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FavoriteSpread (O/U)Underdog
NEW YORK5½ (45)Delaware
Philadelphia5 (41)ATLANTIC CITY
Pittsburgh4 (44)RICHMOND
ALBANYE (48)Syracuse
Washington4½ (42)BALTIMORE
PROVIDENCE *1½ (46) Connecticut
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Week 1 Results

August 13, 2005
at New York
Delaware 35, New York 0
Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to lead Delaware (1‑0). The Delaware defense forced five turnovers and held the New York (0‑1) offense to 203 yards. Brees was 13‑for‑25 overall for 222 yards. LaDainian Tomlinson scored two touchdowns.
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August 13, 2005
at Richmond
Pittsburgh 10, Richmond 7
Pittsburgh (1‑0) won on a 44-yard field goal by Ryan Longwell as time expired. Richmond (0‑1) held Pittsburgh to 22 yards rushing, but Chad Pennington threw for 250 yards for the winners. Marshall Faulk ran for 113 yards in a losing effort.
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August 13, 2005
at Baltimore
Washington 24, Baltimore 21
Chris Cooley put Washington (1‑0) in front for good with a 24-yard touchdown reception with 2:29 left in the third quarter. Duce Staley added an insurance touchdown. Morten Andersen made a pair of 47-yard field goals for Baltimore (0‑1).
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August 13, 2005
at Atlantic City
Philadelphia 27, Atlantic City 20
Moe Williams ran for a one-yard touchdown with 1:07 left to give Philadelphia (1‑0) the win. The decisive drive began on the Philadelphia 32 with 3:43 to go. There were six lead changes. Atlantic City (0‑1) carried a 20‑17 lead into the last quarter.
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August 13, 2005
at Albany
Syracuse 31, Albany 24
Syracuse (1‑0) took a 14‑10 lead on the second of Javon Walker’s two touchdown receptions. Brian Westbrook ran for 152 yards and two second half touchdowns. For Albany (0‑1) Corey Dillon ran for 160 yards, and Trent Green threw for 311.
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August 14, 2005
at Providence
Providence 37, Connecticut 24
Terrell Owens made his EFL debut for Providence (1‑0) in style with 136 yards on four catches including a 62-yard touchdown. Marc Bulger torched Connecticut (0‑1), for 307 yards on 20‑for‑24 passing, and Priest Holmes ran for four touchdowns.
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