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Vikings win 7th straight, North lead 3

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DETROIT (AP) Case Keenum stood in the pocket to take a hit, dipped his right shoulder to slip out of a sack and shuffled his feet in the pocket to give his receivers more time to get open.

Looking like a savvy winner, instead of a journeyman, he picked apart Detroit's defense with his arm and made plays with his legs to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Lions 30-23 Thursday.

Keenum threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score in the first half to give the Vikings a double-digit lead and they went on to win a seventh straight game.

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Rivers' 434 help Chargers rip Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers are on the move. Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are fading fast.

Rivers threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns in his first Thanksgiving game in his 14th season and the Chargers beat the fading Cowboys 28-6 on Thursday.

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Stafford plays through ankle injury

DETROIT (AP) Matthew Stafford's latest attempt at a fourth-quarter comeback fizzled - and now his health is a concern too.

Stafford played on after appearing to injure his right ankle Thursday, but the Lions didn't have a first down on either of their final two drives in a 30-23 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

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Redskins Williams, Giants' Shepard out

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams is inactive for the Washington Redskins against the New York Giants because of an injured right knee.

The Thanksgiving night game is the third time in the past five weeks that Williams has been sidelined by the knee. His absence means Washington is missing three-fifths of its starting offensive line, because left guard Shawn Lauvao and center Spencer Long went on injured reserve this week.

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Bears place LB Floyd on injured reserve

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd was placed on injured reserve Thursday by the Chicago Bears, ending his season because of a knee injury.

Floyd suffered a right knee injury Sunday in a 27-24 loss at Soldier Field to the Detroit Lions. He was attempting to make a tackle on a running play and collided with teammate Kyle Fuller.

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KC signs CB Revis to shore up secondary

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs needed help in their leaky defensive backfield.

Darrelle Revis was ready to provide it.

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Bills back to Taylor, bench Peterman

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Rather than risk another meltdown with the Bills still in the midst of the playoff race, coach Sean McDermott had little choice but to reverse course at quarterback.

Tyrod Taylor will start on Sunday when Buffalo (5-5) travels to play the Kansas City Chiefs (6-4).

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Cutler still in protocol, not ruled out

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler remains in the concussion protocol and is not practicing Wednesday, but he hasn't yet been ruled out of Sunday's game at New England.

Coach Adam Gase says he's taking the quarterback situation day to day. Matt Moore would make his second start of the season if Cutler doesn't play.

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Cut by Seattle, Freeney claimed by Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have added Dwight Freeney off waivers from Seattle.

Detroit acquired the 37-year-old Freeney on Wednesday, a day before hosting the Minnesota Vikings in a possibly pivotal game for the NFC North title.

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Brady skips practice with Achilles issue

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sat out practice Wednesday with what the team says is an Achilles tendon injury.

Brady has started all 10 games this season for New England. He also has yet to miss a game because of an injury since 2008 when he suffered a season-ending knee injury in the opening game.

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