The Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers improved to surprise 4-0 win-loss records in the NFL.
The Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers improved to surprise 4-0 win-loss records in the NFL on Sunday.
Devonta Freeman scored three touchdowns in the Falcons' 48-21 victory against the Houston Texans.
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan completed 19 of 27 passes for 256 yards and a touchdown, with the Texans only rallying with a 21-point fourth quarter.
Also in the NFC South, the Panthers sit at 4-0 after Cam Newton led Carolina to a 37-23 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The quarterback finished with 124 yards and two TDs, while he rushed for 51 yards in the Panthers' victory.
Also unbeaten are the Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers.
Andy Dalton threw a 55-yard touchdown pass in the Bengals' 36-21 win against the Kansas City Chiefs and Brandon McManus' field goal saw the Broncos past the Minnesota Vikings 23-20.
Aaron Rodgers passed for 224 yards and a TD in the Packers' 17-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
The Arizona Cardinals slumped to their first loss of the season with a 24-22 defeat at the hands of the St Louis Rams and the New Orleans Saints claimed their first victory of the campaign with a 26-20 overtime win against the Dallas Cowboys.
The New York Jets were too good for the Miami Dolphins 27-14 at Wembley Stadium and Adam Vinatieri's overtime field goal saw the Indianapolis Colts edge the Jacksonville Jaguars 16-13.
Kirk Cousins' late TD pass helped the Washington Redskins to a 23-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants beat the Buffalo Bills 24-10.
Robbie Gould's 49-yard field goal saw the Chicago Bears rally past the Oakland Raiders 22-20 and the San Diego Chargers edged past the Cleveland Browns 30-27.