National Football League
Steelers erupt in 2nd half, hand Panthers 1st loss
Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger was 22-of-30 for 196 yards.
Charlotte, NC ( - Ben Roethlisberger threw two second-half touchdown passes to Antonio Brown as the Pittsburgh Steelers downed the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night.

Le'Veon Bell had 147 yards on 21 carries and LeGarrette Blount ran 10 times for 118 yards and a touchdown, giving the Steelers (2-1) two 100-yard rushers in a game for the first time since 1986.

Roethlisberger was 22-of-30 for 196 yards, while Brown finished with 90 yards on 10 receptions.  Full Story

Cousins wins and loses in Philly
By John McMullen, NFL Editor
Philadelphia, PA ( - Winning ugly beats losing pretty every time.

The Washington Redskins and new starter Kirk Cousins piled up 511 yards of offense on Sunday but they couldn't muster one when it mattered most, losing a shootout to NFC East rival Philadelphia, 37-34.

DeSean Jackson's return to the City of Brotherly Love and a rare bench- clearing brawl in the fourth quarter provided the sizzle in the contest but Cousins' first test in what is set to be an extended look as the 'Skins starting quarterback was the steak, at least for Washington.  Full Story