Early games wrap

· DeShaun Foster filled in for the injured Stephen Davis and broke off two big runs, John Kasay kicked a 47-yard field goal 5:39 into overtime to lift the Panthers to a 23-20 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. In a battle of unbeaten teams, Carolina (5-0) improved on its best start in franchise history and is one of three NFL teams that have yet to lose, along with Kansas City and Minnesota.

· Aaron Brooks threw a pair of touchdown passes and the Saints scored 10 points off a pair of fumbles by Stewart and ended a three-game skid with a 20-13 victory over the Chicago Bears.

· Morten Andersen kicked a game-tying 31-yard field goal with one second left in the fourth quarter and Trent Green hit Eddie Kennison with a 51-yard touchdown pass 6:18 into overtime to lift the Chiefs to a 40-34 victory over the Green Bay Packers. The Chiefs (6-0) improved the best start in the 43-year history of the franchise and remained one of three unbeaten teams in the NFL along with Carolina (5-0) and Minnesota (5-0).

· Sam Madison had a fumble recovery and two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown, as the Dolphins rattled Leftwich and rolled to their fourth straight win, a 24-10 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Playing without injured star linebacker Junior Seau, the Dolphins' defense didn't miss a beat. During its winning streak, Miami has allowed no more than one touchdown in any contest. Overall, the Dolphins surrender 11.6 points per game, among the best in the NFL.

· Facing Bill Belichick's multiple fronts and disguised coverage's, Kerry Collins threw a career high-tying four interceptions as the New England Patriots posted a 17-6 victory over the New England Patriots.

· William Green rushed for 145 yards and the go-ahead touchdown as the Cleveland Browns defeated the reeling Raiders, 13-7. In his second year out of Boston College, Green became the first Brown to rush for at least 100 yards in back-to-back games since Kevin Mack in 1986. Green had 115 yards on a career-high 33 carries last week in a 33-13 win at Pittsburgh.

· Randal Williams returned an onsides kick on the game's first play and Billy Cundiff booted the winning field goal with 71 seconds left as the Cowboys won their fourth straight with a 23-21 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

· Brad Johnson threw four touchdown passes for the Buccaneers, whose vaunted defense gave up 28 points in the fourth quarter - 21 over the final 3:37 - of Monday night's 38-35 overtime loss to Indianapolis. Tampa Bay turned it around this week, scoring 28 unanswered points in the final 23 1/2 minutes. The defending Super Bowl champions moved back over .500 at 3-2, improving to 3-0 on the road.

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