Federal appeals court: Cowboys’ Elliott can play Sunday

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City issued a one-page order Friday temporarily blocking a lower-court ruling that cleared the way this week for Elliott to begin serving the disciplinary penalty.

Jets damage Bills’ AFC East standing, 34-21

Buffalo’s pursuit of AFC East kingpin New England was stymied by the New York Jets, who controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides in a 34-21 win that never was close in the second half.

NFL Today, Week 8

Denver at Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. EDT, ESPN. Kansas City has won three straight in the series. Broncos RB Jamaal Charles needs 44 yards from scrimmage to reach 10,000.

Cowboys ‘Feed Zeke,’ capitalize on mistakes to beat Redskins

Ezekiel Elliott ran for 150 yards and two touchdowns and the Dallas Cowboys took advantage of a blocked field goal return and three turnovers to beat the Washington Redskins 33-19 Sunday and move into sole possession of second place in the NFC East.

Opportunistic Bills rout sloppy Raiders, 34-14

What’s not to love about a Bills team that improved to 5-2 to match its best start during a 17-year postseason drought — the longest active streak in North America’s four major professional sports leagues.

Dunlap’s interception rallies Bengals over Colts 24-23

The lineman snatched the ball out of the air, tucked it under his arm and ran 16 yards for a game-turning touchdown Sunday, rallying the Cincinnati Bengals to a 24-23 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in a game neither team could afford to lose.

Opportunistic Bills rout sloppy Raiders, 34-14

Rookie linebacker Matt Milano scored on a 40-yard fumble return on a rain-slick field, and the Buffalo Bills forced four turnovers in beating the Oakland Raiders 34-14 on Sunday.