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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Cowboys, Aikman Trounce Dolphins

MIAMI -- It was the most hotly anticipated game of the season, and when it was over the Dallas Cowboys had played like Super Bowl champions against the coach who led them to the first two their three titles of the 1990s.


Troy Aikman threw for 363 yards and three second-half touchdown passes and Dallas bottled up Miami's offense after halftime as the Cowboys handed Jimmy Johnson's Dolphins a resounding 29-10 defeat.


Aikman overcame a 10-9 halftime deficit by directing Dallas to 19 unanswered points.


Michael Irvin had 12 catches for 186 yards and one touchdown as Dallas improved to 5-3.


Jets 31, Cardinals 21. At Arizona, Adrian Murrell rushed for a 199 yards and a touchdown as the New York Jets finally won a game, beating the Cardinals 31-21.


Murrell carried 31 times and capped a 90-yard drive with a one-yard TD plunge in the fourth quarter as the Jets (1-8) ended a 12-game losing streak.


Steelers 20, Falcons 17. In Atlanta, Norm Johnson kicked a 20-yard field goal with three seconds remaining to lift the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2) to a 20-17 victory that dropped the woeful Falcons to 0-8.


The Falcons tied the game on Bobby Hebert's touchdown pass to Bert Emanuel with 5:55 to play, but the Steelers drove 66 yards in 13 plays to set up Johnson's winning kick.


Redskins 31, Colts 16. In Washington, Terry Allen rushed for 124 yards and three touchdowns to lead the surprising Redskins to their seventh win in row, a 31-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts (5-3) .


Washington (7-1) is off to its best start since 1991.


49ers 10, Oilers 9. In Houston, Jeff Brohm replaced injured quarterback Steve Young and hit Terrell Owens with a 20-yard scoring pass with 4:27 left to lift the San Francisco 49ers (6-2) to a 10-9 win over the Oilers.


Broncos 34, Chiefs 7. In Denver, John Elway threw for 286 yards and three touchdowns as the Broncos routed Kansas City 34-7.


Elway completed 16-of-31 passes, doing most of his damage in the first half when the Broncos (7-1) opened a 24-7 lead.


Packers, 13 Buccaneers 7. In Green Bay, Dorsey Levens scored a second-quarter touchdown and Chris Jacke booted a pair of first-half field goals as the Packers beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-7.


But Green Bay (7-1) lost leading receiver Antonio Freeman for 4 to 6 weeks with a broken arm.


Giants 35, Lions 7. At Detriot, New York intercepted Lions quarterback Scott Mitchell three times in the second quarter and exploded for 23 points in a 4:54 span.


Eagles 20, Panthers 9. In Philadelphia, rookie tight end Jason Dunn caught his first touchdown pass and Rickey Watters added a scoring run as the Eagles (6-2) beat Carolina 20-9.


Ty Detmer completed 23-of-38 passes for 342 yards.


Ravens 37, Rams 31. In Baltimore, Vinny Testaverde tossed a 22-yard touchdown pass to Michael Jackson with 10 seconds left in overtime to lift the Ravens (3-5) to a 37-31 victory over the St. Louis Rams.


The Rams (2-6) tried a 33-yard field goal with 5:49 left in overtime, but holder Jamie Martin couldn't handle the snap.


Bengals 28, Jaguars 21. In Cincinnati, Ki-Jana Carter had a pair of touchdown runs under three minutes apart in the fourth quarter as the Bengals (2-6) rallied for a 28-21 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars for new coach Bruce Coslet.


Seahawks 32, Chargers 13. In Seattle, Chris Warren rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown and Darryl Williams returned an interception 79 yards for a score as the Seahawks (3-5) upended the Chargers 32-13.


Todd Petersen kicked four field goals for the Seahawks.