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Romo breaks collarbone as Cowboys beat Eagles 20-10

AP, PHILADELPHIA

The New England Patriots’ Tom Brady throws the ball in their game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York, on Sunday.

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Tony Romo on Sunday joined Dez Bryant on the injured list with a broken left collarbone, but the Dallas Cowboys shut down DeMarco Murray and beat the Philadelphia Eagles 20-10 in the NFL.

Kyle Wilber returned a blocked punt 26 yards for a touchdown and Brandon Weeden threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Terrance Williams as the Cowboys (2-0) overcame a team-record 18 penalties in their 10th consecutive road win.

Romo suffered a similar injury in Week 7 in 2010 and missed the rest of the season. The team said he was to be evaluated yesterday.

Dallas already lost Bryant last week. The All-Pro receiver is expected to miss at least six weeks after having foot surgery.

Murray had 2 yards rushing on 13 carries in his first game against his former team. Sam Bradford had three turnovers, including an interception in the end zone, for the Eagles (0-2).

PACKERS 27, SEAHAWKS 17

In Green Bay, Wisconsin, Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns as Green Bay outlasted Seattle in a rematch of last season’s NFC title game.

Rodgers orchestrated a 10-play 80-yard scoring drive, capped by a 5-yard scoring pass to Richard Rodgers. A two-point conversion made it 24-17 with 9 minutes, 28 seconds left.

Jayrone Elliott made a lunging one-handed interception of a short pass from Russell Wilson with 6 minutes, 50 seconds left, one of the rare mistakes in the second half for Seattle’s dual-threat quarterback.

The Packers cashed in with one of Mason Crosby’s four field goals on the night for a 10-point lead with two minutes remaining.

The Packers blew a 16-0 lead against the Seahawks in the NFL playoffs last year. They held on after giving up 13-3 lead at halftime on Sunday.

PATRIOTS 40, BILLS 32

In Orchard Park, New York, Tom Brady threw for 466 yards — the second-most of his career — and three touchdowns to lead New England over the Buffalo Bills.

Julian Edelman scored two touchdowns in a game that required the Patriots to stave off a fourth-quarter rally after building a 37-13 lead through three quarters against Buffalo.

Patriots placekicker Stephen Gostkowski hit a 25-yard field goal with 1 minute, 15 seconds left.

The Bills’ final drive ended on the next play from scrimmage, when Tyrod Taylor’s pass tipped off the hands of Sammy Watkins and was intercepted by Logan Ryan.

Brady improved to 24-3 against Buffalo and his passing yards were the most ever by a Bills opponent.

In other results, it was:

‧ Browns 28, Titans 14

‧ Buccaneers 29, Saints 19

‧ Raiders 37, Ravens 33

‧ Vikings 26, Lions 16

‧ Jaguars 23, Dolphins 20

‧ Cardinals 48, Bears 23

‧ Steelers 43, 49ers 18

‧ Bengals 24, Chargers 19

‧ Falcons, 24, Giants 20

‧ Redskins 24, Rams 10

‧ Panthers 24, Texans 17

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