Week 3 for the NFL Ducks

In week 3 of the NFL season, a former Duck recovered a fumble and another had his best rushing game of the season. A former Duck punter averaged 47.3-yards per punt and two former Duck team mates now pro teammates are part of a team showing promise -- even though they came up just short today.

(PHOTO) Cleveland Browns running back Reuben Droughns (34) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts cornerback Jason David (42) and linebacker David Thornton during the first quarter in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005. (AP Photo/Tom Strattman)

The San Diego Chargers (1-2) won their first game of the season by trouncing the New York Giants, 45-23. San Diego tight end Justin Peelle had a catch for a yard Chargers' defensive end Igor Olshansky played in the game.

The Tennessee Titans (1-2) lost to the St. Louis Rams (2-1) by a score of 31-27, bit Titan linebacker Peter Sirmon recovered a fumble and had 2 tackles.

Punter Josh Bidwell had 6 punts for a 47.3-yard average with a long of 57 yards and one inside the 20, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Green Bay Packers, 17-16. Tampa Bay improves to 3-0 while the Packers are now 0-3.

The undefeated and hot Cincinnati Bengals (3-0) rolled the Chicago Bears, 24-7. Cincinnati cornerback Rashad Bauman was listed as Not Active. The loss dropped the Bears to 1-2 for the season.

The Miami Dolphins improved their record to 2-1 with a 27-24 win over the Carolina Panthers (1-2). Quarterback A.J. Feeley was listed as Not Active for the Dolphins.

The Cleveland Browns (1-2) kept it close with the Indianapolis Colts (3-0) but in the end it was a 13-6 Colt victory. Browns running back Reuben Droughns had 76 yards on 22 carries and also caught 3 passes for 22 yards.

Maurice Morris had 11 carries for 4 yards for the Seattle Seahawks in the 37-12 win over the Arizona Cardinals. The Seahawks are now 2-1 for the young season and the Cardinals are 0-3.

The Dallas Cowboys (2-1) slipped by the San Francisco 49ers, 34-31. 49ers' safety Keith Lewis had 2 tackles and offensive lineman Adam Snyder played in the game. The 49ers now have a record of 1-2 for the year.

Wesly Mallard, linebacker for the New England Patriots (3-0) was Not Active in the Patriots' 23-20 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1).

The Jacksonville Jaguars beat the New York Jets, 26-20 in overtime. Jacksonville's tight end George Wrighster played in the game that improved his team's record to 2-1 while the Jets are now 1-2.

Tomorrow night, Samie Parker and the Kansas City Chiefs will take on the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football.

The Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens, Washington Redskins and Houston Texans all had an open date this week.

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