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Tom Brady's New Englad Patriots bounce back, San Diego Chargers thrash New York Jets

The New England Patriots bounced back from their shock loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, blitzing the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL on Sunday.

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The previously unbeaten Bengals were favourites in New England, but Tom Brady drove his side 292 yards from 23 completed passes - including two TDs - as they recovered from their heavy defeat to the Chiefs in September.

Stevan Ridley ran for 113 yards for the Patriots, including a 43-yard run, and also helped himself to a touchdown.

Rob Gronkowski was Brady's go-to man, delivering him a TD with the receiver gaining 100 yards in six completed plays.

The New York Jets' slump continued as they fell to a fourth straight loss, routed 31-0 by the San Diego Chargers.

The Chargers' win, powered by three touchdown passes from quarterback Philip Rivers, was their fourth in succession.

Trailing by 11 points during the last quarter, the New Orleans Saints came back to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 37-31 in overtime.

Khiry Robinson scored the match-winning touchdown in the additional period.

Peyton Manning threw four TD passes - included the 500th of his career - as the Denver Broncos dealt the Arizona Cardinals their first loss of the season 41-20.

The Cleveland Browns overturned a 25-point deficit to edge the Tennessee Titans 29-28, their first win away from home in more than 12 months.

The St Louis Rams launched a late comeback, but fell short of reeling in the Philadelphia Eagles who were 34-28 winners.

Also come-from-behind winners were the Carolina Panthers, who came from 14 points down to beat the Chicago Bears 31-24.

Dan Bailey slotted a 49-yard field goal in overtime to see the Dallas Cowboys past the Houston Texans 20-17.

The Buffalo Bills kept the Detroit Lions scoreless in the second half, coming back to win 17-14.

The Indianapolis Colts downed the Baltimore Ravens 20-13, the Pittsburgh Steelers silenced the winless Jacksonville Jaguars 17-9, the New York Giants produced a brilliant finish to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 30-20 and the San Francisco 49ers saw off the Kansas City Chiefs 22-17.

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