(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Sunday’s National Football League games:
Seahawks 24, Eagles 10
Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, and the Seattle defense held the league’s No. 1 offense to a season low in points as the Seahawks beat the Philadelphia Eagles 24-10 on Sunday night.
The Seahawks (8-4) ended the Eagles’ winning streak at nine games and put themselves back into playoff position, thanks to the Atlanta Falcons’ loss to the Minnesota Vikings earlier in the day. The Eagles (10-2) dropped into a dead heat with the Vikings (10-2) for the top seed in the NFC.
Wilson outdueled Carson Wentz, who had his streak of games with multiple touchdown passes stopped at seven. Wentz completed 29 of 45 throws for 348 yards, with one touchdown and one interception. Wilson hit 20 of 31 for 227 yards and threw scoring passes to Jimmy Graham, Tyler Lockett and J.D. McKissic.
Patriots 23, Bills 3
Tom Brady went 21-of-30 passing for 258 yards en route to his 27th career victory over Buffalo as New England won its eighth straight game.
Brady broke Brett Favre’s NFL record for most wins against a single opponent.
The Patriots (10-2) reached double-digit victories for the 15th straight season while the Bills fell to 6-6.
New England’s Rex Burkhead rushed for 78 yards and two touchdowns and Dion Lewis added 92 yards. Tight end Rob Gronkowski, whose late hit in the fourth quarter may net him a fine or suspension, caught nine passes for 147 yards.
Vikings 14, Falcons 9
Minnesota shut down Atlanta’s Julio Jones and stretched their winning streak to eight games.
Case Keenum threw two short touchdown passes and the Vikings (10-2) held the Falcons (7-5) to three field goals.
Keenum completed 25-of-30 passes for 227 yards as the Vikings all but locked up first place in the NFC North.
Jones had just two catches for 24 yards.
Saints 31, Panthers 21
Rookie running back Alvin Kamara had 126 offensive yards and scored two touchdowns to power New Orleans past Carolina.
The win lifted the Saints into sole possession of first place in the NFC South.
In sweeping the season series with the Panthers (8-4), the 9-3 Saints took a one-game lead in the division, using a powerful running game to gain 148 yards against the league’s…