Mercilus during Cincinnati’s 10-6 loss, its first this season.

CINCINNATI — T.J. Yates threw a go-ahead touchdown in relief of injured Brian Hoyer, and the Texans stunned the Bengals 10-6 on Monday night, handing Cincinnati its first loss of the season.

Yates entered after Hoyer headed to the locker room with a concussion late in the third quarter. Houston trailed 6-3 at the time.

Yates threw a 22-yard touchdown to DeAndre Hopkins with 14:20 left in the game to give the Texans the lead.

The Bengals were driving in the final minute and appeared to have a first down to the Houston 23, but receiver A.J. Green had the ball knocked away from him by Quintin Demps as he was falling. A replay review upheld the call of a fumble.

PATS LOSE EDELMAN: Patriots receiver Julian Edelman left Sunday's win over the Giants after hurting his left foot in the first half. "Julian has been incredible for us. Incredible," quarterback Tom Brady said on his weekly radio show on. "It's just unfortunate to lose such a critical player. But you've just got to try to figure it out different ways to get it done."

Late Sunday: Carson Palmer and the Cardinals took hold of the NFC West with a 39-32 win over the Seahawks in Seattle. Palmer rebounded from two fumbles in the fourth quarter that led to 12 points for Seattle, the second one scooped up and returned 22 yards for a touchdown by Bobby Wagner that gave the Seahawks a 29-25 lead. Arizona leads Seattle and St. Louis by three games in the division. Cardinals guard Mike Iupati, who was strapped to a gurney and taken off in an ambulance after his head-on collision with Kam Chancellor in the first half, flew back to Phoenix with the team. All tests came out negative.

Saints ax Ryan: Saints coach Sean Payton said Rob Ryan was fired as defensive coordinator a day after New Orleans allowed 526 yards in a 47-14 loss at Washington. Senior assistant Dennis Allen will assume his duties.

Cruz out: Giants receiver Victor Cruz said he needs season-ending surgery to repair a small tear in his left calf. He has not played since tearing a patellar tendon against Philadelphia in October 2014.

Call missed: The league said Jacksonville should have been penalized on the play that preceded its winning field goal against the Ravens. The Jaguars did not get set but the play, on which Baltimore linebacker Elvis Dumervil grabbed quarterback Blake Bortles' facemask, stood. That penalty gave Jacksonville one more play with no time on the clock and Jason Myers hit a 53-yard field goal to win it.

Broncos: Safety T.J. Ward won't be suspended over his ejection from Sunday's loss to the Chiefs.

Browns: Receiver Andrew Hawkins was hospitalized overnight at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center after his second concussion in three weeks. The 5-foot-7, 180-pound Hawkins left early in the fourth quarter after taking a shot from Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones.

Rams: Case Keenum will replace Nick Foles as the starting quarterback, coach Jeff Fisher said a day after a loss at home to Chicago.

Redskins: The league suspended linebacker Junior Galette for two games without pay. Galette will serve the ban while he is on injured reserve (torn Achilles). Galette, then with the Saints, was arrested in January after an alleged domestic dispute. Charges were dropped.

Titans: Receiver Justin Hunter (ankle) and cornerback Jason McCourty (groin) will have season-ending surgeries, interim coach Mike Mularkey said.

Bengals dropped from unbeaten ranks 11/16/15 [Last modified: Monday, November 16, 2015 11:34pm]
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