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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Montana's Chiefs Beat 49ers

KANSAS CITY, Missouri -- Joe Montana used his familiar old magic to beat his former teammates as he quarterbacked the Kansas City Chiefs to a 24-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.


Montana, 38, who led the 49ers to four Super Bowl championships in the 1980s, passed for two touchdowns and completed 19-of-31 passes for 203 yards.


The veteran tried to talk about the team victory, not his personal revenge. "To play a team with a lot of power on offense and defense and come out on top means a lot," said Montana, who was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City before the 1993 season to make way for Steve Young.


Young completed 24-of-34 passes for 288 yards and one TD, but threw two interceptions, fumbled once and was sacked four times. "The master still had some more to teach the student," Young said.


A fumble by San Francisco's John Taylor with 2:23 left ended the 49ers' last chance.


In other NFL action Sunday:


Bills 38, Patriots 35. Steve Christie saved the Bills (1-1) with a 32-yard field goal with 52 seconds left after his team blew a 14-point halftime lead.


Buffalo, the AFC champions the last four seasons, got in trouble when Jim Kelly, who threw four touchdowns in the first half, had two interceptions in the fourth quarter. Both led to New England touchdowns, tying the score at 35 with 4:22 left.


Drew Bledsoe threw for three touchdowns and 380 yards, and the Patriots scored 35 points for the second straight week but still fell to 0-2.


Cowboys 20, Oilers 17. The Cowboys won, but struggled against Bucky Richardson, making his debut at quarterback for the Oilers.


Subbing for the injured Cody Carlson, Richardson completed 20 of 42 passes for 242 yards, while Dallas' Troy Aikman was 14-of-25 for 228 yards.


But Dallas' defense got four sacks and two interceptions. Emmitt Smith had 90 yards on 27 carries.


Vikings 10, Lions 3. Warren Moon, in his first home game since the Vikings (1-1) acquired him from Houston in the offseason, completed 22 of 35 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown. Mitchell was 18-of-40 for 212 yards and was sacked six times for the Lions (1-1).


Buccaneers 24, Colts 10. Craig Erickson threw for 313 yards, including scoring passes of 50 yards to Charles Wilson and 48 yards to Jackie Harris, as the Bucs (1-1) weathered another big day by Marshall Faulk. Faulk, the second pick in this year's draft, ran for 104 yards on 18 carries and caught seven passes for 82 yards for the Colts.


Falcons 31, Rams 13. Andre Rison caught 12 passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns for the Falcons (1-1).


Jeff George was 29-of-38 for 287 yards. Miller threw three interceptions, one a tipped pass that Darnell Walker grabbed and returned 44 yards for a TD.


Dolphins 24, Packers 14. Rookie free agent Irving Spikes set up two first-half Dolphins touchdowns on his way to 70 yards rushing on 13 carries, before leaving early in the fourth quarter with a sprained right knee.


Dan Marino completed 17 of 25 passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns. Brett Favre was 31-of-51 for 362 yards.


Steelers 17, Browns 10. The Steelers (1-1) overcame a sloppy start and won at Cleveland for the first time since 1989.


Pittsburgh intercepted Vinny Testaverde four times, three by Darren Perry. Perry stopped a last-gasp drive by the Browns (1-1) when he picked off Testaverde's pass at the Pittsburgh 10 with 54 seconds to play.


Chargers 27, Bengals 10. Mark Seay caught eight passes, two for touchdowns, for 119 yards as the Chargers started the season 2-0.


Stan Humphries threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, Natrone Means ran for 107 yards and a touchdown, and San Diego's defense forced three turnovers deep in its own territory.


Jets 25, Broncos 22. Nick Lowery kicked a 39-yard field goal 3:57 into overtime after Boomer Esiason guided the Jets 45 yards with the overtime kickoff.


Rob Moore put New York (2-0) ahead 22-19 with a 35-yard touchdown reception and two-point conversion pass with 4:15 to go. Esiason finished 26-of-37 for 297 yards, with two touchdowns. John Elway was 29-of-42 for 319 yards and one score for the Broncos (0-2).


Seahawks 38, Raiders 9. Rick Mirer threw three touchdown passes following Raiders turnovers in a nine-minute span of the second half.


Redskins 38, Saints 24. John Friesz threw a career-high four touchdown passes, hitting 15 of 22 passes for 195 yards without an interception.


Brian Mitchell scored on a 74-yard punt return and set up another touchdown with an 86-yard kickoff return for the 1-1 Redskins. The Saints fell to 0-2.


Giants 20, Cardinals 17. Dave Brown threw a pair of 1-yard scoring passes to Howard Cross in the first half, and Michael Brooks and Keith Hamilton sacked Jim McMahon on consecutive plays late in the fourth quarter to preserve the victory for New York (2-0). (Reuters, AP)