SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Chargers are winning the way other teams beat them last year: by running the ball and forcing turnovers.
Rookie running back LaDainian Tomlinson broke loose for touchdowns on three straight second-half possessions, and the Chargers won a showdown of surprising unbeaten teams, 28-14 over Cincinnati on Sunday.
The game was tied 7-7 at halftime before Tomlinson broke loose with scoring runs of 4, 2 and 3 yards. He finished with 107 yards on 21 carries, his second 100-yard game in three starts.
The Chargers (3-0) forced four turnovers by Cincinnati (2-1), including Jon Kitna's first three interceptions of the season. Cornerback Ryan McNeil had two pickoffs to give him five this season.
Patriots 44, Colts 13
FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) -- Otis Smith and Ty Law intercepted passes from Peyton Manning and returned them for touchdowns, lifting New England to its first victory.
Indianapolis (2-1) averaged 33 first-half points in their two victories as Manning threw six touchdown passes. But he also threw four interceptions, and that tendency continued against the Patriots, who led 20-0 at halftime.
Antowain Smith ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns for the Patriots (1-2), who won without injured quarterback Drew Bledsoe.
Rams 42, Dolphins 10
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kurt Warner threw four touchdown passes, and Marshall Faulk scored three touchdowns in a rout of Miami (2-1).
The Rams (3-0), rolled up 451 yards in total offense, including a 99-yard scoring drive in the third quarter.
Warner, 16-0 in home games, counting regular season and playoffs, was 24-for-31 for 328 yards and no interceptions. In the first two games, he had four touchdown passes and three pickoffs.
Warner opened the game going 8-for-8 for 68 yards on a 10-play drive capped by a 3-yard touchdown pass to Ricky Proehl, giving him 13 straight completions in a span of two games.
Chiefs 45, Redskins 13
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Kansas City scored more points in the second quarter than it managed in the first two games, and Priest Holmes had 147 yards rushing and 78 yards receiving against Washington.
New Chiefs coach Dick Vermeil avoided his first 0-3 start, a record that new Redskins coach Marty Schottenheimer now has for the first time in his 16-year career.
Holmes had 99 yards rushing and scored three times in the second quarter alone. The Chiefs, who scored 28 points in the quarter, had only 27 in losses to Oakland and the New York Giants.
Trent Green, whose quarterback rating was third from the bottom in the AFC entering the game, was 8-for-9 for 133 yards in the second quarter and finished 21-for-26 for 307 yards with three touchdowns.
Packers 28, Panthers 7
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Brett Favre passed for 308 yards and three touchdowns, two coming after Carolina fumbles by Steve Smith, as Green Bay remained undefeated.
The Packers also got 128 total yards from Ahman Green, and the defense held Carolina (1-2) to 169 yards.
Favre shook off two early interceptions to lead the Packers (3-0) to 28 consecutive points and their seventh straight victory.
Giants 21, Saints 13
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Michael Strahan had three sacks, and Ron Dayne and Tiki Barber set up their own second-quarter touchdown runs with big plays.
New York (2-1) won the first game at Giants Stadium since the terrorist attacks.
Kerry Collins added a 46-yard touchdown pass to Joe Jurevicius with 6:05 to play for the Giants, who practice on a field in sight of the ruins of the twin towers.
The game had a tight ending as Sam Garnes and rookie Will Peterson broke up passes in the end zone, giving New Orleans (1-1) one final shot from the 9 with 4 seconds to play.
Willie Jackson caught Aaron Brooks' pass after shoving cornerback Emmanuel McDaniel. A call of offensive pass interference, the 14th penalty against the Saints, ended the game.
Steelers 20, Bills 3
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Cornerback Dewayne Washington ran Travis Henry's fumble 63 yards for a touchdown, lifting Pittsburgh past Buffalo, which opened a season 0-3 for only the second time since 1986.
The Steelers (1-1) sacked Rob Johnson four times and held the Bills (0-3) to 172 yards. Pittsburgh hadn't played since their 21-3 loss to Jacksonville on Sept. 9.
Johnson, who appeared to hurt his right foot, finished 13-for-22 for 104 yards.
Browns 23, Jaguars 14
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Tim Couch led Cleveland to the go-ahead field goal, and Daylon McCutcheon sealed the game with a 32-yard interception return for a touchdown.
Seeking its first 3-0 start since 1998, Jacksonville started the game without Fred Taylor (groin injury) and Tony Boselli (shoulder). Mark Brunell quickly joined them on the bench after taking a hit in the head from Gerard Warren on Jacksonville's first offensive play.
The Browns made just two first downs and gained just 53 yards in a 48-0 loss to the Jaguars last December.
Ravens 20, Broncos 13
DENVER (AP) -- Baltimore held Denver to 228 yards total offense, and Qadry Ismail and Travis Taylor each caught touchdown passes.
The Ravens (2-1) rebounded from a surprising loss to Cincinnati last week. The Broncos (2-1), who managed three points in the AFC wild card game at Baltimore last season, committed three turnovers.
Elvis Grbac threw a 3-yard TD pass to Taylor with 8:51 remaining to give the Ravens a 20-13 lead.
Raiders 38, Seahawks 14
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Jerry Rice scored his first two touchdowns with Oakland as the Raiders (2-1) scored the first 38 points against Seattle (1-2).
Rich Gannon rushed for a score and also completed 19 of 28 passes for 217 yards and three TDs.
Rice's two TDs, which went for 33 and 14 yards, ran his NFL record to 189, 178 on receptions.
Falcons 34, Cardinals 14
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chris Chandler threw for three touchdowns, two to Terance Mathis, and rookie Jay Feely kicked field goals of 34 and 55 yards for Atlanta (2-1).
Maurice Smith, playing in place of the injured Jamal Anderson, rushed for 80 yards and a touchdown in 21 carries. Smith, who didn't carry the ball in Atlanta's first two games, also went 79 yards for a touchdown on a short pass from Chandler, who was 20-for-33 for 286 yards with no interceptions.
Jake Plummer was 23-of-35 for 276 yards and a touchdown for Arizona (0-2), but fumbled a snap and threw three interceptions.
Eagles 40, Cowboys 18
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Donovan McNabb threw for three touchdowns, and Correll Buckhalter ran for 99 yards and a touchdown, leading Philadelphia to a rout of Dallas.
The Eagles (2-1) scored 26 points in the second quarter off four fumbles and a blocked punt after the Cowboys led 6-0.
Dallas (0-3) turned the ball over five times and managed just one first down and 11 yards in the first half.
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