10/16 Inside The Zone – Sectional Preview

Check in with The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny and WANE-TV’s Glenn Marini as they preview the first Friday of the postseason in this week’s edition of “Inside The Zone.”

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.

Novak’s late kick leads Chargers past Raiders 17-16

Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play of the game and the Chargers took advantage of a key missed extra point by Giorgio Tavecchio after a bad snap to beat the Oakland Raiders 17-16 on Sunday.

Steelers outlast Chiefs 19-13 to defeat NFL’s last unbeaten

Le’Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers spent Sunday beating up on the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers’ star running back churned out 179 yards and a touchdown in a performance reminiscent of January’s playoff victory over Kansas City.

Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson wants more.

Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Texans the 33-17 victory.

With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Harrison Smith led Minnesota’s defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC North.

Cousins struggles as Redskins barely hold on to beat 49ers

Washington’s Kirk Cousins threw for two touchdowns, ran for a score, and also had an interception as part of an inconsistent performance against his past — and possibly — future mentor Kyle Shanahan’s winless San Francisco 49ers in a 26-24 victory Sunday.

Brady gets wins record, Patriots hold off Jets 24-17

Tom Brady set the NFL record for regular-season victories by a quarterback, getting his 187th as the New England Patriots held on for a 24-17 win over the New York Jets on Sunday to claim first place in the AFC East.

Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Watson has thrown 15 touchdown passes this season, the most in NFL history by a rookie in a team’s first six games. It equals the number of TD throws Brock Osweiler had in 15 games last season.

Packers: Rodgers could miss rest of season with collarbone

Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone.

Rodgers left the game against Minnesota in the first quarter on Sunday, and the Packers announced at halftime that his season is in jeopardy after the injury was diagnosed.

Dolphins rally from 17-point deficit to stun Falcons 20-17

Jay Cutler threw a pair of touchdown passes, Cody Parkey kicked a pair of field goals and the Miami Dolphins rallied from a 17-0 halftime deficit to stun the Atlanta Falcons 20-17 on Sunday.

Matt Ryan had another crucial interception with the Falcons in position to at least attempt a tying field goal.