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Sanders has sixth 1,000-yard season

In a 28-25 win over the Giants, Detroit's Barry Sanders joined Eric Dickerson as the only NFL back to rush for 1,000 yards in each of his first six seasons. The Lions running back also increased another streak: he hasn't turned over the ball in 561 consecutive plays.

Some kicker: The Browns' Matt Stover was 2-for-2 in field goals, giving him the highest percentage in Cleveland history, .747 (65-of-87). Matt Bahr held the previous standard of .741.

Dave Meggett's 56-yard punt return for a touchdown was the sixth of his career and the first time he has done it twice in a season.

Fine mark: By creating five turnovers in a 44-10 win over the Chiefs, the Bills moved to plus-2 on the season on the giveaway-takeaway list. For the season, Buffalo has 18 takeaways. Sunday, it converted four of the Chiefs' five giveaways into points. Before Sunday, Buffalo had at least one turnover in each game.

Hot kicks: The Bills' Steve Christie is 15-for-15 for the year and 100-for-124 for his career on field goals, the best percentage in NFL history. John Carney of the Chargers had two field goals in a 35-15 win over the Seahawks, giving him 18 in a row and 22-of-23.

Finally .500: The Raiders' 17-14 win over the Oilers boosted Los Angeles to .500 for the first time this season.

Thomas has post-game trash talk

Even after a 34-point victory over the Chiefs, Bills running back Thurman Thomas found a reason to get mad.

Asked whether the team wondered about its stalled offense, Thomas said: "We still have a winning record. You media people, y'all write all that . . . about "They need to do this and they need to do that.' Hey, we're going to do what we want to do. . . .

"Y'all are not playing. Half of you in here don't even know how to play football."

A reporter then asked if the Bills wanted to use the big victory to build momentum for the second half of the season.

"I think 44 points is enough damn momentum," Thomas said, storming out. When the reporter tried to ask a followup, Thomas told him to shut up.

Chief injuries: Kansas City lost three starters in a 44-10 loss at Buffalo. Cornerback Mark Collins sustained a deep thigh bruise on the opening kickoff and was taken off the field on a stretcher. Defensive end Neil Smith sprained an ankle, and tackle John Alt injured his back.

More hurts: Center Brian Williams was hit in the abdomen late in the first half of a 28-25 overtime loss to Detroit and taken to New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center for overnight observation. . . . The Jets' Johnny Johnson had 44 yards rushing and 21 on four receptions before leaving a 28-25 loss to the Colts with a right hamstring injury early in the third quarter. He was listed as questionable for next week. . . . Browns defensive tackle Michael Dean Perry (sprained left shoulder) and running back Leroy Hoard (bruised right shoulder) and Broncos running back Leonard Russell (sprained his left ankle) were hurt in the Denver victory.

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